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Classical Hindu mythology : a reader in the Sanskrit Pur�a�nas /
Classical Hindu mythology : a reader in the Sanskrit Purāṇas

Author: edited and translated by Cornelia Dimmitt and J. A. B. van Buitenen. ; ; Cornelia Dimmitt; J A B van Buitenen
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The "Mahapuranas" embody the received tradition of Hindu mythology. This anthology contains fresh translations of these myths. It includes chapters such as: "Origins"; "Seers, Kings and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: edited and translated by Cornelia Dimmitt and J. A. B. van Buitenen. ; ; Cornelia Dimmitt; J A B van Buitenen
ISBN: 0877221170 9780877221173 0877221227 9780877221227
OCLC Number: 3868975
Description: xiii, 373 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface The Puranas: An Introduction Origins Visnu Krsna Siva The Goddess Seers, Kings and Supernaturals Glossary Notes on Sources Bibliography of Sanskrit Puranas Index
Other Titles: Puranas.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Cornelia Dimmitt and J.A.B. van Buitenen.

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