1) SHIVA MAHAPURANA: INTRODUCTION

SHIVA MAHAPURANA: INTRODUCTION First of all, Sage Shaunak expressed his desire to Suta about knowing the means, which could help a man in this era of Kali to attainment lord Shiva, by cleansing all the impurities of his mind and rectifying his inherent demonic tendencies. Suta then described about Shiva…

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40) The Agni Purana’s Virtues of the Purana

The last chapter of the Agni Purana describes three virtues of the Purana. The Agni Purana is most holy. It gives health and ends nightmares. It spreads happiness. Ill omens vanish from house where the Agni Purana is kept. A man who listens to the recital of the Agni Purana…

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39) Agni Purana now recapitulates the essence of the Yama Gita

Yama Gita There  was  a  king  named  Vajashrava.  His  son  was  Nachiketa.  Vajashravas  arranged  for  a wonderful sacrifice at which he gave away all his wealth. Nachiketa asked, “Father, whom have you given me to?” His father did not reply, but Nachiketa kept asking again and again. At this, Vajashravas…

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