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Indradyumna and Purushaottama Kshetra
Markandeya
King Shveta
Bali
Goutama
The Doves
Garuda and Maninaga
Vishvamitra and Indra
Shveta
Kubera
Harishchandra
Vriddhagoutama
Pippalada
Nageshvara
Brahma's Head
The Owl and the Dove
The Hunter
Goutama and Manikundala
Kandu
VarnA Ashrama
The Chandala and the Brahmarakshasa
Yoga
Epilogue
SRISHTI-KHAND
THE BEGINNING OF CREATION
BRAHMA'S LIFESPAN AND CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF THE 'ERAS'
THE FOUR PROMINENT CASTES
THE MANIFESTATION OF GODDESS LAKSHMI
SATI GIVES UP HER LIFE
THE ORIGIN OF DEITIES, DEMONS and SERPENTS
THE ORIGIN OF MARUDGANAS
KING PRITHU AND THE SURYA DYNASTY
BASHKALI--THE DEMON KING
SRI RAMA KILLS SHAMBUK
MANIFESTATION OF GANESH AND KARTIKEYA
AN IDEAL BRAHMIN AND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF GAYATRI MANTRA
BRAHMIN'S LIVELIHOOD
NAROTTAM---THE BRAHMIN
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF RUDRAKSHA, AMLA AND TULSI
THE IMPORTANCE OF SURYA'S WORSHIP
DIFFERENT TYPES OF SIN AND VIRTUE
KING YAYATI PROPAGATES VAISHNAVA--DHARMA
YAYATI MARRIES ASHRUBINDUMATI
KUNJAL--THE ENLIGHTENED PARROT
KUNJAL PREACHES VIJJWAL
KUNJAL NARRATES ABOUT HIS PREVIOUS BIRTH
JAMBUMARG, RIVER NARMADA AMARKANTAK
'DHARMA TIRTH' AND YAMUNA-SNAN
KASHIPURI, KAPARDISHWAR AND GAYA
PURANAS--THE EMBODIMENT OF SRI HARI
PATAL -KHAND
RAVANA-- THE MIGHTY DEMON
AGASTYA ADVISES SRI RAMA TO PERFORM ASHWAMEDHA YAGYA
THE HORSE IS LET LOOSE
LAV FASTENS THE HORSE
LAV VANQUISHES THE WHOLE ARMY
LAV BECOMES UNCONSCIOUS
THE ARMY RETURNS TO AYODHYA
SRI RAMA SENDS LAKSHMAN TO BRING SITA
SITA RETURNS TO AYODHYA
THE DESCENT OF RIVER GANGA
DASHARATH PACIFIES SHANI
QUALITIES OF A VAISHNAV
INDRAPRASTHA
VAIKUNTH--THE ABODE OF LORD VISHNU
THE INCARNATIONS OF MATSYA AND KURMA
NRISIMHA--INCARNATION
VAMANA--INCARNATION
SRI RAMA'S BIRTH
SRI RAMA GROWS UP
SRI RAMA'S EXILE
SRI RAMA'S CORONATION
SRI KRISHNA
KILLING OF KANSA
JARASANDH
ABDUCTION OF RUKMINI
SRI KRISHNA'S QUEENS
ANIRUDHA MARRIES USHA
THE DECLINE OF YADU DYNASTY
RITUALS OF VISHNU WORSHIP
LORD VISHNU--THE ALMIGHTY GOD
PARSHURAMA
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION AND ORIGIN OF THE UNIVERSE
CHAPTER TWO BIRTH OF BRAHMA AND EARTH SAVED BY VARAHA
CHAPTER THIRD DIVISIONS OF EARTH AND ORIGIN OF CEREALS
CHAPTER FOUR BIRTH OF PRAJAPATIS AND THEIR PROGENY
CHAPTER SIX DHRUVA'S MIGRATION TO THE FOREST
CHAPTER SEVEN DHRUVA PLEASES GOD WITH HIS PENANCE
CHAPTER EIGHT TALE OF THE KING VENA AND PRITHU
CHAPTER NINE BIRTH OF PRACHIN BARHI AND PRACHETAS PRAY GOD
CHAPTER TEN MARRIAGE OF PRACHETAS AND BIRTH OF PRAJAPATIS
CHAPTER ELEVEN TALE OF PRAHLADA AND NARSIMHA INCARNATION
CHAPTER TWELVE ATTEMPTS TO KILL PRAHLADA
CHAPTER THIRTEEN LORD'S VIRTUES AND PROTECTION OF PRAHLADA
CHAPTER FOURTEEN APPEARANCE OF LORD
CHAPTER FIFTEEN LINEAGE OF KASHYAPA'S OTHER WIVES
CHAPTER SIXTEEN THE DESCRIPTION OF UNIVERSAL ORDER
CHAPTER TWO GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION
CHAPTER THREE DIVISION OF BHARATA AND OTHER LANDMASSES
