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The Varaha Purana--Part 1

 

PREFACE

 

ABBREVIATIONS

 

INTRODUCTIONS

 

Chapters

1. Earth's Enquiry about Creation, Benedictory Prayer

2. Primary Creation

3. Birth of Narada

4. Greatness of Narayana

5. Attainment of Liberation through Duty

6. Attainment of liberation uttering the Pundarikasapara hymn

7. Attainment of liberation uttering Gadadhara Hymn

8. The Life of Dharmavyadha

9. Description of Fish-Incarnation

10. The Creation and the Life of Durjaya

11. Fight between Durjaya and Gauramukha

12. Narayana offers a boon to Supratika

13. Rules for Sraddha

14. Rules for Sraddha

15. Sage Gauramukha's liberation after uttering the hymn of Ten Incarnations of Vishnu

16. The Story of Sarama

17. The Story of Mahatapas

18. Origin of Fire

19. Greatness of Fire

20. Origin of Asvins

21. Origin of Gauri

22. Marriage of Gauri

23. Origin of Vinayaka

24. Origin of Serpents

25. Origin of Skanda

26. Origin of Sun

27. Origin of Matrgana

28. Origin of Goddess Durga

29. Origin of Diks

30. Origin of Kubera

31. Origin of Vishnu

32. Origin of Dharma

33. Origin of Rudra

34. Origin of Pitrs

35. Origin of Soma

36. Former Story

37. Story of Dirghabahu

38. Story of Satyatapas

39. Matsyadvadasi Vrata

40. Kurmadvadasi Vrata

41. Varahadvadasi Vrata

42. Narasimhadvadasi Vrata

43. Vamanadvadasi Vrata

44. Jamadagnyadvadasi Vrata

45. Ramadvadasi Vrata

46. Krishnadvadasi Vrata

47. Buddhadvadasi Vrata

48. Kalkidvadasi Vrata

49. Padmanabhadvadasi Vrata

50. Dharani Vrata

51. Agastyagita I

52. Agastyagita II

53. Story of Pasupala

54. Vrata for attaining the best husband

55. Subha Vrata

56. Dhanya Vrata

57. Kanti Vrata

58. Saubhaghya Vrata

59. Avighna Vrata

60. Santi Vrata

61. Kama Vrata

62. Arogya Vrata

63. Putraprapti Vrata

64. Saurya Vrata

65. Sarvhabhauma Vrata

66. Naradiya Pancaratra

67. Wonder of Vishnu

68. Yugadharma

69. Wonder of Narayana

70. Rudragita I

71. Rudragita II

72. Determination of Prakrti and Purusa

73. Vairajavrtta

74. Cosmology

75. Jambudvipa and Meru

76. Cities of Eight Dikpalas

77. The Meru Mountain

78. Mandara and other mountains

79. Valleys of Meru I

80. Valleys of Meru II

81. Domains of Devas in the Mountains

82. Decent of the rivers

83. Regions and rivers in the mountain Naisadha

84. Regions on the South and North of Meru

85. The nine divisions of Bharata

86. Sakadvipa

87. Kusadvipa

88. Krauncadvipa

89. Salmalidvipa and others

90. Goddess of Creation

91. Sarasvati and others

92. Greatness of Vaisnavi

93. Discussion of Mahisasura with his ministers

94. Fight between gods and demons

95. Death of Mahisasura

96. Exploits of Raudri

97. Greatness of Rudra

98. Moksa of Satyatapas

99. Greatness of Tiladhenu

100. Greatness of Jaladhenu

101. Greatness of Rasadhenu

102. Greatness of Gudadhenu

103. Greatness of Sarkaradhenu

104. Greatness of Madhudhenu

105. Greatness of Ksiradhenu

106. Greatness of Dadhidhenu

107. Greatness of Navanitadhenu

108. Greatness of Lavanadhenu

109. Greatness of Karpasadhenu

110. Greatness of Dhanyadhenu

111. Greatness of Kapiladhenu

112. Greatness of Cow at Childbirth, list of Puranas

113. Hymn on the Lord

114. Varaha incarnation--Questions of Earth

115. Origin of different dharmas (Karmas of different castes)

116. Happiness and Unhappiness

117. Thirty-two offenses

118. Rituals in idol worship

119. Food forbidden in worship

120. Worship of Sandhya

121. Absence of birth

122. Greatness of Kokamukha--story of the Fish and Cricket

123. Greatness of flowers, sandalpaste etc.

124. Worship in the Seasons

125. Mayacakra

126. Greatness of Kubjamraksa--story of the Serpent and Ichneumon

127. Initiation of the Brahmin

128. Initiation of other Castes--Ganantika, Comb, Collyrium and Mirror

129. Further Rituals in worship

130. Expiation for eating the king's food

131. Expiation for not cleaning the teeth

132. Expiation for touching Dead body

133. Expiation for passing flatus and answering calls of Nature in the midst of worship

134. Other offences during worship

135. Expiation for eating goose etc.

136. Rules of expiation