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The Vayu Purana--Part 1

 

PREFACE

 

ABBREVIATIONS

 

INTRODUCTION

 

CHAPTERS

1. Summary of Contents

2. A Sacrificial Session of Twelve Years

3. Origin of Creation

4. Origin of Creation (continued)

5.   "    "      "         "

6.   "    "      "         "

7. Transition between two Yugas (Ages)

8. Four Stages of Life

9. Creation of Devas and Others

10. Manvantaras

11. Pasupata Yoga

12. Evil Portents and Calamities in Yoga

13. Supreme Powers of Yoga

14. Pasupata Yoga

15.     "     "   (continued)

16. Purity and Conduct of Life

17. Attainment of the Ultimate State of Life

18. Procedure of Expiation for Recluses (Sannyasins)

19. Evil Omens Foreboding Death

20. The Characteristics of Attainment of Omkara

21. Review of Kalpas

22. Number of Kalpas

23. Incarnations of Mahesvara

24. Hymn to Siva

25. Birth and Death of Madhu and Kaitabha [Ravana's sons in Shri Ramayana]

26. Origin of Sounds

27. Names and Bodies of the Great Lord

28. Families of Sages

29. Progency of Agni

30. The Curse of Daksa

31. The Race of Devas

32. Characteristics of Yugas

33. Progeny of Svayambhuva Manu

34. Geography of Jambudvipa

35. Jambudvipa (continued)

36. (Geographical) Arrangement of the World

37. Arrangement of the World (Valleys and Lakes)

38. Valleys between Mountains

39. Abodes of Devas

40. Boundary and the Limits of Mount Devakuta

41. Description of Kailasa

42. The Divine Rivers

43. Description of Bhadrasva

44. Description of Ketumala

45. Description of Bharatavarsa

46. Description of Kimpurusa Varsa

47. Descent of the Ganga

48. Countries of the Jambudvipa

49. Description of Plaksa Dvipa and other Dvipas

50. The Nether-worlds: Manifestation of the Luminaries

51. Movements of the Luminary Bodies

52. Movement of Dhruva

53. Arrangement of Luminaries

54. Hymn to Nilakantha

55. Hymn to the Linga of Siva

56. Description of Pitrs

57. The Cycle of Yugas: Their Characteristics

58. Description of the Four Yugas

59. Yugas and Classes of People: Lineage of Sages

60. Description of Holy Places: The Death of Sakalya

61. Lineage of Prajapati