Liṅga Purāṇa

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(c.500 ce?)

Classified as one of the eighteen ‘great Purāṇas’ in the tāmasa group, i.e. those said to relate to Śiva. In addition to the usual contents, this important Śaiva Purāṇa contains material on various Śaivite sects, descriptions of Śiva, information on asceticism and yoga, and instructions about the installation of liṅgas.

Subjects: Hinduism.

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