Types of Puranas What is covered Also symbolized by
Rajasika Purana Those that describe the Creation in full and Praise Lord Brahma Dimness & Passion
Sathvika Puranas  Those that Praise Lord Vishnu, Vishnu Puran and the like Truth & Purity
Tamasika Purana Those that Praise Lord Shiva and deal more about the Karmas. Darkness & Ignorance
Puranasnumber of SlokasType of Purana
Agni16,000Tamasika
Bhavisya 14,500Rajasika
Bhagavata18,000Sathvika
Brahma10000Rajasika
Brahmavaivavarta18,000Rajasika
Brahmanda12,000Rajasika
Garuda18,000Sathvika
Linga11,000Tamasika
Kurma18,000Sathvika
Markandeya 9,000Rajasika
Naradiya25,000Sathvika
Padma55,000Sathvika
Matsya14,000Sathvika
Skanda81,000Tamasika
Varaha24,000Sathvika
Vamana10,000Sathvika
Vayu24,000Tamasika
Vishnu23,000Sathvika