Understanding Indian Myths

Understanding Indian Myths

eBook - 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: 2013
St. Catharines, Ontario : [2013] Crabtree Publishing Company,
ISBN: 9781427191120
1427191123
1427190585
9781427190581
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (51 pages)

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