Purana

noun, often capitalized Pu·ra·na \ pu̇-ˈrä-nə \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Purana

: one of a class of Hindu sacred writings chiefly from a.d. 300 to a.d. 750 comprising popular myths and legends and other traditional lore

Puranic

play \pu̇-ˈrä-nik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of purana

Sanskrit purāṇa, from purāṇa ancient, from purā formerly; akin to Sanskrit pura before, Greek para beside, pro before — more at for


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