Indian mythology according to the Indian epics by V. FausbГёll

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  • Mahābhārata -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Gods, Hindu,
  • Mythology, Hindu

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StatementV. Fausboll.
LC ClassificationsBL1216 .F38 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 206 p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3930792M
LC Control Number81905100

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Indian epic poetry is the epic poetry written in the Indian subcontinent, traditionally called Kavya (or Kāvya; Sanskrit: काव्य, IAST: kāvyá).The Ramayana and the Mahabharata, which were originally composed in Sanskrit and later translated into many other Indian languages, and the Five Great Epics of Tamil literature and Sangam literature are some of the oldest surviving epic.

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For well over 3, years, it has been accumulating the sacred stories and heroic epics that make up the mythology of Hinduism. Mahabharata, (Sanskrit: “Great Epic of the Bharata Dynasty”) one of the two Sanskrit epic poems of ancient India (the other being the Ramayana).The Mahabharata is an important source of information on the development of Hinduism between bce and ce and is regarded by Hindus as both a text about dharma (Hindu moral law) and a history (itihasa, literally “that’s.

Indian Mythology dates back to as early as B.C. when the first hymns of the RIG VEDA was composed. The hymns of the RIG VEDA are the first and freshest expression of the sense of beauty and gladness awakened in the Aryan race by the charms and the bounty of nature.

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After the Puranas came the Ithihasas (epics). The two great epics Ramayana and Mahabharata belong to this period. These two epics are the richest sources of stories in Indian Mythology.

Mahabharata is the world's longest epic, and contains references and describes events and stories that form the basis for many of the core beliefs of Hinduism.

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The Iconographical representation of the Indian Gods and Goddesses, as glimpsed from the Archaeological findings and temple architecture is one aspect and the literary evidences found in our vast Indian lterature of Vedic, Epic and Puranic period is the other aspect of the book.

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