Skanda Puran.a

1:2:5:72-75 complexions of the 14 Manu-s

#

manu

complexion

1st

Svaham-bhuva

white

2nd

Svarocis

pale-white

3rd

Auttama

red

4th

Raivata

coppery

5th

Tamasa

yellow

6th

Caks.us.a

tawny

7th

Vaivasvata

black

8th

Savarn.i

dark

9th

Brahma-

smoky

10th

Rudra-

reddish-brown

11th

Daks.a-

brown

12th

Dharma-

3-colored

13th

Raucya

variegated

14th

Bhautya

karkandhura (jujube)

1:2:5:110-120 classes of Brahman.a-s (the 1st 8 are ascending degrees)

verse

class

character

:112

Matra

uninitiated

:113

Brahman.a

initiated

:114

S`rotiya

learned 1 s`akha

:115

Anucana

is praeceptor

:116

Bhrun.a

eater of food-remnants left by others

:117

R.s.i-kalpa

stayer within hermitage

:118

R.s.i

can curse

:119

Muni

meditator despising gold

:120

Tri-s`ukla

pedigree + learning + good behavior

1:2:6:29-44 journey through (:29) the firmament via (:30, 33) snowy path [viz. galaxy]

verse

description of journey of S`atatapa

:34

Valuka-arn.ava ("sand sea") {Sechura desert in Peru?}

:36

Guha {Can~ar, Ecuador?} appeareth in one's dream

:37

to the west of Guha is cave: walk into it 700 paces

:38a

emerald Linga (also :7:47) [worshipped by Yama] {Esmeraldas, Ecuador?}

:38b

ahead, golden soil which should be taken

:39

Stambha Tirtha, with water-well, (:40) its water to be mixed with the golden soil to form a clay used as unguent on one's body {cf. Chibcha "El Dorado"}

:41

at 60th pace, entrance of bila ("tunnel")

:42

within tunnel encounter KaRiS.a {cf. HeReS in Venezuela} worms

:43a

1/2-way through tunnel see Siddha-s bright like the sun

:43b

Kalapa village with its (:57-58) 8,000 residents, (:44) lifespans being 4,000 years there; edible fruits

:46

minute forms of 26,000 (:27) Brahman.a-s on top of rod-staff {cf. minute angels standing together on head of pin}

:47

having been thus carried atop rod-staff to MAHI-Sagara-Sangama, those Brahman.a-s are there baptized {MAHaIca river, Wayana} -- nigh (:13:107) Babhru tirtha {Berbice, Wayana?}

:49

"looked at the Sun" (Surya, cf. SURI-NAMan) {SURINAM?}

:63

[allusion to the feet of the Sun-god --] feet of Harita, beginning with his left foot, were to be washed by (:62) Kapila

1:2: past kalpa-s remembered for Indra-dyumna by former abductors of women

verse

kalpa-s

remembered by __

who was a __

locale

:7:29

7

Markan.d.eya

man

 

:7:41

14

Nad.i-jangha

(:7:46) baka "crane"

(:7:35) Mt. Himalaya

:8:21

28

Prakara-karn.a

(:8:68) nis`acara "owl"

(:8:15) Mt. Kailasa

:9:19

56

 

(:9:50) vulture

(:9:11) Mt. Gandha-madana

:11:39

60

Mantharaka

(:11:40) sea-turtle

(:10:4) lake Manasa

:10:13 & :11:41-42 burning of turtle's carapace {cf. Shang dynasty tortoise-carapace divination}

1:2:13:144-194 substances of linga-s worshipped by deities

verse

deity worshipping

linga substance

object of worship

:144b

Brahma

hat.aka

:145a Jagat-pradhana

:146a

Sana-

:145b kr.s.n.a "black"

