• the Purāṇas (supplementary Vedas) — SB 3.12.39plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad Bhāgavatam 3.12.39

    Then he created the fifth Veda—the Purāṇas and the histories—from all his mouths, since he could see all the past, present and future.
  • the supplements to the Vedas with illustrative narrations — SB 1.1.6plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad Bhāgavatam 1.1.6

    The sages said: Respected Sūta Gosvāmī, you are completely free from all vice. You are well versed in all the scriptures famous for religious life, and in the Purāṇas and the histories as well, for you have gone through them under proper guidance and have also explained them.