There is a story of Rishi Dīrghatamas who begot on the queen of the Asura king Bali five sons named Anga, Vanga, Suhma, Pundra and Kalinga. They founded the five states named after them. The lands of the despised Pundra and Vangas were not only seats of powerful kings but also flourishing centres of Buddhism, Jainism and Brahmanical religion. It signifies the first stage of Aryanisation between 5th century BC and 4th century AD.
Read more about this topic: Pundravardhana
Other articles related to "mythology":
... example, in the first story, "The Roaring Trumpet," Shea intends to visit the world of Irish Mythology, and instead ends up in Norse mythology ... Castle of Iron," the Kalevala in "The Wall of Serpents," and finally (at last), Irish mythology in "The Green Magician." With "The Green Magician" the original collaboration ended, Pratt's ... A final planned story set in the world of Persian mythology was never written, nor was a projected response to L ...
... or Thor continue the trend of mining traditional mythology in order to directly create a plot for modern consumption ...
... In the mythology of northern Europe, Gunther and Högni became the blood brothers of Sigurd when he married their sister Gudrun in Wagner's Ring Cycle, the same occurs between Gunther ...
... Ogma, a figure from Irish and Scottish mythology, said to have invented the Ogham alphabet Lugh,a figure from Irish mythology,said to be skilled in all arts ...
Famous quotes containing the word mythology:
“Love, love, loveall the wretched cant of it, masking egotism, lust, masochism, fantasy under a mythology of sentimental postures, a welter of self-induced miseries and joys, blinding and masking the essential personalities in the frozen gestures of courtship, in the kissing and the dating and the desire, the compliments and the quarrels which vivify its barrenness.”
—Germaine Greer (b. 1939)
“In the United States theres a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success. He who is successful is good. In Latin countries, in Catholic countries, a successful person is a sinner.”
—Umberto Eco (b. 1932)
“One may as well preach a respectable mythology as anything else.”
—Humphrey, Mrs. Ward (18511920)