The Little Book of Hindu Deities: From the Goddess of Wealth to the Sacred Cow

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Pixar animator and Academy Award–nominated director Sanjay Patel (Sanjay’s Super Team) brings to life Hinduism’s most important gods and goddesses (and one sacred stone) in fun, full-color illustrations, each accompanied by a short, lively profile. The Little Book of Hindu Deities is chock-full of monsters, demons, noble warriors, and divine divas. Find out why Ganesha has an elephant’s head (his father cut his off!); why Kali, the goddess of time, is known as the “Black One” (she’s a bit goth); and what “Hare Krishna” really means.

“Throw another ingredient in the American spirituality blender. Pop culture is veering into Hinduism.”—USA Today


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SANJAY PATEL is an animator and storyboard artist for Pixar Animation Studios, where he has worked on features that include Monsters, Inc., A Bugs Life; Toy Story 2; and The Incredibles. He has also worked on The Simpsons for Fox and with legendary cartoonist John K., creator of Ren and Stimpy. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short for his short film Sanjay's Super Team.


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Penguin
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Published on
Oct 31, 2006
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Pages
144
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ISBN
9781101657799
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / Hinduism / General
Social Science / Popular Culture
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