What is in Puranas ? Part 2


The Second purana is Padma Purana having 5 divisions, Shrishti Khanda, Bhoomi Khanda, Swarga Khanda, Patala Khanda and Uttara Khanda.

His Highness The Maharaja of Mysore Sri Jayachamaraja Wodeyar, in the series Sri Jayachamarajendra Granthamala has printed Padma Purana in Kannada Transliteration with Translation in 23 Volumes in the year 1944.

1 SHRISHTI KHANDA

1.1 The Beginning of Creation
1.2 Lord Brahma’s Life-Span and the Chronological Order of the “Eras”
1.3 The Four Prominent Varnas
1.4 The Manifestations of Goddess Laxmi
1.5 Sati gives up her Life
1.6 The Origin of Deities, Demons and Serpents
1.7 The Origin of Marudganas
1.8 King Prithu and the Surya Dynasty
1.9 Bashkali, the Demon king
1.10 Sri Ram kills Shambuk
1.11 Manifestation of Ganesh & Kartikeya
1.12 An Ideal Brahmin and the Significance of the Gayatri Mantra
1.13 A Brahmin’s Livelihood
1.14 Narottam – The Brahmin
1.15 The Significance of Rudraksha, Amla & Tulsi
1.16 The Importance of Surya’s Worship

2 BHUMI KHANDA

2.1 Different Types of Sin and Virtue
2.2 King Yayati propagates Vaishnava-Dharma
2.3 Yayati marries Ashrubindumati.
2.4 Kunjal – The Enlightened Parrot
2.5 Kunjal Preaches Vijjwal
2.6 Kunjal Narrates about his Previous Birth.

3 SWARGA KHANDA

3.1 Some Prominent Holy Places in Bharat-Varsha
3.2 Jambubarg, River Narmada, Amarkantak
3.3 ‘Dharma-Teertha’ & Yamuna-Snan
3.4 Kashipuri, Kapardishwar & Gaya
3.5 Puranas – The Embodiment of Sri Hari

4 PATALA KHANDA

4.1 Sheshnag narrates the Tales of Sri Rama’s Return from Lanka
4.2 Ravana – The Mighty Demon
4.3 Agastya Advises Sri Rama to Perform Ashvamedhya Yagya
4.4 The Horse is Let Loose
4.5 Lav Fastens the Horse.
4.6 Lav Vanquishes the Whole Army.
4.7 Lav Becomes Unconscious
4.8 The Army Returns to Ayodhya
4.9 Sri Rama sends Laxman to bring Sita
4.10 Sita Returns to Ayodhya

5 UTTARA KHANDA

5.1 Badrik-Ashram
5.2 The Descent of River Ganga
5.3 Dasharatha Pacifies Shani
5.4 Qualities of a Vaishnava
5.5 Indraprastha
5.6 Vaikunth – The Abode of Lord Vishnu
5.7 The Incarnations of Matsya and Kurma
5.8 NriSimha Incarnation
5.9 Vaman Incarnation
5.10 Sri Rama’s Birth
5.11 Sri Rama Grows Up
5.12 Sri Rama’s Exile
5.13 Sri Rama’s Coronation
5.14 Sri Krishna
5.15 Killing of Kansa
5.16 Jarasandh
5.17 Abduction of Rukmini
5.18 Sri Krishna’s Queens
5.19 Anirudha Marries Usha
5.20 The Decline of the Yadu Dynasty
5.21 Rituals of Vishnu Worship
5.22 Lord Vishnu – The Almighty God
5.23 Parashuram

Part1 – Brahma Purana

One Comment on “What is in Puranas ? Part 2

  1. Pingback: What is in Puranas?- Part 1 – Atmanandanatha

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