Indian Serpent-lore: Or, The Nāgas in Hindu Legend and Art

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Asian Educational Services, 1995 - Hindu mythology - 318 pages
 

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Contents

PLATE
38
THE NAGAS IN THE GREAT EPIC
47
The Brahmin Uttañka and the Serpentking Takshaka
61
The Serpent Sacrifice
69
Arjuna and Ašvasena the son of Takshaka
77
The Gleaner Story of the wise and virtuous Nāga Padmanābha
84
How Akrüra beheld the World of Serpents
91
How the Nāgarājas Krishna and Gautamaka came to hear the Good
115
Vishnu reclining on Sesha Māmallapuram
194
Boar incarnation of Vishnu Baragaon
196
Wāsuki the King of Serpents
198
Great Nāga at Gate of Victory Angkor Thom Cambodia 2x
200
Shrine at Panataran Java xx
204
Dhritarāshtra Airãvata Elâpattra
207
JKarkotaka
214
Maniyār Math Old Rājgir
218

CHAP PAGE
116
THE NAGAS IN THE JATAKAs
132
Nāga image of Nālandā facing page
164
THE NAGAs IN FABLES AND FAIRYTALEs
166
b Garuda attacking Nāgas Gandhāra
172
CIFAP PAGE
178
Janmachitraka and the sorcerer Borobudur
184
Buddha sheltered by Muchilinda Cambodia
188
Rocksculpture at Māmallapuram
190
Šesha or Ananta the World Serpent
192
WI THE WATERSPIRITs of THE HAPPY WALLEY
220
WII THE NAGAs As THEY SURVIVE IN WoRSHIP AND LEGEND
247
W as XXVI Nâg temple at Chintá Bhadarvāh
248
Images of Bāski Nâg and his Vizier Chambā
252
Temple of Gotam Rikhi Kulü
256
Nāgakals of Kikkeri Mysore
270
Group of Nāgakals at Anekal Mysore
272
Additional Notes
281
Index
289

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