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Hindu myths : a sourcebook translated from the Sanskrit

Author: Wendy Doniger
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, [2004]
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of myths involving the Creation and some of the most important Hindu deities, translated from the Rg Veda, the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, the Brahmanas, and the Puranas.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Doniger
ISBN: 0140449906 9780140449907 9780141903750 Ebk 0141903759 Ebk
OCLC Number: 58791351
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 1975.
Description: 357 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Prajapati and Brahma --
Indra --
Agni --
Rudra and Siva --
Visnu --
Devi : the goddess --
Gods and demons.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: with an introduction and notes by Wendy Doniger.
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Presents seventy-five seminal myths which feature the many incarnations of Vishnu, who saves mankind from destruction, and the mischievous child Krishna, alongside stories of the minor gods, demons,  Read more...

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