[Advaita-l] reg puranas

Sriram Krishnamurthy asksriramjobs at gmail.com
Thu Feb 24 04:46:58 CST 2011

Dear Sriram,

Bhagavadpada Shankaracharya had composed the Dvadasha Jyotirlinga Stotra
incorporating the 12 Jyotirlingas.

Can anyone give details regarding availability of English translation of Sri
Bhaskararaya Makhin's Sethubandha?

Thanks and Regards,

On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 1:28 PM, Venkata sriram P
<venkatasriramp at yahoo.in>wrote:

> Namaste Sriram,
> As per the some of the scholars and also the by Shri Sacchidananda Tirtha
> (author of celebrated "purANa mImAMsa"), the purana works of Bhagavan
> Badarayana are 3 in number. They are Devi Bhagavata, Markandeya Purana and
> Bhagavata Purana.
> Rest of the purANAs fall into the category of "Confusion of Authorship"
> though Agni Purana (from its style of composition) seems to be quite
> ancient.  Sri Sacchidananda Tirtha says that Bhagavan Badarayana’s style of
> writing is quite distinct and the above 3 mentioned are of one category and
> rest is another.
> Careful study of saMhitAs of Siva Purana (or Siva Dharmottara Purana?????)
> indicates that those have been written by different authors at different
> times.
> Even the count of dwAdasa jyOtirlingAs is controversial.  As per halAyudha
> kavi, a great aghora sivOpAsaka (author of halAyudha stavaH), there are only
> 3 jyotirlingAs ie. Vishwanath of Kasi, Omkareshwar Linga and Mallikarjuna of
> Srisaila.   Rest are all incorporations by different authors at different
> times.
> Regs,
> Sriram
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