Hindu Gods and Goddesses

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Smriti Books, 2005 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 79 pages
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Hindu Gods & Goddesses is an en make available basic information about the Hindu pantheon of gods in a simple and attractive manner. Information about the origin of each deity, its various forms, relationship with other deities, and the important shrines is given in a condensed manner. Effort has been made to source as many Indian art forms as possible to show the unifying principle underlying the work of the various artists. However diverse the understanding of any artist may be about a deity, one can still see the basic fundamental representations in the hundred visuals in this book.
  

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Contents

About the book Introduction
10
Brahma
18
Vishnu
25
Shiva
37
Hanuman
44
Ganesha
50
Devi
56
Uma
58
Durga
61
Ganga
66
Gayatri
68
Saraswati
69
Lakshmi
71
Radha
74
Sita
75
Minor Gods
76

Parvati
59

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