The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology: An A - Z Guide to the Myths and Legends of the Ancient World
The myths and legends of the ancient worlds, from Greece, Rome and Egypt to the Norse and Celtic lands, through Persia and India to China and the Far East. A comprehensive A to Z of the classic stories of gods and goddesses, heroes and mythical beasts, wizards and warriors.
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In Lamaism, he is a god of war, According to tradition, in the 17th century, Beg-tse
sided with the Mongolian warriors and led an army of animals against the Dalai
Lama. However, the Dalai Lama assumed the form of the BODHISATTVA ...
PURUSHA was the primordial man or cosmic giant of Indian mythology.
According to the ancient sacred hymns known as the Rig Veda, Purusha was
three- quarters immortal and one-quarter mortal. From his mortal quarter, he
released his ...
According to another tradition, Radha is an incarnation of LAKSHMI, the goddess
of good fortune and wife of Vishnu. The goddess took the form of Radha in order
that she might not be separated from her husband. Radha's love for Krishna is ...
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Comprehensive reference guide to world mythology with sections on classical world, norse lands, south and central asia, egypt and west asia, celtic world, east asia. Entries are made in A-Z format within each main section with lots of full colour illustrations and photos. Read full review