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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However, the Dalai Lama assumed the form of the BODHISATTVA
avalokiteshvara and converted Beg-tse to Buddhism. BHAGIRATHA, according to
Hindu mythology, was the sage who persuaded Brahma and SHIVA to send the
sacred river ...
CHENREZIG. the bodhisattva, is the protector of Tibet and is believed to be
incarnated in its spiritual leaders. ... means "Looking with Clear Eyes" and he is
the Tibetan form of AVALOKITESHVARA, the BODHISATTVA of compassion.
He is said to be the father and mother of the bodhisattvas, as well as their
spiritual friend. ... is flanked by two lotus blossoms, on which rest a sword of
wisdom and the Prajnaparamita-sulra, a holy text that advocates the ideal of the
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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