The Linga Purana is one of the eighteen Mahapuranas, and a Shaivism text of Hinduism. The text’s title Linga refers to the iconography for Shiva. The author(s) . INR / $ , Title: Sri Linga Puranam, Author: hi Chakravarthi Ph.D., Genre: Spiritual. Brahma Puranas: Brahma Purana, Brahmanda Purana, Brahma Vaivarta Purana, Saiva Puranas: Shiva Purana, Linga Purana, Skanda Purana, Markandeya.
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The Linga Purana is notable for its aggressiveness in retaliating against those who censure Shiva, suggesting in chapter 1. Stella Kramrisch  . Like all the Puranas, the Linga Purana has a complicated chronology.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The verses of the text, states Kramrisch, presents Linga as an aniconic symbol of both the matter and the spirit, the Prakriti and the Purushawhereby the “powers of creation, liberation and annihilation” are symbolized by the icon.
The text is titled after its theme, that is the worship of Lingaand the text is primarily focussed on Shiva as Supreme. The text presents cosmologymythology, seasons, festivals, geography, a tour guide for pilgrimage Tirthaa manual for the design and consecration telufu the Linga and Nandistotrasthe importance of these icons, a lina of Yoga with claims of its various benefits.
It accompanies the concept of Brahmanwhich as invisible signless and existent Principle, is formless or linga-less.
Each titled work consists of material that has grown by numerous accretions in successive historical eras. The Linga Purana survives in many versions, consisting of two parts — the Purva-bhaga older part, sometimes called Purvardha with chapters and Uttara-bhaga later part, sometimes called Uttarardha with 55 chapters. As they exist today, the Puranas are a stratified literature. The author telugy and date of the Linga Purana is unknown, and the estimates place the original text to have been composed between the 5th- to 10th-century CE.
The Linga Purana consists of two parts — the longer Purva-bhaga and the shorter Uttara-bhaga. State University linva New York Press.
Giving help to everyone, showing kindness to all, is called the highest worship of the Lord of eight forms. Ethics in Linga Purana Giving help to everyone, showing kindness to all, is called the highest worship of the Lord of eight forms.
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Chronology of Hindu texts. Part of a series on. It is as if they were libraries to which new volumes have been continuously added, not necessarily at the end of the shelf, but randomly. Thus no Purana has a single date of composition. Retrieved from ” https: Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda. Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad. Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda. This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat The estimate composition dates for the oldest core of Linga Purana vary between scholars, ranging from the 5th-century CE to 10th-century.