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Author Name    J. Hackin

Title   The Mythologies of the East: A Detailed Description and Explanation of the Mythologies of All the Great Nations of Asia, 2 Vols

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   First Edition

Size   22 x 28 Cm

Publisher   New Delhi, India Aryan Books International 1996

ISBN    8173050201 / 9788173050206

Seller ID   100262

The book is an exceptionally clear and accessible presentation of oriental mythologies including Brahmanism, Buddhism, Lamaism, Islam etc. It describes the origin and significance of mythological beings and legendary figures and events from an extensive range of cultures and ages of Asia. The book shows how the mythologies have evolved our the centuries, incorporating the profiles of Gods and Goddesses, legends, miracles, foreign influences and local variations. It thus makes the ancient wisdom and profound spiritual traditions of Asia available to the reader. "Divided into two volumes, the book is lavishly illustrated (with over 350 half-tone illustrations and 15 col. Plates). The first volume is devoted to Indian subcontinent, Middle East, Indo-China, Java, Nepal and Tibet. The second volume discusses the mythologies of Japan, China and Central Asia. The book will contribute significantly to the increased understanding of Asiatic religions and their contribution to the culture and civilization of mankind. Deeply researched and clearly written this pioneering work will be of interest to both scholars and general readers. Printed Pages: 484 with 15 colours & 354 b/w illustrations.

The Mythologies of the East: A Detailed Description and Explanation of the Mythologies of All the Great Nations of Asia, 2 Vols J. Hackin

Price = 115.20 USD

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