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Classical Hindu Mythology
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Table of Contents

Preface
The Puranas: An Introduction
Origins
Visnu
Krsna
Siva
The Goddess
Seers, Kings and Supernaturals
Glossary
Notes on Sources
Bibliography of Sanskrit Puranas
Index

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Fresh translations of the Mahapuranas, many available in English for the first time

About the Author

Cornelia Dimmitt is Assistant Professor of Theology at Georgetown University and a Core Faculty Member of the Washington, D.C. Consortium Program in History of Religions. J. A. B. van Buitenen is Distinguished Service Professor of Sanskrit at the University of Chicago. He is currently translating the full Mahabharata, projected to run eight volumes.

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