The Vishnu Purana

by Horace Hayman Wilson | 1840 | 287,946 words | ISBN-10: 8171102127

Summary: The English translation of the Vishnu Purana. This is a primary sacred text of the Vaishnava branch of Hinduism. It is one of the eighteen greater Puranas, a branch of sacred Vedic literature which was first committed to writing during the first millennium of the common era.

Like most of the other Puranas, this is a complete narrative from the creation of the current universe to its destruction.

This edition contains the full English translation of the Sanskrit original, including many additional footnotes by H.H. Wilson.

Other titles include: Viṣṇu-purāṇa (विष्णु-पुराण)


Contents of this online book ( + / - )

The full text of the The Vishnu Purana in English is available here and publically accesible (free to read online). Of course, I would always recommend buying the book so you get the latest edition. You can see all this book’s content by visiting the pages in the below index:

+ Book I
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