The Linga Purana is one of the eighteen Mahapuranas, and a Shaivism text of Hinduism. The text’s title Linga refers to the iconography for Shiva. The author(s) . INR / $ , Title: Sri Linga Puranam, Author: hi Chakravarthi Ph.D., Genre: Spiritual. Brahma Puranas: Brahma Purana, Brahmanda Purana, Brahma Vaivarta Purana, Saiva Puranas: Shiva Purana, Linga Purana, Skanda Purana, Markandeya.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The verses of the text, states Kramrisch, presents Linga as an aniconic symbol of both the matter and the spirit, the Prakriti and the Purushawhereby the “powers of creation, liberation and annihilation” are symbolized by the icon.

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The text exists in many inconsistent versions, and was likely revised over time and expanded. State University of New York Press. Retrieved from ” https: Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad.

Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. Stella Kramrisch [19] [20]. The text is titled after its theme, that is the worship of Lingaand the text is primarily focussed on Shiva as Supreme.


Sri Linga Puranam

The Linga Purana consists of two teluug — the longer Purva-bhaga and the shorter Uttara-bhaga. Like all the Puranas, the Linga Purana has a complicated chronology. It accompanies the concept of Brahmanwhich as invisible signless and existent Principle, is formless or linga-less. It is as if they were libraries to which new volumes have been continuously added, not necessarily at the end of the shelf, but randomly.

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Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda. The Linga Purana is notable for its aggressiveness in retaliating against those who censure Shiva, suggesting in chapter 1. Cornelia Dimmitt and J.

This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat The text presents cosmologymythology, seasons, festivals, puranaam, a tour guide for pilgrimage Tirthaa manual for the design and consecration of the Linga and Nandistotrasthe importance of these icons, a description of Yoga with claims of its various benefits.

The estimate composition dates for the oldest core of Linga Purana vary between scholars, ranging from the 5th-century CE to 10th-century. Part of a luranam on. The Linga Purana survives in many versions, consisting of two parts — the Purva-bhaga older part, sometimes called Purvardha with chapters and Uttara-bhaga later part, sometimes called Uttarardha with 55 chapters.


The rise of the Goddess in the Hindu Tradition. Each titled work consists of material that has grown by numerous accretions in successive historical eras. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Giving help to everyone, showing kindness liga all, is called the highest worship of the Lord of eight forms.

Ethics in Linga Purana Giving help to everyone, showing kindness to all, is called the highest worship of the Lord of eight forms. Thus no Purana has a single date of composition. As they exist today, the Puranas are a stratified literature. The author s and date of the Linga Purana is unknown, and the estimates place the original text to have been composed between the 5th- to 10th-century CE. Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda.

A Reader in the Sanskrit Puranas [4]. Chronology of Hindu texts.