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The Linga Purana, one of the eighteen Mahapuranas, related to Lord Shiva.

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I want to know the exact explanation of Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra

Can any one give the exact explanation of this mantra? What is the logic behind chanting this Mantra? How the mind of a person related to this and is it true that we can save the life of a dying ...
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Where does the Linga Purana declare Vishnu to be the supreme soul?

As I discuss in this answer, one of the early movements that was important to the development of Vaishnavism was the ancient Pancharatra movement, whose sacred texts consisted of detailed procedures ...
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Difference between Naaga and Sarpa

I read in Linga Purana (Poorva bhaga- Chapter 58 that, Lord Brahma nominated Vaasuki as Adhipati of Nagas and Takshaka as Adhipati of Sarpas. What is the difference between Naaga and Sarpa ?
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Difference between the Shiva Purana and the Linga Purana

Both the Shiva Purana and the Linga Purana are books on Lord Shiva. I have read Shiva Purana. Can somebody please explain what is extra or differently told in the Linga Purana? Also, if possible ...
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Which is the Shaiva Itihasa that Linga Purana is talking about?

By Itihasa we usually only mean the epics Ramayana and Mahabharata. But have a look at the following passage/verses from Linga Purana (Tr-J.LShastry-Part1, Ch-26): For the propitiation of the ...
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Where does the Linga purana mention Lord Krishna giving veena to Narada muni?

From SB 1.6.32 Narada speaking: देवदत्तमिमां वीणां स्वरब्रह्मविभूषिताम् | मूच्छरयित्वा हरिकथां गायमानच्श्रराम्यहम ||32|| deva-dattām imāṁ vīṇāṁ svara-brahma-vibhūṣitām mūrcchayitvā ...
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