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Puranas  Term Image (Purāṇas) Script Image
(Language:  Sanskrit)
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Short Description: age-old stories of Hindu mythology
Long Description: literally, "stories of old" in Hinduism. There are 18 major Puranic works, dating back many centuries. They contain legends, mythology, and stories of creation, history, etc., all placed within the cosmology of Hinduism.
Source(s): The Essential Swami Ramdas
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms