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The Kalika Purana Sanskrit: It exists in many versions, variously organized in 90 to 93 chapters.

Kalika Purana

The surviving versions of the text are unusual in that they start abruptly and follow a format not found in either the major or minor Purana -genre mythical kaloka of Hinduism. This text in attributed to sage Markendeya, and starts off with the legends of Devi trying to bring Shiva back from ascetic life into householder’s life by making him fall in love again.


sanksrit It also describes in detail the rivers and mountains at Kamarupa tirtha and mentions the Brahmaputra River and the Kamakhya Temple. Chapters 67 through 78 of the text constitute the Rudhiradhyaya which discusses bali animal sacrifice and of Vamacara Tantrism. The text states that a human sacrifice may be performed to please the goddess, but only with the consent of prince before a war or cases of imminent danger.

The text also states that anyone who is physically handicapped, related to a Brahmin, or “is not willing to die” through the sacrifice is unfit for the ritual. The text describes the rituals associated with a balior a rice-paste substitute for enemies prior to a war, but does not describe how the sacrifice was actually done.

pkrana The work belongs to the goddess-oriented Shakta branch of Hinduism. Most probably it was composed in or near medieval Kamarupa modern Assam. It is a late work, states Hazra, by Nibandha writers regarding Shakti worship.

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According to Pudana, there existed a text that was older than the extant one, and that the origin of that text was Bengal. However, estimates for different sections of the text range from 7th to end of 11th-century. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Part of a series on Hindu scriptures and texts Shruti Smriti Vedas.


Chronology of Hindu texts. The Cultural Heritage of IndiaVol. Shahrastani on the Indian Religions. Retrieved from ” https: Articles containing Sanskrit-language text.

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