- 1 Can we read Garuda Purana any time?
- 2 Why Garuda Purana is not kept at home?
- 3 Where can I read Garuda Purana?
- 4 Can you read Garuda Purana from curiosity?
- 5 Is Garuda Purana true?
- 6 Which Purana should I read first?
- 7 What Garuda Purana says?
- 8 Who wrote Garuda Purana?
- 9 What are the punishments in Garuda Purana?
- 10 Who killed Garuda?
- 11 Who wrote 18 Puranas?
- 12 Who wrote Vishnu Puran?
- 13 What is Yamlok?
- 14 What is Garuda bird?
- 15 How many Puranas are there?
Can we read Garuda Purana any time?
Garuda Purana is best if read as a sentiment, you can recite it anytime. It is best to read it on Amavasya, on understanding its feeling it does not create any fear at all.
Why Garuda Purana is not kept at home?
There is an apprehension among people that, the text of Garuda Purana is inauspicious and hence can not be read or the book be kept at home or should be read only on the occasion of death at home. People hesitate to keep this sacred text at their homes or read it because of its fearful subject matter.
Where can I read Garuda Purana?
Garuda Purana is read at home only at the time of death rituals. Generally, it is suggested that people shouldn’t read or hear it at other times because of its contents, which are all related to karma and death and punishments after death.
Can you read Garuda Purana from curiosity?
Yes you can read and understand Garuda Purana, there is NO harm in reading and acquiring the Knowledge.
Is Garuda Purana true?
Garuda-purana-saroddhara actually is the original bhasya work of Naunidhirama, that cites a section of now non-existent version of Garuda Purana as well as other Indian texts. The earliest translation of one version of Garuda Purana, by Manmatha Nath Dutt, was published in the early twentieth century.
Which Purana should I read first?
If ViShNu is your personal God read any Purana beginning with Vishnu-Puranam the oldest of them all. Likewise if Shiva is your favorite then, start with Siva Puranam or Linga Puranam. If Devi, then Devi Bhagavatam will be a good one.
What Garuda Purana says?
Garuda Purana is the text based on the conversation of Lord Vishnu (Shree Hari) and his vahana Garuda. Some of them are as follows: the Garuda Purana tells us that the soul goes through hell or heaven before being reborn. It experiences pain or pleasure, respectively, in hell or heaven, before being re-born.
Who wrote Garuda Purana?
Garuda Purana, authored by B. K. Chaturvedi, is a book that details many unknown and uncommon concepts of the Garuda Purana. Garuda Purana is a Vaishnava Purana and is one of the 18 puranas of the texts called Smriti. It contains nineteen thousand shlokas.
What are the punishments in Garuda Purana?
Here is the list of 28 Garuda Purana Punishments described in the book,
- PUNISHMENT 1: Tamisram (Heavy Flogging)
- PUNISHMENT 2: Andhatamtrsam (Flogging)
- PUNISHMENT 3: Rauravam (Torments of Snakes)
- PUNISHMENT 4: Mahararuravam (Death by Snakes)
- PUNISHMENT 5: Kumbhipakam(cooked by oil)
- PUNISHMENT 6: Kalasutram (Hot as hell)
Who killed Garuda?
There is only one substance that is able to kill a Garuda: the venom of a Naga.
Who wrote 18 Puranas?
Krishna Dvaipayana Vyasa, who divided the Veda in the Dvapara Age, is also credited with the authorship of the Mahabharata & the 18 principal Puranas.
Who wrote Vishnu Puran?
Vishnu Purana, like all major Puranas, attributes its author to be sage Veda Vyasa. The actual author(s) and date of its composition are unknown and contested.
What is Yamlok?
But before that, the soul of the dead is taken to “Yamlok” ( home of God of death ) where “Yamraj” (God of death) judges the soul on the basis of its sins. Yamraj is the God of Death in Hindu mythology. The detailed description of how life goes to Yamlok after death is explained in Garuda Purana.
What is Garuda bird?
Garuda, in Hindu mythology, the bird (a kite or an eagle) and the vahana (mount) of the god Vishnu. In the Rigveda the sun is compared to a bird in its flight across the sky, and an eagle carries the ambrosial soma plant from heaven to earth.
How many Puranas are there?
There are traditionally 18 Puranas, but there are several different lists of the 18, as well as some lists of more or fewer than 18. The earliest Puranas, composed perhaps between 350 and 750 ce, are the Brahmanda, Devi, Kurma, Markandeya, Matsya, Vamana, Varaha, Vayu, and Vishnu.