Myths and Legends of the Hindus and Buddhists
A collection of some of the classic myths from the Indian subcontinent.
- 402 pages Indian Hardback
This fascinating book includes selections from the two great epics of India: the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. In addition to this, it also contains classic myths of gods, goddesses, human and superhuman characters from the Indian Puranas and other works. Also included are stories from the Jataka depicting the different births of Buddha prior to his enlightenment retold in a manner guaranteed to enchant young and old alike.
Winner of the Best Published Book award of the 2001-2002 Kolkata book fair, Myths and Legends of the Hindus and Buddhists includes more than 30 color illustrations. A truly beautiful book!
Ananda K. Coomaraswamy is also the author of The Dance of Siva.
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