The World of the Skandapurāṇa consists of two parts. In the first part the historical environment in which this Purāṇa was composed is described. The second part explores six localities in Northern India that play a prominent role in the text.
About the Author
Hans Teye Bakker (1948) is professor emeritus of Sanskrit and Hinduism at the University of Groningen.He published numerous books and articles on the history of Hinduism. He is one of the editors of the critical edition of the Skandapurāṇa.
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