Arjita

:146b

7 r.s.i-s

darbha grass

Vis`va-yonika

:147a

Narada

firmament

Jagat-bija

:147b

Indra

diamond

Vis`va-atman

:148a

sun-god

copper

Vis`va-sr.j

:148b

moon-god

pearl

Jagat-pati

:149

fire-god

sapphire

Vis`va-is`vara

:150a

S`ukra

ruby

Vis`va-karman

:150b

Dhana-da

gold

Is`vara

:151a

Vis`ve-deva-s

silver

Jagatam-pati

:151b

wind-god

brass

S`ambhu

:152a

Vasu-s

bell-metal

Svayam-bhu

:152b

+Matr.-s

3-metal alloy

Bhuta-is`a

:153a

Raks.as-es

iron

Bhuta-bhavya-bhava-udbhava

:153b

Guhyaka-s

lead

Yoga

:154a

Jaigi-s.avya

own Brahma-randhra

Yoga-is`vara

:154b

Nimi

own eyen

S`arva

:155a

Dhanu-antari

go-maya (ox-dung)

Sarva-loka-is`vara-is`vara

:155b

Gandharva-s

timber

Sarva-s`res.t.ha

:156a

Raghava

lapis lazuli

Jagat-jyes.t.ha

:156b

Ban.a

emerald

Vasi.t.ha

:157a

Varun.a

quartz

Parama-is`vara

:157b

Naga-s

coral

Loka-trayam-kara

:158a

+Bharati (Vac)

Tara

Loka-trayas`rita

:158b

S`ani

Sangamavarta (eddy)

Jagat-natha

:159

Ravan.a

jasmine

Su-dus-jaya

:160a

Siddha-s

Manasa (mental)

Kama-mr.tyu-jaratiga

:160b

Bali

gleaned food-grains

Jn~ana-atman

:161a

Marici-pa-s

flowers

Jn~ana-gamya

:161b

s`akr.t-ja-s dung-born

s`akr.t (dung, ordure)

Jn~ana-jn~eya

:162a

Phena-pa-s

phena (foam)

Su-dus-vida

:162b

Kapila

valuka (sand)

Vara-da

:163a

Sarasvata

speech

Vac-is`vara

:163b

Gan.a-s

Murti (idol)

Rudra

:164a

Deva-s

jambunada metal

S`iti-kan.t.ha

:164b

Budha

s`ankha (conch)

Kanis.t.ha [cf. A-kanis.t.ha]

:165a

the 2 As`vinau

clay

Su-vedhasa

:165b

Vinayaka

flour

Kapardin

:166a

Ku-ja (Skanda)

butter

Karalaka

:166b

Tarks.ya (Garud.a)

cooked rice

Hari-aks.a

:167a

Kama

jaggery

Rati-da

:167b

+S`aci

salt

Babhru-kes`a

:168a

Vis`va-karman

prasada

Yamya

:168b

Vibhis.an.a

rajas (dust [pollen?])

Su-hr.d-tama

:168c

Sagara

bamboo-shoots

Sangata

:169a

Rahu

ramat.ha (asafoetida)

Gamya

:169b

+Laks.mi

lepya (plaster)

Hari-netra

:170a

yogin-s

"all living beings"

Sthan.u

:170b

humans

various

Purus.am-naman

:171a

naks.atra-s

splendor

Bhaga Bhasvara

:171b

Kinnara-s

dhatu (minerals)

Su-dipta

:172a

Brahma-raks.asa-s

?

Deva-deva

:172b

varan.a-s (elephants)

ivory

Ramhasa

:173a

Sadhya-s

the 7 Loka-s

Bahu-rupa

:173b

r.tu-s (seasons)

durva-shoot

Sarva

:174a

+Ap-saras-es

saffron

S`ambhos-priya

:174b

+Urvas`i

"red lead"

Priya-vasana

:175a

Guru (Br.has-pati?)

Brahmacari

Us.n.is.in

:175b

+Yogini-s

alaktaka (red lac)

Su-babhruka

:176a

+Siddha-yogini-s

s`rikhan.d.a (sandalw.)

