Purana

  • (noun): A body of 18 works written between the first and 11th centuries and incorporating legends and speculative histories of the universe and myths and customary observances.

Some articles on purana:

Purana (disambiguation) - Purana
... Purana (genus), a genus of cicadas Purana nebulilinea, a cicada species from southeast Asia Purana Mandir, a 1984 Hindi feature film Purana Qila, Delhi, an old fort ... BCE), Indian ascetic teacher - contemporaneous with Mahavira and the Buddha Purana Task Force, the name of a police investigation into the underworld of Melbourne, Australia Purana pul, an old bridge which is a ...
Shurasena
... According to a tradition, found in the Linga Purana (I.68.19), Shurasena was son of Kartavirya Arjuna ... According to another tradition found in the Ramayana (VII.62.6) and the Vishnu Purana (IV.4.46), Shurasena was son of Shatrughna, brother of Rama ... According to the Devibhagavata Purana (IV.1.2), Shurasena was father of Vasudeva (father of Krishna) ...
Sakaldwipiya History - Earlier History - Bhavishya Purana & Sakaldwipiya
... According to Bhavishya Purana and other texts, they were invited to settle in Punjab (Pakistan) to conduct the worship of Lord Sun (Mitra or Surya in Sanskrit) ... Bhavishya Purana explicitly associates them to the rituals of the Zoroastrian faith.The Maga did not confine them to Sambpura, identified with the modern Multan, where Hiuen Tsang saw a grand Sun Temple in the 7th ...
Mangla Gauri Temple
... The Mangla Gauri temple in Gaya, Bihar, India has been mentioned in Padma Purana, Vayu Purana and gni Purana and in other scriptures and tantric works.This temple is ...
Laxmi Puran - Synopsis of Lakshmi Purana
... In this Purana, once the Goddess Lakshmi visited Shriya, a scavenger low caste woman, for which Balaram, the elder brother of Jagannath (Lord Vishnu) got angry with Lakshmi, and she was ... The Purana raises voice against the evil practices of Untouchability in society ...