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.
|Published (Last):||26 June 2016|
|PDF File Size:||5.78 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||5.90 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Ethics in Linga Purana Giving help to everyone, showing kindness to all, is called the highest worship of the Lord of eight forms. Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. Chronology of Hindu texts. Like all the Oinga, the Linga Purana has a complicated chronology. Each titled work consists of material that has grown by numerous accretions in successive historical eras.
As they exist today, the Puranas are a stratified literature. Stella Kramrisch  . 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 Myths and Gods of India. The Linga Purana is notable telkgu its aggressiveness in retaliating against those who censure Shiva, suggesting in chapter 1. 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.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. State University of New York Press. The text exists in many inconsistent versions, and was likely revised over time and expanded. Thus no Purana has a single date of composition.
Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad. The estimate composition dates for the oldest core of Linga Purana vary between scholars, ranging from the 5th-century CE to 10th-century.
Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda. It accompanies the concept of Brahmanwhich as invisible signless lknga existent Principle, is formless or linga-less. This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat Views Read Edit View history.
Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda. 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.
The text is titled after its theme, that is the worship of Lingaand the text is primarily focussed on Shiva as Supreme.
The rise of the Goddess in the Hindu Tradition. A Reader in the Sanskrit Puranas . The Linga Purana consists of two parts — the longer Purva-bhaga and the shorter Uttara-bhaga.
Retrieved from ” https: Giving help to everyone, showing kindness to all, is called the highest worship of the Lord of eight forms. Cornelia Dimmitt and J. The verses of the text, states Kramrisch, presents Linga as an aniconic symbol of lingaa the matter and the spirit, the Prakriti and the Purushawhereby the “powers of creation, liberation and annihilation” are symbolized by the icon.
Part of a series on.