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Books > Hindu > Festivals & Rituals > Hindu, Buddhist and Tantric Gods and Goddesses, Ritual Objects and Religious Symbols (Authentic, Accurate, Sequential, with Index and Research Based)
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Hindu, Buddhist and Tantric Gods and Goddesses, Ritual Objects and Religious Symbols (Authentic, Accurate, Sequential, with Index and Research Based)
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Why This Book?

This book has been written for those who would like to know about gods and goddesses in Hinduism, Buddhism and Tantrism, in a nutshell. Tibetan deities as well as those associated with sutras (esoteric discourses) are also dealt with in detail. It would be of special interest to visitors who come to Nepal for a short visit. Since most of the sculptures, paintings are based on religious mythologies; therefore, basic facts about religions are also necessary.

Authors have been interacting for 56 years with visitors of Nepal and giving them lectures mainly about religions and history. These lectures made them realize that there is a great scope of such book. The visitors are immensely interested not only in gods and goddesses but also want to learn about the way of life of Hindus and Buddhists in Nepal.

Therefore, glossary in full detail is given.

Relationship of various gods and goddesses has also been given to avoid any confusion and make it easy at a glance for readers.

The authors have ventured to keep the topics as simple and as short as possible. Most accurate description of various deities accompanied with illustrations, line-drawings, black and white pictures based on authors' 56 years of survey and research is given.

Legends related to various gods and goddesses are also given. Temples and festivals associated with various deities are also described. Various festivals associated with deities are also mentioned.

It will not be erroneous to mention that authors have ventured to write this book in a nutshell as they were shocked and strongly disgusted to see some other books on the subject full of grammatical mistakes, unsequential and with gross errors in the subject matter.

Present authors have assiduous study, survey and ventured to exact, precise, sequential and perfect this book, as much as possible.

Comments and suggestions are most welcome from readers..

 

Contents

 

1 Why this book? 5
2 Religions in Nepal 6
3 Hindu and Hinduism 8
4 Some features of Hinduism 10
5 What are Gods and goddesses? 10
6 Unique Gods and Goddesses of Nepal 12
 
I. Hinduism
 
7 Hindu gods and Goddess 18
A Vedic Gods 18
B Pauranic Gods and goddesses 23
8 Weekly Deities 24
9 Major Hindu Deities 26
I Brahma 27
II Vishnu 27
III Shiva 28
IV Bhairava 31
V Hari-Shankara 32
VI Ganesh 33
VII Kumar (Kartikeya), 34
10 Ten Incarnations of Vishnu 35
11 Vishwarupa 39
12 Vedic Goddesses 40
13 Minor vedic Goddesses 42
14 Tantrism 43
15 Tantric Goddesses 43
16 Shaktis(Consorts),44  
17 Female Goddesses 48
18 Mother Goddesses 50
19 Nava (Nine) Durgas 52
20 Sapta Matrikas ( Seven Mother Goddesses) 54
21 Ten Mahavidyas 56
22 Some Minor Goddesses 59
23 Nagas (Snake Deities) 61
24 Garuda and Bantej 61
25 Principles of Tantrism 62
26 Animal-faced Goddesses 64
27 Bird-faced Goddesses 64
 
II. Buddhism
 
28 General Features of Buddhism 65-69
I Theravada 67
II Mahayana 68
III Tantrayana 68
IV Vajrayana 68
29 Comparison of Hindusim and Buddhism 70
30 Buddhist Deities 71
31 Mahayana and Vajrayana deities 74
32 Brief Description of Buddhist Deities 75
33 Protective Deities or Guardians of Directions 92
34 Some Distinguished Masters 93
 
III. Ritual Objects and Religious Symbols
 
35 Some Ritual Objects and Religious Symbols 97
36 Pedastals or Seats or Asanas 117
37 Gestures(Mudras) 119
38 Select References 122
39 Index 123







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Why This Book?

This book has been written for those who would like to know about gods and goddesses in Hinduism, Buddhism and Tantrism, in a nutshell. Tibetan deities as well as those associated with sutras (esoteric discourses) are also dealt with in detail. It would be of special interest to visitors who come to Nepal for a short visit. Since most of the sculptures, paintings are based on religious mythologies; therefore, basic facts about religions are also necessary.

Authors have been interacting for 56 years with visitors of Nepal and giving them lectures mainly about religions and history. These lectures made them realize that there is a great scope of such book. The visitors are immensely interested not only in gods and goddesses but also want to learn about the way of life of Hindus and Buddhists in Nepal.

Therefore, glossary in full detail is given.

Relationship of various gods and goddesses has also been given to avoid any confusion and make it easy at a glance for readers.

The authors have ventured to keep the topics as simple and as short as possible. Most accurate description of various deities accompanied with illustrations, line-drawings, black and white pictures based on authors' 56 years of survey and research is given.

Legends related to various gods and goddesses are also given. Temples and festivals associated with various deities are also described. Various festivals associated with deities are also mentioned.

It will not be erroneous to mention that authors have ventured to write this book in a nutshell as they were shocked and strongly disgusted to see some other books on the subject full of grammatical mistakes, unsequential and with gross errors in the subject matter.

Present authors have assiduous study, survey and ventured to exact, precise, sequential and perfect this book, as much as possible.

Comments and suggestions are most welcome from readers..

 

Contents

 

1 Why this book? 5
2 Religions in Nepal 6
3 Hindu and Hinduism 8
4 Some features of Hinduism 10
5 What are Gods and goddesses? 10
6 Unique Gods and Goddesses of Nepal 12
 
I. Hinduism
 
7 Hindu gods and Goddess 18
A Vedic Gods 18
B Pauranic Gods and goddesses 23
8 Weekly Deities 24
9 Major Hindu Deities 26
I Brahma 27
II Vishnu 27
III Shiva 28
IV Bhairava 31
V Hari-Shankara 32
VI Ganesh 33
VII Kumar (Kartikeya), 34
10 Ten Incarnations of Vishnu 35
11 Vishwarupa 39
12 Vedic Goddesses 40
13 Minor vedic Goddesses 42
14 Tantrism 43
15 Tantric Goddesses 43
16 Shaktis(Consorts),44  
17 Female Goddesses 48
18 Mother Goddesses 50
19 Nava (Nine) Durgas 52
20 Sapta Matrikas ( Seven Mother Goddesses) 54
21 Ten Mahavidyas 56
22 Some Minor Goddesses 59
23 Nagas (Snake Deities) 61
24 Garuda and Bantej 61
25 Principles of Tantrism 62
26 Animal-faced Goddesses 64
27 Bird-faced Goddesses 64
 
II. Buddhism
 
28 General Features of Buddhism 65-69
I Theravada 67
II Mahayana 68
III Tantrayana 68
IV Vajrayana 68
29 Comparison of Hindusim and Buddhism 70
30 Buddhist Deities 71
31 Mahayana and Vajrayana deities 74
32 Brief Description of Buddhist Deities 75
33 Protective Deities or Guardians of Directions 92
34 Some Distinguished Masters 93
 
III. Ritual Objects and Religious Symbols
 
35 Some Ritual Objects and Religious Symbols 97
36 Pedastals or Seats or Asanas 117
37 Gestures(Mudras) 119
38 Select References 122
39 Index 123







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