Agni Purana, apart from giving a detailed description of the avatars of Lord Vishnu, is noted for its encyclopaedic character. The Purana is thus named as it is believed to have been communicated to Vasistha by Agni.
Bhagavad Gita is the Holy Book of Hinduism. It constitutes a part of the Mahabharata and is essentially a detailed philosophical discourse given by Lord Krishna to Arjuna in the battlefield of Kurukshetra.
Shiva Purana is one of the eighteen major Puranas and it is completely devoted to the Lord Shiva. Also known as the Avyu Purana, this work deals extensively with a description of the appearance of Lord Shiva and the importance and means of Sadhana.
Markendeya Purana is among the oldest works of Purana literature and also one of the most interesting. It is written in the style of a conversation between Sage Jaimini and sage Markandeya. The beginning of the Markandeya Purana is from the mouth of Jaimini asking four questions to Markandeya.
Skanda Purana is the largest of the eighteen Puranas. It is named after the son of Lord Shiva, Skanda. He was the commander of the celestial armies. There are descriptions of the Shaiva tradition in Hemakuta region (near Vijayanagar) of Karnataka in this Purana.
Linga Purana is one of the eighteen major Puranas dedicated to the worship of the Linga form of Lord Shiva.This text explains the Purusharthas (the four goals of life) and the significance of Shivalinga worship.
Constitution of India is the ultimate law for the country. It includes the political principles, procedures, powers and duties of government institutions, directive principles and duties of the citizens.
History of Indian Administrative system reveals that an organised system of governance was in place right from ancient times when monarchy was the main form of Government. Throughout the long course of its development, there have been two factors that were a constant in administration- the basic units of the villages and the co-ordination between centralisation and de-centralisation.