CHAPTER FOUR DESCRIPTION OF OTHER DWEEPS
CHAPTER FIVE DESCRIPTION OF NETHER WORLDS
CHAPTER SIX DESCRIPTION OF HELLS
CHAPTER SEVEN DESCRIPTION OF CELESTIAL WORLDS
CHAPTER EIGHT ORDER OF THE SUN, STARS AND CONSTELLATIONS
CHAPTER NINE TWELVE NAMES OF THE SUN
CHAPTER TEN SURYA SHAKTI AND VAISHNAVI SHAKTI
CHAPTER ELEVEN DESCRIPTION OF THE NINE PLANETS
CHAPTER TWELVE LIFE SKETCH OF BHARATA
CHAPTER THIRTEEN JADABHARATA PREACHES THE KING
CHAPTER FOURTEEN TALE OF RIBHU AND NIDAGH
CHAPTER FIFTEEN RIBHU PREACHES NIDAGH
PART THREE
CHAPTER TWO BIRTH OF SAVARANI MANU AND NEXT MANVANTARAS
CHAPTER THREE VEDA VYASA AND SIGNIFICANCE OF BRAHMAGYAN
CHAPTER FOUR EXPANSION OF THE BRANCHES OF RIGVEDA
CHAPTER FIVE DESCRIPTION OF THE BRANCHES OF YAJURVEDA
CHAPTER SIX BRANCHES OF SAMAVEDA AND EIGHTEEN PURANAS
CHAPTER SEVEN YAMAGITA
CHAPTER EIGHT DUTIES OF FOUR CLASSES OF SOCIETY
CHAPTER NINE DESCRIPTION OF DIFFERENT ASHRAMAS
CHAPTER TEN CUSTOMS AND CONSECRATIONS
CHAPTER ELEVEN DESCRIPTION OF RIGHTEOUSNESS
CHAPTER TWELVE SANCTIFICATION AFTER BIRTH AND DEATH
CHAPTER THIRTEEN DAYS FOR MONTHLY OBLATIONS
CHAPTER FOURTEEN METHOD FOR OBLATIONS
CHAPTER FIFTEEN DO'S AND DON'TS DURING OBLATION
CHAPTER SIXTEEN THE BATTLE OF GODS AND DEMONS
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN DIALOGUE OF MAYAMOHA WITH DEMONS
CHAPTER TWO DESCRIPTION OF IKSHVAKU'S LINEAGE
CHAPTER THREE MANDHATA, TRISHANKU, AND SAGAR
CHAPTER FOUR DESCRIPTION OF SURYAVANSH
CHAPTER FIVE TALE OF NIMI AND DESCRIPTION OF HIS LINEAGE
CHAPTER SIX DESCRIPTION OF SOMA VANSH AND TALE OF PURURAVA
CHAPTER SEVEN BIRTH OF JAMADAGNI AND VISHWAMITRA
CHAPTER EIGHT DESCRIPTION OF KASHYA VANSH
CHAPTER NINE DESCRIPTION OF KING RAJI AND HIS SONS
CHAPTER TEN TALE OF YAYATI
CHAPTER ELEVEN YADU VANSH AND TALE OF SAHASTRARJUNA
CHAPTER TWELVE DESCRIPTION OF KROSHTU VANSH
PART FIVE
CHAPTER TWO DESCRIPTION OF KURU VANSH
CHAPTER THREE INCARNATION OF LORD KRISHNA
CHAPTER FOUR APPEARANCE OF LORD IN DEVAKI'S WOMB
SALVATION OF TRINAVART
NAMING OF LORD KRISHNA
CHILDHOOD OF LORD KRISHNA
UKHAL BANDHAN AND SALVATION OF YAMALARJUNA
MIGRATION TO VRINDAVANA
SALVATION OF VATSASUR
SALVATION OF BAKASUR
SALVATION OF AGHASUR
ATTACHMENT OF BRAHMA, STEALING OF CATTLE AND COWHERDS
SALVATION OF DHENUKASUR
GRACE ON KALIYA THE NAGA
SALVATION OF PRALAMBASUR
STEALING OF CLOTHES
LIFTING OF GOVARDHAN
WORSHIP OF GOVARDHAN AND INDIGNATION OF INDRA
RASS LEELA
PITIABLE CONDITION OF GOPIS IN KRISHNA'S ABSENCE
RE-APPEARANCE OF LORD KRISHNA AMONG GOPIS
MAHARAS
SALVATION OF SUDARSHAN AND SHANKHCUR
SALVATION OF ARISHTASUR
KANSA SENDS AKRURA
DEPARTURE OF KRISHNA AND BALARAMA FOR MATHURA
AKRURA HAS A SIGHT OF LORD IN FOUR-ARMED FORM
ARRIVAL IN MATHURA AND GRACE ON KUBJA
BREAKING OF THE BOW AND KILLING ELEPHANT
SALVATION OF WRESTLERS
SALVATION OF KANSA
SENDING UDDHAVA AS MESSENGER
BHRAMAR GEET
TALE OF MUCHKUND
MESSAGE OF RUKMANI FOR LORD KRISHNA
KRISHNA DEFEATS RUKMI AND MARRIES RUKMANI
BIRTH OF PRADYUMN, KILLING OF SHABARASUR
TALE OF SYAMANTAK THE GEM AND ITS THEFT
SALVATION OF BHAUMASUR
PRADYUMN'S MARRIAGE WITH RUKMVATI
