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

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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.

    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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    ISBN 9780452287754
    Genre RELIGION / Hinduism / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 141
    Publisher Date 2006-10-31 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Plume
    Copyright Year 2006
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.24 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle From the Goddess of Wealth to the Sacred Cow
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Patel, Sanjay
    Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
    Country of Origin United States

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    • Excellent book!
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      What a find! Wonderful addition to our library. This is an excellent teaching tool for kids (particularly young children) on Hinduism. Very child friendly depictions, beautiful art work and with short and easy to read descriptions for each God or deity. Excellent gift idea.

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    • I love this book!
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      This book is perfect for anyone interested in the Hindu religion. It has wonderful pictures and plenty of easy to understand information. I suggest buying it. I read the entire book in one sitting, loaned it to my Hindu boxing coach, and read it to my kids. We all loved it!

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