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The Little Book of Hindu Deities: From the Goddess of Wealth to the Sacred Cow

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Author: Sanjay Patel

Brand: imusti

Edition: 10.1.2006


  • Plume Books

Number Of Pages: 144

Publisher: Plume


Pixar animator and Academy Award–nominated director Sanjay Patel (Sanjay’s Super Team) brings to life Hinduism’s most important gods and goddesses (and one sacred stone) in fun, full-color illustrations, each accompanied by a short, lively profile.

The Little Book of Hindu Deities is chock-full of monsters, demons, noble warriors, and divine divas. Find out why Ganesha has an elephant’s head (his father cut his off!); why Kali, the goddess of time, is known as the “Black One” (she’s a bit goth); and what “Hare Krishna” really means.

“Throw another ingredient in the American spirituality blender. Pop culture is veering into Hinduism.”—USA Today

Release Date: 31-10-2006

Languages: English