Sahasra-aks.a

:176b

+D.akini-s

mamsa (flesh)

Mid.husa

:177a

Manu-s

ad-na (food)

Giris`a

:177b

Agastya

vrihi (rice-grains)

Su-s`anta

:178a

Devala

barley

Pati

:178b

Valmiki

valmika (ant-hill)

Cira-vasin

:179a

Pratardana

ban.a (< Narmada r.)

Hiran.ya-bhuja

:179b

Daiya-s

black mustard

Ugra

:180a

Danava-s

nis.pava-ja

Dig-pati

:180b

megha-s (clouds)

nira

Parjanya-pati

:181a

Yaks.a-s

pulses

Bhuta-pati

:181b

Pitr.-s

cooked gingelly seeds

Vr.s.a-pati

:182a

Gau-tama

go-raja / go-rasa

Go-pati

:182b

Vana-prastha-s

fruits

Vr.ks.avr.ta

:183a

Skanda

pas.an.a

Senanya

:183b

As`va-tara "mule"

foodgrains

Madhyama

:184a

Yajvan

purod.as`a

Sruvahasta

:184b

Yama

black iron

Dhanvin

:185a

Jamadagnya

barleyshoot

Bhargodaitya

:185b

[same]

[same]

Bahu-rupa

:186a

Mandhatr.

sugar

Bahu-yuga

:186b

cows

milk

Netra-sahasraka

:187a

Sadhya-s

bhartr.-s

Vis`va-pati

:187b

Nara-ayan.a & Nara

mun~ja-grass

Sahasra-s`ira

:188a

Pr.thu

tarks.ya

Sahasra-caran.a

:188b

birds

vyoma "sky"

Sarva-atmaka

:189a

the earth

Meru

Dvi-tanu

:189b

Pas`u-pati

bhasma "ashes"

Maha-is`vara

:190a

r.s.i-s "sages"

knowledge

Cira-sthana

:190b

brahman.a-s

brahman

Jyes.t.ha

:191a

S`es.a

go-rocana

Pas`u-pati

:191b

Vasuki

vis.a "poison"

S`ankara

:192a

Taks.aka

kalakut.akhya

Bahu-rupa

:192b

Karkot.a

halahala

Eka-aks.a

:193a

Padma

s`r.ngin

Dhur-jat.i

:193b

putra "son"

pitr. "father"

Vis`va-rupa

:194a

+S`iva

parada "quicksilver"

Tri-ambaka

:194b

Matsya et al.

s`astra

Vr.s.akapi

1:2:16: emblems on flags & animals pulling chariots of commanders under Taraka

#

:17-20 on flag

commander

:21-24 for chariot

1:2:21:309-310

became

1st

crocodile

Grasana

100 tigers

 

2nd

face of Pis`aca

Jambha

100 lions

 

3rd

ass

Ku-jambha

Pis`aca-faced asses

7th Dhana-da

4th

jackal

Mahis.a

camels

5th Varun.a

5th

vulture

Kun~jara (:23 Gaja)

horses

 

6th

Raks.asa

Mes.a

panthers

6th Pavana

7th

Maha-kala

Kala-nemi

elephants

3rd Yama

8th

whale

Nimi

4 cloud-elephants

2nd Vahni

9th

Raks.asi

Manthana

black horse

 

10th

crow

Jambhaka

camel

 

11th

wolf

S`umbha

the cloud Kala-mun~ca

 

1:2:16:61-69 emblems on flags (ensigns) of deities

verse

deity

flagstaff

emblem on flag

:61

Raks.asa-s

 

vulture

:63

Pis`aca-s

copper

owl

:64

Kinnara-s

 

"elephants in rut"

:65

Lord of the Ocean

pearl-clusters

swan

:66

Dhana-da

ruby

 

:67

Yama

"black iron"

crow

 

Nir-r.ti

 

face of a ghost

:68

moon-god

 

gold [ingots?]

