Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Skanda Puran in Hindi with Videos - स्कन्द पुराण

The Skanda Purana is one of the 18 purans authored by Sage Ved Vyas and  is the largest Mahapurana. The text is focused on the lilas of Kartikeya, a son of Shiva and Parvati, who is also known as Skanda. It also contains a number of legends about Shiva, and the holy places associated with him, and of the rituals to be carried out in various months.

आज भी इसमें वर्णित आचारों, पद्धतियों के दर्शन हिन्दू समाज के घर-घर में किये जा सकते हैं। भगवान् शिव की महिमा, सती-चरित्र, शिव-पार्वती विवाह, कार्तिकेय जन्म, तारकासुर वध आदि का मनोहर वर्णन है।

Some of the popular narratives described in the Skanda Purana are:

The yajña  of Prajapati Daksha
The churning of the ocean (Samudra manthan) and the emergence of Amrit
The story of the demon Tarakasura
The birth of Goddess Parvati and her marriage to Lord Shiva
The birth of Kartikeya
The killing of the demon Tarakasura by Kartikeya
The killing of Pralambasura
The queries of Karamdham
The killing of the demons Shumbh, Nishimbh and Mahishasura
A description of various holy places associated with Shiva and Skanda
A description of Jyotirlingas – the important holy shrines associated with Lord Shiva.
A description of Navadurgas

The Story of Venkatachala (Tirumala Tirupati)
The story of Trishanku and sage Vishvamitra
A description of Narakas (Hell)





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 जो सिधिल शिव मंदिरको अच्छा करते हैं वो कैलास जायेङ्गे।

Skand Puran in Hindi - Very Brief - 152 pages

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