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Agni Purana

Speakers: Agni/Vasistha

Volume: 15,000 verses

Goal: Heaven

Kalpa: Isana

Mode: Ignorance

 

Topics:

All Incarnations

Archery

Astrology

Astronomy

Ayurveda (review)

Brahmacarya

Brahmavidya

Celibacy (vow of)

Cosmic egg

Cows, treatment

Creation

Dealing (method of)

Devas & Asuras

Diagnosis (of men)

Dissolutions (types of)

Dreams

Duties of Kings

Elephants, pacification

Formation of words

Gayatri (meaning)

Herbs & Mantras

Hymn unto Linga

Incarnations (all)

Initiations

Isana Kalpa

Jewels, characteristics

Jyotisa

Kings (duties of)

Kusa grass (water)

Lexicon accord. groups & format.

Lexicon of single-syllabled norms

Limbs of the body

Linga (hymn unto)

Literature (criticism)

Mandala

Mantras

Mantras & Herbs

Mantras for coronation

Manvantaras

Medical herbs

Medical science

Men, treatment

Mudras

Omens

Philosophy of Yoga

Prosody (science of)

Ratna Diksa

Ratnas (jewels)

Sariraka (limbs of the body)

Temples

Veterinary science

Word formation

Yoga Philosophy

Yoga System

Yuddhajayarnava

 

 

Bhagavata Purana

 

Speakers: Suta/Saunaka, Sukadeva/Pariksit

Volume: 12 parts, 18,000 verses

Goal: Krishna

Mode: Goodness

 

Topics:

Asramas (7)

Asraya (12)

Branches of Vedas (12)

Cosmic egg (5)

Creation (2 types) (2)

Creation (cause of) (2)

Creation (from Brahman) (3)

Earth (burden of) (10)

Kali-yuga (12)

Manvantaras (8)

Milk Ocean (8)

Mukti (11)

Nirodha (10)

Number (of verses) (12)

Ocean (churning) (8)

Posana (6)

Prakarana of Brahman Creation (3)

Samsthana (5)

Sankhya (3)

Sthiti (5)

Supersoul (3)

Universe (1)

Uti (7)

Varnas (7)

Vedas (branches of) (12)

Vedas (composition) (12)

Visarga (4)

 

 

Bhavisya Purana

 

Speakers: Suta/Saunaka

Volume: 5 parts, 14,000 verses

Goal: Brahma

Kalpa: Aghora

Mode: Passion

 

Topics:

Aghora Kalpa (1)

Brahma Parva (1)

Calligraphy (1)

Creation (1)

Deities (equality among all)

Dharma (religious duty) (1)

Kama (1)

Moksa (1)

Pratisarga Parva (5)

Saiva Parva (3)

Saura Parva (4)

Sun (stories about) (1)

Upakrama (beginning) (1)

Vaishnava Parva (2)

 

 

Brahma Purana

 

Speakers: Vyasadeva

Volume: 2 parts, 10,000 verses

Goal: Brahma

Mode: Passion

 

Topics:

Asramas (2)

Asuras (1)

Brahmavada (2)

Devas (1)

Dissolution (2)

Paramatma (1)

Pitris (2)

Prajapatis (1)

Pralaya (2)

Puranas (2)

Sankhyas (2)

Varnas (2)

Yogas (2)

 

 

Brahma Vaivarta Purana

 

Speakers: Suta/Saunaka, Savarna/Narada

Volume: 4 parts, 18,000 verses

Goal: Brahma

Kalpa: Rathantara

Mode: Passion

 

Topics:

Atman (Siva's, by exposition) (2)

Autumn (in Vraja) (4)

Brahma Khanda (1)

Creation (1)

Ganesa Khanda (3)

Kalas (digits as parts of Prakrti) (4)

Knowledge (acquisition) (1)

Krishna Khanda (4)

Liberation (1)

Prakrti Khanda (2)

Rasalila (4)

Rathantara Kalpa

Siddhas (4)

Siva's world (attainment of) (1)

 

 

Brahmananda Purana

 

Volume: 4 parts, 12,000 verses

Goal: Brahman

Kalpa: Adi

Mode: Passion

 

Topics:

Anusangapada (2)

Atman (the Great, Brahman) (4)

Battle (between Devas & Asuras) (3)

Bharata Varsa (2)

Brahman (description of "special") (4)