 

sun-god

 

lion

 

As`vinau

 

variegated pitcher

:69

Indra

with chowries

golden elephant

1:2:19:62-63 # of arrows wherewith Taraka's commanders pierced Vis.n.u

commander

arrows

Kala-nemi

60

Nimi

100

Mathana

80

Jambhaka

70

S`umbha

10

others

1 apiece

1:2:21:172-175 gods pierced with arrows by Taraka

god

arrows

Nara-ayan.a

20

Vahni

90

Vayu

10

Yama

10

Dhana-da

70

Varun.a

8

Nirr.ti

28

Matali

3

Garud.a

10

Nandin

9

1:2:27:20-23 geometrically (by powers of 10) increasing heavenly reward, for:

water-well

water-tank

lake

girl

sacrifice

son

tree

1:2:29:175-176 the 7 S`is`u-matr.-s ("infant-mothers") for subduing all Apas-MARA-s ("epilepsies")

Kaki

Hilima

Rudra

Vr.s.bha

Aya

Palala

Mitra

{so, are the 5 MARA-s (of Buddhism) the same as the 5 mentioned in S.P. 1:2:29:169-173 & 177: Skanda, Vi-s`akha, S`akha, Naigameya, Lohita-ak.sa?}

1:2:30:37-60 gifts given by deities to Skanda at his installation as commander-in-chief

verse

giver

gift

:37b

Pas`u-pati

Bhuta-s "goblins" subduing haughtiness

:38b

Vis.n.u

Vaijayanti garland increasing strength

:39a

+Uma

2 clothes

:39b

+Ganga

kaman.d.alu "waterpot"

:40a

+Mahi river

rosary-necklace

:40b

Br.has-pati

staff

:41a

Garud.a

mayura "peacock"

:41b

Arun.a

cock Tamra-cud.a "copper crest"

:42a

Varun.a

goat

:42b

Brahma

deerhide

:44b

Sthan.u

pars.ada Kratu

:46

Yama

Yama (!) & Kala

:47

sun-god

the 2 Su-bhratr.-s "good brethren"

:48

Soma

Man.i & Su-man.i

:49a

Agni "fire"

Jvala-jihva ("flame-tongue") & Jyotis. ("light")

:49b

Vis.n.u "of

long strides"

(Vamana)

Parigha, Bali, Bhima

:50

"Vasava"

(Acyuta)

Ud-kros`a & Pan~ca-ja

:52

2 As`vinau

Vardhana & Bandhana (who were

practitioners of Ayur-veda)

:53

Vayu

Bala & Ati-bala

:54a

Varun.a

Ghasa & Ati-ghasa

:54b

Himavant

Su-varcas & Ati-varcas

:55

Meru

Kan~cana & Megha-malin

:56

Vindhya

Ucchrita & Ati-s`r.nga stone-hurlers

:57

Sagara

Sam-graha & Vi-graha

:58

+Parvati

Ud-mada, Pus.pa-danta, S`anku-karn.a

:59

Su-parn.a

Jaya & Maha-jaya serpents

1:2:30:63-68 Matr.-s ("mothers")

