Myth and Mythmaking: Continuous Evolution in Indian Tradition

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Routledge, Feb 4, 2014 - Social Science - 194 pages
Essays focusing on some of the ways in which myths have been made, and made to function, in the rich cultural history of India from the dawn of history through to the present day.
 

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Its not myth, its history. Dont write book on subjects that you dont understand.

Contents

A ProtoIndoEuropean Story
1
Portraits of Lopāmudrā
21
3 The Ahalyā Story through the Ages
39
4 Paraśurāma and Time
63
5 Menstruation Myths
87
6 The Struggle for Salvation in the Hagiographies of Ravidās
106
The Evolution of the Swadeshi Sannyasi in Bengal
124
The Creation of a Legendary Orientalist
144
Index
165
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