Asiatic Mythology: A Detailed Description and Explanation of the Mythologies of All the Great Nations of Asia

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DEVILS HURLING THE WICKED INTO THE FLAMES Fragment of a makimono by the monk Kaïteï from the collection of Baron Rynetchi Kuki, Tokio.

CONTENTS
PAGE
INTRODUCTION27
By PAUL-LOUIS COUCHOUD
THE MYTHOLOGY OF PERSIA35
By CLÉMENT HUART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE TIME OF THE ACHÆMENIDS37
MYTHOLOGY UNDER THE ARSACIDS39
MYTHOLOGY IN THE TIME OF THE SASANIDS41
MYTHOLOGY OF THE MANICHÆANS45
MYTHOLOGY OF THE MAZDAKITES46
MYTHOLOGY OF MUHAMMADAN PERSIA46
THE MYTHOLOGY OF THE KĀFIRS57
By J. HACKIN
THE MYTHOLOGY OF BUDDHISM IN INDIA61
By RAYMONDE LINOSSIER
LIFE OF THE BUDDHA ṢĀKYAMUNI65
The Submission of the Elephant76
The Great Miracle of Ṣravasti78
The Monkey's Offering79
The Conversion of the Kṣāyapas79
The Buddha and his Family80
The Parinirvāna Cycle82
THE JĀTAKAS85
Shaddanta-Jātaka86
Mahākapi-Jātaka86
Vessantara-Jātaka87
Ṣibi-Jātaka89
Champeyya-Jātaka89
Story of the One-horned Ṛishi90
Ṣyāma-Jātaka91

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