Prabhavati

Vis`ala-ak.si

Go-pala

Go-nasa

Ap-sujata

Br.hat-dan.d.i

Kalika

Bahu-putraka

Bhayankari

Cakra-angi

Tirtha-nemi

Madhavi

Gita-priya

Alata-aks.i

Cat.ula

S`alabha-mukhi

Vidyut-jihva

Rudra-kali

S`ata-ulukhalamekhala

S`ata-ghan.takinkin.ika

Cakra-aks.i

Catvar-alaya

Putana

Rodana

Ama

Kot.ara

Megha-vahini

Urdhva-ven.i-dhara

Jarayus

Jarjara-anana

Khan.t.akhet.i

Dahadaha

Dhamadhama

Jaya

Bahu-ven.i

Bahu-s`ira

Bahu-pada

Bahu-stani

S`ata-uluka-mukhi

Kr.s.n.a

Karn.a-pravaran.a

S`unya-alaya

Dhanya-vasa

Pas`u-da

Dhanya-da

Sada

1:2:41:106 qualities in directions from linga

direction

quality

meaning

southeast

Dharma

law

southwest

Jn~ana

knowledge

northwest

Vairagya

detachment

northeast

Ais`varya

masterliness

east

A-dharma

lawlessness

south

A-jn~ana

ignorance

west

A-vairagya

non-detachment

north

An-ais`varya

non-masterliness

1:2:50:18-23 the 5 Vayu-s ("airs")

verse

vayu

function

:19

Pran.a

breathing

:20

Apana

discharge of faeces

:21

Samana

food

:22

Udana

eructation

:23

Vyana

heart

1:2:50:24-27 the 5 Pavaka-s ("little purifiers")

verse

pavaka

function

:25

Pacaka

digestion

 

Ran~jaka

blood-making

:26

Sadhaka

instilling enthusiasm

 

Alocaka

ability to see

:27

Bhrajaka

making body glisten

1:2:50:28-30 the Soma-s

verse

soma

function

:28

Kledaka

moistening food

:29

Bodhaka

enabling tasting

 

Tarpan.a

propitiating eye-sight

:30

S`les.man.a

producing phlegm

 

Alamba

in the chest

1:2:50:63-93 journey of soul of the dead (in ati-vahika body, :62)

:64

"like a heated frying pan or

a burning iron ball or

scorched sands ..."

:66

"very chill"

 

"exceedingly impassible"

 

"great darkness"

 

"eaten and bitten by crows, ravens, and jackals ... of fiery touch, as well as

by bees, flies and mosquitoes, serpents and scorpions."

:67

"eaten by ... Raks.asas."

:68

"It is dragged and thrown off."

:70

"river named Vaitaran.i

in which putrid matter and blood flows and

hair and tresses float about"

:71-2

:71 "A sinner sees [Yama] ...

surrounded by Kala, Antaka, ..."

:72 "A man of meritorious deeds sees him as Dharmaraja of very gentle form."

:72 "Only human beings go to the world of Yama and not others."

1:2:51:5-33 incarnation as animals in punishment for crimes

verse

crime

animal

:8

insulting elders & praeceptors

worm

:10

taking back after gifting

chameleon

:12

thief of silver

frog

:18

eating without the 5 yaj~na-s

domestic swine

1:2:55:62-69 obstacles of (in, through) sama-adhi

name

meaning

characteristic

pratibha

intellectual

conceited

s`ravan.a

auditional

telaudience

daiva

divine

ability to see the 8 species of deities

avarta

revolving

fear of crowds of people

bhrama

whirling

one's mind whirleth because its supports have been eliminated

1:2:55:74-78, 84-86 dreams which are omens of impending imminent death

:74

chaste woman wearing red or black

:75

naked mendicant laughing & leaping

:76

in bears- or in monkeys-drawn vehicle

:77

dry river filled with: hair, coal, ash, or serpents

:78

one's self stoned

:84

one's self in camel- or in ass-drawn vehicle

:85

one's self falling, the door is closed, vision of redness

:86

entering fire

1:2:55:79-81 other omens of imminent death

:79

at sunrise, howling vixen

:80

not smell odor of oil-lamp's extinguishment [nirvan.a]

 

nocturnal spit-fire

 

no reflection of subject in eyen of another

:81

at midnight or during eclipse, Indra's weapon ("rainbow?") visible

1:2:55:92-114 siddhi-s (counted as 64) in the cities of deities

verse

city of __

siddhi

:96

"the Earth"

stages of life

:97-8

Is`ana

drink up ocean

:100-1

Yaks.a-s

produce fire from body

:102-5

Gandharva-s

produce earthquake

:106-7

Indra

without shadow

:108-9

Soma

viewing all hidden things

:110-1

Praja-pati

delighting all beings

:112-4

Brahma

control by one's mien

1:2:55:122-130 similes for siddhi

verse

simile

siddhi

:122

water merging with water

with Supreme Soul

:124

solar stone not sparketh

 

