Indian Pantheons: Crash Course World Mythology #8

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Video

John Horgan
by CrashCourse
published on 18 October 2017

In which Mike Rugnetta continues our unit on pantheons with the complex Indian pantheon, focusing on stories that were written in Sanskrit. We start with a violent creation story. We talk about the concept of Brahman, and the personification as three deities: Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. Then, the goddess Durga teaches us how to behead a buffalo demon while riding a lion.

Sources:
Brockington, John, World Mythology, the Illustrated Guide.

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