Understanding Indian Myths

Understanding Indian Myths

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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: Crabtree Publishing Company, New York : 2013
ISBN: 9780778745297
Branch Call Number: JNF 294.513 HYNS
Characteristics: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm

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