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Handbook of Hindu Mythology

George M. Williams

Handbook of Hindu Mythology

by George M. Williams

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Fiction,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Handbooks & Manuals,
  • Hinduism - General,
  • Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Mythology, Hindu

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9826697M
    ISBN 10019533261X
    ISBN 109780195332612

    This is a comprehensive study of Hindu mythology. Due to the huge number of gods and goddesses, and their changing role through centuries of Indian spiritual life, this is a complex subject. This book covers Hindu mythology during the Vedic and Puranic periods. Wilkins starts with the very earliest pantheon of the Vedas, such as Surya, the. ✏Classical Hindu Mythology Book Summary: 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.

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    Handbook of Hindu Mythology offers a number of pathways by which to approach Hinduism's ever-changing gods and goddesses (e.g., Brahmâ, Vishnu, Siva), spiritual verses (such as the vedas), secular epics (including the Râmâyana and the Mahâbhârata), myths within myths, devotional and esoteric traditions, psychic and yogic disciplines, and. The Myths and Gods of India Book Summary: The study of Hindu mythology explores the significance of the most prominent Hindu dieties as they are envisioned by the Hindus themselves. Referred to by its adherents as the "eternal religion," Hinduism recognizes for each age and each country a new form of revelation--and for each person, according to his or her stage of development, a different.


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A Handbook of Hindu Mythology Hindus have one God. They also have 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.

Handbook of Hindu Mythology offers a number of pathways by which to approach Hinduism's ever-changing gods and goddesses (e.g., Brahma, Vishnu, Siva), spiritual verses (such as the vedas), secular epics (including the Ramayana and the Mahabharata), myths within myths, devotional and esoteric traditions, psychic and yogic disciplines, and magical s: 2.

About the Book: Myth = Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythology Myth = Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythology is a comprehensive book that is an eye opener for not just those who want to know more about Hindu mythology.

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Handbook of Hindu Mythology George M. Williams. This book explores Hindu mythology. Behind the mythology is a myth. Behind the myth a truth: an inherited truth about life and death, about nature and culture, about perfection and possibility, about hierarchies and subjective and cultural truth of the Hindus is.

It can be translated in English as religion, vi rtue, truth, or duty. 25 f26 Handbook of Hindu Mythology For our purposes it is the duty that one is born into (varna-dharma, caste) and the responsibilities one must shoulder according to one’s stage of life (aśramadharma).

1 online resource (xx, pages) Hindu mythology is a complex mythology of multifaceted deities, lengthy heroic tales, and arcane philosophies, with a year history of reinterpretations and adaptations. This text looks at the connections between the structure of myth cycles and Indian storytelling and music traditionsPages: Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Taylor, W.

ioned: ble. 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.

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The second half explores with myths associated with Shiva, Parvati and Shakti. He gives the right amount of details regarding the symbolism of the myth, the weaponry and attributes of the characters concerned/5().

Pattanaik’s Myth=Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythologyis a compilation of his retellings of Hindu mythological stories. Myth, as he calls it, is the idea, and mythology is its carrier.

Mithya, he further states, is a truth dependent on a frame of reference. And satyaor satis independent of .