पद्म पुराण

padm puran, gitapres gorakhapur ka avaran prishth

'padm puran' hindoo dharm ke prasiddh dharmik granthoan mean vishal puran hai. keval 'skand puran' hi isase b da hai. is puran ke shlokoan ki sankhya pachas hazar hai. vaise to is puran se sanbandhit sabhi vishayoan ka varnan sthan vishesh par a gaya hai, kintu isamean pradhanata upakhyanoan aur kathanakoan ki hai. ye kathanak tirthoan tatha vrat sambandhi nahian haian, varanh pauranik purushoan aur rajaoan se sambandhit haian. any puranoan mean yahi kathanak jis roop mean prapt hote haian, yahaan ye doosare roop mean haian. ye akhyan aur upakhyan sarvatha navin, vichitr aur samany pathakoan ko chamatkrit kar dene vale haian.

vaishnav puran

'padm puran' pramukh roop se vaishnav puran hai. is puran ki manyata ke anusar 'vishnu' ki upasana ka pratipadan karane vale puran hi sattvik haian. is puran mean prasangavash shiv ka varnan bhi prapt hota hai. kintu yah varnan sampradayavad se grasit n hokar uttam roop mean prastut kiya gaya hai. yadyapi tridev- brahma, vishnu aur mahesh mean unhean vishnu se sarvochch nahian mana gaya hai. yadi is puran ko vishnu ki upasana ke karan 'sattvik' mana gaya hai to brahma ki upasana karane vale puranoan ko 'rajas' shreni mean rakha gaya haian isake alava shivopasana se sambandhit puranoan ko 'tamas' shreni ka mana gaya hai, jaise- 'shiv puran', 'liang puran', 'koorm puran', 'matsy puran', 'skand puran' aur 'agni puran'.