MARRIAGE OF USHA-ANIRUDH
TALE OF THE KING NRIG
SALVATION OF PAUNDRAK
SALVATION OF DWIVID
MARRIAGE OF SAMB
KINGS IN CAPTIVITY SEEK KRISHNA’S HELP TO KILL JARASANDH
SALVATION OF SHISHUPAL
SALVATION OF SHALV
SALVATION OF DANTVAKTRA AND VIDURATH
SUDAMA: THE LORD KRISHNA’S FRIEND
MEETING OF LORD KRISHNA WITH GOPIS
ORGANISATION OF YAGYA BY VASUDEV
REVISTING OF DEVAKI'S SIX SONS
LOVE AND MARRIAGE OF SUBHADRA AND ARJUNA
RELEASE OF SHIVA FROM CRISIS
TESTING OF TRINITY
REVIVAL OF BRAHMN'S DEAD CHILDREN
CHAPTER SIX THE SAGES CURSE YADUVANSHIS
NARADA PREACHES VASUDEV ABOUT BHAGAVAT
KRISHNA DEPARTS TO HIS ABODE AND DESTRUCTION OF YADUS
BHIKSHU GEET
PART SIX
SHIVA MAHAPURANA: INTRODUCTION
PROPER METHOD OF LISTENING TO SHIVA PURANA
PART ONE VIDYESHWAR SAMHITA
GREATNESS OF SHIVALINGA--PILLAR OF FIRE-- OMKAR
RITUALS OF THE WORSHIP OF SHIVA—SACRED PIGRIMAGES
CONDUCT OF THE RESPECTIVE CASTES--DHARMA
'THE IMPORTANCE OF AGNI-YAGYA'
APPROPRIATE PLACE AND TIME FOR WORSHIPPING SHIVA
WORSHIPPING THE IDOL OF SHIVA
THE MAJESTY OF PRANAV PANCHAKSHAR
WORLDLY BONDAGES AND SALVATION
THE WORSHIP OF PARTHIVA LINGA
IMPORTANCE OF NAIVEDYA AND BILVA-LEAVES
THE IMPORTANCE OF BHASMA (ASH) IN SHIVA'S WORSHIP
IMPORTANCE OF RUDRAKSHA
VICTORY OF NARADA OVER 'KAMA'
BRAHMA PREACHES NARADA ON ORIGIN OF VISHNU AND BRAHMA
SIVA ENDS BRAHMA – VISHNU DISPUTE AND SHABDA BRAHMA
THE METHODS OF WORSHIPPING SHIVA
THE ORIGIN OF KAILASH AND VAIKUNTH
THE EMERGENCE OF RUDRAVATAR AND CREATION
GUNANIDHI - THE BRAHMINS' SON
SHIVA GOES TO KAILASH
SATI KHAND
MANIFESTATION OF 'KAMA' WHO IS CURSED BY BRAHMA
SANDHYA DOES PENANCE AND GETS BOON FROM SHIVA
SANDHYA BORN AS ARUNDHATI AND MARRIES SAGE VASHISHTHA
CREATION OF MARGANAS AND KAMA'S FUTILE ATTEMPTS
DURGA BORN AS DAKSHA'S DAUGHTER SATI
SATI DOES PENANCE—SHIVA MARRIES SATI
LORD BRAHMA FACES THE WRATH OF SHIVA
IMPORTANCE OF DEVOTION IN KALI YUGA
SATI'S DOUBT ABOUT SRI RAMA
DAKSHA'S ANIMOSITY TOWARDS SHIVA— PERFORMS YAGYA
SATI'S DISHONOR—GIVES UP LIFE
VEERBHARDA CUTS OFF DAKSHA'S HEAD
KSHUVA–DADHICHI FIGHT AND VISHNU–DADHICHI FIGHT
DAKSHA REVIVED AND YAGYA COMPLETED
PARVAT KHAND
BIRTH OF PARVATI
THE BIRTH OF 'BHAUM'- MARS
SHIVA ARRIVES AT HIMALAYA AND CONVERSATION WITH PARVATI
THE BIRTH OF VAJRANG
BIRTH OF TARAKASUR AND HIS PENANCE
KAMADEVA REDUCED TO ASHES BY SHIVA
NARADA PREACHES PARVATI DOES PENANCE
PARVATI'S LOVE FOR SHIVA TESTED BY SAPTARISHIS AND SHIVA
SHIVA DEMAND PARVATI AS HIS CONSORT
ANARANYA - THE KING
PADMA AND PIPPALAD
LORD SHIVA'S MARRIAGE PROCESSION—DIVINE PLAYS
SHIVA'S DEPARTURE WITH PARVATI TO KAILASH
KARTIKEYA
KILLING OF TARAKASUR
KILLINGS OF PRALAMB AND BANASUR
GANESH
SHIVA SEVERS GANESHA'S HEAD –LATER GIVEN ELEPHANT HEAD
GANESHA'S MARRIAGE
TRIPURASUR - THE THREE DEMONS
KILLINGS OF TRIPURASURS
LORD SHIVA SPARES THE LIFE OF INDRA
MANIFESTATION OF JALANDHAR
BATTLE BETWEEN JALANDHAR AND THE DEITIES
BATTLE BETWEEN LORD SHIVA AND JALANDHAR
VRINDA GETA DISHONORED
KILLING OF JALANDHAR
MANIFESTATION OF 'AMLA' (MYROBALAN), TULSI (BASIL) AND 'MALTI'
BIRTH OF SHANKHACHUDA AND HIS MARRIAGE
