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Book of Demons
From the Rig Veda to myriads of folk narratives, the belief in demons prevails all over India, vividly illustrating that a demon is something people fear because it is beyond their comprehension and control. Time and again, the menacing and uncontrollable forces of night, darkness and death, along with powerful defeated enemies and incomprehensible natural phenomena, are ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published November 26th 2008 by Penguin Global
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The myths,legends and fables that are prevalent in India are as diverse,colorful and outright insane as they come. The two principal epics of India namely the Ramayana & the Mahabharatha support a variety of characters ranging from righteous, just hero-gods and primate armies to political power plays, sword and sorcery fantasy et al. There are heroes galore in these myths and the fact being that some of them are incarnations of deities mean that the opposing figures should be awe inspiring ...more