Brahma Purana

The Brahma Purana is one of the eighteen Puranas, and in this Purana, Lord Brahma is very much praised, and he is mentioned as a supreme god similar to Lord Vishnu and Shiva. Brahma Purana is an ancient purana and similar to other puranas, this purana also was written by the great sage Veda Vyasa. […]

Agni Purana

The Agni Purana, is an ancient Purana, it is written in Sanskrit by Sri Vyasa Bhagavan, and it is considered as a very sacred Purana. In this Purana, the greatness of Lord Agni Deva is mentioned, and his various teachings to the Maharishis, Bhagavathas and saints are also mentioned. Agni describes about the four yugas, […]

Padma Purana

The Padma Purana is one of the eighteen Puranas, and similar to other puranas, this purana was written by Sri Veda Vyasa. It is considered as an extension of Brahma Purana, and in this purana, the creation of Brahma from the navel of Lord Vishnu, and his divine seat Lotus flower, also called as Padmam […]

Narada Purana

The Narada Purana is one of the eighteen puranas, and it was written in Sanskrit by the great sage Vyasa, and in this purana, the details about Narada Maharishi and his various teachings to the people is mentioned.It includes the visit to various Lokas by Narada Maharishi, and his conversation with the great bhakavathas like […]

Linga Purana

The Linga Purana is one of the eighteen Puranas, it describes about the importance of Lord Shiva, his consort Mata Parvati, and his children, Ganesha and Muruga, and it also tells us about the worship of Lord Shiva in the form of Shiva Lingam. This famous text is also believed to be written by the […]

Vayu Purana

The Vayu Purana is a Holy Purana and it is also believed to be written by Sri Veda Vyasa. Vayu Purana is a sacred text, which mentions about the powers of the Trimurtis and the importance in worshipping them. Vayu Purana also describes about the significance of Lord Vayu Bhagavan, the wind god, about his […]

Vamana Purana

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The Vamana Purana is a Sanskrit text, and it is believed to be written by Sri Veda Vyasa, and it is one of the eighteen Puranas of Hinduism. It describes about the noble Vamana Avatar, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, and about his greatness, holiness, perfectness and the kindness showered on his devotees. During the […]

Varaha Purana

Varaha Avatara of Lord Vishnu

The Varaha Purana is a famous Purana, and it describes the importance of Lord Varaha. It is one of the eighteen puranas, and it is believed to have been written by Sage Veda Vyasa in Sanskrit.In this text, the benefits of doing charity are explained clearly. Among the various forms of charity, food donation is […]

Kurma Purana

kurmavatara of Lord Vishnu Tortoise incarnation

The Kurma Purana is one of the eighteen sacred puranas, and it is considered as a great Vaishnavite text, and it describes the Kurma (tortoise) avatar of Lord Vishnu. Kurma avatar was taken during the time of churning of the Milk Ocean. When Devas and Asuras wanted to get the divine nectar from the Milk […]

Matsya Purana | The Oldest Purana

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The Matsya Purana (Machcha Purana) is the holy purana, and it describes about the creation, protection and destroying of the world.This is also one of the sacred puranas, and it is believed to have been written by the great sage Sri Vyasa Bhagavan. Matsya had incarnated in this earth during the first Satya Yuga, in […]

Brahma Vaivarta Purana

The Brahma Vaivarta Purana is written in Sanskrit and it is also considered as a main purana and it contains the details about Radha and Krishna, their attachment, bondage and their divine love and affection. This Purana mentions that Lord Krishna is the Chief god, and he controls the other gods such as Brahma, Shiva, […]

Bhavishya Purana

The Bhavishya Purana is one of the eighteen sacred puranas, which was written in Sanskritby the great sage Sri Veda Vyasa, who is also an amsha of Lord Vishnu. Worshipping Sri Vyasa Bhagavan is similar to worshipping Lord Vishnu, since both of them are considered as one and the same. Bhavishya Purana contains the details […]

Brahmanda Purana

The Brahmanda Purana is a holy purana, and it is considered as one among the eighteen sacred puranas, and this purana is also believed to be the work of Sri Veda Vyasa. In Brahmanda Purana, the holy features of Lord Brahma were mentioned, about his various creations in the universe, and about his creations of […]

Markandeya Purana

The Markandeya Purana is a holy Purana and it was written by the great sage Sri Veda Vyasa in Sanskrit, and it is considered as one of the best text among the eighteen puranas. Maharishi Markandeya is still living in this world by doing penance in the Himalayas, and he looks like a young boy, […]

Garuda Purana

Garuda Purana is one of the Puranas, and it is known as Garuda Purana,since this purana is based on the dialogue between Lord Garuda and Lord Vishnu about human life.It was narrated by Garuda to Rishi Kashyapa, and it was written in a good manner by Sage Vedavyasa during the previous Dwapara Yuga. Garuda Purana […]

Shiva Purana

The Shiva Purana is one of the eighteen Puranas, and it is considered as an important Sanskrit text in Hinduism, which was written by the great sage Sri Veda Vyasa, with the help of his disciple Romaharshana, and it tells about the importance of Lord Shiva and about Mata Parvati. By reading Shiva Purana, we […]

Vishnu Purana

The Vishnu Purana is one of the eighteen Mahapuranas, and it is considered as a holy text of Hinduism. It contains the details of Lord Vishnu, his avatars and about his famous devotees like Narada, Prahalada, Thumburu and Dhruva. According to Vishnu Purana, Lord Vishnu is considered as the main god and all the other […]

Skanda Purana

The Skanda Purana is one of the eighteen Puranas, and it contains the details of Lord Skanda, who is the son of Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati. The text is considered as very holy by the Kaumara sects of people, who worship Lord Muruga as their chief god. This text describes his war with the […]

Ganesha Purana

The Ganesha Purana is a Sanskrit text that describes the features of Lord Ganesha, who is also known as Vinayaka, Ganapathi and by various other names. It is an important Purana,and it includes the miracles performed by Lord Ganesha. This famous text was written by Vyasa, who is also known as Veda Vyasa, and he […]

Puranas | Ashtadasha Puranas | 18 Puranas | MahaPuranas

The word Puranas covers a wide range of topics and it is mainly composed in Sanskrit, but also in Tamil and other Indian languages, and these are focused the major Hindu deities such as Vishnu, Shiva and Devi and narrates their importance. There are 18 Puranas and have been important in the Hindu culture. All […]