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Then the procreation by the great-souled Dharma from Daksa’s daughters like Sabda rather Sraddha as in. The sage Bhrgu cursed Visnu to take birth as brahmnada human being seven times and in their presence restored his wife back to life ibid 7 2. How thousands of the different continents com- prise the group of seven Dvlpas. On being requested thus by the sages then, the excessively intelligent Suta, endowed with humility, offered an excellent reply full ofmodesty thus: It gives the geography ofJambudvIpa at a later place.
Men and women will be character-less. The sages who followed it to that place accepted it for their sacrificial session. Gonda for inviting my attention to this article His letter dated.
But when Sanat-Kumara and others became Yogins and pugana not procreate, Brahma telugh mind-born sons viz.
The Siva-linga Modern scholars hold that the symbol Linga of Siva is his phallus. Hence white Yajurveda is called Vdjasaneyi Samhitd. The narration of the creation of Svayambhuva Manu. What is the relation between the four Pddas of the Bd.
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Visnu is called a thou- sand-headed Purusa puranw is threefold according to gunas, four- fold according to Vyiihas manifestations. Introduction xxxi adopted by it. The positions of the stars and the planets and their transit from one Zodaical sign to another and the abode ofthe Siddhas and their distance in yojanas in details and the allocation of places in the heaven to men of auspicious conduct.
The auspicious births ofDaksa’s daughters from Prasflti. These have Sa, Ma and Ga as the starting brahmanxa. The story of Rclka’s wife Jamadagni’s Ksattriya mother eating up a portion of Caru charged with a specific mantra 1. He remained meditating for a thousand Yugas. He had the most excellent self- control.
Though the special feature of Dharma Sastra in Bd. He received the permission of the king? Being enraged, Uma, as a punishment for his disturbance at such ajuncture, forced Agni to carry the semen as foetus in his belly. As Purusa with a thousand heads, he is exclusively Sattvika. Thus the four sections are briefly mentioned by me.
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Parasu- rama angrily fixes an arrow to his bow to evaporate the whole ocean. The Vedic Age p. For tlie concept ‘Hiranyagarbiia’ vide V. Purrana the following un are given as table of con- tents their special explanations will be given in their respective chapters. The great blessing of the two types of Pitrs by means ofSrdddha; the Teluvu who have gone to the heaven and those who have had a downfall. After Parasurama’s retirement, Haihayas organise them- selves and in alliance with warlike tribes like sakas, Hflnas and others they assail Bahu the king of Ayodhya, the ally ofBhar- gavas.
Thus, the trinity of gods, though separate with separate functions, are but one entity. Installation of Siva Liiiga — Injunctions regarding Ash- bath XX Brahmanda Parana was an important centre oflearning and was mentioned several times in tiie famous inscription ofUsavadata B. When Parasurama went to Lord Siva to report his exploit the killing of Sahasrarjuna Siva and Uma were in their privacy.
The Puranas including Bd. The second section Anusahga, which this volume includes, contains 33 chapters His eight Names and Forms When VaranasI became vacant Nikumbha reported the telugh to god Siva who came to live there with his spouse.
The movement of the sun and the moon as well as that of the planets and luminaries is described. It has the efficacy of according auspiciousness as well as inauspiciousness to the subjects. This lacuna is however indi- rectly supplied in V. The critical Introduction, the lucid translation and comprehensive annotations are, in fact, his monumental contributions to the studies in Indology. The Puranas mention three Gramas viz.
The Text enumerates the names of 31 Tdnas only in their corrupt forms, but they do not throw any light on their nature. The name Subrahmanya is not applied to Skanda in our Purana and also in the Mbh. The movement of the sages is mentioned. Introduction Ixxxi Tantrism in Bd.
It is in every Dvapara that a Vyasa is born to arrange the floating Vedic hymns into four Sarhhitas. Citrd, Vrtti and Dakfind. The Lord knowing that these human dispositions always consist of the good and the evil, created them again, indeed, without hesitation avisahkah for the sake ofperformance of religious actions.
Religion and Philosophy in Bd. Appendix to the date ofthe Bd. For many years Bhargavas turned inimical since when his tax-collectors haras- sed them and many fled for life, though they were on friendly terms during his father’s reign.