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Actually no , she aided lord krishna , but it was lord krishna in the end who killed narakasura. http://mahabharata-resources.org/southern/satyabhama-naraka-fight-trans.html https://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/m05/m05048.htm "Vasudeva, too, endued with all the divine attributes that ensure success, agreed to undertake that exceedingly difficult task. In ...


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Durga saptshati has multiple mentions of Navdurga. When Markandeya ji asks for Durga kavach mantra, Brahma ji describes nine form of Durga or Navdurga. Shailputri / Parvati : fear and sorrow goes away by her darshan. Daughter of Himalaya. Brahmacharini : who continuously seeks Brahma Chandraghanta : Moon resides in who's Ghanta Kushmanda : this warm ...


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http://mahabharata-resources.org/mbtntrans/chapter_9_gururajahrao.pdf check out 138-139 verse same shloka is present. But this verse is not from brahmanda puran. http://gretil.sub.uni-goettingen.de/gretil/corpustei/sa_brahmANDapurANa.xml here IAST transliteration of this purana is present, no verse is there as such. How I came to this conclusion - The verse ...


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Maharaj Prithu ruled till end of 6th Manvantara i.e. Chakusha Manvantara He was succeeded by Vaivasvata Manu of Solar dynasty From Matsya's Purana Chap 8


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There is a widespread notion that Hindu rishis were non Bramhan and often dalit however this is completely a false notion. Vyasa is not a Varnasankar but rather a proper Bramhan the Skand Puran Avantaya Khanda Reva Khand Chapter 97 verse 18 clearly states that mother of Vyasa was not a fisherwoman but a princess. Further in Mahabharata Santi Parva Chapter ...


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Deities evolved with humans. In the vedas, there are far fewer hymns for Rudra and Vishnu than agni, Indra and others. Indicating that vedic people mostly revered those deities connected directly to the natural elements. Later many of those deities got sidelined to gods and demi gods. The Trinity got more focus and we see that in puranas. Some deities ...


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Nope. After listening to Bhagavatha purana, padma purana and shiva purana commentaries. In jyotishya shastra, they say misunderstanding always disturbs the other person. In my understanding no puranas leads a person to hell. Instead if understood properly from a Guru and practiced the learnings in day-to-day activities without ignoring the inner voice will ...


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it's given in the next few lines only of Chapter 13, Vayavivasamhita, Shiva Purana, When Brahma Created Vishnu. They are as follows.: Now listen to their holy and wonderful story that releases from sins. 22-26. Listen also to what happened to Brahmā in his Kalpa. In the Kalpa, Meghavāhana, Viṣṇu became a cloud and showered the earth for a thousand divine ...


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Well @Tezz has given most of the answer but I want to add some more to the list say it as no. 4, 5, 6,7,... And so on. Testing of Brahma and Vishnu Once Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu faught for their supremacy but to stop them Lord Shiva became an infinite lingam and told Brahma to find it's top and Vishnu to find it's bottom. Lord brahma went upward as a swan ...


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Yes it is in Vishnu purana book 2, chapter 12, 7th shloka . https://archive.org/details/vishnupuranasanskritenglishocr/page/n229/mode/2up Here you can find both sanskrit text along with english translation


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The story of Shukracharya receiving Sanjivani Vidya is found in Chapter 16 of the Kāśīkhaṇḍa of the Skanda Purāṇa. As per it, Shukracharya performed a very severe penance, by inhaling smoke of husked rice for a thousand years before he finally got the vidya from Lord Shiva: Kavi (Śukra) washed the great dirt of the mind in the form of fickleness by means of ...


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