The Nepāla-māhātmya of the Skandapurāṇa: legends on the sacred places and deities of Nepal

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Nirala Publications, Jan 1, 1992 - Religion - 320 pages
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Verse work, portion of a Hindu mythological text, with English translation, glorifying Nepal.

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Contents

Preface Transliteration table Introduction
1
The origin of PaSupati the holiest Hindu shrine in Nepal
13
The origin of Garudanarayana oldest temple in the Himalayan region
25
The origin of Valmlkisvara linga
35
The origin of CandlSvan
45
The origin of the Dolesvara linga
54
The origin of Suryavinayaka
64
The origin of Tilamadhava
75
The origin of Lanka
189
Demons grow in number and strength
199
The war between the gods and demons
202
Killing of Mall by Visnu
211
Kubera begins to live in Lanka
219
Ravana begins his tapasya penance
223
Ravana Kumbhakarna and Bibhisana are granted their wishes
230
Ravana becomes King of Lanka
238

The story of Mahendradamana
85
The marriage of PrabhavaU and Pradyumna
98
Installation of Kllesvara and Svarnasmgesvara linga by Krsna
108
Killing of Kacchapasura demon by Pradyumna installation of Anantasayana Visnu naming the land Nepala
119
Victory of Pradyumna
136
Candrama abducts his teachers wife
145
Candrama practices penance for the atonement of his sin
156
The origin of Kumbhesvara
168
Pulastyas marriage with Trnabindus daughter
175
Brahmas Granting of wish to Sukcsa
181
Installation of Somalinga by Candrama
246
The story of Bhmgl
251
The story of Gunadhya
260
Ksetrapradaksina Circumambulation of sacred places
269
The origin of Bhrnglsvara Bhrngaresvara
279
Glossary
291
Bibliography
313
Index
318
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