The Markandeya Purana (Study)
by Chandamita Bhattacharya | 2021 | 67,501 words
Summary: This essay studies the Markandeya Purana, one of the oldest of the eigtheen Mahapuranas. It commences with the questions raised by Rishi Jaimini (a pupil of Vyasa), who approaches the sage Markandeya with doubts related to the Mahabharata. The Markandeyapurana contains a wealth of information regarding the history, civilisation, culture and traditions of ancient India. This study examines various social topics such as the status of women, food habit, modes of worship, the practice of yoga, etc.
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