The Vishnu Purana

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

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 cr...


P. 11, note 14, for the sense of the latter read the sense of the former

12, note 16, for there was neither the existent cause nor the nonexistent effect read the non-existent cause nor the existent effect

50, note, for son of Pracetas read son of the Pracetasas

98, note, for Puru read Prithu

176, note, refer to p. 421, n, 13, and add, ‘In the Mahabharata, Ādi P., the Śuktimatī river is said to flow by the capital of Chedi

213, for Vaibhrájas read Vairājas

226, note 21, for Avaṣṭhanas read Avasthānas

398, for his son was Suhotra, whose name was Jahnu read whose son was Jahnu

399, note 10, for Kuśānaba read Kuśāmba

416, note 2, omit the second Aripu

457, for Jayasena Ārāvin read Jayasena, his son was Ārāvin

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