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Why does the Matsya purana mention mention that certain Puranas predominantly venerate Brahmā when not even a single purana of that category exists?

Matsya Purana says- The glory of Hari is greater in Sattvika Puranas; the glory of Brahma is greater in Rajasika Puranas; and that of Agni and Shiva greater in Tamasika Puranas. In mixed Puranas, the ...
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Are there additional Puranas besides the 18 Mahapuranas and 18 Upapuranas?

I read about something called Agneya Puranam that is said to glorify the Kaveri river. Are there others?
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Which scripture should I read to know more about Mother Kali?

I am fascinated by 10 Mahavidya forms of omnipotent mother Jagad-Amba and out of 10, I am captivated, enchanted, and bewitched by the form of Mother Kali. Is there any Granth which explicitly talks ...
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