age of the purANas
Greg.Bailey at LATROBE.EDU.AU
Mon May 7 01:19:28 EDT 2007
More likely 400-1200, with many Upapuraa.nas much later.
From: Indology on behalf of McComas Taylor
Sent: Mon 5/7/2007 1:54 PM
To: INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk
Subject: age of the purANas
Is it fair to say that the scholarly consensus is that the purANas took
their current form between 500-1000 CE?
Our library's copy of Rocher's book on the purANas has gone west, so I
cannot check it.
With thanks in advance
Dr McComas Taylor
Head, South Asia Centre
Faculty of Asian Studies
The Australian National University
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