Caksusa Manvantara (2)

Continents (2)

Creation (by the sages) (2)

Creation (by Vaivasvata Manu) (3)

Creation (mental) (2)

Creation (the current one) (2)

Demons & Devas (battle) (3)

Dharma (1)

Dissolution (4)

Dissolution (within Prakrti) (4)

Dvipas (2)

Earth (length & extent of) (2)

Earth (milking of) (2)

Fires (conquest of) (2)

Future Manus (4)

Gandharvas (3)

Gunas (contact with) (4)

Gunas (threefold goal of creatures) (4)

Higher Planets (listing) (2)

Hiranyagarbha (origin of) (1)

Hymn (praise of Indra by Sukra) (3)

Jambudvipa (2)

Kala (Time) (2)

Kali-yuga (Kings in) (3)

Kalpas (narration of) (2)

Kalpas (specification of) (4)

Kings (after advent of Kali-yuga) (3)

Krishna (description of manifestn.) (3)

Manus (in the future) (4)

Manvantaras (list of remaining) (2)

Manvantaras (narration of) (2)

Maruts (origin of) (3)

Milking of the Earth (2)

Mind (City of; Manomayapura) (4)

Moon (new moon day described) (2)

Nilakantha (name explained) (2)

Planets (heavenly, listing) (2)

Planets (movements of) (2)

Prakriyapada (1)

Prakrtika Laya (dissolution) (4)

Sages (seven, glorification of) (3)

Solar System (2)

Svayambhuva Manu (2)

Time (measurement of) (4)

Upasanghara (4)

Upodghata (3)

Vaivasvata Manu (origin of) (3)

Vaivasvata Manvantara (details) (4)

Varsas (general) (2)

Vedas (classification of) (2)

Worlds (14 with characteristics) (4)

Worlds (conception of different) (1)

Worlds (knowledge of) (2)

Yajnas (institution of) (2)

Yugas (features of humans in) (2)

Yugas (principles of different) (2)

Yugas (the last two & features) (2)

 

 

 

Garuda Purana

 

Speakers: Vishnu/Garuda

Volume: 2 parts, 19,000 verses

Goal: Heaven

Kalpa: Tarksya

Mode: Goodness

 

Topics:

Ailments (dispelled by Mantra) (1)

Astanga Yoga (1)

Astrology & Astronomy (1)

Atman (knowledge of) (1)

Atonement of sins (1)

Bhagavad Gita (essence of) (1)

Brahman & Jiva (narrations on) (2)

Brahman (knowledge of) (1)

Buildings (measurement of sites) (1)

Charity (benefits of) (2)

Conduct (good, science of) (1)

Continents & their Lords (1)

Cosmic Egg (position of) (2)

Creation (of the Universe) (1)

Creation (secondary) (1)

Discipline (science of) (1)

Diseases (treatment) (1)

Dissolution (1)

Dissolution (the ultimate) (2)

Dravyaja Gunah (materia medica) (1)

Drugs (list of) (1)

Forbidden activities (2)

Ghosts (causing happiness to) (2)

Ghosts (characteristic signs of) (2)

Ghosts (charity for release) (2)

Ghosts (harassment of) (2)

Ghosts (release from ghosthood) (2)

Ghosts (religious rites for liberat.) (2)

Ghosts (stories about) (2)

Ghosts (the cause of ghosthood) (2)

Grammar (discussion of) (1)

Guha astaka prayer (1)

Hari (incarnations of) (1)

Heaven (happiness in) (2)

Hymn (to Nrsimhadeva) (1)

Incarnations of Hari (1)

Jiva (narrations about) (2)

Jyotisa (Astrology & Astronomy) (1)

Karttikeya astaka prayer (1)

Kavaca Mantras (1)

Knowledge (the nectar of perfect) (1)

Krtya & Akrtya (2)

Life (science of) (1)

Lords (of continents) (1)

Manvantaras (description of) (1)

Measurement (of sites of building) (1)

Medicine (Dravyaja Gunah) (1)

Meditation (on Vishnu) (1)

Meditation on Vishnu (2)

Musical Notes (1)

Navaratnas (test precious stones) (1)

Nectar (of perfect knowledge) (1)

Nitisastra (conduct & ethics) (1)

Obeisances to Hari (benefit of) (1)

Palmistry & bodily marks (1)

