Definition of Puranic in US English:

Puranic

adjective

  • See Purana

    • ‘On the other hand, the Hindu Puranic writer merely records events narrated by Sutas.’
    • ‘It is also well-known that the Vedic or Puranic idea of the age of the universe is some 8 billion years, which is of the order of magnitude of what has been estimated by modern astrophysicists.’
    • ‘He was also convinced that Puranic literature relating the stories of Gods and devas was fiction.’
    • ‘Neither the Ramayana nor the Mahabharata, which date back several thousand years, record an event like the Mela, though the Puranic story of the churning of the ocean predates both epics.’
    • ‘Of course, while the Bible remembers such an exodus no such Vedic or Puranic records exist, but that does not slow him down.’

Pronunciation

Puranic

/-ˈränik/