Hindu mythology is rich in detail yet, at times, features many contradictions. In this audiobook, we are going to recount many favorite and classic stories of Hindu myths, gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters. In this audiobook, many famous stories are retold in a way that will allow you to understand the rich narrative that takes place, from the classic mythological stories that you can hear and share with your family that teaches lessons of dharma to important life and spiritual lessons. Some of the classic myths that are found inside this book are:Myths of Origin The creation of UniverseArrival of humansConcepts of the 4 YugaHindu Gods and Goddesses Brahma and the CurseVishnu and the Churning OceanThe Third Eye of ShivaSarasvati Saves the WorldThe Birth of Shri KrishnaKaliaThe Elephant Head of GaneshaKrishna and IndraGopalA Brave BoyA Meeting with DeathAjamil Turns a New LeafEklavyaTrishanku’s HeavenUpamanyuHow the Moon Lost its LightJagganathJaidratha’s PunishmentIntroduction to Hindu Epics MahabharataRamayanaGitaIf you are interested in understanding more about the Hindu mythology, sharing some classic stories with your friends or becoming an educator on some of the many teachings of Hinduism through their classical stories, this book is a perfect purchase for you! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Oliver Hunt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/129108/bk_acx0_129108_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A lyrical retelling of one of the great Hindu epics, The Ramayana which forms an important part of its literature and greatly influenced Hindu life and culture. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sita Ramamurthy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/slnd/000474/bk_slnd_000474_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. It is an epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kauravas and the Pandava princes as well as containing philosophical and devotional material, such as a discussion of the four goals of life. Here we have Bhishma Parva, the sixth, featuring first part of the great battle of the Kurukshetra War with Bhishma as commander for the Kauravas. Vyasa is a revered figure in Hindu traditions. He is a kala-Avatar or part-incarnation of God Vishnu. Vyasa is sometimes conflated by some Vaishnavas with Badarayana, the compiler of the Vedanta Sutras and considered to be one of the seven Chiranjivins. He is also the fourth member of the Rishi Parampara of the Advaita Guru Parampara of which Adi Shankara is the chief proponent.
This program is read by the author. The Bhagavad Gita: A Song of God Retold in Simplified English is the latest title in the Essential Wisdom Library. This unique edition of the timeless epic is designed to be accessible for listeners without any prior experience of Hinduism. Not simply a translation of the original, Viljoen has simplified and restated the Gita’s complex ideas, so that a first-time listener can fully appreciate the scope and beauty of this magnificent Indian classic. Written in concise, modern language, the retelling vividly captures the power and depth of the original work. Part of the Mahabharata, the Gita is a dialogue between Prince Arjuna and Lord Krishna. Its verses contain some of the key ideas of Hindu philosophy - Dharma, Moksha, and various yogic practices. Originally written well over a thousand years ago, the Gita has proven to be a timeless source of wisdom, inspiring philosophers and revolutionaries alike in the millennia since it was written. In addition to the retelling of the text, this edition includes a character list, a glossary of important terms, and chapters exploring the backstory from the Mahabharata and the impact and meaning of the Bhagavad Gita itself. The Bhagavad Gita is an approachable way for today’s listeners to engage with one of history´s richest spiritual epics.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Edward Viljoen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/004192/bk_aren_004192_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Hinduism is one of the world’s great religions, dominating the Indian subcontinent for most of the last millennium, and its largest temple is an unbelievably magnificent structure located in Angkor, Cambodia. Known in English as Angkor Wat (´´City Temple”), the gigantic complex was built by King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century to serve as the king’s state temple and capital city. Since it has remained so finely preserved, it has maintained religious significance for nearly 900 years, first dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu, and then Buddhist. Understandably, it has become one of Cambodia’s most potent symbols and tourist attractions, and it even appears on the Cambodian national flag. Angkor Wat continues to fascinate the world, both due to its sheer grandeur and size, as well as its ornamental decorations both inside and out. With political strife in Cambodia having cooled, Angkor Wat is now a major tourist attraction, bringing upwards of more than half a million foreigners per year, which accounts for more than half of the nation’s tourists. Although its popularity continues to increase, Cambodia will likely never be high on most Westerners’ destination lists, but Experience Angkor Wat can bring this incredible temple to you right at home. This illustrated guide introduces the history of Angkor and the Khmer, as well as the Sanskrit epics behind the architecture at Angkor Wat. It contains over 130 images, including reliefs of scenes from the Ramayana, the temples of Angkor Thom, and more! Whether you want to experience Angkor Wat vicariously, or are planning a trip there, let this be your guide to Angkor Wat today.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Gallagher. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/119376/bk_acx0_119376_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.