The Skanda Purana

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

This page describes Greatness of Kalamegha which is chapter 331 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 three hundred thirty-first chapter of the Prabhasa-kshetra-mahatmya of the Prabhasa Khanda of the Skanda Purana.

Chapter 331 - Greatness of Kālamegha

[Sanskrit text for this chapter is available]

Īśvara said:

1-2. O great goddess, then one should go to the famous Kālamegha. Thence to the eastern part is the protector of the Kṣetra in the form of a Liṅga. He is to be adorned by offering Bali on the eighth or fourteenth lunar day. In Kali age, he is the wish-yielding tree who completely grants the objects desired (by a worshipper).

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