SHANKHACHUDA BECOMES THE RULER OF ALL THE THREE WORLDS
SHIVA KILLS SHANKHACHUDA
TULSI CURSES LORD VISHNU
KILLING OF HIRANYAKSHA
KILLING OF HIRANYAKSHIPU
SHIVA TEACHES 'MRITASANJIVANI VIDDYA' TO SHUKRACHARYA
BATTLE BETWEEN LORD SHIVA AND ANDHAK
KILLING OF GAJASUR
KILLING OF NIRHADDAITYA
KILLING OF VIDAL AND UTPAL
PART THREE SHATRUDRA SAMHITA
FIVE SHIVA INCARNATIONS
EIGHT IDOLS OF SHIVA
SHIVA AS ARDHANARISHWAR
VARIOUS INCARNATION OF VYASA AND LORD SHIVA
NANDIKESHWAR
BHAIRAV GETS LIBERATED FROM HIS SIN
SHIVA TAKES INCARNATION AS SHARABH
VISHWANAR RECEIVES BOON FROM SHIVA
SHIVA'S INCARNATION AS GRIHAPATI
LORD SHIVA'S INCARNTION AS YAKSHESHWAR
TEN INCARNATIONS OF SHIVA AND SHAKTI
THE ORIGIN OF ELEVEN RUDRAS
INCARNATION OF HANUMAN
SHIVA'S INCARNATION AS MAHESH
LORD VISHNU CREATES TURBULENCES
SHIVA'S INCARNATION AS VRISHABH
KILLING OF VRITTRASUR
SHIVA'S INCARNATION AS YATINATH
SHIVA'S INCARNATION AS 'KRISHNA DARSHAN'
LORD SHIVA APPEARS AS A BEGGAR
SAGE VYASA ADVISES THE PANDAVAS TO WORSHIP SHIVA
LORD SHIVA APPEARS IN GUISE OF 'KIRAT' AND BLESSES ARJUNA
THE TWELVE JYOTIRLINGAS
THE GREATNESS OF 'UPALINGAS'
ATRI AND ANUSUYA DO PENANACE
THE BRAHMIN WOMAN ATTAINS TO HEAVEN
CATEGORIES OF AUSTERITY OR TAPA
THE ORIGIN OF BODY
THE DESCENT OF GANGA
THE AUSTERITIES OF VED VYASA
INCARNATION OF MAHAKALI
INCARNATION OF MAHALAKSHMI
INCARNATION OF MAHASARASWATI
UMA WARNS THE DEITIES
THE INCARNATION OF SHAKAMBARI
CLASSIFICATIONS OF YOGA
CONDUCTS OF A SANYASI
THE GREATNESS OF PRANAV MANTRA
INITIATION AND LAST RITES OF A SANYASI
THE TALE OF NAIMISHARANYA
TIME, CALCULATION, AND YUGAS
MEDITATION
PASHUPAT VRATA RITUALS CONNECTED WITH SHIVA'S WORSHIP
INTRODUCTION OF THE UNIVERSE
DUTIES OF A BRAHMIN
CHANTING OF MANTRAS AND ESTABLISHING DEITIES WITHIN BODY
MENTAL WORSHIP OF SHIVA
METHOD OF PERFORMING 'HAVANA'
INSTALLATION OF SHIVALINGA
CLASSIFICATION OF YOGA
OBSTACLES AND DIVINE POWERS IN THE PATH OF YOGA
SANATKUMAR RECEIVES SHIVA-GYAN FROM NANDI
ATTONMENT OF LORD SHANKAR
THE DESTRUCTION OF DAKSHA'S YAGYA
TALES OF DEMONS
SUKESHI'S QUERIES
SINFUL DEEDS
JAMBUDWEEP AND BHARATAVARSH
DASHANG DHARMA
THE RISE AND FALL OF SUKESHI'S KINGDOM
TALES OF NAR-NARAYAN
PRAHLADA MEETS NAR-NARAYAN
PRAHLADA BLESSED BY NAR-NARAYAN
MANIFESTATION OF VEGETATION FROM THE DEITIES
MAHISHASURA
THE DEMONS- CHAND AND MUND
KILLING OF MAHISHASURA
RE-INCARNATION OF GODDESS DURGA
THE TALES OF KING KURU AND KURUKSHETRA
BALI- THE DEMON KING
DEITIES DO PENANCE AND LORD NARAYAN BLESSES KASYAP
BALI'S QUERIES TO PRAHLADA
MANIFESTATION OF LORD VAMANA
LORD VAMANA'S DEMANDS
RIVER SARASWATI
KURUKSHETRA
SAGE MANKANAK EULOGISES SHIVA
SOME SACRED PLACES OF PILGRIMAGE
VASHISHTHAPAVAH TIRTHA
KAMYAKVAN TIRTHA
STHANU TIRTHA
SAGES TAKE LORD SHIVA'S REFUGE
THE GREATNESS OF SANIHITYA SAROVAR AND STHANU TIRTHA
OTHER PROMINENT LINGAS
KING VENA, BIRTH OF PRITHU
VENA ATTAINS HEAVEN
THE ORIGIN OF BRAHMESHWAR'S FOUR HEADS
PRITHUDAK TIRTHA
LORD SHIVA SENDS MARRIAGE PROPOSAL
UMA MARRIES LORD SHIVA
VISHWAKARMA CONSTRUCTS A PALACE
KILLING OF NISHUMBH AND SHUMBH
BIRTH OF KARTIKEYA
RITUDHWAJ INJURES PATALKETU
