Yıl 2015, Cilt 1, Sayı 2, Sayfalar 147 - 152 2015-08-30

RAKSHASAS AND ASURAS IN HINDU EPIC TALES
When the Aryans came to India, they found the Hindus Valley Civilization (3300–1300 BCE) to be more

Madhubanti Banerjee [1]

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When the Aryans came to India, they found the Hindus Valley Civilization (3300–1300 BCE) to be more advanced than any they had ever encountered before. After many battles, the Aryans finally settled down in the northern part of India, forcing the non-Aryans to move from the north to the south. The fact that the non-Aryans had dark skin and a different facial structure from the Aryans gave rise to the characters called rakshasas and asuras. By analyzing relevant parts of the Hindu mythology, I will trace in this paper the role of social and political factors that have been instrumental in creating such stories.

Keywords: Aryans, non-Aryan, Hindus Valley Civilization, mythology.

Aryans, non-Aryan, Hindus Valley Civilization, mythology
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Bibtex @ { ijasos104820, journal = {International E-Journal of Advances in Social Sciences}, issn = {}, eissn = {2411-183X}, address = {OCERINT International Organization Center of Academic Research}, year = {2015}, volume = {1}, pages = {147 - 152}, doi = {10.18769/ijasos.90709}, title = {RAKSHASAS AND ASURAS IN HINDU EPIC TALES}, key = {cite}, author = {Banerjee, Madhubanti} }
APA Banerjee, M . (2015). RAKSHASAS AND ASURAS IN HINDU EPIC TALES. International E-Journal of Advances in Social Sciences, 1 (2), 147-152. DOI: 10.18769/ijasos.90709
MLA Banerjee, M . "RAKSHASAS AND ASURAS IN HINDU EPIC TALES". International E-Journal of Advances in Social Sciences 1 (2015): 147-152 <http://ijasos.ocerintjournals.org/issue/7986/104820>
Chicago Banerjee, M . "RAKSHASAS AND ASURAS IN HINDU EPIC TALES". International E-Journal of Advances in Social Sciences 1 (2015): 147-152
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ISNAD Banerjee, Madhubanti . "When the Aryans came to India, they found the Hindus Valley Civilization (3300–1300 BCE) to be more". International E-Journal of Advances in Social Sciences 1 / 2 (Ağustos 2015): 147-152. http://dx.doi.org/10.18769/ijasos.90709