Finally, on one important issue, the Purana as a whole is in no doubt.
"The light of the day takes refuge in their bosoms," as the Purana says of the ocean.
Radha is constantly mentioned and in all the incidents in the Purana involving cowgirls, it is she who is given pride of place.
The Linga Purana tells us that the linga was a pillar of fire in which Siva was present.
But the author of the Purana denies that this was done in anger.
Four bridges crossed the Musi, the most notable of which was the Purana Pul, of 23 arches, built in 1593.
The word "Purana" means "old," and in ancient Sanscrit writings it has the same meaning as our "cosmology."
Purana, as usual with Buddhists in regard to those who held opinions different from their own, is styled a heretic.
Including these this Purana makes 60 kings between Manu and Daçaratha.
At this point, the Purana embarks on an episode which, at first sight, appears to have very little to do with its main subject.
ancient Sanskrit writings of a legendary character, 1690s, from Sanskrit puranah, literally "ancient, former," from pura "formerly, before," cognate with Greek paros "before," pro "before," Avestan paro "before," Old English fore, from PIE *pre-, from root *per- (1) "forward, through" (see per). Related: Puranic.