LORD SHIVA DOES PENANCE
LORD VISHNU KILLS MURA
DESCRIPTION OF HELLS
VISHWAKARMA BECOMES A MONKEY
SEARCH FOR CHITRANGADA AND VEDAVATI
SAGE SHUKRACHARYA CURSES DANDA
LORD SHIVA PREPARES FOR THE BATTLE
GANAS THRONG MANDAR MOUNTAIN
THE BATTLE COMMENCES
SHUKRACHARYA USES SANJIVANI VIDYA
LORD SHIVA KILLS ANDHAK
THE ORIGIN OF MARUT GANAS
MARUT GANAS OF DIFFERENT MANVANTARAS
LORD VISHNU KILLS KALNEMI
THE SPLENDOURS OF BALI
PURURAVA REGAINS HIS GOOD LOOKS
THE DESCRIPTION OF NAKSHATRA PURUSHA
PRAHLADA'S PILGRIMAGE
TALES OF UPAMANYU AND SRIDAMA
GAJENDRA AND THE CROCODILE
THE GREATNESS OF SARASWAT STOTRA
ARRIVAL OF LORD VAMANA AT KURUKSHETRA
LORD BRAHMA WORSHIPS LORD VAMANA
BALI LIVES IN PATAL LOKA
BENEFITS OF STUDYING VAMANA PURANA
VAMANA INCARNATION
BALI ABUSES LORD VISHNU
THE DEITIES RESTING DAYS
INTRODUCTION
BIRDS MIGRATE TO VINDHYACHAL
DIVINE PLAYS OF GOD
EXPIATION OF BALARAMA
KILLING OF DRAUPADI'S SONS
KING HARISHCHANDRA
THE STORK AND THE PARTRIDGE
BIRTH OF LIVING CREATURES
YAMADOOT AND THE KING OF VIDEHA
Description Of Tortures In Hell
Attenuation Of Sins
DATTATREYA'S PREACHES KARTAVEERYA ARJUNA
KUVALAYASHVA AND THE HORSE KUVALAYA
SEPARATION OF MADALASA
MADALASA IS REBORN
RITUDHWAJ RE-UNITES WITH MADALASA
BIRTH OF MADALASA'S SONS
PREACHINGS OF MADALASA
DO'S AND DON'TS DURING A SHRADHA
AUSPICIOUS DAYS AND MONTHS
FORBIDDEN AND PERMITTED ITEMS
KING ALARKA AND HIS QUERIES ABOUT YOGA
DATTATREYA PREACHES ALARKA
YOGADHYAY
PERFECTION IN YOGA AND DAILY ROUTINE
DESCRIPTION OF DISASTROUS TRAPS
ALARKA MASTERS YOGA AND PENANCE OF JADA AND HIS FATHER
THE ORIGIN OF THE UNIVERSE
LORD BRAHMA'S LIFESPAN
NATURAL AND FLAWED CREATIONS
CREATION OF THE DEITIES
FAMOUS MYTHOLOGICAL TALES
PRINCE NABHAG
CURSE OF SAGE PRAMATI
BHALANDAN AND VATSAPRI
THE KINGDOMS OF PRANSHU, PRAJATI AND KHANITRA
KING KHANITRA
KING VIVINSHA
KING KHANINETRA
KARANDHAM
KING AVIKSHEET
AVEEKSHIT DEFEATED, LIBERATION AND DISENCHANTMENT
AVEEKSHIT PROMISES HIS FATHER TO GET MARRIED
AVEEKSHIT RESCUES VAISHALINI
AVEEKSHIT MARRIES VAISHALINI
KING MARUT
A HERMIT ADVISES MARUT ON BEHALF OF VEERA
THE HERMITS SONS BECOME ALIVE
KING NARISHYANT
SUMANA CHOOSES DAMA AS HER HUSBAND
KILLING OF NARISHYANT
KING DAMA KILLS VAYUSHMAN
THE BENEFITS OF READING MARKANDEYA PURANA
PRIYAVRATA ATTAINS TO HEAVENLY ABODE
ASHVASHIRA'S UNIFICATION WITH LORD NARAYAN
KING VASU AND SAGE RAIMYA UNITE WITH SRI HARI
MATSYA AVATAR
KING DURJAY
THE APPROPRIATE TIME FOR PERFORMING SHRADHA
SHRADHA KALPA
HOW TO INVITE BRAHMINS TO SHRADHA CEREMONY
TYPES OF SHRADHA AND MANTRA
THE RITUALS OF PINDA DAN AND BALIVAISHVA DEVA
THE MANIFESTATION OF VARIOUS DEITIES
AGNI
ASHWINI KUMARS
GODDESS PARVATI
LORD GANAPATI
NAG DEVTA
LORD ADITYA
ASHTA MATRIKAS
GODDESS DURGA
DASH DISHAS
KUBERA
LORD VISHNU
DHARMA
LORD RUDRA
TANMATRAS
CHANDRAMA
KURMA-DWADASHI VRATA
VARAHA-DWADASHI VRATA
NRISIMHA-DWADASHI VRATA
VAMANA-DWADASHI VRATA
JAMDAGNYA-DWADASHI VRATA
KALKI-DWADASHI VRATA
PADMANABH-DWADASHI VRATA
DHARNI-VRATA
BUDDHA-DWADASHI VRATA
SUBH-VRATA
KANTI-VRATA
SAUBHAGYA-VRATA
AVIGHNA-VRATA
SHANTI-VRATA
KAM-VRATA
