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Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya

Arrival of Lord Varaha at Venkatachala:

Sr Varaha
  1. Sri Narada sees Lord Varaha at Sumeru Parvata (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 1)
  2. Lord Varaha tells about Venkatachala (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 1)
  3. Lord Varaha departs to Vrishabhachala (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 1)
  4. Lord Varaha tells about His mantra and meditation (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 2)

Arrival of Lord Srinivasa at Venkatachala:

Sr Venkateswara
  1. Lord Srinivasa arrives at Venkatachala (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 3)
  2. Story of Vedavati - To be born as Padmavati (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 5)
  3. Story of Mitravarma and Akasaraja (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 3)
  4. Appearance of Devi Padmavati to Akasaraja (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 2)
  5. Meeting of Srinivasa and Padmavati (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 4)
  6. Srinivasa sends Bakulamalika with marriage proposal (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 5)
  7. Marriage of Srinivasa and Padmavati (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 7)
  8. Lord Srinivasa stays at Venkatachala after marriage (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 8)

Devotees of Lord Srinivasa and early temple foundation:

Sr Venkateswara
  1. Appearance of Lord Srinivasa to tribal devotee Vasu (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 9)
  2. Darshan of Lord Srinivasa by boy devotee Rangadasa (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 9)
  3. Building of the first temple shrine and worship by devotee Rangadasa (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 9)
  4. Devotee Rangadasa born as devotee prince Tondaman (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 9)
  5. Darshan of Lord Srinivasa by devotee prince Tondaman (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 9)
  6. Prince Tondaman becomes the king (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 9)
  7. Lord Varaha through Vasu instructs king Tondaman to install His idol (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 10)
  8. King Tondaman installs the idol of Lord Varaha (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 10)
  9. King Tondaman builds temple structures for Lord Srinivasa (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 10)
  10. Lord Srinivasa saves king Tondaman from a sin (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 10)
  11. King Tondaman sees potter devotee Bhima attaining Vishnu Loka (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 10)
  12. King Tondaman performs penance and attains Vishnu Loka (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 10)

Greatness of the Teerthas:

Sr Venkateswara
  1. Kamalasaras - Penance of Devi Lakshmi (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 9)
  2. Asthisarovara - Brahmana's wife resurrected (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 10)
  3. Swami Pushkarini - Kashyapa relieved of his sin (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 11)
  4. Swami Pushkarini - Dharmagupta relieved of his sin (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 13)
  5. Swami Pushkarini - Sumati relieved of his sin (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 14)
  6. Krishna Teertham - Penance of Ramakrishna (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 15)
  7. Papavinasana Teertham - Sumati and Dridhamati relieved of their sins (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 19)
  8. Papavinasana Teertham - Bhadramati blessed due to Bhudanam (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 20)
  9. Akashaganga Teertham - Penance of Ramanuja (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 21)
  10. Akashaganga Teertham - Punyashila (Skanda Purana - Venkatachala Mahatmya 22)
  11. Akasaganga Teertham - Penance of Anjana
  12. Chakra Teertham - Penance of Padmanabha
  13. Jabali Teertham - Durachara relieved of his sins
  14. Ghona (Tumburu) Teertham - Tumburu's wife relieved of curse
  15. Kataha Teertham - Kesava relieved of his sins
  16. Descent of River Suvarnamukhari - Penance of sage Agastya - Agastya Teertham and Sankha Teertham


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