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Nala Damayanti: The Steadfast Lovers (Vol. 507)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media, 2008. Softcover. New. Nala, king of Nishadha, was handsome and brave. He was skilled in the use of arms and horses and in games of chance. Narada, the sage ever on the move, told Nala of the beauty and intelligence of Damayanti, daughter of the king of Vidarbha. Nala, longing to convey his love… Read more
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Tales of Balarama: Valiant Brother of Krishna (Vol. 645)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media, 2008. Softcover. New. Balarama was Krishna`s elder brother and his mate in their joint exploits. Balarama is simple-minded and depends on his physical strength in combat. Balarama`s symbol was his plough. He used the plough to make a channel from the river Yamuna to a far-off dry land. It was the plough that procured… Read more
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Indra and Shibi: Tales of the wise Lord of Heaven (Vol. 524)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media, 2008. Softcover. New. It is little wonder that Indra was the lord of all gods - he displayed the true characteristics of a perfect leader. It was his diligence and eye for detail that ensured that only the virtuous were given god-like status. Arrogance and impatience were soon corrected. But, most importantly, as a… Read more
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Tales of Narada: Tales of Devotion and Rivalry (Vol. 520)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media, 2009. Softcover. New. Sage Narada symbolises unqualified devotion to Lord Vishnu, also known as Narayana. He is inseparable from his veena and has the name of Lord Narayana always on his lips. In the Puranic stories, it is Narada who puts the lord`s devotees to test. But when he himself is put to test… Read more
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Jayadratha: Retold from the Mahabharata (Vol. 653)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media, 2008. Softcover. New. Jayadratha is one of the most despicable characters to be found in the Mahabharata. He terrorised the helpless and cowered before the mighty. The encounter between him and Arjuna, the valiant Pandava, described in the Jayadratha-Vadha Parva (a sub-section of the Drona Parva of the Mahabharata), makes absorbing reading. Jayadratha was… Read more
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Ayyappan: The Lord of Shabarimala (Vol. 673)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media, 2008. Softcover. New. A strange and fascinating series of divine events led to the birth of Manikanthan, who had a glorious destiny. According to Indian mythology, he is one of the sons of the great ascetic Lord Shiva. At the end of a life full of dramatic events, Lord Parashurama himself sculpted and installed… Read more
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The Golden Mongoose: Tales of Duty from the Mahabharata (Vol. 670)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media, 2008. Softcover. New. The stories in this Amar Chitra Katha are retold from the Mahabharata, which is an Indian epic that has had a profound influence on the culture and philosophy of people over the ages. Besides the main story of the feud between the Pandavas and the Kauravas, there are smaller tales found… Read more
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Karttikeya (Vol. 529) (in Hindi)

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media. Softcover. New. Karttikeya is the son of Shiva and Parvati. He was brought forth to destroy the three demon brothers that troubled the gods. His name means `son of Krittika`s` (six stars of the constellation Pleiades). The story tells how he came to have six faces. Even as a boy, Karttikeya… Read more
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Mirabai (Vol. 535) (in Hindi)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media. Softcover. New. Mira was a princess of a small kingdom in Rajasthan. From childhood she was devoted to Krishna. She was married queen into the royal house of Chittor. Though the family deity was goddess Durga, she continued to worship and sing of Krishna. Her songs of devotion to Krishna became popular and she… Read more
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Asiatic Mythology

