An Index of Names in Indian Mythology

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Books on Indian Mythology - Nonfiction, Fiction, anything. It need not be based only on Hindu mythology, it can belong to any religion but the story must be based in India. Any unrelated book in the list will be deleted. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again.

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Jul 20, I am not sure if Wikipedia is right or wrong. Mar 15, What a great list of books. Jan 27, For that matter, though "chandrakanta" and "monk who sold his ferrari" are by indian writers, no way they are related to mythology! Mar 22, From where did Oliver Twist come from??? Apr 12, I can't believe that there are so less books on Indian Mythology. In fact when I started to search for Indian mythology books , I found books based on Mahabharata and Ramayana only.

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Much older books on Hanuman have been neglected Source: Mar 04, Disappointed that K M Munshi's Krishnavatara isn't on the list. I've read them so many times my copies are in tatters. Mar 14, May 07, Indian Mythology is not what is being written nowadays. So all the recent fiction have no place here. According to the Hindu legends and epics,it is said that the eighth incarnation of Vishnu was Balarama,the elder brother of Lord Krishna who took birth ninth avatar.

But the people in the medieval and modern era say that Buddha is the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu and the ninth WaS Krishna. Krishna is often associated with His beloved goddess Radha , and hence also known as Radha Krishna. Krishna was also manifested as Lord Jagannatha. People of Eastern India consider Chaitanya Mahaprabhu to be his re-incarnation.

There are also many other forms of goddess shakti but these are some of them.

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All the femine goddess such as all in shakti pithas are regarded as her forms. The Rigveda speaks of Thirty-three gods called the Tridasha 'Three times ten'? They consists of the 12 Adityas , the 8 Vasus , the 11 Rudras and the 2 Ashvins. The Ramayana tells they are 11 of the 33 children of the sage Kashyapa and his wife Aditi, along with the 12 Adityas, 8 Vasus and 2 Ashvins, constituting the Thirty-three gods. Assistants of Indra and of Vishnu. Nasatya is also the name of one twin, while the other is called Dasra. Most of the Hindu temples are dedicated to Siva , Vishnu including his incarnations Krishna and Rama , Brahma , Shakti the mother goddess, hence including the forms of Durga and Kali and the goddesses Lakshmi and Saraswati , Ganesh and Hanuman.

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Crore also translates to 10,, or 10 million. One theory is that the number million 33 crore gods refers to the total count of the then known population of all the humans and living beings that ever walked on this planet including the 84 lakh 8. This is in line with the belief of Indians to respect all living beings as gods. It is estimated that the world population was around this number about a years ago when this number would have originated.

It also explains the many gods e. Another theory is that the number might be figurative but there are several names and forms for the multitude of gods. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 7 February Hindu Manners, Customs and Ceremonies. The myths and gods of India. Archived from the original on 3 February Hindu deities and texts. Lists of mythological figures. Retrieved from " https: Hindu deities Hinduism-related lists Lists of deities. Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 18 September , at