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I read somewhere that Garuda Purana declares that only three Vaishnava Puranas should be considered authoritative in Kali Yuga. By priority they are:-

  1. Bhagavata Purana
  2. Vishnu Purana
  3. Garuda Purana

This contradicts sattva, tamas and rajas division of puranas done by Padma Purana as Padma Purana declares only Vaishnava Puranas as authentic. Garuda Purana however reduces it to only three puranas.

Is it true?

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It seems that this is taken from the Garuda Purana: Brahma (Moksa) Khanda: Chapter 1:

The wise declare knowledge to be manifold, consisting of various grades — high, low and middling. All that knowledge is found in the Bhagavata Purana. Hence, Bhagavata is the highest of all Puranas.

The Visnu Purana comes next then comes Garuda. The three are principal Puranas in the Kali age.

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I think it is in this website [https://www.hinduwebsite.com/sacredscripts/puranas/gp/gp.asp on]

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