AROGYA-VRATA
PUTRA-PRAPTI VRATA
SHAURYA AND SARVA BHAUM VRATA
TIL DHENU-DAN
JAL-DHENU DAN
RASA DHENU DAN
GUD-DHENU DAN
SHARKARA-DHENU DAN
BADRIKASHRAMA
MANDAR TIRTH
SOMESHWAR LINGA
SHALGRAM KSHETRA
RURU KSHETRA
STOOTSWAMI TIRTH
DWARKA
SANANDOOR TIRTH
LOHARGAL TIRTH
MATHURA
CHAKRA TIRTH
KAPILA TIRTH
GOVARDHAN TIRTH
GOKARNA TIRTH
STONE- IDOL
EARTHEN AND COPPER IDOLS
BRONZE IDOL
SILVER AND GOLD IDOLS
RITUALS PERTAINING TO LAST RITES
ASHAUCHA AND PINDA KALPA
THE FLAWED SHRADHA AND ITS PREVENTION
PREPARATION OF 'MADHUPARK'
NACHIKETA'S EXPERIENCE
KARMA VIPAK
VIRTUES OF CHASTITY
LIBERATION FROM SINS
MISCELLANEOUS STORIES
THE MEANS OF VISHNU REALIZATION
SAGE GAUTAM CURSES THE BRAHMINS
PRAKRITI AND PURUSHA
BHUWAN-KOSH AND THE ISLANDS
JAMBUDWEEPA
SHAK DWEEPA
KUSHA DWEEPA
KRAUNCHA DWEEPA
SHALMALI DWEEPA
TRISHAKTI
Avataras
The Fish
The Turtle
The Boar
Man -Lion
The Dwarf
Parashurama
Rama
The Harivamsha
The Mahabharataa
Buddha
Kalki
Creation
How To Pray, How To Build Temples And Idols
Places Of Pilgrimage
Astrology
VarnA Ashrama Dharma
Sins And Their Atonement
Vratas
Giving Alms
Gayatri Mantra
The King
Dreams
Omens and Signs
Battle
Rama Precepts
Dhanurveda
Property
Donating the Puranas
Dynasties
Medicine
Destruction
Yama And Hell
The Knowledge Of The Brahman
The Gita
Yama Gita
The Agni Purana's Virtues
Introduction
Indradyumna
VarnAshrama Dharma
A Digression on Time
The Boar Incarnation
Creation continued
Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva
Rudra
Parvati's Thousand Names
The Line of Uttanapada
Daksha's Story
Hiranyakashipu
Hiranyaksha
A Digression on Goutama
Andhaka
Vana
The Solar Dynasty
The Lunar Dynasty
Durjaya and Urvashi
Krishna's Tapasya
The YUGAS (Eras)
Lingas
Geography and Astronomy
Veda Vyasa
Shiva's Incarnations
The Ishvara Gita
Rituals
The Sita who was an Illusion
Shiva and Brahma
FABLE OF PURANAJAN
TALE OF BHARATA
DESCRIPTION OF THE EXTENT OF THE LANDMASS
TALE OF AJAMIL
DIALOGUE OF YAMA AND YAMADUTS
BIRTH OF DAKSHA FROM PRACHETAS
INSULT OF BRIHASPATI BY THE GODS
Preaching of Narayana Kavach (shield) to Indra by Vishwrup
Killing of Vishvarup and MAKING Vajra with DADHICHI bones
TALE OF JAY-VIJAY
TALE OF HIRANYAKSH AND HIRANYKASHIPU
STORY OF PRAHLADA THE GREAT DEVOTEE
Preaching to Demon Boys by Prahlada
CHAPTER EIGHT
DESCRIPTION OF MANVATARAS
TALE OF GAJENDRA THE ELEPHANT and GRAH, THE CROCODILE
Previous Births of Gaja and Grah
CHURNING OF THE SEA
CONQUERING OF HEAVEN BY KING BALI
Vamana incarnation of God
TALE OF MATSYAVATAR
TALE OF SUDYUMN
TALE OF PARISHADHRU
TALE OF SHARYATI
TALE OF AMBRISH
DESCRIPTION OF IKSHVAKU DYNASTY
CHANDRA DYNASTY
CHAPTER TEN
MARRIGE OF VASUDEV AND DEVAKI
ARRIVAL OF GOD IN UNBORN BABY
BIRTH OF LORD KRISHNA
FESTIVITIES IN GOKUL OVER LORD'S BIRTH
SALVATION OF POOTANA
KILLING OF SHAKAT
ATTACHMENT OF BRAHMA, STEALING OF CATTLE and COWHERDS
VENU GEET
WORSHIP OF GOVARDHAN
ANGRY RETALIATION OF INDRA
RAS LEELA
PITIABLE CONDITION OF GOPIS IN GOD'S ABSENCE
GOPIKA GEET
KILLING OF ELEPHANT
YAGYOPAVIT OF KRISHNA AND BALARAMA
BATTLES WITH JARASANDH AND CONSTRUCTION OF DWARIKAPURI
