Table of Contents

From the book: Ancient India

Teaching Ancient India


Introduction to Ancient Cultures 1

Sources for Teaching Ancient India 3

Brahman: the Highest Reality 4

The Beggar King 5

What Human Life is All About to the Ancient Indian 8

Brahma the Creator 11

Man on Earth and the Great Span of Time 14

Shiva the Destroyer 15

The Beauty of the Ganges 16

Shiva's Dance 20

Vishnu the Preserver 22

Manu and the Great Deluge 23

The Hindu Trinity 24

The Goddess 26

Writing Sanskrit 27

The Birth and Childhood of Krishna 31

Krishna's Teaching and Revelation 35

Introducing the Ramayana 40

The Ramayana 42