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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Views Read Edit View history. The estimate composition dates for the oldest core of Linga Purana vary between scholars, ranging from the 5th-century CE to 10th-century.

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The author s and tdlugu 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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The text presents cosmologymythology, seasons, festivals, geography, a tour guide for pilgrimage Tirthaa manual for the design and consecration of the Linga and Teluugustotrasthe importance of these icons, a description of Yoga with claims of its various benefits.

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Sri Linga Puranam ( శ్రీ లింగ పురాణం )

Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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. Thus no Purana has a single date of puraham.


The Linga Purana consists of two parts — the longer Purva-bhaga and the shorter Uttara-bhaga. As they exist today, the Puranas are a stratified literature. This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat The rise of the Goddess in the Hindu Tradition. The Linga Purana is notable for its aggressiveness in retaliating against those who censure Shiva, suggesting in chapter 1.

Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda. Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. Ethics in Linga Purana Giving help to everyone, showing kindness to all, is called the highest worship of the Lord of eight forms.

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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. The Myths and Gods of India. Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad.

Like all the Puranas, the Linga Purana has a complicated chronology. It accompanies the concept of Brahmanwhich as invisible signless and existent Principle, is formless or linga-less. Each titled work consists of material that has grown by numerous accretions in successive historical eras. Chronology of Hindu texts. Giving help to everyone, showing kindness to all, is called the highest worship of the Lord of eight forms.

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Stella Kramrisch [19] [20].

Cornelia Dimmitt and J. State University of New York Press. A Reader in the Sanskrit Puranas [4]. The text exists in many inconsistent versions, and was likely revised over time and expanded. 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.

Sri Linga Puranam

Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda. Part of a series on. The text is titled after its theme, that is the worship of Lingaand the text is primarily focussed on Shiva as Supreme.