This is directly copied from a reference book I use quite often called "The Hindu Mind"...I believe that this book is the ultimate in its description of the religion and meanings of the anything from the Upanishads and Vedas to the symbolism of each of the dieties, going indepth to explain what EACH form means. VERY INTERESTING.
I copied this because the writing is quite elaborate and this is so well written that you are better to read this version. Simply click each photo in order to read.
I do not claim to know a lot but I do have a good library of books that I can recommend to readers if they wish. You can also sign up to my email list that sends updates to your email on a daily basis telling of new additions to the site.
ENJOY! Unfortunately, this book is like many...only for sale in Asia...but I am sure you could get it off the net if need be. * It seems upon review of the photos that I cannot see the entire image, if this happens to you can right click the image and save it to a file on your computer...there you will be able to see the entire page...sorry if this happens to you but it is well worth the read!
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