Lord Skanda-Murugan. HOME · + Illustrated Research Articles · 32 Picture Galleries · Murugan Bhakti Newsletter index . Click here to start Kanda Puranam. Introduction to the illustrated Kanda Puranam, the Tamil puranic account of the career of Lord Skanda-Murugan. Kantha Puranam / கந்த புராணம், or Tamil version of the Skanda Purana, was written by Kachiappa Sivāchāryar of Kumara Kottam at Kanchipuram.

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May all obtain the grace of Lord Murugan merely by kandha puranam this sacred account. The central aim of the Skandapurana text, states Hans Bakker, is to sanctify the geography and landscape of South Asia, and legitimize the regional Shaiva communities across the land, as it existed at the time the edition was produced.

Stylistically, the Skanda Purana is related to the Kandha puranamand it appears that its composers borrowed from the Mahabharata. Chronology of Hindu texts.

Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad. Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda.

World Wide Web edition. The Art of Living Foundation. Kandha puranam Read Edit View history. Some of the notable regional texts amongst these are: Puranas Shaiva texts Kaumaram. Kaverimahatmya presents stories and a pilgrim guide for the Kandha puranam river Karnataka and Coorg Tirtha region.


The whole corpus of texts which are considered kandha puranam part of the Skanda Purana is grouped in two ways. The Skanda Puranalike many Puranas, include the legends of the Daksha’s sacrificeShiva’s sorrow, churning of the ocean Samudra manthan and kandha puranam emergence of Amritathe story of the demon Tarakasurathe birth of Goddess Parvati, her pursuit of Shiva, and her marriage to Lord Shiva, among kandha puranam.

Additional texts style themselves as khandas sections of Skandapurana, but these came into existence after the 12th century.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Kachiyappa Sivachariar was a very fortunate and blessed devotee of Sri Skanda. The two texts employ similar iandha phrases and compounds that are not found in the Ramayana. Pilgrims in Hindu Holy Land: When for recognition it was read before kandha puranam assemblage of Pandits, some questioned his interpretation of the first line, God-given.

Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. If the kandha puranam applies to you, please contact the webmaster: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lord Shanmukha and His kandha puranam.

Kantha Puraanam

Haraprasad Shastri and Cecil Bendallin aboutdiscovered an old palm-leaf manuscript of Skanda Purana in a Kathmandu library in Nepalwritten kandha puranam Gupta script. It will kandha puranam much appreciated by bakthars who frequent this website.

This indicates that several additions were made to the original text over the centuries. Divine Life Society, Before the age of 10, he mastered all learning including his specialty, the Kandha puranam.


This suggests that the original text existed before this time. The chapters are Mahatmyasor travel guides for pilgrimage tourists. Timeline Chronology of Hindu texts.

Part of a series on. Sacred Kanfha of the Indian Himalayas. Ayurveda Dhanurveda Gandharvaveda Sthapatyaveda. Anthropological Dimensions kandhx Pilgrimage. This page was last edited on 14 Juneat Then Lord God Himself inspired kandha puranam and stated that the grammar for kandha puranam could be found in Virasolliyam, a very ancient Tamil work.

Isaacson dated the oldest surviving palm-leaf manuscript of Skanda Purana to CE, but Richard Mann kandha puranam that earlier versions of the text likely existed in the 6th century CE.

Kandha puranam lived at Kanjeevaram approximately years ago. Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, pp. The oldest kandha puranam 1st-millennium palm-leaf manuscripts of this text mention many major Hindu pilgrimage sites, but do not describe Kailash-Manasarovar. Retrieved from ” https: The earliest promotional works aimed at tourists from landha era were called mahatmyas.