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Puranas (Sanskrit: पुराण) are ancient Hindu texts eulogizing various deities, primarily the divine Trimurti God in Hinduism through divine stories. Questions pertaining to the 18 mahapuranas can use this tag.

Sage Madhyandina is one of the fifteen disciples of Sage Yajnavalkya and a sage of Vajaseni Samhita of Yajurveda. It is mentioned in Vayu Purana, Chapter 61, Verse, 24-25. यजूंष्यधीयन्ते यानि ब्रा …
answered Jan 2 by Triyugi Narayan Mani
When Pandavas had decided to renounce the world, Kripacharya was installed as the preceptor of Parikshit. This incident is mentioned in Mahabharata, Book 17: Mahaprasthanika Parva, Section-1. "Hav …
answered May 23 '17 by Triyugi Narayan Mani
The Puranas are named according to following points (these are my observations): On the basis of which deity is glorified. On the basis of which Kalpa events are mentioned. On the basis of who is … narrator of events. On the basis of to whom the events are being narrated. The complete list of Puranas and why they are named so is given in Shiva Purana, Uma Sanhita, Chapter 44. Nandikeśvara …
answered Nov 27 '18 by Triyugi Narayan Mani
Name of the eighteen Parvas and their divisions are mentioned in Mahabharata, Adi Parva, SECTION II. This whole chapter is dedicated to Parvas and their divisions, so I am quoting only relevant parts. …
answered Jan 16 by Triyugi Narayan Mani
Verse 78-80 of Skanda Purana is as follows: Verse 78-80: He was born of Devaki and Vasudeva with Brahmagarga as leader (priest, preceptor). It was in the twenty-first Dvapara towards its close. Wh …
answered Feb 19 by Triyugi Narayan Mani
I am writing the answer based on Shrimada Bhagavatam only. In Shrimada Bhagavatam, Canto 11, Chapter 4, Sage Drumila had described various incarnations of Lord Vishnu to King Nimi. But these are not t …
answered Dec 29 '17 by Triyugi Narayan Mani
The story of birth of Mahishasura is mentioned in Devi Bhagavat Purana: Book 5: Chapter 2. Same question is asked by King Janmejaya to Vyasa-deva. The king said :-- “O Bhagavân! Whose son was t …
answered Feb 22 by Triyugi Narayan Mani
This incident occurred during the Vanavasa of Pandavas when they were residing in Kamyaka forest. Once upon a time all Pandavas went to for hunting and Draupadi was alone (with maid(s)) in the hermita …
answered May 14 '18 by Triyugi Narayan Mani
There are thirty Kalpa are described by Lord Matsya in Matsya Purana, Chapter 290. Their name are as follows: मत्स्य उवाच कल्पानां कीर्तनं वक्ष्ये महापातकनाशनम्। यस्यानुकीर्तनादेव वेदपुण्येन युज …
answered Aug 12 '17 by Triyugi Narayan Mani
The story of Sage Dhaumya and his disciple Aruni is described in Adi Parva of Mahabharata as below: About this time there was a Rishi, Ayoda-Dhaumya by name. And Ayoda-Dhaumya had three disciples, …
answered Jul 3 '16 by Triyugi Narayan Mani
This story is mentioned in Brahma Puran of Gautami Mahatmya, Chapter-16, Page No.- 819. When lord Brahma has created Ahalya, everyone wanted to marry her. On seeing her, Indra, Agni, Varuna and o …
answered Jun 7 '16 by Triyugi Narayan Mani
good works that are sanctioned); (9) Japam (uttering silently the mantrams, Gayatris or saying of Puranas) and (10) Homam (offering oblations daily to the Sacred Fire. There are five kinds of Asanas …
answered Nov 19 '16 by Triyugi Narayan Mani
Agni Purana, Chapter 245 describes the story of Nandaka sword as: Lord Brahma performed a sacrifice on the banks of celestial Ganges on the peaks of the Meru (mountain). When he was contemplating …
answered Jul 22 '16 by Triyugi Narayan Mani
No, Lord Krishna stealing clothes of Gopis is not mentioned in Mahabharata. However, this event is mentioned in Srimada Bhagavatam, Canto 10 in details. SB 10.22.7 — One day they came to the river …
answered Sep 7 '16 by Triyugi Narayan Mani
So are there more than 10 mAnasa putras? Yes, it seems to be there are more than ten Manasaputra of Lord Brahma. Many Puranas mention it. First Lord Brahma generated some sons but they adopted the … there reference and details of Sanat Kumaras other than the Puranas? Yes, Sanatkumara are mentioned in other scriptures other than purana like Tezz's commented (in Mahabharata and Chandogya Upanishad …
answered Jul 22 '17 by Triyugi Narayan Mani

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