Purānas

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Puranas, PurAnas, Puraanas


Purānas are the Brāhmaṇas of the Vedas that are accepted as the purāṇas and not the present eighteen purāṇas.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore