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The Matsya Puranam

By: A Taluqdar of Oudh

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 024034

ISBN: 8170691141

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 876. View more info

The Matsya Purana, 2 Vols

By: A Taluqdar of Oudh

Price: $20.65

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sri Satguru Publications: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101171

ISBN: 8170309131

Condition: New


In Matsya Punanam Lord Vishnu narrated this Purana in the form of Fish to Manu, the first King after the deluge (Pralaya). Holy places, festivals, omens, and rites to be observed by Saivaites and Vaishnavaites are described. References of South India and South Indian Architecture are also mentioned in this Purana. The Matsya Purana affords detailed instructions for the selection and examination of the ground for building. Earth is divided by it into four classes according to its colour; the white is called Brahmana, it is said to have a sweet taste; the red is Ksatriya, and it produces an astr... View more info