All About Bharatiya Sanatana Dharmam otherwise known as Hinduism : 2.1.10.1



CHAPTER 2. HINDU SCRIPTURES : 1.10
     1.The Scriptures : 10
10. The Eighteen Puranas-1.

There are eighteen main Puranas and an equal number of subsidiary Puranas or Upa-Puranas.
The main Puranas are : -
1. Vishnu Purana,
2. Naradiya Purana,
3. Srimad Bhagavata Purana,
4. Garuda (Suparna) Purana,
5. Padma Purana,
6. Varaha Purana,
7. Brahma Purana,
8. Brahmanda Purana,
9. Brahma Vaivarta Purana,
10.Markandeya Purana,
11.Bhavishya Purana,
12.Vamana Purana,
13.Matsya Purana,
14.Kurma Purana,
15.Linga Purana,
16.Siva Purana,
17.Skanda Purana and
18.Agni Purana.
Of these,: -
1.  six are Sattvic Puranas and glorify Vishnu;
2. six are Rajasic and glorify Brahma;
3. six are Tamasic and they glorify Siva.
Swami Sivananda
     To be continued..


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