• Asian Mythology

  • A Captivating Guide to Chinese Mythology, Japanese Mythology and Hindu Mythology
  • By: Matt Clayton
  • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
  • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)

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By: Matt Clayton
Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
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Publisher's summary

Introducing an Asian mythology trilogy from the creator of the Captivating History series. This book includes three captivating manuscripts:

  • Chinese Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Chinese Folklore Including Fairy Tales, Myths, and Legends from Ancient China
  • Japanese Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Japanese Folklore, Myths, Fairy Tales, Yokai, Heroes and Heroines
  • Hindu Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Hindu Myths, Hindu Gods, and Hindu Goddesses

In the first part of this book, you will discover:

  • A story about origin of Earth and humans
  • A captivating tale called "Poor Boy Ma Liang and the Paintbrush"
  • Stories about natural disasters
  • Modern mythology
  • And much, much more!

In the second part of this book, you'll discover captivating stories of mystery, horror, and romance while simultaneously learning about the Japanese culture.

Here are just some of the topics and myths that the second part of this book covers:

  • The creation stories
  • The myths of origins
  • Stories of the three most evil yokai of Japan

Within the third part of this book, you'll find the following Hindu myths covered:

  • Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, and the beginning of the world
  • The birth of Lord Shiva
  • Saraswati and Brahma’s fifth head
  • Shiva tests Parvati
  • Shiva snares a whale
  • Ganesha loses his head
  • Ganesha spills a river
  • Kubera’s pride
  • Ganesha injures a goddess
  • Ganesha wins a race
  • Shiva skips success
  • Krishna swallows the flames
  • Agni spreads a curse
  • Vayu humbles the silk cotton tree
  • Savitri chooses a husband
  • Savitri’s fidelity

So if you want to learn more about these three Asian mythologies without having to go through boring textbooks, download to get started now!

©2018 Matt Clayton (P)2018 Matt Clayton

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Good story, bad editing

Both the audio and writing needed more editing - lots of dead air and choppy dialogue. That said it was interesting to hear these tales, as they aren't something you hear much in Western culture.

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