Path leading to Yamaraja (2)

Pathology & treatment (1)

Philosophy of Yoga System (1)

Pitris (list of) (1)

Places (characteristics of) (1)

Planetary System(s) (1)

Praise of Guha (8 verses) (1)

Prasna-cuda-mani (astrology) (1)

Prayer to Vishnu (1)

Precious Stones (test of 9 types) (1)

Prediction (by Astrology) (1)

Prediction (by Palmistry) (1)

Pretakalpa (2)

Prosody (science of) (1)

Puja Materials (purification of) (1)

Purification of puja materials (1)

Ramayana (1)

Sahasra Nama (of Vishnu) (1)

Samudrika (Palmistry prediction) (1)

Sankhya (principle tenets of) (1)

Science of Life (1)

Secondary Creation (1)

Solar System (1)

Stones (precious, test of 9 types) (1)

Tarksya Kalpa

Treatment of diseases (1)

Universe (ultimate dissolution) (2)

Varnas & Asramas (1)

Vedanta (principal tenets of) (1)

Veterinary Science (for Horses) (1)

Vishnu Sahasra Nama (1)

Yoga System (1)

Yoga System & Philosophy (1)

Yogis (cause of their salvation) (2)

Yugas (characteristics of) (1)

 

 

Linga Purana

 

Speakers: Sanatkumara/Nandisa

Volume: 2 parts, 10,000 verses

Goal: Siva

Kalpa: Agni

Mode: Ignorance

 

Topics:

Aghora (glorification of) (2)

Agni Kalpa

Bhuvana Kosa (world globe) (1)

Conduct (1)

Creation (former) (1)

Gayatri (2)

Linga (origin of) (1)

Pasa (bondage) (1)

Pasu (ind. soul, liberation) (1)

Sahasra nama (Siva) (1)

Siva sahasra nama (1)

Vajresvari (Vidya of) (2)

Yoga system (1)

Yugadharma (1)

 

 

Markandeya Purana

 

Speakers: Markandeya/Jaimini, Birds/Jaimini

Volume: 9,000 verses

Goal: Siva

Mode: Passion

 

Topics:

Adibaka (a battle)

All Incarnations

Birds (of Vindhya)

Continents

Creation

Creation (by Rudra)

Incarnations (all)

Manus

Manvantara (8th)

Pranava (origin of)

Sankhya

Sattva guna

Vedas (three)

Yaksas (creation of)

 

 

Matsya Purana

 

Speakers: Matsya/Manu

Volume: 14,000 verses

Goal: Vishnu

Kalpa: 7 Kalpas

Mode: Ignorance

 

Topics:

Architecture (Temples, mansion)

Astrology (planets & influences)

Astronomy

Battle between Demons & Devas

Bhrgu's curse on Vishnu

Churning of the Milk Ocean

Construction Techniques (houses)

Cosmic Egg (description of)

Creation (Marut from Brahman)

Creation (of demigods)

Creation (of demons)

Deities (features of)

Dreams (auspicious signs in)

Eclipses (evil portents at end)

Engineering science

Evil Omens

Evil Planets (tenfold specification)

Firmament (movements in)

Future Kings (indications of)

Gotras & Pravaras (rel. to Pitrs)

Image (features of)

Kalakuta (poison, counteraction)

Kalpas

King (duties of)

Kings (indication of future kings)

Mansion (construction)

Manvantaras (list of)

Moon (origin of)

Movement in the Firmament

Murtis (features of)

Ocean (churning of)

Omens (diff. kinds of evil ones)

Pavilion (construction)

Pitrgatha (song of the Pitrs)

Pitrs (description of)

Planets (movements of)

Planets (the form of)

Portents (diff. kind of evil ones)

Pravaras & Gotras (rel. to Pitrs)

Signs (diff. kinds of evil ones)

Soma (origin of)

Stars (movements of)

Temple construction

Vaisyas (government of)

War between Demons & Devas

Yugas (creation of four)

Yugas (yugadharmas listed)

 

 

Narada Purana

 

Speakers: Kumaras/Narada, Vasistha/Mandhata

Volume: 5 parts, 25,000 verses

Goal: Vishnu

Kalpa: Brhat

Mode: Goodness

 

Topics:

Brhadakhyana (4)

Brhat Kalpa

Charity (4)

Creation (1)

Initiation (3)

