by Vettam Mani | 1975 | 609,556 words | ISBN-10: 0842608222
This page describes the Story of Ompatu 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’).
(Malayālam word for nine).
Nine grahas (nine planets).
Nine Dūtī (s).
Nine treasures (nidhis).
Nine kinds of Rājās.
Nine kinds of Angels.
Bhaktijvālaka, Jñānādhikya, Bhadrāsana, Nāthakṛtya, Tattvaka, Balavad, Samādhānamukhya and Mukhyadevadūta.