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An introduction to Oriental mythology

Author: Clio Whittaker
Publisher: Edison, N.J. : Chartwell Books, [2002]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clio Whittaker
ISBN: 0785816089 9780785816089
OCLC Number: 52426578
Notes: "A Quantum book"--Title page verso.
Originally published: ©1989.
Description: 127 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Chinese mythology. The giant Pangu ; Nugua peoples the world ; Gonggong's defeat ; Chang E's betrayal ; The parted lovers ; The great flood ; The gift of race ; Monkey's immortality --
Indian mythology. In the beginning ; Measuring the cosmos ; Shiva's blue throat ; The death of Sati ; The elephant-headed god ; Kali's dance of death ; Vishnu the Preserver ; The young Krishna ; The wrestling contest ; Hanuman the Monkey God ; Spirit of the Buddha ; "Welcome all three of you" ; The four virtues ; Princess Badr i Munir --
Japanese mythology. Fratricide without remorse ; Cleansing by fire ; Death of Yamato-takeru ; Excluded from the divine ; The birth of Japan ; The hearth of Yomi ; Death comes to the world ; Part human, part bird ; Oni and Kappas ; Buddhist influence ; Soul of the butterfly ; The seven gods.
Other Titles: Oriental mythology
Responsibility: edited by Clio Whittaker.

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