Hindu Mythology Vedic and Pur nic

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  • Author : William Joseph Wilkins
  • Publisher : Calcutta : Thacker, Spink ; Bombay : Thacker ; London : W. Thacker
  • Pages : 411 pages
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Hindu Mythology Vedic and Pur nic

Hindu Mythology  Vedic and Pur  nic
  • Author : William Joseph Wilkins
  • Publisher : Calcutta : Thacker, Spink ; Bombay : Thacker ; London : W. Thacker
  • Release : 16 April 1882
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Hindu mythology can easily become a bewildering subject. There are a vast number of gods, demigods and supernatural beings (some writers refer to as many as 330 million deities). More than this, the beliefs concerning them, their roles in religious practice, and their manifestations in different texts vary according to time, place, and tradition throughout India's vast territory and long history. For anyone interested in the subject, or for anyone approaching an epic such as the Mahabharata, a good guide is

Handbook of Hindu Mythology

Handbook of Hindu Mythology
  • Author : George M. Williams
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 27 March 2008
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Unlike many other ancient mythologies, Hinduism thrives in the modern world. One billion followers and countless others have been captivated by its symbolic representations of love, karma, and reincarnation. Handbook of Hindu Mythology offers an informative introduction to this dauntingly complex mythology of multifaceted deities, lengthy heroic tales, and arcane philosophies-all with a 3,000-year history of reinterpretations and adaptations. Williams offers a number of pathways by which to approach Hinduism's ever-changing gods and goddesses (e.g., Brahm�, Vishnu, Siva), spiritual

The Origins of Evil in Hindu Mythology

The Origins of Evil in Hindu Mythology
  • Author : Wendy Doniger,Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
  • Release : 16 April 1988
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This work deals at length with various theories about relgion prevalent at the time when Megasthenes visited India very interesting and scholarly views have been put forth regarding investigations of Megasthenes their reliability and the reliability of his reporters.

Hindu Myths

Hindu Myths
  • Author : O' Flaherty
  • Publisher : Penguin Books India
  • Release : 16 April 1994
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These Tales Of Hindu Gods And Demons Express In Vivid Symbols The Metaphysical Insights Of Ancient Indian Priests And Poets. This Selection And Translation Of Seventy-Five Seminal Myths Spans The Wide Range Of Classical Indian Sources, From The Serpent-Slaying Indra Of The Vedas (C. 1200 Bc) To The Medieval Pantheon&Mdash;The Phallic And Ascetic Siva, The Maternal And Bloodthirsty Goddess, The Mischievous Child Krishna, The Other Avatars Of Vishnu, And The Many Minor Gods, Demons, Rivers And Animals Sacred To

Classical Hindu Mythology

Classical Hindu Mythology
  • Author : Cornelia Dimmitt,J.A.B. Van Buitenen
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
  • Release : 01 January 2015
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The Mahapuranas embody the received tradition of Hindu mythology. This anthology contains fresh translations of these myths, only a few of which have ever been available in English before, thus providing a rich new portion of Hindu mythology. The book is organized into six chapters. "Origins" contains myths relating to creation, time, and space. "Seers, Kings and Supernaturals" relates tales of rivers, trees, animals, demons, and men, particularly heroes and sages. Myths about the chief gods are dealt with in

Myth Mithya

Myth   Mithya
  • Author : Devdutt Pattanaik
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 11 July 2014
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A decoding of Hindu mythology Hindus have one God. They also have 330 million gods: male gods; female gods; personal gods; family gods; household gods; village gods; gods of space and time; gods for specific castes and particular professions; gods who reside in trees; in animals; in minerals; in geometrical patterns and in man-made objects. Then there are a whole host of demons. But no Devil. In this groundbreaking book Dr Devdutt Pattanaik; one of India’s most popular mythologists; seeks

Hindu Mythology

Hindu Mythology
  • Author : Jennifer MacKay
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release : 11 November 2014
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Author Jennifer MacKay provides background on the Hindu religion and how the tales, as well as the gods and goddesses, evolved throughout history. Readers will be introduced to marvelous epic tales of Hindu heroes and gods, and learn how followers worship the Pantheon of Hindu Gods. They will also learn about Hinduism's role in the world today.

Indian Mythology

Indian Mythology
  • Author : Devdutt Pattanaik
  • Publisher : Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
  • Release : 24 April 2003
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Provides a fresh understanding of the Hindu spirtual landscapes and pantheon of gods and goddesses through 99 classic myths.