The Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths & Legends
Macmillan, 1989 - 260 pages
Fully indexed and containing lavish color illustrations and a wealth of line drawings, this is the most up-to-date, beautiful, and graphically useful reference of its kind on the market today.
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However, whereas Chinese Buddhist priests (above) preach a family-based
religion, Indian Buddhism is more concerned with the individual. the high god of
heaven. The unworthiness of a ruler was thought to be reflected in natural ...
The Chinese Buddhist goddess of mercy Kuanyin (below), is unwilling to enter
Nirvana because of her awareness of worldly suffering. 22052197 1650– 102.7
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... into In about 630, the Chinese pilgrim TRIPITAKA found an imposing shrine
dedicated to the goddess at the great Buddhist centre of Nalanda, in northern ...
MARY as Stella Maris, Buddhist sailors have thrown themselves upon Tara's
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This gorgeously illustrated book is divided into three sections: essays on the role of myth in major civilizations, including non-European ones; an encyclopedia of gods and goddesses; and a micropedia ... Read full review
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