The Agni Purana

by N. Gangadharan | 1954 | 360,691 words | ISBN-10: 8120803590 | ISBN-13: 9788120803596

Summary: The English translation of the Agni Purana, one of the eighteen major puranas containing roughly 15,000 verses written in Sanskrit shloka format. Traditionally, the Agnipurana was recited by Agni to Vasishta in order to teach about the Brahman. Following this, Vasishta narrated the text text to Vyasa.

Subjects included in the Agni-Purana include cosmology, philosophy, architecture, iconography, economics, diplomacy, pilgrimage guides, ancient geography, gemology, ayurveda, etc.

The Agni-Purana is also spelled as Agnipurāṇa (अग्निपुराण), Agnimahāpurāṇa (अग्निमहापुराण, Agnimahapurana)


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