Saura /Surya Purana is a Upapurāṇa depicting Śaivism.—In most of the lists [of upapurāṇas] in the fifteenth place, there is the mention of one Saura,
Aadi Purana was composed by Jinasena (a Digambara Monk) as a Sanskrit poem praising the life of first Tirthankara, Rishabhanatha. According to Jain tradition, it
Satatapa/Satyatapa was a sage mentioned in Varhapurana who was earlier a hunter. The main concept of this Smriti is- ‘Whether brief or detailed, if karma
According to the Puranic genealogy, Parashar Rishi is actually the grandson of Brahmarishi Vasishth and therefore, a great-grandson of the Creator-god Brahma. He is also
23,000 verses. One of the most studied and circulated Puranas, it also contains a controversial genealogical details of various dynasties. Better preserved after the 17th
24,000 verses. Possibly the oldest of all Maha Puranas. Some medieval Indian texts call it Vayaviya Purana. Mentioned and studied by Al Biruni, the 11th
24,000 verses. Primarily Vishnu-related worship manual, with large Mahatmya sections or travel guide to Mathura and Nepal. Presentation focuses on Varaha as incarnation of Narayana
10,000 verses. Describes North India, particularly Himalayan foothills region.
81,100 verses. Describes the birth of Skanda (or Karthikeya), son of Shiva. Being the longest Purana, it is an extraordinarily meticulous pilgrimage guide, containing geographical
24,000 verses. Discusses Shiva, and stories about him.
55,000 verses. A large compilation of diverse topics. The north Indian manuscripts of Padma Purana are very different than south Indian versions, and the various
25,000 verses. Also called Naradiya Purana. Discusses the four Vedas and the six Vedangas. Dedicates one Chapter each, from Chapters 92 to 109, to summarize
14,000 verses. An encyclopedia of diverse topics. Narrates the story of Matsya, the first of ten major Avatars of Vishnu. Likely composed in west India,
9,000 verses. Describes Vindhya Range and western India. Probably composed in the valleys of Narmada and Tapti rivers, in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Named after sage
11,000 verses. Discusses Lingam, symbol of Shiva, and origin of the universe. It also contains many stories of Lingam, one of which entails how Agni
17,000 verses. Describes the second of ten major avatars of Lord Vishnu.
19,000 verses. An encyclopedia of diverse topics. Primarily about Vishnu, but praises all gods. Describes how Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma collaborate. Many Chapters are a
17,000 verses. Discusses Shiva, Parvati, Ganesha, Devis, Vishnu, Krishna and Radha. Primarily mythology, love and seduction stories of gods and goddesses. Mentions geography and rivers
It has 12,000 verses. One of the earliest composed Puranas, it contains a controversial genealogical details of various dynasties. Includes Lalita Sahasranamam, law codes, system
10,000 verses. Sometimes also called Adi Purana, because many Maha Puranas lists put it first of 18. The text has 245 Chapters, shares many passages
18,000 verses. The most studied and popular of the Puranas, telling of Vishnu’s Avatars, and of Vaishnavism. It contains a controversial genealogical details of various
Agni Purana has 15,400 verses. Contains encyclopedic information. Includes geography of Mithila (Bihar and neighbouring states), cultural history, politics, education system, iconography, taxation theories, organization
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