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

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ONE OF THE FOUR EXCURSIONS From Borobodur.

ILLUSTRATIONS
PLATES IN COLOUR (follows page 192)
MUHAMMAD AND 'ALĪ APPEARING IN THE FORM OF FLAME
KĀFIR FAMILY
THE BIRTH OF THE BUDDHA
SIVA AND PARVĀTĪ
THE CHURNING OF THE SEA
CEILING OF THE TEMPLE OF LHA-SA
GYUN-STON RDO-RJE DPAL (THIBET)
MILARASPA
PRIEST-KING
KUAN-YIN
BONZE AND DRAGON
THE EIGHT IMMORTALS (PA-SIEN)
THE GODDESS OF FUJI-YAMA
EMMA-Ô
NILAMBARA-VAJRAPĀI
JU-ICHIMEN-KWAN-ON
ILLUSTRATIONS IN THE TEXT
PAGE
HEAD OF A STATUE OF BUDDHA Frontispiece
DEVILS HURLING THE WICKED INTO THE FLAMES9
VISHṆU AS A CHILD15
ONE OF THE FOUR EXCURSIONS17
THE LOOSING OF BUDDHA, FROM THE EPISODE OF THE DOVE27
THE DAUGHTERS OF MĀRA, FROM THE EPISODE OF THE TEMPTATION29
THE MONK BODHIDHARMA RETURNING TO THE PARADISE OF AMITĀBHA30

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Table of contents

  • Title Page 5
  • Translator's Note 7
  • Contents 9
  • Illustrations 17
  • Introduction 27
  • The Mythology of Persia 35
  • The Mythology of the KĀfirs 57
  • The Mythology of Buddhism in India 61
  • Brahmanic Mythology 100
  • The Mythology of Lamaism 147
  • The Mythology of Indo-China and Java 187
  • Buddhist Mythology in Central Asia 242
  • The Mythology of Modern China 252
  • The Mythology of Japan 385
  • Buddhist Mythology 412
  • Index 449
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