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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Forget about your quarrel with the demons , and seek their assistance in
churning from the ocean ... At this moment the demon Rahu seized the precious
amrita and would have drunk it all had not Vishnu , who was watching ,
He appeared to counter the power of Bali , the demon king of the giants . Through
his devotion and penance Bali defeated Indra , humbled the gods , and extended
his rule over heaven , earth and the infernal regions . In answer to the appeal ...
During the churning of the ocean , the battle between the gods and demons for
possession of the AMRITA ( water of life ) , Rahu sipped a little of ... Ravana In
Hindu mythology , the demon king of Sri Lanka and lord of all Rakshasa demons
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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