The Mahamrityunjaya Mantra
In Devanagari script:
ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिंम् पुष्टिवर्धनम् ।
उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान् मृत्योर्मुक्षीय माऽमृतात् ।।
In English script:
om tryambakaṃ yajāmahe sugandhiṃ pushtivardhanam ǀ
urvārukamiva bandhanān mrityormukshīya mā'mritāt ǁ
This is Great Death-conquering Mantra, also called the Tryambakam Mantra, is a ...
Uttara Bhaga of Linga Purana consists a section called Vishnu Mahatmya which talks about greatness Vishnu. 1st chapter to 8th chapter of UttaraBhaga describes the greatness of Lord Vishnu:
The first quote comes from UttaraBhaga chapter 1 verse 7. Sage Markandaye states that verse:
य एकः पुरुषः श्रेष्ठ: परमात्मा जनार्दन ।।
यस्माद्ब्रह्मा ततः सर्वं समा...
Yes , in Shiva-Mahapurana we also find the similar description in Mahatmyam or Glory part. Chapter 1 Shloka 12 - The glory of the purana.
एतच्छीपुराणं हि परमं शास्त्रमुत्तमम्। शिवरुपं क्षितौ ज्ञेयं
सेवनीयं च सर्वथा॥१२॥
The Shiva-Purana is admittedly the best of the Shastras and is also
true form of Shiva on earth.Therefor it should be read ...
Like Bhagavatams, Shiva Purana also says itself as best among all the Puranas and best remedy in age of Kali. Chapter 1 Glory of Shiva Purana says
कालव्यालमहात्रासविध्वंसकरमुत्तमम्। शैवं पुराणं परमं शिवेनोक्तं
This Purana is the best remedy for the biggest danger like the death,
which bites like the snake and is the biggest danger. The Šiva
MahaMrityunjaya mantra is one of the most special mantra from Veda Samhita addressed to Lord Shiva.
It is in Rig Veda Samhita 7.59.12. Sage Vasistha is the Rishi (who heard) of the mantra and Devata is 'Rudra'. Similarly Mahamrityunjaya mantra is also avaliable in YajurVeda Samhitas like Taittariya Samhita 1.8.6.i, Vajasaneyi Samhita in 3.60 etc...
It is not contradicting. The context is continued in the next verses. Also some verses are not translated properly in the translation you have provided.
The Linga Purana quote is
वैश्यानां नैव शूद्राणां शुश्रूषां पूजकस्य च |
स्त्रीणां नैवाधिकारोऽस्ति पूजदिषु न संशयः || 2.20.2
Neither the Vaishyas, nor the Shudras are not eligible for the ...
The story of Lord Krishna teaching music to Sage Narada is described in Linga Purana, Volume 2, Chapter 3 but it doesn't mention Lord Krishna giving Vina to Sage Narada. The story goes like this: Sage Narada is a great devotee of Lord Vishnu, so he always wanted to please him. Because of this he used to sing for lord but he was ignored by Lord and other ...
Sri Mantra Raja Pada Stotra is from Ahirbudhyna Samhita, a Pancharatra text. It was told by Lord Shiva himself.
The stotra with the meaning goes as:
पाञ्चरात्र आगमीय अहिर्बुध्न्य संहितात्
श्री मन्त्र राज पद स्तोत्रम्
PanchaRatra Agama associated Ahirbudhyna Samhita,
Sri Mantra Raja Pada Stotram.
श्री ईश्वर उवाच -
Sri Ishwara Said:
The difference between the Shiva Purana and the Linga Purana is analogous to the difference between the Vishnu Purana and the Srimad Bhagavatam; the Vishnu Purana is an older work, focusing on Vishnu in general rather than Krishna in particular, whereas the Srimad Bhagavatam puts more emphasis on Krishna, although it still recounts Vishnu stories unconnected ...
No just being loyal is not enough.One has to avoid his wife on the period days and few other forbidden days too.
If a husband does that then many scriptures declare him to be as good as a celibate.
Here i am quoting from Manu Smriti:
Manu Smriti 3.50. He who avoids women on the six forbidden nights and on
eight others, is (equal in chastity to) a ...
Just like Bhagavatams and Shiva Purana, even Agni Purana considers itself as the greatest of all Puranas.
Chapter 383 - The Glorification of the Agnipurana, verses 44b-51 say:
44b-47a. I have heard the Agneyapurana with respect by the favour of
Vyasa. The Agni (purana) is a manifestation of the Supreme Brahman.
You and other sages ...