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Life and Death and Other Legends and Stories
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Lightning Source Inc
Publication date May 30, 2011
Pages 33
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781606645871
ISBN-10 1606645870
Dimensions 0.25 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 0.16 lbs.
Original list price $7.95
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The first region was called the Plain of Life, the second the Plain of Death.

The supreme and all mighty Brahma had created both plains and had commanded the good Vishnu to rule in the Region of Life, while the wise Siva was lord in the Region of Death.

"Do what ye understand to be best," said Brahma to the two rulers.

Hence in the region belonging to Vishnu life moved with all its activity. The sun rose and set; day followed night, and night followed day; the sea rose and fell; in the sky appeared clouds big with rain; the earth was soon covered with forests and crowded with beasts, birds and people.

So that all living creatures might increase greatly and multiply, the kindly god created Love, which he made to be Happiness also.

After this Brahma summoned Vishnu and said to him:

"Thou canst produce nothing better on earth, and since heaven is created already by me, do thou rest and let those whom thou callest people weave the thread of life for themselves unassisted."



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With Henry K. Sienkiewicz | from Lightning Source Inc (July 31, 2011)
9781463899257 | details & prices | 34 pages | List price $12.95
About: The first region was called the Plain of Life, the second the Plain of Death.
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from Createspace Independent Pub (March 3, 2014); titled "Life and Death, and Other Legends and Stories"
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from Lightning Source Inc (May 30, 2011)
9781606645871 | details & prices | 33 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.16 lbs | List price $7.95
About: The first region was called the Plain of Life, the second the Plain of Death.
from Fredonia Books (June 1, 2003)
9781410103062 | details & prices | 80 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.25 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $10.99
About: CONTENTS Life and Death: A Hindu Legend Is He the Dearest One?

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