Skanda Purana

Shrisha Rao shrao at NYX.NET
Tue Jan 20 14:57:46 CST 1998

> > I remember some time back Vidya
> > made a statement that Muruga or Skanda is worshipped only in Tamil Nadu and
> > not elsewhere. Is this true? If this is true, how come Skanda Purana is in
> > Sanskrit and not Tamizh? Or is it Skanda's following has declined in the
> > North of Bharat over a period of time?
> Kartik bhagawan as we call him is worshipped in Gujarat but not as much.
> It's quite possible His worship was more prevalent at one time but it's
> pretty hard to tell.

Skanda is worshipped as Subramanya in Karnataka (e.g., Udupi), as well.


Shrisha Rao

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