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Krsna in the Harivamsa (Vol. I: The Wonderful Plays of a Cosmic Child)

By: Andre Couture

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100543

ISBN: 8124608245

Condition: New


Written over a thirty-year period, the thirteen texts of this book — some of which have been updated, others translated from the original French — address various aspects of Krishna’s childhood in the Harivamsha. As a part of a continuous effort to better understand this oft-neglected complement to the Mahabharata, the present book demonstrates that these stories of Krishna’s childhood were carefully composed by brahmanas who knew fully well what they were doing. During the ten or so years he spends as a herder in the forest surrounding Mathura, Krishna prepares himself to kill the evi... View more info

Krishna in the Harivamsha: The Greatest of All Sovereigns and Masters, Volume 2

By: André Couture

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116185

ISBN: 8124608911

Condition: New


Contents: Introduction. Part 4: Krishna and the Construction of Dvaraka. 1. Krishna’s Initiation at Sandipani’s Hermitage. 2. Dvaraka: The making of a sacred place. 3. Krishna’s Second Enthronement at Kundina in the Harivamsha: the study of a late episode. 4. Krishna in the Harivamsha: a god who shares his wealth. Part 5: The Omnipresent Goddess. 5. Krishna, Samkarshana and the Goddess Ekanamsha in the Harivamsha. 6. Krishna’s Victory over Bana and Goddess Kotavi’s Manifestation in the Harivamsha. 7. The Yawning of Divinities in the Mythology of the Epics and the Puranas. 8. Notewort... View more info