:125

Kapin~jala-bird

no sorrow

 

mouse

no sorrow

 

mongoose

no sorrow

:126

earthworm

 

:127

tree

destructible

:128

ruru-deer

religious mark

:129

full vessel

 

1:2:62:26-32 Ks.etra-pala-s of heaven and of Patala

#

:26-29a

of heaven

:29b-32

of Patala

1st

A-hvara

R.kara

2nd

Apa-kumbha

Hat.ha-karin

3rd

Id.acara

T.anka-pan.i

4th

Indra-murti

Khan.i

5th

Kola-aks.a

T.han.t.hankan.a

6th

Upa-pada

Jambara

7th

R.tum-sana

Sphulinga-asya

8th

Siddheya

Tad.id-ruci

9th

Valika

Dantura

10th

Nila-pat

Ghana-nada

11th

Eka-damstrika

Nandaka

12th

Ira-pati

Phetkarakarin

13th

Agha-harin

Pan~ca-asya

14th

Vighna-harin

Barbarin

15th

Antaka

Bhima-rupavant

16th

Urdhva-pada

Bhagna-paks.a

17th

Kambhala

Kala-megha

18th

Khan~jana

Yuvana

19th

Khara

Bhaskara

20th

Go-mukha

Raurava

21st

Janghala

Lambos.t.ha

22nd

Gan.a-natha

Van.ija

23rd

Varan.a

Sujat.alika

24th

Jat.ala

Su-gandha

25th

A-jat.ala

Huhuka

1:2:62:33-36 the 14 pervasive Ks.etra-pala-s

#

Ks.etra-pala

in __

1st

Hum-kara

all linga-s

2nd

Bhayavaha

cremation-grounds

3rd

Maha-laks.a

foreest

4th

Jvala-aks.a

abode(s)

5th

Eka-vr.ks.a

trees

6th

Karala-vadana

night

7th

Ghan.t.arava

caves

8th

Padma-khan~ja

water

9th

Durarodha

crossroads

10th

Kurava

mountains

11th

Pravaha

streams

12th

Man.i-bhadra

treasuries

13th

Rasadhyaks.a

rasa-ks.etra

14th

Kot.ana

sacrificial chambers

25 + 25 + 14 = 64 (total) Ks.etra-pala-s

1:3(P):6:81 deities on sides of Mt. S`on.a

side

deity

eastern

Bhaskara

southern

Vis`vamitra

western

Varun.a

northern

Tris`ula

1:3(P):9:44 the Linga in the 4 Yuga-s

yuga

linga

Kr.ta

fiery

Treta

jewel mountain

Dvapara

golden

Kali

emerald mountain

1:3(P):9:95-102 non-humans which rendered service to S`iva

verse

non-human

attainment

:95

she-spider

produced silk

:96

elephant

spilled honey

:97

worms

become Siddha-s

:99

green glowworm

as lamp

:100

cows

yielding milk

:101

crow

produced wind

:102

mouse

dragged jewels

:103

sages

shade-trees

1:3(U):7:1-5 worship of Arun.a-acala on week-days, with flowers: rewards of afterlife in a heaven