by Huart Hackin

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1994
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Asian Educational Services, 1994. Hardcover. New. This large book contains a detailed description and explanation of the mythologies of practically all regions of Asia with scholars like J.Hackin, Clement Huart, Raymonde Linossier, H. de Wilman Grabowska, Charles-Henri Marchal, Henri Maspero and Serge Eliseev, this book is a wonderful read for anybody who is or is not acquainted with… Read more
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The Sons of Rama (Vol. 503)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media. Softcover. New. Rama as king affirmed - "" To make the people happy, I could give up anything - love, pleasure and even Sita."" So, when whispers doubting Sita`s chastity in Ravana`s captivity, came to Rama he sent away the pregnant Sita. She was given refuge by sage Valmiki, author of the `Ramayana`. There… Read more
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Ghatotkacha: The Chivalrous Demon (Vol. 592)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media, 2008. Softcover. New. Ghatotkacha was one of the finest characters in the Mahabharata - affectionate and kind, even though he was a Rakshasa. Perhaps that was because he was only half Rakshasa as the son of Bheema and the Rakshasi Hidimbaa. From his mother he learnt all the arts of the Rakshasas; from his… Read more
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Krishna and Narakasura: Confidence Versus Arrogance (Vol. 522)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media, 2008. Softcover. New. Narakasura (Naraka the demon) was a vicious tyrant who subdued the gods, brought away their tusked elephants, sixteen thousand maidens and jewels from the earrings of the God-Mother. The chief of gods approached Krishna for help. Kishna with his wife, rode Garuda (the eagle) and went over obstacles of water, fire… Read more
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Indian Mythology

by Ranadip Mukhopadhyay

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2007
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9788189005030
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Saurabh Publishing House/Lotus Press, 2007. Hardcover. New. Mythology being an immensely comprehensive and abstruse topic in general, and Indian mythology in practical, it’s never an easy task putting together a book that seek to outline heroic sags and religious legends of the vast Indian subcontinent. The present book provides a comprehensive study on Indian mythology. Students of mythology… Read more
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Prahlad: A Tale of Devotion from the Bhagawat Purana (Vol. 537)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media, 2008. Softcover. New. Prahlad drove his monstrous father to a murderous rage. He insisted on praising Lord Vishnu who was considered a sworn enemy by his father Hiranyakashipu. When he tried to punish his disobedient son, Hiranyakashipu`s potent poisons turned to nectar while his lethal weapons fell harmlessly away. In this tale of bloodthirsty… Read more
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Indra And Vritra (Vol. 755)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media. Softcover. New. Vritra, the invincible asura, was created by Sage Twashta to avenge the death of his son, Vishwarupa, who had been killed by Indra. There was no weapon in the arsenal of the gods that could stop Vritra as he went on a rampage. Indra and the gods appealed to Lord Vishnu for… Read more
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The Pandavas in Hiding: Outwitting a Wily Enemy (Vol. 593)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media, 2008. Softcover. New. When the Kuru elders granted the arid territory of Khandavaprastha to the Pandavas, little did their hostile cousins, the Kauravas, suspect that the Pandavas would soon turn it into a flourishing kingdom. Indraprastha, as the kingdom was called, was the envy of the Kauravas. They were bent on making it theirs… Read more
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Bheeshma: Selflessness Personified (Vol. 534)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media, 2008. Softcover. New. Son of the beautiful goddess Ganga, the giver of life, the lad was born to greatness. Not only was he handsome and wise, he was also equally adept on the battlefield or in a regal court. As this tale reveals, Bheeshma is best remembered for his exceptional honesty and kindness. Who… Read more
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Dhruva and Ashtavakra (Vol. 571) (in Hindi)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media. Softcover. New. The story of Dhruva is taken from the Bhagwat Purana. Dhruva was hardly five years old when he observed severe penance to win the favour of Lord Narayana (Vishnu). The Lord was pleased with the faith of the child. He appeared before Dhruva and told him that he would rule the earth… Read more
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Uloopi: The Naga Princess Who Fell in Love with Arjuna (Vol. 629)

by Amar Chitra Katha

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2008
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9788184821093
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Amar Chitra Katha/ACK Media, 2008. Softcover. New. Uloopi was the daughter of Kauravya, the King of the Nagas. The Nagas are a historical race and there are many references to them in the Puranas and Mahabharata. According to mythology, Nagadwipa was one of the seven divisions of India. There were Naga kingdoms in Mathura, Padmavati and Eastern India.… Read more
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