by G. V. Tagare | 1950 | 2,545,880 words
This page describes Greatness of Lingatraya which is chapter 289 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 eighty-ninth chapter of the Prabhasa-kshetra-mahatmya of the Prabhasa Khanda of the Skanda Purana.
O lady of excellent complexion, she was invoked by Viśvāmitra for holy ablution. By taking holy bath there, O great goddess, one is rid of all sins.