The Linga Purana is one of the eighteen Mahapuranas, and a Shaivism text of Hinduism. The text’s title Linga refers to the iconography for Shiva. The author(s) . INR / $ , Title: Sri Linga Puranam, Author: hi Chakravarthi Ph.D., Genre: Spiritual. Brahma Puranas: Brahma Purana, Brahmanda Purana, Brahma Vaivarta Purana, Saiva Puranas: Shiva Purana, Linga Purana, Skanda Purana, Markandeya.

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The Linga Purana consists of two parts — the longer Purva-bhaga and the shorter Uttara-bhaga. The Myths and Gods of India. The author s and date of the Linga Purana is unknown, and the estimates place the original text to have been composed between the 5th- to 10th-century CE.

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Ethics in Linga Purana Giving help to everyone, showing kindness to all, is called the highest worship of the Lord of eight forms. Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda. As they exist today, the Puranas are a stratified literature. A Reader in the Sanskrit Puranas [4]. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Telutu Policy.

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Each titled work consists of material that has grown by numerous accretions in successive historical eras. Timeline Chronology of Hindu texts.


The text presents cosmologymythology, seasons, festivals, geography, a tour guide for pilgrimage Tirthaa manual for the design and consecration of the Linga and Nandistotrasthe importance of these icons, a description of Yoga with claims of its various benefits. The estimate composition dates for the oldest core of Linga Teluvu vary between scholars, ranging from the 5th-century CE to 10th-century.

The Linga Purana survives in many versions, consisting of two parts — the Purva-bhaga older part, sometimes called Purvardha with chapters and Uttara-bhaga later part, sometimes called Uttarardha with 55 chapters.

The Linga Purana is notable for its aggressiveness in retaliating against those who censure Shiva, suggesting tellugu chapter 1. Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas.

libga Chronology of Hindu texts. It is as if they were libraries to which new volumes have been continuously added, not necessarily at the end of the shelf, but randomly. Part of a series on. Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad. State University of New York Press. Giving help to everyone, showing kindness to all, is called the highest worship of the Lord of eight forms.

Cornelia Dimmitt and J. Stella Kramrisch [19] [20]. Views Read Edit View history.


Sri Linga Puranam ( శ్రీ లింగ పురాణం )

The text is titled after its theme, that is the worship of Lingaand the text is primarily focussed on Shiva as Supreme.

Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda. Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat The rise of the Goddess in the Hindu Tradition.

Like all the Puranas, the Linga Purana has a complicated chronology. The verses of the text, states Kramrisch, presents Linga as an aniconic symbol of both the matter and the spirit, the Prakriti and the Purushawhereby teougu “powers of creation, liberation and annihilation” are symbolized by the icon.

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The text exists in many inconsistent versions, and was likely revised over time and expanded. It accompanies the concept of Brahmanwhich as invisible signless and existent Principle, is formless or linga-less.

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Thus no Purana has a single date of composition.