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The story of how Brahma got four heads is told in this excerpt from the Matsya Purana. When Brahma created Saraswati, he immediately fell in love with her, and she evaded him by going in different directions, but he sprouted a head in each of the four directions until finally she went above him and he grew a fifth head pointed towards Devaloka: Lord ...


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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 ...


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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 पुरा मुने॥८॥ 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 ...


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Yes it mentions. It was composed in the SArasvat Kalpa. 26-40. Vyâsa said :-- O King! Maharsi Nârada thus kindling knowledge in me, went away; I also thought over his words. On the banks of the river Sarasvatî, I composed this Devî Bhâgavat to pass away my time during the excellent period of Sârasvata Kalpa. This Purânam is excellent; it is ...


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Jatukarnya and Jatukarna are the same as Vayu Purana mentions: The great Vedavyasa was born as Satyavati‘s son. Vedavyasa learnt the Vedas from the great sage Jatukarna. He also composed the Mahabharata and the Puranas. Jatukarnya or Jatukarna was the 27th Vyasa. In Vishnu Purana, Parasar (father of Krishna Dvaipayana or 28th Vyasa) says: Jatukarna ...


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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: Suta said: 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 ...


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That the river is only about 5000 years old is bogus. It is foolish to believe that Meenakshi Kalyanam happened only then. The Matsya Purana legend is reliable. So the river is old by a few million years. Sage Agastya visited Podhigai hills to balance the earth and hence he is known as Siva-Tulya. He witnessed Parvati's marriage from South India. Agastya ...


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It's simple. Paramatma can be realized through a jivatma only. When a person reaches a level of conscious only then will he be able to visualize the superconscious state? Now let us take an example : Today in the present context, like let us take an average of 50 years from 2018. There was a dire need in people's conscious to live a world where it would ...


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