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. State University of New York Press. Retrieved from ” https: 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.
Part of a series on. 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. 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. Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda. The rise of the Goddess in the Hindu Tradition.
Sri Linga Puranam ( శ్రీ లింగ పురాణం )
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Myths and Gods of India. The Linga Purana is notable for its aggressiveness in retaliating against those who censure Shiva, suggesting in chapter 1. The estimate composition dates for the oldest core of Linga Purana vary between scholars, ranging from the 5th-century CE to 10th-century. Like all the Puranas, the Linga Purana has a complicated chronology.
Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. Each titled work consists of material that has grown by numerous accretions in successive historical eras. As they exist today, the Puranas are a stratified literature. Pkranam help to everyone, showing kindness to all, is called the highest worship of the Lord of eight forms.
It accompanies the concept of Brahmanwhich as invisible signless and existent Principle, is formless or linga-less. Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda.
Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad. The text presents cosmologymythology, seasons, festivals, geography, a tour guide for pilgrimage Tirthaa manual tlugu the design and consecration of the Linga and Nandistotrasthe importance of these icons, a description of Yoga with claims of its various benefits. 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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The text exists in many inconsistent versions, and was likely revised over time and expanded. A Reader in the Sanskrit Puranas .
The text is titled after its theme, that is the worship of Lingaand the text is primarily focussed on Shiva as Supreme. The Linga Purana consists of two parts — the longer Purva-bhaga and the shorter Uttara-bhaga. Thus no Purana has a single date of composition. This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat Cornelia Dimmitt and J. Ethics in Linga Purana Giving help to everyone, showing kindness to all, is called the highest worship of the Lord of eight forms.