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The Agni Purana is a mahapurana. It usually figures eighth in the list of eighteen. There are about fifteen and a half thousand shlokas in the Agni Purana.

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Does a wife who disobeys her husband be really torn to death by dogs? What is the context in which this verse is stated? [closed]

1.6.4 in agni purana says wife who does not obey her husband shall be torn to death by dogs. A woman who does not obey her husband or brahmanas may also have her nose, ears or arms chopped off. ...
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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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What are the Twelve Hymns beginning with 'Aashu' whose Lord is Indra?

Lord Agni in Agni Purana chapter 296 tells about Five Mantras used in worship of Lord Rudra. The chapter is itself named as 'The Five Constituents of the worship of Rudra.': Fire God Said:...
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What are the Saptaratra texts and how are they related to the Pancharatra texts?

In this excerpt from the Agni Purana, Vishnu's horse-headed incarnation Hayagriva tells Brahma about how to install statues in temples. But he starts by saying this: Listen to me speaking about ...