KRISHNA'S OTHER MARRIAGES
THE KINGS IN CAPTIVITY SEEK LORD'S HELP
KILLING OF JARASANDH
SUDAMA: THE LORD'S FRIEND
MEETING OF LORD WITH GOPAS-GOPIS
PRAYERS OF VEDAS
REVIVAL OF BRAHMIN'S DEAD CHILDREN
LORD DEPARTS TO HIS ABODE AND DESTRUCTION OF YADUVANSHIS
FINAL BEATITUDE OF PARIKSHIT AND NAGYAGYA OF JANMEJAY
BRANCHES OF VEDAS AND DIVISIONS
PENANCE OF MARKANDEYA AND SIGHTING OF MAYA
PART ONE SUTA NARRATES THE DIVINE TALES OF LINGA PURANA
FIRST CANTO PRATHAM SARG
THE ORIGIN OF CREATION
LORD SHIVA - THE SUPREME LIBERATOR
INCARNATIONS OF MANU AND VYASA
THE ESSENCE OF YOGA
OBSTACLES IN THE PATH OF YOGA
REALISATION OF SHIVA
VENERABLENESS OF SADYOJAT
LORD VAMDEV
LORD TAT PURUSHA
LORD AGHORESH
LORD ISHAN
THE ORIGIN OF SHIVALINGA
PART TWO LORD SHIVA BLESSES BRAHMA and VISHNU
THE MANIFESTATION OF LORD BRAHMA
LORD BRAHMA BECOMES THE CREATOR
DESCRIPTION OF DIFFERENT KALPAS
INCARNATIONS OF SHIVA DURING VARIOUS DWAPAR YUGAS
LORD SHIVA TESTS THE PATIENCE OF SAGES
SAGE SHWET
SAGES EULOGIZE LORD SHIVA
LORD SHIVA PREACHES THE SAGES
DADHICHI SUBJUGATES KSHOOPA
KSHOOPA ACCEPTS DEFEAT
SHILAD'S IMPOSSIBLE DEMAND
PART THREE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF FOUR ERAS
KALI YUGA
MANIFESTATION OF BRAHMA
MANIFESTATION OF NANDISHWAR
THE NETHER WORLD
THE SEVEN ISLANDS
BHARATA VARSH
THE MERU MOUNTAIN
THE PROMINENT MOUNTAINS
THE SUN
LORD BRAHMA ASSIGNS LORDSHIPS TO THE DEITIES
THE CHARIOTS OF SUN MOON AND OTHER PLANETS
THE RADIANCE OF SURYA
PART FOUR DHRUVA -- THE SUPREME DEVOTEE
THE ORIGIN OF DEITIES
SAGE PARASHAR
THE LINEAGE OF ADITYA
YADU DYNASTY
LORD BRAHMA BLESSES THE DEMONS
APPOINTMENT OF ANDHAK AS THE LORD OF GANAS
THE LIBERATION OF EARTH
THE ORIGIN OF LORD GANESH
SHIV TANDAV
PART FIVE UPAMANYU
THE GREATNESS OF DWADASHAKSHAR MANTRA
SHADAKSHAR MANTRA
LORD PASHUPATI
THE MAJESTIC LORD MAHESHWAR
THE SUN - MANIFESTATION OF SHIVA'S POWER
SHIVA TATVA
THE GREATNESS OF SHIVA
THE IMPORTANCE OF GURU
THE RITUALS OF INITIATION
VAJRESHWARI VIDYA
DIFFERENT TYPES OF YOGA
CHAPTER ONE TALK BETWEEN SUTA AND SAGES IN NAIMISHARANYA
CHAPTER - 2 NARADA PRAYS TO LORD VISHNU
CHAPTER - 3 PROFILE OF THE SAGE MARKANDEYA
CHAPTER - 4 TALE OF THE SAGE MARKANDEYA
CHAPTER - 5 THE GREATNESS OF THE GANGES
CHAPTER - 6 FATE OF KING BAHU
CHAPTER - 7 THE BIRTH OF SAGAR
CHAPTER - 8 SALVATION OF SAUDAS
CHAPTER - 9 KING BALI DEFEATS THE GODS
CHAPTER - 10 ORIGIN OF THE GANGES
CHAPTER - 11 DEFINITION OF DHARMA
CHAPTER - 12 DESCRIPTION OF RELIGIOUS ACTION
CHAPTER - 13 EXPIATION FOR THE SINS
CHAPTER - 14 TORTURE IN THE HELL
CHAPTER - 15 DESCENT OF GANGES AND SALVATION OF SAGAR'S SONS
CHAPTER - 16 DESCRIPTION OF DWADASHI FAST
CHAPTER - 17 DESCRIPTION OF FAST FOR LAKSHMINARAYAN
CHAPTER - 18 FLAGGING IN THE TEMPLE OF LORD VISHNU
CHAPTER - 19 TALE OF THE KING SUMITS PREVIOUS BIRTH
CHAPTER - 20 DESCRIPTION OF HARIPANCHRATRA VRATA
CHAPTER - 21 DESCRIPTION OF THE FRUITS OF FAST
CHAPTER - 22 TALE OF BHADRASHEEL BRAHMIN
SATI JUMPS INTO THE SACRIFICIAL FIRE
VIRTUES OF WORSHIPPING LORD SHIVA
CHURNING OF THE OCEAN
THE EMERGENCE OF AMBROSIA
