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Which chapter of Skanda Purana contains Guru Gita?

Everyone is aware that Guru Gita is considered to be taken from Uttara Khanda of Skanda Puranam. But I cannot find in the links provided here. Is there any other version of Skanda Purana uttara Khanda ...
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Brahmanda Purana English translation

I am trying to find a proper English translation of Brahmanda Purana. I have seen one in archive.org. The translation is done by author Dr. G.V. Tagare. But it has omitted multiple verses saying ...
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What Mantra should be chanted while wearing Five-faced Rudraksha?

I wear a Rudraksha with 5 faces / Panchamukhi. I read somewhere that there are certain mantras to be chanted while wearing it. can anyone tell how can I know which one is associated with the ...
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English translation of complete Garuda Purana

Where can I find English translation of complete Garuda Purana online? Related question: Complete English translations of Puranas
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How did Lord Shiva create Veerbhadra and Mahakali

How and why did Shiva create Veerbhadra and MahaKali. Who were the nine Durgas accompanying MahaKali?
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What is the story of Ashvatthama's mani (jewel)?

What is the story of Ashvatthama's mani (jewel)? How did he get it? What purpose did it serve? Also, what is the Aishika weapon used by Arjuna? Is it a dagger? After that, Ashvatthama, the son of ...
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Why Lord Shiva is considered as the destroyer of world?

I don't know that why Lord Shiva is considered as the destroyer of the world? Please somebody answer my question!
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Is there any sukta in Rigveda containing 16 richas and starting with the word“Indra”?

There is a chapter called Rigvidhana in Agnipurana in which it is mentioned that if the aforementioned 16 Richas are chanted daily then one is blessed with intelligence, friends and fulfillment of ...
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Reading books on Puranas [duplicate]

I am planning to read Puranas. I would like to make a start and continue. Can you recommend where to start and also a book (only in English) please. I am interested in a hardback book only. Thanks
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Where can I get the Bhavishya Purana in PDF format?

Please tell me from where I can purchase the Bhavishya Purana in PDF format so that I can read it on my iPad or laptop. I have a copy of this text but it isn't readable due to scanned pages of the ...
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Was Kanada a Rishi?

This wiki article describes Kanada as both a sage and a philosopher. Was he a Rishi or a mere philosopher?
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What is the story of Rishi Durvasa and King Ambarish?

I want to know the story of Rishi Durvasa and King Ambarish. Please somebody answer my question!
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Where in the Narada Purana is the prophecy of Ramanujacharya?

As I discuss in this question, the Sri Vaishnava sect of Hinduism (of which I'm a member) was founded by Nathamuni, based on the beliefs and principles embodied in the poems of the Alwars, a group of ...
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I want puranas in TRANSLITERATED format.transliteration of Sanskrit into roman script [duplicate]

Ebooks, online or books for purchase also acceptable. Please can anyone help me? Links to all major scriptures is what i need.Thank you!
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Where we can get unabridged puranas? [duplicate]

Where can we get unabridged version of puranas, uppuranas in Sanskrit - Hindi Translation with some commentary in PDF format?

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