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Bhaviṣyapurāṇa, aka: Bhavishya-Purana; 1 Definition(s)

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Bhaviṣyapurāṇa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Bhaviṣyapurāṇa can be transliterated into English as Bhavishyapurana or Bhavisyapurana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Bhaviṣyapurāṇa (भविष्यपुराण).—(Bhaviṣyam)—one among the mahāpurāṇas; comprises 14,500 ślokas; narrated by Brahmā to Manu containing the māhātmyam of the sun, and the account of Aghora kalpa with the characteristics of Bhūtagrāma; he who makes a gift of it with a kumbha on the Full Moon day of the Puṣya month gets the fruits of the Agniṣṭoma; Lomaharṣaṇa revealed it to the sages.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 7. 24; 13. 6. Matsya-purāṇa 50. 68, 73-77; 53. 31-33. Vāyu-purāṇa 104. 3; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 6. 22.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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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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