Kanda Purana was written by Sri Kacchiyappa Shivachariyar narrating the exploits of Lord Muruga. This book is a prose summary of the text, written in a lucid. Kanda Puranam, a religious epic, is one of the greatest literary epics in Tamil. It mainly describes the story of the rescue and redemption of the celestials from the. Kantha Puranam is the Tamil version of the sanskrit epic, Skanda Puranam. It was written by Kachiyappa Sivachariar of Kumara Kottam at Kanchipuram.


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It mainly describes the story of the rescue and redemption of the celestials from the cruel subjugation and atrocities committed on them by the asuras whose indomitable leader Surapadma is eventually defeated and slain by Lord Skanda.

The epic sings of the glory, grace and beatitude of Lord Skanda in rich melodious language. skanda puranam tamil

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It is believed that Lord Skanda himself initiated the task of composing the epic, on the author's behalf. The epic or purana as it is usually called consists skanda puranam tamil six cantos comprising 10, stanzas in all.

Apart from the chief episode of the fight between Lord Skanda and Surapadma and consequent redemption of the celestials the epic contains several skanda puranam tamil episodes such as the wedding of Siva and Uma and the nuptial tie of Lord Skanda with Teyvayanai and Valli Amma the adopted daughter of the Veddha chief.

The book teems skanda puranam tamil several sorts of sermons, epigrams and anecdotes.


It is a treasure trove of diverse religious and philosophical ideas exposed in clear terms. Skanda puranam tamil present attempt to give an outline of the magnum opus is aimed. With Lord Skanda's blessing, let us hope it will make interesting reading.


To Him who bears the name of Vikata Chakkara Vinayaga. Obeisance to the shoulders held in admiration by all.

Kanda Puranam: Uma Devi's Penance

Obeisance to the Lord residing at Kanchi mango grove. Obeisance to the cock banner and the peacock vehicle.

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Obeisance to the shining javelin resting in His hand. Mount Kailasa stands majestically aloft licking the sky with its snow capped peaks.

ஶ்ரீ ஸ்காந்தே மஹாபுராணே சங்கர ஸம்ஹிதா

It is the abode of Siva the omnipotent Lord. It abounds with innumerable rishis and devas.


Around it are the cities of India and other regents of the spheres. Skanda puranam tamil with her Lord in the shrine on top of the Mount, consort Uma one day addressed Him thus.

I had been living with Daksha who had the audacity to abuse you in his house eating the food provided by him. I feel contaminated by his evil thoughts skanda puranam tamil ways.

Kantha Puraanam

I deem it a calumny to be considered his daughter. Wherefore I earnestly pray that you help me to get rid of this stigma.

If you so desire, you approach him as skanda puranam tamil child. While you grow up in his mansion as his daughter, you may engage yourself in penance with a view to reaching me.