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The Brahmanda Purana (Sanskrit: ब्रह्माण्ड पुराण) is one of the eighteen Mahapuranas, a genre of eighteen Hindu religious texts and has been assigned the eighteenth place in almost all the lists of the Puranas.

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Where in Brahmanda Purana it is mentioned about Parthasarathy Temple?

The official website of Parthasarathy temple's history section states that according to Brahmanda Purana, king sumathi requested Venkatesha to grant him darshanam of Geethacharya. I would like to ...
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Where is the verse “ami sarvatmanayam atrapi srimad dasarathatmajah” found?

Rupa Goswami quotes this verse from Brahmanda purana in Laghu Bhagavatamrita: tatha hi brahmande sri krsna vakyam antaranga svarupa me matsya kurmadayas tv ami sarvatmanayam atrapi srimad ...
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How long a day in brahmaloka releative to bhuloka [duplicate]

How long a day eclipsed in brahmaloka when compared to bhuloka and Brahmaloka is nothing but a blackhole??where time passes very slow??
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Sadhya gods from Purusha Sukta vs other references

In the Purusha Suktam of Rig Veda 10.90 ‘Sadhya Santi devah’ Looks like refers to the Sadhya devas. There are other references to Sadhya devas in several Puranas. The list of Sadhya devas seems to be ...
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What scriptures describe Radha defeating Harshana and Marshana?

Srimati Radharani is described as the Shakti of Lord Krishna in the Brahmavaivarta, Devi Bhagavata, Skanda, Padma and Narada Purana and is worshipped along with Krishna by Parashurama and Ganesha in ...
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In which section of the Brahmanda Purana, is the advent of Swaminarayan supposedly predicted?

Some members of the Swaminarayan sect often quote the following verse supposedly from the Brahmanda Purana to prove Sahajanand Swami (more commonly known as Swaminarayan) to be an incarnation of Sri ...
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Why are the names of Lord Krishna and Lord Rama superior to the name of Lord Vishnu?

Though Krishna and Rama are said to be incarnations of Vishnu, many scriptures tell us that names of Krishna and Rama are superior to the name of Lord Vishnu. In the Padma Purana Lord Shiva tells Mata ...
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Who is the daughter of Atri?

Chapter 8 (pg 47) of the Upodghatapada of Brahmanda Purana states the lineage of Atri and Vasistha. It recounts Atri's family and an incident where Atri releases the Sun from it's eclipse. After the ...
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Who are the Sri Vidya Gurus mentioned by Bhaskararaya?

Sri Vidya is a Shakta sect which believes that the goddess Lalita Tripurasundari is supreme. Now one of the most important texts of the Sri Vidya sect is the Lalita Sahasranamam, found in the Lalita ...
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In which chapter of Brahmanda purana is Shri Lalita Sahasranama present?

The Lalita Sahasranama Stotra belongs to the Uttarakhanda (latter part) of the Brahmanda Purana. In which chapter can I find the work??
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Who are Pancha brahmas' Lalita Devi sits on and Why are they called so?

Lalita Sahasranama(the thousand names of Lalitha tripura Sundari) is a hymn found in the Uttara Khanda of Brahmanda Purana. In the Lalitha sahasranama, one of the names is Pañcabrahmāsanasthitā ...
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In the legend about Venkateswara,what is the relationship between Vedavati and Padmavati?

In the legend about Venkateswara, he marries Padmavati. There is mention about Vedavati. What is the relationship between Vedavati and Padmavati?
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Kapaleeswara and Adikesava - Mylapore [closed]

Kapaleeswarar: The Wikipedia says The temple's name is derived from the words kapAlam (head) and eeshwarar an alias of lord Shiva. According to the Puranas, during the meeting of Brahma and Shiva at ...
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Where is the story of Upilliappan in the Brahmanda Purana?

Most people only know about the Venkateshwara form of Vishnu (AKA Balaji or Srinivasa) in connection to the deity of the world-renowned Tirumala Venkateshwara Temple in Tirupati. But that is not the ...
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Why does Lalitha Devi sit on Shiva?

Is Shiva really the āsana for Lalitha Devi? How to understand this? Who is her consort? If Shiva is her consort, why did she make him an āsana? Also, what is pancha bramha āsana's significance? Who ...