verse

-day

flower of __

afterlife in __

:1

Sun-

padma

empire

:2

Wednes-

karavira

Satya-loka

:3

Thurs-

pun.d.arika

Jana-loka

:4

Fri-

campaka

Tapas-loka

:5

Satur-

jati

Yama-loka

1:3(U):7:6-21 worship of Arun.a-acala on tithi-s: rewards

verse

tithi

offering

reward

:6

1st

milk-pudding

foodgrains

:7

2nd

rice-curd

soma

:8

3rd

sweet-pies

health

:9

4th

full pitchers

desires fulfilled

:10

5th

green gram

affluence

:11

6th

rice jaggeried

descendants

:12

7th

gingelly seeds

pay off debts

:13

8th

rajas`ali

win over royalty

:14

9th

wheat gruel

free of tuberculosis

:15

10th

flour-curd

be a favorite

:16

11th

rice-flakes

free from fear

:17

12th

pulses

without impediment

:18

13th

fried barley

no fatigue

:19

14th

fruits

erudite

:20

full

jackfruit

no eye-disease

:21

new

bulbous-roots

pitarah. pleased

1:3(U):7:22-29 worship of Arun.a-acala on naks.atra-s

verse

naks.atra

offering

:22a

As`vini

clothes

:22b

Bharan.i

ornaments

:23a

Kr.ttika

lights

:23b

Rohin.i

silver

:23c

Mr.ga-s`irs.a

sandalwood-paste

:23d

Ardra

yellow sandalwood

:24a

Punarvasu

musk

:24b

Pus.ya

camphor

:24c

As`les.a

saffron

:24d

Magha

ice-water

:25a

Purva-phalguni

betel-leaf

:25b

Uttara-phalguni

incense

:25c

Hasta

black aloe-wood

:25d

Citra

yaks.akardama

:26a

Svati

suvasini-s

:26b

Vis`akha

chowrie

:26c

Anuradha

pearls-studded umbrella

:26d

Jyes.t.ha

herds of cows

:27a

Mula

pearl-necklace

:27b

Purva-as.adha

a crown

:27c

Uttara-as.adha

gems & jewels

:27d

S`ravan.a

a seat

:28a

Dhanis.t.ha

gold

:28b

S`atabhis.aj

vasah.

:28c

Purva-bhadrapada

various

:28d

Uttara-bhadrapada

horses

:29

Revati

golden chariot

2:1:27:43-50 re-births as animals owing to irregularity in listening to a recitation of the Puran.a-s

verse

irregularity

re-birth as __

:43

seated higher than narrator

oxen

:44

sitting in Vira-asana posture

Aruna-trees

:45

without bowing at outset

poisonous trees

 

lying down

pythons

:47

censuring the story

hounds, 100s of times

:48

make impertinent remarks

asses & chameleons

:49

never listen

feral swine

:50

create disturbance

domestic swine

2:2:44: the 12 flowers & 12 fruits for 12 months' worship of Jagat-natha

month

flower (:6)

fruit (:7)

1st

as`oka

pomegranate (dad.ima)

2nd

mallika

coconut

3rd

pat.ala

mango

4th

kadambaka

jackfruit

5th

karavira

dates

6th

jati

palmyra-fruit

7th

malati

old emblemic myrobalam

8th

s`atapatra

s`riphala (bilva fruit)

9th

utpala

orange

10th

vasanti

arecanut

11th

kunda

karmangaka

12th

punnagaka

nutmeg (jatiphala)

2:3:9:44 substances of Linga-s in the Yuga-s

yuga

substance

Kr.ta

fiery

Treta

jewel

Dvapara

golden

Kali

emerald

ANCIENT INDIAN TRADITION AND MYTHOLOGY SERIES, Vols. 49-53.

G. V. Tagare (translator): The Skanda-Puran.a.

Vols. 49-51 = 1: = "Maha-is`vara Khan.d.a".

Vol. 50 = 1:2: = "Kaurmarika Khan.d.a". 1993

Vol. 51 = 1:3: = "Arun.a-acala Mahatmya". 1993

Vols. 51-52 = 2: = "Vais.n.ava Khan.d.a".

Vol. 52 = 2:1: = "Venkat.a-acala Mahatmya". 1993

Vol. 53 = 2:2: = "Purus.a-uttama-ks.etra Mahatmya". 1994