Preface

Silas, E G (1989) Preface. Symposium on Ecology, biology management and diseases of the Asian elephant. p. 1.

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Abstract

The elephant has been part of the' Indian cu lture and ethos from time immemorial. In Indian mythology, Indian history and present day India the elephant figures prominently. To mention a few, we know of the celestial elephant Airavata. We worship Ganesa, the elephant-headed God of Wisdom; and the white elephant is so venerated by the Buddhists of South-east Asia. Probably the earliest work referring to elephant is Kautilya's Arlhasaslra. Vatsyayana's Kamasulra draws comparison between Haslini and women.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Preface; elephant
Subjects: Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs > Conservation
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2011 05:58
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:50
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8537

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