'˜Kalki Purana', despite being one of the '˜Upapuranas', has its own significance. Although, according to '˜Mahabharat', Kalki incarnation is yet to take place, the narration describes his actions in the past tense, and it has borrowed heavily from Vishnu Purana and Srimad Bhagawata Purana.
At times the description of the story of Lord Kalki's marriage with the princess of Srihala Dweep, Padma, throws the images also conjured up in the Medieval Hindi epic '˜Padamavata' by Malik Mohammad Jayasi. May be the latter was influenced by this Purana. But that clearly reveals that this '˜Kalki Upapurana' did exist in and around 14th century A.D. when Jayasi wrote his above-mentioned magnum opus
Author: B K Chaturvedi
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