Garudapurana, aka: Garuda-Purana, Garuḍapurāṇa; 1 Definition(s)
Garudapurana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Garuḍapurāṇa (गरुडपुराण).—A mahāpurāṇa comprising 19000 ślokas.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 7. 23: 13. 8: Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 6. 23.
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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The Garuda Purana (by Ernest Wood)
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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
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