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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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Which verse in the Agni Purāṇa forbids the enslavement of prisoners?

In this Wikipedia page on "slavery and religion", it is stated that the Agni Purāṇa forbids the enslavement of prisoners: The Agni Purana forbids enslavement of prisoners. Which particular ...
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How should one worship shivalinga at home

I wish to know about what material of shivling can one have at home. I have read that crystal and narmada shivling are best to be kept at home. At the same time, I have also read that mud shivling is ...
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Are there any classifications of death

I wish to know if death has classifications and what type of death is the best amongst those classifications
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Complete telugu translation of Agni purana

I searched several websites and did not find any complete translation of Agni Purana in Telugu. Is there any publicly available and complete Telugu translation of Agni Puran?
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Sanskrit mantra of Sarasvati in agni purana to expand intelligence

Consider the following verses from Agni Purana regarding the goddess Sarasvati The chief mantra, that is (known as) Sarasvati (Goddess of learning) , that which has the letters that have the ...
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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 ...