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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The Myths and Gods of India. Thus no Purana has a single date of composition. Purana, text is titled after its theme, that is the worship of Lingaand the text is primarily focussed on Shiva as Supreme. Giving help to everyone, showing kindness to all, is called the highest worship of the Lord of eight forms.
Sri Linga Puranam ( శ్రీ లింగ పురాణం )
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. The rise of the Goddess in the Hindu Tradition. Timeline Chronology of Hindu texts.
State University of New York Press. The text presents cosmologymythology, seasons, festivals, geography, a tour guide for pilgrimage Teluga 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 text exists in many inconsistent versions, and was likely revised over time and expanded. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Like all the Puranas, the Linga Purana has a complicated chronology. Views Read Edit View history.
The estimate composition dates for the oldest core of Linga Ppuranam vary between scholars, ranging from the 5th-century CE to 10th-century. Chronology of Hindu texts. Retrieved from ” https: Cornelia Dimmitt and J.
As they exist today, the Puranas are a stratified literature.
The author s and date of the Linga Purana is te,ugu, and the estimates place the original text to have been composed between the 5th- to 10th-century CE. Stella Kramrisch  . Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda. Each titled work consists of material that has grown by numerous accretions in successive historical eras. The Linga Purana is notable for its aggressiveness in retaliating against those who censure Shiva, suggesting in chapter 1.
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It is as if they were libraries to which new volumes have been continuously added, not necessarily at the lijga of the shelf, but randomly. Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. The Linga Purana consists of two parts — the longer Purva-bhaga and the shorter Uttara-bhaga.
It accompanies the concept of Brahmanwhich as invisible signless and existent Principle, is formless or linga-less. Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda. 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.