The Myths and Gods of India: The Classic Work on Hindu Polytheism
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The study of Hindu mythology explores the significance of the most prominent Hindu dieties as they are envisioned by the Hindus themselves. Referred to by its adherents as the “eternal religion,” Hinduism recognizes for each age and each country a new form of revelation–and for each person, according to his or her stage of development, a different path of realization.
This widely praised study of Hindu deities reveals the message of tolerance and adaptability at the heart of this ancient religion.