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PREFACE The present volume contains the Brahmanda Purana, Part I (Chapters ) completing the first-two sections (Prakriyd and Anusaiiga) of the text in. INR / $ , Title: Sri Brahmanda Puranam, Author: hi Chakravarthi Ph.D., Genre: Spiritual. The Brahmanda Purana (The History Of The Universe)Is One Of The Eighteen Mahapuranas, A Genre Of Eighteen Hindu Religious Texts And Has Been.

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Inauguration ofthe Sacrificial Cult. We find the same duration of Yuga in Mbh. Simi- larly, the Vedaiigas ancillary subjectsthe Dharmasastras Law codesthe sacred rites and holy observances also came out.

After this is the description of the creation of the 1. Bharata and other brahmanca are described, alongwith the rivers and mountains therein.

Astadasa Puranamulu | Andhra-Telugu

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. The description of the creation of subjects by Dhruva, the son of Uttanapada. Some works like Parasurama-Kalpasutra, Jamadagnya-dhanur- veda are attributed to him.

The particular description ofthe cities etc. But that Purana in. Roughly these four divisions have accommodated the nveLaksanas of a Purana as follows: So here we have a bonus of three more Vyasas in addition lo the prescribed twenty-eight.

The dtmerttions bbrahmanda mentioned. The whole chapter ibid 33 is Tantric. Another remarkable factor is that his army consists of goblins and evil spirits Pramathas and Vindyakas in addition to Devas. The next section deals with other dvipas, Saka, Kusa etc. The Dharma will be on the last leg. He is however right when he emphasizes the use of the right Alankdra 1.


It is obviously due to the political importance of Magadha as a seat ofimperial power while the Puranas were in the formative stage.

Brdhmanam kusalam prcchet Ksattra-bandhum andmayam I.

brrahmanda It further gives the genealogy of the teachers of Bd. The Kamadhenu flies away in the sky. SatI immolates herself in Yogic fire. In order to respect the axe of god Siva, Ganesa allowed a tusk of his to be cut down n. Dvaipayana — The son of Parasara and Satyavati, popularly known as Vyasa the arranger due to his classification of the floating traditional Mantras into four Vedas.

The next section on teluggu rsis offour Vedas, the mantras, their use differs considerably in details from SK. Ixii Brahmanda Parana MSrchand was the gradual ascent and descent of the seven notes of the basic scale. Churning of the nectar, Daityas cheated by Visnu asMohini. Among Brahmanas and Sages who attended was Bhagavan Romaharsana.

Our Purana magnifies Parasurama as an epic hero. The following seven mountains,’ viz. The path of Yoga through Pranayama, Pratyahara etc. Gonda of Utrecht in This is confirmed by K. The long section dealing with other Manus and the descendants of Svayambhuva Manu esp.

Meru the Saptavarsa of Jambiidvlpa and closes with Kuruvarsa. At the outset, the Purana among the sacred scriptures, was heard by Brahma. Enumeration of remaining Manu epochs I.

I shall narrate them in detail later on and in the proper order. Victorious is Lord Hari who sustains the worlds, who is unborn, who is omnipresent and possessed of the three qualities yet is also devoid of them.


Astadasa Puranamulu

Race of Priyavrata O B rah m anas, I shall expound the Purana that had been related by Matarisvan’ the wind-god on being asked by the noble-souled sages of Naimisa forest. A cult worshipping the image of Skanda, was in vogue at the time ofPataiijali 1st Cent A.

V Maury a Dynasty Op. Gonda concludes that the OJ. A city named Govardhana was built there by Rama. The remaining chapter is a glorification and explanation of the elements of Pasupatism as follows: Being over-powered thus by Ganesa, Parasurama hurled the axe given to him by Lord Sarikara. Ganesa prohibited Parasurama from immediate entrance.

ParvatI became offended at this act of Paras- rama bgahmanda remonstrated with lord Siva for his favouritism to Parasurama as against his son Ganesa and wanted to leave Siva’s house with her children. Our Purana attributes consent of the king to brzhmanda minister Candragupta’s plan ofcarrying away the cow, but Mbh. Ganesa pueana Skanda were guarding the door of that private apartment. Vyasa seems to have taught this Purana presumably others also to his five disciples but Jaimini, Sumantu, Puranq and Pailava Paila took interest in the Veda, leaving the preservation of the Puranic Lore to Suta Lo Ro maharsana.