This Purana is taught by Kurmamurti (incarnation of Visnu as Kurma (tortoise) while narrating the story of Indradyumna at Patala. All the seven islands and seven oceans are described in this book. Bharata is situated in the centre of all these and is called Jambudvipa. Though it is believed that there were four samhitas for this, only the Brahma-samhita is available now. It includes L varagita and Vyasagita.
The book is to be given as gift along with a golden image of tortoise. Contains the conversation between Krishna and the Sun-god (mentioned in Bhagavad-gita); Danvantari; Describes the Lakshmi Kalpa.
In the sectarian grouping of the Puranas, the Kurma comes under the Saiva-Purana. The author of the Padma-Purana classifies Kurma as Tamasa together with Linga, Siva, Agni and Skanda.
Brahmanda Purana/translated into English by G.V. Tagare
Size : 22cm x 14cm
Total Volumes= 2
Binding : Hard Bound
Weight of books: 1.250 kgs(approx.)
Author: J.L.Shastri Ed.
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass,Delhi-07
MRP : INR 900.00/-