Knowledge (means) (4)

Knowledge (valid) (4)

Mantras (consecrtn.) (3)

Moksa Dharma (2)

Pasa (bondage) (3)

Pasus (ind. souls) (3)

Pilgrimage (5)

Pravrtti (1)

Recitation (mantras) (3)

Sahasra nama (3)

Salvation (means) (2)

Vedangas (2)

Vedapada (hymn) (5)

 

 

Padma Purana

 

Speakers: Pulastya/Bhisma, Suta/Saunaka

Volume: 2 parts, 55,000 verses

Goal: Vishnu

Mode: Goodness

 

Topics:

Bhadrapada (5)

Bhumi Khanda (2)

Charity (1)

Cosmic egg (3)

Cows (1)

Daityas (1)

Father (2)

Gita (5)

Karmayoga (3)

Mantraratna (4)

Mother (2)

Parents (2)

Patala Khanda (4)

Planets (1)

Siddhas (2)

Siva-Gita (4)

Sravana (stars) (5)

Shrimad-Bhagavatam (5)

Srsti Khanda (1)

Svarga Khanda (3)

Tirthas (3)

Tripadbhuti (2)

Urjapancaha (3)

Uttara Khanda (5)

Vishnu-dharma (5)

Vratas (1)

 

 

Skanda Purana

 

Volume: 7 parts, 81,000 verses

Goal: Siva

Kalpa: Tatpurusa

Mode: Ignorance

 

Topics:

Adityas (12, glorification of) (6)

Andhakasruti (glorification of) (5)

Avanti Khanda (5)

Battle (with Taraka) (1)

Bells (benefits of ringing) (2)

Brahma Khanda (3)

Brahma Yajna (6)

Brahmasthana (origin of) (7)

Burning of Tripuras (5)

Candrahari (description of) (2)

Candrodbheda (origin of) (7)

Celibacy (4)

Chopping off of Brahma's head (5)

Churning (the milk ocean) (1)

Continents (1)

Cosmic Egg (situation & size) (1)

Daksa Yajna (3)

Daksa yajna (1)

Damodaragrha (story of) (7)

Devotees (glorification of) (5)

Devotees of Vishnu (greatness of) (2)

Dharmahari (description of) (2)

Dice (narration of the game of) (1)

Dissolution of the universe (5)

Door (the heavenly door) (2)

Drinking Alcohol (2)

Dvadasaksara mantra (greatness) (3)

Earth (appearance of) (1)

Fire (origin of) (4)

Ganga Sahasra Nama (4)

Garlands (benefits of wearing) (2)

Gopracara (story of) (7)

Hearing (benefits of) (3)

Householders (duties) (4)

Hymn by the Nagas (5)

Hymn of Lord Siva (5)

Hymn of Narmada (5)

Initiation of the Demigods (5)

Isanasrnga (origin of) (7)

Kala (knowledge of time) (4)

Karmasiddhi (narration of) (3)

Kasi Khanda (4)

Kotimedha (a crore of sacrifices) (7)

Krishna's Temple (survey of) (7)

Ksetrapala (anecdote) (7)

Kumari (anecdote) (7)

Laksamedha (100.000 sacrifices) (7)

Linga (the fall of, narration) (3)

Linga worship (benefits) (1)

Lingas (number of in Kalaranya) (5)

Mahesvara Khanda (1)

Mantra of Gokarna (3)

Mantra of twelve syllables (3)

Mantra: Namah Sivaya (3)

Mantra: Rudradhyaya (greatness) (3)

Maya (Ganapati's) (4)

Maya (Vishnu's) (4)

Nagarakhanda (6)

Nagararka (anecdote) (7)

Nagas (glorify Lord Siva) (5)

Nandarkatritakupa (story of) (7)

Narmada (hymn of) (5)

Narmada (names in diff. Kalpas) (5)

Ocean (churning of) (1)

Omkara (greatness of) (4)

Origin of Agni (4)

Origin of Varuna (4)

Pancamrta (2)

Prabhasa Khanda (7)

Pranava (prosperity through) (3)

Pundra (Tilaka) (2)

Raksasas (story of) (3)

Raktanubhandha (story of) (7)

Rama (review of His name) (3)

Reality (perfect knowledge of) (3)

Rudradhyaya Mantra (3)

Rudraikadasa (11 Rudras) (6)

