Puranic encyclopaedia

by Vettam Mani | 1975 | 609,556 words | ISBN-10: 0842608222

This page describes the Story of Agnipurna included the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani that was translated into English in 1975. The Puranas have for centuries profoundly influenced Indian life and Culture and are defined by their characteristic features (panca-lakshana, literally, ‘the five characteristics of a Purana’).

Story of Agnipūrṇa

A King of the Solar dynasty (Sūryavaṃśa).

Genealogy.

Agnipūrṇa was descended from Viṣṇu in the following order: Brahmā-Marīci-Kaśyapa-Vivasvān-Vaivasvatamanu-Ikṣvāku-Vikukṣi-Śaśāda-Purañjaya-Kakutstha-Anenas-Pṛthulāśvan-Prasenajit-Yuvanāśvan-Māndhātā-Purukutsa-Trasadasyu-Anaraṇya-Aryaśvā-Vasumanas-Sutanvā-Traiyyāruṇa-Satyavrata-Triśaṅku-Hariścandra-Rohitāśva-Harita-Cuñcu-Sudeva-Bharuka-Bāhuka-Sagara-Asamañjas-Aṃśumān-Dilīpa-Bhagīratha-Śrutanāda-Sindhudvīpa-Ayutāyus-Ṛtuparṇa-Sarvakāma-Sudāsana-Mitrasakha-Kalmāṣapāda-Aśmaka-Mūlaka-Khaṭvāṅga-Dīrghabāhu-Raghu-Aja-Daśaratha-Śrī Rāma-Kuśa-Aditi-Niṣadha-Nabhas-Puṇḍarīka-Kṣemadhanvā-Devānīka-Ṛkṣa-Pāriyātra-Bala-Vindorala-Vajranābha-Khagaṇa-Vidhṛti-Hiraṇyanābha-Puṣya-Dhruva-Sudarśana-Agnipūrṇa. Agnipūrṇa had two descendants—Sīghra and Maru and with them the Sūryavaṃśa came to an end.

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