Hindu Mythology

Hindu Mythology

Product ID: 1421

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Author: W J Wilkins
Publisher: Rupa
Year: 1998
Language: English
Pages: 499
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8129129817


This is an authoritative and exhaustive account of the Hindu gods and goddesses commonly worshipped in India, and their origin, and the myths and legends that grew around them. Not only does it deal with the Vedic deities, the puranic deities and the female deities, it also gives a full account of the lesser deities, the demons, the sacred birds, animals and trees, providing excellent illustrations traditional in character.

The Hindu pantheon has so many gods and goddesses that even the very devout find it difficult to remember all about them. Here in one volume they are presented, each identified and brought alive , giving a complete picture of the Hindu the agony.