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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to one of a class of Hindu sacred writings chiefly from A.D. 300 to A.D. 750 comprising popular myths and legends and other traditional lore.

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  • For, the adumbration, though fits with Puranic delineations, robs her of the Upanishadic antiquity.
  • Laxmi Purana is written with a religious theme. mostly describing the charectars of Puranic gods and godesses.
  • Though Ganesha is popularly held to be the son of Shiva and Parvati, the Puranic myths disagree about his birth.
  • Her literary references are chiefly the Ramayana and Mahabharata, epic and Puranic texts, and she is mentioned by name in Vedic literature. for more
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