LORD BRAHMA'S BOON TO TARAKASUR
SHIVA TEST'S PARVATI'S DEVOTION
THE ARRIVAL OF 'SAPTARISHIS'
KARTIKEYA KILLS TARAKASUR
VIRTUES OF OBSERVING FAST ON 'SHIVARATRI'
KARTIKEYA'S SORROW
KILLING OF PRALAMB
KALBHITI'S AUSTERE PENANCE
ARUNACHAL SHIVALINGA
LORD SHIVA--THE SOVEREIGN CREATOR
EXECUTION OF SHUMBH NISHUMBH AND MAHISHASUR
PARVATI RECEIVES ARUNCHALESHWAR'S GRACE
LORD VARAHA MANTRA
MANIFESTATION OF PADMAVATI
PADMAVATI BECOMES LORD HARI'S CONSORT
KING PARIKSHIT
KRISHNA TEERTH
SOME OTHER PLACES OF PILGRIMAGE ON VENKETACHAL MOUNTAIN
ANJANA'S PENANCE AT AKASHGANGA TEERTH
VISHNU ADVISES BRAHMA TO GO TO PURUSHOTTAM KSHETRA
MARKANDEYA EULOGIZES VISHNU
HOLY PLACES IN THE VICINITY OF PURUSHOTTAM - KSHETRA
VIDYAPATI EULOGIZES LORD NEELMADHAV
INDRADYUMNA LEAVES FOR PURUSHOTTAM KSHETRA
INDRADYUMNA REACHES 'EKAMRACHHETRA'
INDRADYUMNA EULOGIZES LORD NEELMADHAV
NARADA INSTALLS THE IDOL OF NRISIMHA
INDRADYUMNA PERFORMS ASHWAMEDHA YAGYAS
JAGANNATH IDOL IS CARVED OUT
CONSECRATION OF THE IDOLS
RATH YATRA
SOME PROMINENT PLACES OF PILGRIMAGE
THE MAJESTY OF BADRIKSHETRA
THE IMPORTANCE OF HINDU MONTH 'KARTIK'
THE IMPORTANCE OF 'HOLY DIPS' IN MARGASHIRSH
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CHARITY MADE IN 'VAISHAKH'
AYODHYAPURI
RAMESHWAR KSHETRA
SETU BANDH
RAMESHWAR LINGA
DHARMARANYA KSHETRA
LOSS OF MORAL VALUES IN KALIYUGA
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CHATURMASYA VRAT
IMPORTANCE OF ABSTINENCE DURING CHATURMAS
RITUALS PERTAINING TO SHODASH UPACHAR
IV. KASHI KHAND
AGASTYA ORDERS VINDHYA TO DIMINISH ITS SIZE
KASHI -THE SACROSANCT PLACE OF PILGRIMAGE
LORD KARTIKEYA DESCRIBES THE MAJESTY OF KASHI
THE ORIGIN OF KASHI
KAPAL MOCHAN
VARIOUS NAMES OF UJJAINIPURI
THE GRANDEUR OF AVANTIPURI
THE DESCENT OF NARMADA
NARMADA MARRIES PURUKUTSU
MANU RECEIVES A BOON FROM NARMADA
JAMDAGNI RECEIVES KAMDHENU
DESCRIPTION OF HELL
TRISHANKU CURSED BY VASHISHTHA'S SONS
VISHWAMITRA COMMENCES NEW CREATION
DESCRIPTION OF PURANAS AND UP-PURANAS
PRABHAS TERTH
SOMNATH LINGA
DIFFERENT NAMES OF SOMNATH
SIDDHESHWAR LINGA AND SIDDHA LINGA
CHANDRA DEVA EULOGIZES SHIVA
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF GETTING ONE'S HEAD TONSURED
THE EMERGENCE OF SARASWATI IN PRABHAS KSHETRA
PRABHAS -THE ABODE OF TRINITY GODDESSES
DWARKA MAHATMYA: SAGES' QUERIES TO PRAHLAD
THE SANCTITY OF DWARKAPURI
I. INTRODUCTION
HOW GARUDA PURANA WAS PROPAGATED
LORD VISHNU REVEALS HIS OMNIPOTENT NATURE
THE BEGINNING OF COPULATIVE CREATION
THE DHRUVA DYNASTY
VARIOUS NAMES OF 'SHALIGRAM'
PRAJAPATI RUCHI'S DISENCHANTMENT
PRAJAPATI RUCHI MARRIES MANINI
COPULATION PROHIBITED ON CERTAIN DAYS
VII. DIFFERENT KIND OF AUSTERITIES
VIRTUES OF OBSERVING FAST ON SHIVA RATRI NIGHT
THE POWER OF CHASTITY
IX. SHRI KRISHNA
X. THE TALE OF MAHABHARATA
XI. THE ETERNAL TRUTH
THE SUPREME YOGA
DEVOTION-THE PATH LEADING TO ALMIGHTY
NRISINHA STOTRA
KULAMRIT STOTRA
MRITYU ASHTAK STOTRA
XIII. SALVATION THROUGH YOGA
SELF REALIZATION
BRAHMA-GITA
XIV. GARUDA QUERIES
SALVATION THROUGH RITUALS
DEATH AND AFTER
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