Tales Of Hindu Gods & Goddesses


Tales Of Hindu Gods & Goddesses
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Author: Divya Jain
Format: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 9788178061955
Code: 9397D
Pages: 70
Price: US$ 4.00

Published: 1970
Publisher: Unicorn Books
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Hinduism is one of the world`s oldest living faiths. There are thousands of different Hindu gods and goddesses. Children are often very curious to know about them. The present book comprises information and stories related to ten popular gods and goddesses–Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Sarasvati, Lakshmi, Parvati, Ganesha, Hanuman, Indra and Surya. The stories in this collection will satiate their curiosity and also provide pleasure to the young readers. Why are the magic pots losing their magic? Why do two brothers fight over a lotus, and what is the outcome? Why did a popular goddess turn into a river? Why does a brahman give away a pole full of gold coins? How does Nandi, the bull become Lord Shiva's vehicle? To find out the answers to all these and more, delve into the book, and read on….

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About the Author(s)

Divya Jain writes for children in English and Hindi. She has written several short stories and research-based articles. These have been published as books, in children’s magazines and as part of various collections. She is on the editorial board of ‘Writer and Illustrator’, the quarterly journal published by the Association of Writers and Illustrators for Children (AWIC).

Contents

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1. Brahma
  The Curse
2. Vishnu
  Churning the Ocean
3. Shiva
  A Vehicle for Lord Shiva
4. Saraswati
  How did Saraswati Become a River?
5. Lakshmi
  A Pole Full of Gold Coins
6. Parvati
  The Magic Pots
7. Ganesha
  The Golden Lotus
8. Hanuman
  The Face in the Mirror
9. Indra
  Battle of Sacrifice
10.Surya
  The Duplicate Wife

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