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The myths and gods of India : the classic work on Hindu polytheism

  title={The myths and gods of India : the classic work on Hindu polytheism},
  author={Alain Dani{\'e}lou},
Study on the Prabhavalaya: Aureole of Gods and Goddesses
Most stand-alone Hindu sculptures of the murtis are supported with a prabhavalaya behind which means a “Luminous circle, an Aureole or a Nimbus " that is the ornate arch, made of stone, wood or metal
A Case Study of Blood and Śarāb Thirsty Aboriginal Village Gods from Greater Magadha: An Interpretation through Polythetic Approach of McClymond
Bronkhorst rightly argued that the Brāhmaṇical religion and rituals were not rooted deeply in the society of Greater Magadha and maintained its tradition of local Dravidian gods due to its situation
Hamlet and Indian Cinemas: Regional Paradigms
Kali: In Praise of the Goddess
The Hindu goddess Kali, often depicted in horrific form, has generally been portrayed as an image of the Terrible Mother in Western psychology. In India, though, Kali, as a manifestation of the
Self to Selflessness: Paradox of Identity in the Mystical Vakhs of Lal Ded
The concept of self is central to all religious discourse. Quest for identity of the self in relation to the world and the universe as well as with the universal power is primary inquiry in religious
The Evolution of Language: Towards Gestural Hypotheses
A translation of Żywiczynski, P., Wacewicz, S. (2015): Ewolucja jezyka. W strone hipotez gesturalnych. Torun, Wydawnictwo Naukowe UMK. This is a submitted manuscript version. The publisher should be
The centrality of the trinity. Exploring the significance for christians, catechists and deacons
‘The mystery of the Most Holy Trinity is the central mystery of Christian faith and life ... the source of all the other mysteries of faith, the light that enlightens them.’ This passage from the
Buddhist and Śaiva Interactions in the Kali Age
In a much-discussed passage of the Kāraṇḍavyūhasūtra it is taught that Avalokiteśvara produced Maheśvara from his forehead. Maheśvara is introduced as a representative of the degenerative Kali age.