Lingapurana, aka: Liṅgapurāṇa, Linga-Purana; 3 Definition(s)

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Purana

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Liṅgapurāṇa (लिङ्गपुराण).—See under Purāṇas.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Liṅgapurāṇa (लिङ्गपुराण).—One among the mahā-purāṇas; comprises 11,000 ślokas.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 7. 23; 13. 6; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 6. 22.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Lingapurana in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [L] · next »

Liṅgapurāṇa (लिङ्गपुराण).—Name of one of the 18 Purāṇas.

Derivable forms: liṅgapurāṇam (लिङ्गपुराणम्).

Liṅgapurāṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms liṅga and purāṇa (पुराण).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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