by Vettam Mani | 1975 | 609,556 words | ISBN-10: 0842608222
This page describes the Story of Shringavan 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’).
A mountain. It is situated to the north of the region called "Ilāvṛtta". Devī Bhāgavata, 8th Skandha refers to three mountains—Nīlagiri, Śvetagiri, and Śṛṅgavān—which are the sources of many rivers and which stand at intervals of 2,000 miles.
(iv) This mountain is glorious enough to be remembered with reverence at dawn and dusk. (Mahābhārata Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 165, Verse 32).