The Skanda Purana

by G. V. Tagare | 1950 | 2,545,880 words

This page describes Greatness of Rukmavatishvara which is chapter 222 of the English translation of the Skanda Purana, the largest of the eighteen Mahapuranas, preserving the ancient Indian society and Hindu traditions in an encyclopedic format, detailling on topics such as dharma (virtous lifestyle), cosmogony (creation of the universe), mythology (itihasa), genealogy (vamsha) etc. This is the two hundred twenty-second chapter of the Prabhasa-kshetra-mahatmya of the Prabhasa Khanda of the Skanda Purana.

Chapter 222 - Greatness of Rukmavatīśvara

[Sanskrit text for this chapter is available]

Īśvara said:

1-2. There itself is situated the Liṅga installed by Rukmavatī. It suppresses all the sins and bestows all the desired benefits.

A pilgrim should take his holy bath in the great Tīrtha and pour water over the Liṅga carefully. Then he should make gifts of money to Brāhmaṇas. He will be relieved of all sins.

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