Beautiful edition with a new introduction to the profound, joyful and extensive mythology of India.
Gorgeous Collector's Edition. India, one of the great, ancient civilizations, spawned a fascinating canon of myths and legends. With multiple gods, and a riot of colour and character, this fantastic new book, Indian Myths & Legends, explores the themes and landscapes that created the tales, and reveals the boundless energy that brought us the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, retelling the stories of Krishna, Buddha and Shiva, and some of the many different versions of creation.
Flame Tree Collector's Editions present the foundations of speculative fiction, authors, myths and tales without which the imaginative literature of the twentieth century would not exist, bringing the best, most influential and most fascinating works into a striking and collectable library. Each book features a new introduction and a Glossary of Terms.
About the Author
Dr. Raj Balkaran is a prolific scholar of Indian mythology and author of 'The Stories Behind the Poses'. He is the Founder of the online School of Indian Wisdom where he applies Indian wisdom teachings to modern life. He also serves as McMaster University’s Chaplain of Indian Spirituality and hosts the New Books in Indian Religions podcast.
Jake Jackson has written, edited and contributed to over 20 books on mythology and folklore. Related works include studies of Babylonian creation myths, the philosophy of time and William Blake's use of mythology in his visionary literature.