Vamanapurana, aka: Vāmanapurāṇa, Vamana-purana; 3 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Vāmanapurāṇa (वामनपुराण).—One of the eighteen Purāṇas. (See under Purāṇa).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Vāmanapurāṇa (वामनपुराण).—A mahāpurāṇa comprising ten*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 7. 24; 13. 7; Vāyu-purāṇa 104. 6; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 6. 23.
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
Vāmanapurāṇa (वामनपुराण).—Name of one of the 18 Purāṇas.
Derivable forms: vāmanapurāṇam (वामनपुराणम्).
Vāmanapurāṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāmana 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 9 books and stories containing Vamanapurana, Vāmanapurāṇa, Vamana-purana, Vāmana-purāṇa; (plurals include: Vamanapuranas, Vāmanapurāṇas, puranas, purāṇas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
14. The Vāmana Purāṇa < [Preface]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 1.3.15 < [Chapter 3 - Prapancatita: Beyond the Material World]
Verse 2.3.51 < [Chapter 3 - Bhajana: Worship]
Verse 1.4.11 < [Chapter 4 - Bhakta: The Devotee]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 62 - The Merit of Reciting the Padma Purāṇa, Svargakhaṇḍa < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
Chapter 41 - The Story of Sukalā < [Section 2 - Bhūmi-khaṇḍa (section on the earth)]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)