Lingapurana, aka: Linga-Purana, Liṅgapurāṇa; 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
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.
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Search found 12 books and stories containing Lingapurana, Linga-Purana or Liṅgapurāṇa. 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)
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)]
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)