Lingapurana, aka: Liṅgapurāṇa, Linga-Purana; 3 Definition(s)
Lingapurana 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.
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.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
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
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.
Search found 12111 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:
Liṅga (लिङ्ग).—[liṅg-ac]1) A mark, sign, token, an emblem, a badge, symbol, distinguishing mark...
Purāṇa (पुराण) refers to the “record of ancient events” and is one of the nine divisions of the...
Viṣṇupurāṇa (विष्णुपुराण).—One of the eighteen Purāṇas. Viṣṇu Purāṇa is the description of the ...
Brahmapurāṇa (ब्रह्मपुराण).—(brāhmapurāṇa) This is a great book of twenty-five thousand verses...
Purāṇapuruṣa (पुराणपुरुष) refers to “eternal being” and is explained by Lakṣmaṇadeśika in his 1...
Pādapūraṇa (पादपूरण).—1) filling out a line; P.VI.1.134. 2) an expletive; तु पादपूरणे भेदे समुच...
Kūrmapurāṇa (कूर्मपुराण).—One of the eighteen Purāṇas. (See under Purāṇas).
Liṅgaśarīra (लिङ्गशरीर).—the subtle frame or body; see लिङ्ग (liṅga) (13) above. Derivable form...
Agnipurāṇa (अग्निपुराण).—General information. This is one of the eighteen Purāṇas ascribed to V...
Śivaliṅga (शिवलिङ्ग).—See under Śiva, Para 16.
Mahāliṅga (महालिङ्ग).—the great Liṅga or Phallus. -ṅgaḥ an epithet of Śiva. Derivable forms: ma...
Brahmavaivartapurāṇa (ब्रह्मवैवर्तपुराण).—One of the eighteen Purāṇas. Sāvarṇi Manu taught this...
Skandapurāṇa (स्कन्दपुराण).—one of the 18 Purāṇas. Derivable forms: skandapurāṇam (स्कन्दपुराणम...
Bhaviṣyapurāṇa (भविष्यपुराण).—This purāṇa contains the instructions given by the god Sūrya to M...
Mukhaliṅga (मुखलिङ्ग) or Mukhaliṅgamūrti refers to one of the eighteen forms (mūrti) of Śiva me...
Search found 11 books and stories containing Lingapurana, Liṅgapurāṇa or Linga-Purana. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
11. The Linga Purāṇa < [Preface]
12. The Varāha Purāṇa < [Preface]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 34 - The penance of Upamanyu < [Section 7.1 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (1)]
Chapter 15 - The manifestation of Rudra < [Section 2.1 - Rudra-saṃhitā (1): Sṛśṭi-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 30 - The principle of Śiva < [Section 7.1 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (1)]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)