What is the importance of Brahmapurana?
It is said that every person should read or hear the Brahma Purana atleast once in life. A person is believed to be blessed on doing so. Brahma Purana helps in a person in understanding the importance of self-sacrifice and charity. Brahma provides a person with contentment, peace, spirituality, education and salvation
This Purana, consisting of 10000 Shlokas, primarily describes the life sketch of Lord Shri Krishna. The apologues (Aakhyanas) in the Vedic books called Sankhyayan Brahmin, Aaitareya Brahmin, Brudhdevta etc have been further elaborated in this Purana. This Purana further includes the apologues of Anant Vasudeo of Orissa, Purushottam Mandir of Puri, Surya Mandir of Konark, Bhuvaneshwar Kshetra, Ekambar Kshetra, Viraj Kshetra, Godavari, Krutikateertha, Chakrateertha, Putroteertha, Urvashi, Vrushakapi, Aatreya - Atreyar, etc and has become almost of a treasure among the ancient literary work. In all 32 chapters been allotted to Shrikrishnas life sketch. Vashishtha Rishi, is described as explaining the philosophy of Sankhya (Science of numbers - Statistics) to KARALJANAKA. Based on the concepts of Paap Punya (Good & Evil Deeds) the subject like, abode of Atma after death, Yamalok, Swarg Narak (Heaven - Hell) Shraddhakarpa, Good nature, etc are also touched in this Purana. Thi ...more