Ancient Indian Tradition and Mythology, Vol.81: Sri Vishnu Puranam, Part 1

Narsimhan, T.K.

₹ 1350.00

The word Puranam means that which was composed firstÿpurvasmin bhutam puranam. There are eighteen Mahapuranams- (Vide This work, III. Vi. 20) They form three groups, namely,ÿsattvika, rajasaÿandÿtamasa. The six, Matsya, Kurma, Linga, Siva, Skanda and Agni areÿtamasaÿPuranams. The six Brahmanda, Brahmavaivarta, Markandeya, Bhavirya, Vamana, and Brahma areÿrajasaÿPuranam-s and the six Visnu, Naradiya, Bhagavata, Garuda, Padma and Varaha areÿsattvikaÿPuranam-s. This classification of the Puranams and other works according to the qualities which prevail in them is found in the Uttara Khanda of Padma Puranam.

ISBN 13: 9789392510441

ISBN 10: 9392510446

Year: 2022

Language: ENGLISH

Pages etc.: 292p., 23cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Subject(s): Epics

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