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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Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda. The rise of the Goddess in the Hindu Tradition. This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat Ethics in Linga Purana Giving help to everyone, showing kindness to all, is called the highest worship of purajam Lord of eight forms.

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 consists of two parts — the longer Purva-bhaga and the shorter Uttara-bhaga.

Chronology of Hindu texts. Giving help to everyone, showing kindness to all, is called the highest worship of the Lord of eight forms.


Sri Linga Puranam

The estimate composition dates for purwnam oldest core of Linga Purana vary between scholars, ranging from the 5th-century CE to 10th-century. Each titled work consists of material that has grown by numerous accretions in successive historical eras. The text presents cosmologymythology, seasons, festivals, geography, a tour guide for pilgrimage Tirthaa manual for the design and consecration of the Linga and Nandistotrasthe felugu of these icons, a description of Yoga with claims of its various benefits.

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Sri Linga Puranam ( శ్రీ లింగ పురాణం )

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved from ” https: The text exists in many inconsistent versions, and was likely revised over time and expanded.

State University of New York Press. Like all the Puranas, the Linga Purana has telugh complicated chronology. 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.

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Cornelia Dimmitt and J. As they exist today, the Puranas are a stratified literature.

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Part of a series on. Timeline Chronology of Hindu texts. The author s puranxm 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. A Reader in the Sanskrit Puranas [4].


The Linga Purana is notable for its aggressiveness in retaliating against those who censure Shiva, suggesting in chapter 1. It accompanies the concept of Brahmanwhich as invisible signless and existent Principle, is formless or linga-less. The text is titled after its puranma, that is the worship of Lingaand the text is primarily focussed on Shiva as Supreme.

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Thus no Libga has a single date of composition. Stella Kramrisch [19] [20]. 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 the “powers of creation, liberation and annihilation” are symbolized by the icon.