Q1. Where can I read
Purana describes the journey of the departed soul and is often recited at
funerals or Shraddh ceremonies. However, having the Garuda Purana at home is
considered highly auspicious and therefore there is no harm in acquiring
knowledge about how the soul undergoes the journey after leaving the material
body. You can read it anytime and anywhere you want. It is to be read like any
other Vedic literature. This knowledge was given by the Supreme Lord Vishnu to
His divine carrier Garuda. It is a mystical science that everyone should know.
is the writer of Garuda Purana?
Purana is a key part of Vedic literature that describes the conversation
between the Supreme Lord Vishnu and His divine Mount Garuda. The Lord
elaborately tells Garuda about the journey of a departed soul. This Purana is
an important part of the Vaishnava
studies. All the Vedas,
Puranas, and Upanishads
were compiled by Srila Vyasadev, the literary incarnation of the Lord at the
beginning of Kaliyuga. Later, they were passed down orally through bona fide
disciplic succession. This tradition is still followed by the four Vaishnava
Garuda Puranam be read at any time at home?
like any other Puranas, Garuda Purana is to be considered worshipable. All the
Puranas are an ocean of transcendental knowledge that must be taken without any
material consideration. It is very auspicious to keep the Garuda Purana at home
and it is even more beneficial to read it every day. You may read it at any
time according to your time and schedule. There are many valuable lessons
mentioned in the Garuda Purana that bring about urgency in the lives of the
conditioned souls for taking shelter of the Supreme Lord. Hence, it must be
are some of the best versions of Garuda Purana?
Garuda Purana is a must-have Vedic literature at
home that can be read at any time of the day. If you are looking for the Hindi
version of the Garuda Purana, you may consider the following options available
on the website of Exotic India: “गरुडपुराण सारोध्दार (संस्कृत एवम् हिन्दी अनुवाद) - Garuda Purana Saroddhara”
published by Gita Press, “गरुड़पुराण: Garuda Purana in Simple Hindi” by
Pt. Daulatram Gauda Vedacharya, “गरुडमहापुराणम् (संस्कृत एवम् हिन्दी अनुवाद) - Garuda Purana: The Only Complete
Edition with Sanskrit Text and Hindi Translation” by Radhika Raman.
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