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Agnipurana, aka: Agnipurāṇa; 1 Definition(s)


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Agnipurāṇa (अग्निपुराण).—One among the Mahāpurāṇas comprises 15400 ślokas. See agni.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa, XII. 7. 23; 13. 5.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana IndexPurāṇa book cover
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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