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 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. Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Sri Linga Puranam ( శ్రీ లింగ పురాణం )

As they exist today, the Puranas are a stratified literature. Views Read Edit View history. The Myths and Gods of India.

This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat Chronology of Hindu texts. The text exists in many inconsistent versions, and was likely revised over time and expanded. Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad. Stella Kramrisch [19] [20].

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Linga Purana is notable for its aggressiveness in retaliating against those who censure Shiva, suggesting in chapter 1.


Like all the Puranas, the Linga Purana has a complicated chronology. Retrieved from ” https: The text presents cosmologymythology, seasons, festivals, geography, a tour guide for pilgrimage Tirthaa manual for the design linfa consecration of the Linga and Nandistotrasthe importance of these icons, a description of Yoga with claims of its various benefits.

The rise of the Goddess in the Hindu Tradition. The estimate composition dates for the oldest core of Linga Purana vary between scholars, ranging from the 5th-century CE to 10th-century.

Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda. 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. Part of a series on. Each titled work consists of material that has grown by numerous accretions in successive historical eras.

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Thus no Purana has a single date of composition. The Linga Purana consists of two parts — the longer Purva-bhaga and the shorter Uttara-bhaga. The verses of purana 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. State University of New York Press.

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It accompanies the concept of Brahmanwhich as invisible signless and existent Principle, is formless or linga-less. Timeline Chronology of Hindu texts.

A Reader in the Sanskrit Puranas [4]. 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.

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

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