Understanding Indian Myths

Understanding Indian Myths

Book - 2013
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This interesting title examines the mythology and folklore of India, and discusses its importance in Hinduism. The greatest myths of India, drawn from the sacred texts and traditions of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, are presented. The Indian gods and goddesses portrayed in this colorful mythology are creators and protectors, but often they are also warriors and destroyers, particularly when fighting demons. Supported by beautiful Indian artworks and full-color photography, the text shows readers how these ancient tales helped Indians explain creation, birth, death, love, and the purpose of humans' earthly life. Topics include:

Vishnu, preserver of the universe

Shiva, the destroyer

Asuras, demons or anitgods
Publisher: New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, c2013
ISBN: 9780778745297
0778745295
9780778745242
0778745244
Branch Call Number: BL2001.3 .H96 2013
Characteristics: 48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm

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