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Sacred animals of India

Nanditha Krishna

Sacred animals of India

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Published by Penguin Books India in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-274).

StatementNanditha Krishna
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL439 . K75 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 274 p. :
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24525562M
ISBN 100143066196
ISBN 109780143066194
LC Control Number2010316595
OCLC/WorldCa535498320


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non-violence towards all beings, as mentioned in the Chandogya Upanishad (~ BCE). By mid 1st millennium BCE, all three major Indian origin religions – Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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There are also hero-animals, such as the vanaras, and animals that were totemic symbols of tribes that were assimilated in Vedic Hinduism.

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