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Padma Purana is the second among the major eighteen major Puranas and the second longest Purana encompassing 55,000 verses. The extant version contains five parts- Srishtikhanda, Bhumikhanda, Svargakhanda, Patalakhanda and Uttarakhanda.

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Does the vow of prostitutes involve sex with a Brāhmaṇa?

The Padma Purāṇa lays out the Dharma of prostitutes. Prostitutes must follow a vow which purifies them of sins. This vow includes worship of Viṣṇu, as well as service of a Brāhmaṇa for 13 months: ...
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Discrepancy in Tarakamaya War as described in Padma Purana

Tarakamaya war was the 5th of the 12 wars fought between Devas and Asura. The background was as follow : Maharishi Atri performed very difficult tapasya. So difficult was the tapasya that Atri’s ...

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