The Vishnu Purana is a Sanskrit text and one of the eighteen Mahapuranas, a genre of ancient and medieval Hindu texts. It consists mainly of legends related to the Hindu god Vishnu, his avatars such as Krishna and Rama, and other deities.
The Vishnu Purana is a sacred text of Hinduism and one of the eighteen Mahapuranas. This is an important Purana in the collection of Vaishnava literature.
It contains many stories about Krishna, who is considered supreme by most Hindus. It includes philosophical discussions between Vishnu and other deities, and details of Hindu cosmology, geography, religious rites and ceremonies.
Vishnupurana is the most important and oldest of the eighteen Puranas. It is propounded by Shri Parashara Rishi. Its exponent is Lord Vishnu, who is the originator of the universe, eternal, inexhaustible, avyaya and ekras. In this Purana, there is a detailed description of the magnitude of the ghosts of the sky, the sea, the magnitude of the sun, etc., the origin of the mountains, the gods, the Manvantara, the Kalpa-department, the entire religion and the character of the gods and the kings. Also this Purana is the exponent of the inseparability of Vishnu and Shiva. The Vishnu Purana mainly describes the character of Shri Krishna, although briefly the mention of the story of Rama is also found.
The position of Shri Vishnu Purana is very high in the Ashtadash Mahapuranas. In this, geography, astrology, rituals, dynasty and many episodes of Shri Krishna-character etc. have been described very unique and vivid, among other subjects.
In Shri Vishnu Purana also, the origin of this universe, Varna system, Ashram system, omnipresence of Lord Vishnu and Mother Lakshmi, description of Dhruv Prahlad, Venu, etc. kings and their life story, tradition of development, agriculture, cow protection etc.
Operation, India The nine volumes of Medini, the description of the seven oceans, the description of the half and half worlds, fourteen Vidyas, Vaivasvata Manu, Ikshvaku, Kashyapa, Puruvansh, Kuruvansh, Yaduvansh, the description of the great deluge of Kalpant etc. have been discussed in detail. The pacific stream of devotion and knowledge is flowing veiledly everywhere in it.
Although this Purana is Vishnu-oriented, yet it is not expressed anywhere in it for Lord Shankar. In the entire book, the context of Shiva is probably found in Shri Krishna-Banasur-Sangram, where Lord Krishna himself, expressing his inseparability with Mahadevji, says to Shrimukh-