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The Garuda Purana

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally importan ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published February 14th 2008 by BiblioLife
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Feb 03, 2014 Nick rated it really liked it
This is just an excerpt of the larger Garuda Purana, which also deals with gemology and other natural sciences. However, unless you are interested in the history of that sort of thing, this excerpt is the most interesting. It deals with funeral rites, and the mythology of the Hindu underworld, or "hell." The realm of Yama, the God of Death and Justice. The hells are described in excruciating detail.

First, you must cross over the river Vaitrani, It is 800 miles wide, and flows with blood and pus.
Aug 17, 2016 Amit rated it it was amazing
I got an answer to my unusual question:
Q: Why there are a huge flock of pigeons in India?
A: Who speaks ill of caste and order is born a pigeon!

On a funny note, it's like a hard science fiction book.

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