A glance at mythology of sacred bovine in the Indo-Iranian ancient beliefs

Faraji, Nader (2015) A glance at mythology of sacred bovine in the Indo-Iranian ancient beliefs. Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 3 (5A). pp. 986-989. ISSN 2347-5374

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Abstract

The two ancient civilizations of India and Iran have commonalities in the culture, language, myth, religion and art. The Indo-Aryan culture, more commonly known as the Vedic Culture, formed the essential core of Hindu religion and society. As the main focus of this study, mythological and beliefs vicinity can illustrate the relationship between these nations during the ancient time. The myth and ideology of the Vedas is clearly compared to the Aryans economic, social, and ritual customs in symbol of their cattle. Most of these myths are similar to the ancient Iranian myths in the sacrifices of cow and bull.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Myth and Cow and Bull and Sacred Bovine and India and Iran
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > Ancient History and Archeology
Divisions: Department of > Ancient History and Archaeology
Depositing User: Shrirekha N
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2019 05:34
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2019 05:34
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/4034

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