The Skanda Purana

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

This page describes Greatness of Kubera which is chapter 293 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 ninety-third chapter of the Prabhasa-kshetra-mahatmya of the Prabhasa Khanda of the Skanda Purana.

Chapter 293 - Greatness of Kubera

Īśvara said:

1-2. O lady of excellent complexion, Kubera himself, the destroyer of all penury, is stationed in the south-western direction of that holy spot named Vaiśravaṇa Sthāna.

He is embellished (i.e. fully equipped) with the eight treasures, namely Makara etc. A devotee should worship the deity on fifth lunar day with sweet scents, flowers and unguents. He will, without any obstacle, obtain unparalleled wealth of hidden treasuries.

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