Rudraksa Beads (greatness of) (3)

Ruins (repair of, narration of) (3)

Sahasra Nama (Ganga) (4)

Sahasra Nama (of Lord Vishnu) (5)

Samudra (anecdote) (7)

Satamedha (story, 100 sacrifices) (7)

Seats (acceptance of, narration) (3)

Siva's Hymn (5)

Sravana (the means of hearing) (3)

Shrimad-Bhagavatam (glories of) (2)

Svargadvaracatussindhu (waters) (5)

Svarnavrsti (anecdote of) (2)

Tandava dance (of Lord Siva) (3)

Taraka (activities of) (3)

Tatpurusa Kalpa (1)

Tilaka (Pundra) (2)

Time (knowledge of Kala) (4)

Trinetra (Siva, origin of) (4)

Trivikrama Murti (narration of) (7)

Universe (due to Vishnu's Maya) (4)

Vaishnava Khanda (2)

Varnas & Asramas (3)

Varuna (origin of) (4)

Vasistha (his hermitage) (7)

Vishnu Sahasra Nama (5)

Vyadha the Hunter (anecdote of) (2)

Women (characteristics of) (4)

Yatra (glorification of pilgrimage) (7)

Yoga (different types of) (2)

Yogis (duties) (4)

Yugas (extent  and magnitude) (6)

 

 

Vamana Purana

 

Speakers: Pulastya/Narada

Volume: 2 parts, 10,000 verses

Goal: Vishnu

Kalpa: Kurma

Mode: Passion

 

Topics

Bhagavati Samhita (2)

Brhad Vamana (2)

Demons & Demigods (war) (1)

Ganesa & Mahesa (2)

Ganesvari Samhita (2)

Ghosts (story of) (1)

Hymn to Lord Hari (by Brahma) (1)

Kama (the burning of) (1)

Kapalamocana (narration of) (1)

Krishna (glorification of) (2)

Kurma Kalpa

Mahesvari Samhita (2)

Mother of the universe (2)

Prahlada & Narayana (fight) (1)

Preta (story of ghosts) (1)

Satya (greatness of) (1)

Sauri Samhita (2)

Sun (glories of (2)

Vargatraya (three aims of life)

Worlds (description of) (1)

 

 

Vayu Purana

 

Speakers: Vayu

Volume: 2 parts, 24,000 verses

Mode: Passion

 

Topics:

Brahman (2)

Creation (1)

Duties (of kings) (1)

Dynasties (1)

Extraterrestrials (1)

Kaivalya (2)

Kings (1)

Manvantaras (1)

Salvation (2)

Siva-Samhita (2)

Svetakalpa (1)

 

 

Vishnu Purana

 

Speakers: Parasara/Maitreya, Suta/Saunaka

Volume: 7 parts, 23,000 verses

Goal: Vishnu

Kalpa: Varaha

Mode: Goodness

 

Topics:

Arthasastra (7)

Asramas (3)

Astavakra (narration of) (5)

Astrology (7)

Astronomy (7)

Brahma vidya (6)

Churning milk ocean (1)

Continents (2)

Creation (1)

Days (2)

Demigods (1)

Dharmasastra (7)

Dissolution (4 types) (6)

Duties (religious) (3)

Dynasties (7)

Economy (political) (7)

Jyotisa (7)

Kings (stories of) (4)

Krishna and the Cowherd Family (5)

Krishna in Dvaraka (5)

Krishna in Mathura (5)

Krishna in Vrndavana (5)

Krishna kills Agha (5)

Krishna kills Kamsa (5)

Krishna kills Putana (5)

Krishna lightens the Earth's burden (5)

Laws (code of) (7)

Manvantaras (3)

Manvantaras (7)

Maya (3)

Metaphysics (7)

Ocean (churning of) (1)

Pious life (3)

Primordial creation (1)

Races (7)

Religious duties (3)

Sub-continents (2)

Varaha kalpa (7)

Varnas (3)

Vedanta (7)

Vidyas (7)

Vishnu-dharmottara (7)

Week days (2)

Narada Purana (in purancon.doc)

Padma Purana (Part 1 in purancon.doc)

Brahma Purana

Siva Purana

Skanda Purana

Varaha Purana

Vayu Purana

 

The Padma-Purana--Part 2

 

PREFACE

ABBREVIATIONS