Hindu Gods and Goddesses

Hindu Gods and Goddesses

by W. J. Wilkins
     
 

The Hindu pantheon comprises such a multitude of gods and goddesses that even the most devout can find it difficult to remember their names and characteristics. This self-contained volume presents a comprehensive picture of the gods and goddesses commonly worshiped in India: their origins, and their related myths and legends. It covers the deities from both the…  See more details below

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The Hindu pantheon comprises such a multitude of gods and goddesses that even the most devout can find it difficult to remember their names and characteristics. This self-contained volume presents a comprehensive picture of the gods and goddesses commonly worshiped in India: their origins, and their related myths and legends. It covers the deities from both the Vedic and Puranic literature, as well as demons, sacred birds, and other lore, all accompanied by excellent illustrations from traditional sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486431567
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
11/21/2003
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
1,072,800
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.42(h) x 1.03(d)

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