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Adj.1.Puranic - of or relating to the Purana
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The battle or competition today is about puranic boasts, bovine breed, yoga centres, devotions and ablutions.
Deshmukh and his PhD student Balakrishnan, along with USC PhD student Xin Qin and master's student Aniruddh Puranic, teamed up with three Arizona State University researchers to investigate the problem.
It is true, of course, that the reference to brahman is probably occasioned by the fact that Bhattanayaka is commenting on the first verse of the Natyasastra, which refers to the Puranic god Brahma, and that as a commentator he must therefore gloss this term (Dezso 2007: 134-35).
The second group of narrative reliefs depict some of the titans of epic and Puranic mythology.
Drazen Puranic (1,2,3), Ena Rankovic (1), Marijo Vodanovic (1), Mario Lusic (4), Ana Boban (1,2), Silva Zupancic Salek (1,2,3) and Damir Nemet (1,2,3)
Their topics include the appropriation of the goddess into the Puranic narrative: integration/appropriation in the Vamanapurana, the Yaksini Devi of Mangaon: appropriation of a Jain goddess by Bhrahminic Hinduism, whether Ravidas and the Ganga represent appropriation or contestation, the goddess Chinnamasta's severed head as a re-appropriation of the cosmic sacrifice, from a Saktipitha to Kuladaivata: the appropriation of goddess Jogai of Ambe, and Ekveera Devi and the son Kolis of Mumbai: whether the Kilis appropriated the Karle Buddhist Chaitya.
An understanding of the Puranic and Sramanic (Buddhist and Jaina) as well as poetic texts has to begin by relating them to their social functions and being aware of what is selected and what is left out.
(37) As we shall see later, the place-name Dvaravati or Dvaraka (the modern Dwarka), in western Gujarat, was considered the legendary capital of Lord Krsna in Indian epic and puranic literature.
The sculptures and inscriptions show both Puranic (worship of Vedas) and Tantric (Sexual imagery) Hinduism.
The enthusiasm with which folk artists such as the chitrakars have taken up such novel themes has not only led to a vastly expanded range of narrative subjects, but also to a new classification of themes into traditional (puranic) and social (samajik).