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Skanda Purana - Wikipedia
Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda. The Tamil Plutarch, containing a summary account of the lives of poets and poetesses of Southern India and Ceylon. Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad.
Puranas Shaiva texts Kaumaram. This indicates that several additions were made to the original text over the centuries.
The Skanda Puranalike many Puranas, include the legends of the Daksha's sacrificeShiva's sorrow, churning of kandhha ocean Samudra manthan and the emergence of Amritathe story of the demon Tarakasurathe birth of Goddess Parvati, her pursuit of Shiva, and her marriage to Lord Shiva, among others. Kachiyapper was a very good poet and Vedantist.
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. It is made up of six volumes comprising a total of 13, stanzas. His greatest composition was the Kandha puranamwhich is the Tamil counterpart of the Sanskrit Skanda Purana. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda.
There are a number of texts and manuscripts that bear the title Skanda Purana. Anthropological Dimensions of Pilgrimage. Stylistically, the Skanda Purana is related to the Mahabharataand it appears that its composers borrowed from the Mahabharata.
This suggests that the original text existed before this time. Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, pp. Sacred Shrines of the Indian Himalayas. It is, therefore, very difficult to establish an exact date of composition for the Skanda Purana. A study of their indigenous origins and the transformation ij mainly on the Skanda PuranaIndian Historical Review, Vol.
The chapters are Mahatmyasor travel guides for pilgrimage tourists. It is believed that the first line of the first stanza was written by Kacchiyappar's patron deity, Murugan himself.
The earliest promotional works aimed at tourists from that era were called mahatmyas. Haraprasad Shastri and Cecil Bendallin aboutdiscovered an old palm-leaf manuscript of Skanda Purana in a Kathmandu library in Nepalwritten in Gupta script.
A Primer of Tamil Literature. Retrieved 22 August Peacocks flock the premises even now. This article about a person notable in Hinduism is a stub. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from " https: Bhakti movement Indian Shaivite religious leaders Tamil poets Hindu biography stubs. Pilgrims in Hindu Holy Land: The metres have been composed in the same style as the former.