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Where can I get the Bhavishya Purana in PDF format?

Please tell me from where I can purchase the Bhavishya Purana in PDF format so that I can read it on my iPad or laptop. I have a copy of this text but it isn't readable due to scanned pages of the ...
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How did Lord Shiva create Veerbhadra and Mahakali

How and why did Shiva create Veerbhadra and MahaKali. Who were the nine Durgas accompanying MahaKali?
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What is the story of Ashvatthama's mani (jewel)?

What is the story of Ashvatthama's mani (jewel)? How did he get it? What purpose did it serve? Also, what is the Aishika weapon used by Arjuna? Is it a dagger? After that, Ashvatthama, the son of ...
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Are there any English puranic storybooks ? Specific purana or multiple both will do

I am looking for Puranic storybooks in english. Can be one specific purana or stories from many puranas.
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Why Lord Shiva is considered as the destroyer of world?

I don't know that why Lord Shiva is considered as the destroyer of the world? Please somebody answer my question!
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word-for-word translation of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam śloka 5.12.11

I need to know word-for-word translation in the following Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam śloka 5.12.11; jñānaṁ viśuddhaṁ paramārtham ekam anantaraṁ tv abahir brahma satyam Someone Pandit,please help me.
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Is there any sukta in Rigveda containing 16 richas and starting with the word“Indra”?

There is a chapter called Rigvidhana in Agnipurana in which it is mentioned that if the aforementioned 16 Richas are chanted daily then one is blessed with intelligence, friends and fulfillment of ...
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Reading books on Puranas [duplicate]

I am planning to read Puranas. I would like to make a start and continue. Can you recommend where to start and also a book (only in English) please. I am interested in a hardback book only. Thanks
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Was Kanada a Rishi?

This wiki article describes Kanada as both a sage and a philosopher. Was he a Rishi or a mere philosopher?
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What is the story of Rishi Durvasa and King Ambarish?

I want to know the story of Rishi Durvasa and King Ambarish. Please somebody answer my question!
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Where in the Narada Purana is the prophecy of Ramanujacharya?

As I discuss in this question, the Sri Vaishnava sect of Hinduism (of which I'm a member) was founded by Nathamuni, based on the beliefs and principles embodied in the poems of the Alwars, a group of ...
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Where to find the puranas with slokas in it [duplicate]

I wanted to know if there is any site/book to read the puranas with slokas in it.
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I am looking for a pdf version of Skanda Purana, in Sanskrit “and” its translation (either English or Hindi) in the same book [duplicate]

I am looking for a pdf version of Skanda Purana, in Sanskrit "and" its translation (either English or Hindi) in the same book. Its quite important! Please let me know!
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I want puranas in TRANSLITERATED format.transliteration of Sanskrit into roman script [duplicate]

Ebooks, online or books for purchase also acceptable. Please can anyone help me? Links to all major scriptures is what i need.Thank you!
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Where we can get unabridged puranas? [duplicate]

Where can we get unabridged version of puranas, uppuranas in Sanskrit - Hindi Translation with some commentary in PDF format?

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