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Learn from Indian Mythology:: Introduction to Hindu Mythology Birds in Mythology - Myth Encyclopedia - Greek, god, story, legend ... The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Delhi and neighbourhood

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Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Basics of Vedic Mythology
The Vedic language forms a chain with the isolating, agglutinative and inflexional stages of the Indus language, as proved by the march of the clause ta na Sa of the isolating Indus to the vedic root tarS (to be thirsty). At the isolating stage of the...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism

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Suggested Pdf Resources

A Collection of Curricula for the STARLAB Hindu Mythology Cylinder
İ2008 by Science First/STARLAB, 95 Botsford Place, Buffalo, NY 14216. www. starlab.
Water, Hindu Mythology and an Unequal Social Order in India
Water, Hindu Mythology and an Unequal Social Order in India. By Deepa Joshi ( India) and Ben Fawcett (UK).
Hindu Mythology - Vedic and Puranic
W. J. Wilkins: Hindu Mythology, Vedic and Puranic, Calcutta: Thacker, Spink.
Hindu Mythology Notes
I audited a Hindu Mythology class at Berkeley in the Fall of 2005. What follows are my notes! Hindu Mythology Notes.
Hindu Mythology in R.K.
Hindu Mythology in R.K.. Narayan's The Guide.

Suggested News Resources

Hindu Mythology Comes to Life on the Streets of New York
In the Odissi style (which is the specialty of Orissa on the east coast of India), it depicts aspects of Hindu mythology with marvelous costumes.
You may not know these temples
CHENNAI: Presenting a lecture titled 'The lesser known temples of Chennai' at Gallery Sri Parvati, as part of Madras Week celebrations, Dr Chithra Madhavan touched upon Hindu mythology for themes that are essentially ritualistic.
House masters
"The doors have intricate wood work based on Hindu mythology. Today, they are worth lakhs of rupees," he says.
Krishna integrates
Although an intrinsic part of Hindu mythology, Krishna is more of a secular god. Krishna enchants people of all faiths and regions - that's why he is seen as a universal symbol of devotion and love.
Banished from the past
The author dexterously weaves in references to Hindu mythology and romantic Sufi poetry. Every detail packs layers of meaning, and even the few minor characters are finely drawn.

Suggested Web Resources

Hindu mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indian Mythology - Hindu Mythology Articles, Facts @ Indian Divinity
Encyclopedia Mythica: Hindu mythology.
Mar 1, 2011 The available articles in the Hindu mythology area.
Introduction to Hindu Mythology
This addition to the Vishnu myth was probably an attempt to subordinate popular Buddhism to the Hindu system.
Learn from Indian Mythology - ::Learn from Indian Mythology::
Indian Mythology is one of the richest elements of Indian Culture, which enriches it further and makes it a unique one in the world.

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