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An Exploration of Flood Myths

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An Exploration of Flood Myths

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An Exploration of Flood Myths

An Exploration of Flood Myths

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Flood myths have always been a way that cultures and religions make sense of disasters such as the recent earthquake and tsunami in South Asia. Hindu mythology expert Wendy Doniger of the University of Chicago reads a well-known Indian myth she translated from Sanskrit.