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Bronze statue of the deity, Shiva. KURMA THE TORTOISE ONCE, THE GODS
and the demons both wanted the nectar of immortality. On the ad vice of Vishnu
they made a pact to co-operate together. Vishnu told them to throw all kinds of ...
COSMIC DESTRUCTION WHILST BRAHMA is the creator and Vishnu the
preserver, Shiva's anger is the destructive force which annihilates the cosmos.
Death is the inevitable consequence of life and holds no fear in Indian myth, for in
All deities have their female aspects, such as Vishnu and Lakshmi, Krishna and
Radha, Rama and Sita, and Shiva and Parvati. The female aspect of the deity
embodies mercy and the spirit of devotion to that deity, while the male aspect ...
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review
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