About the Book: Olympus
• O lympus is the home of the Greek gods, much like Amravati of the Hindu devas.
• Zeus, leader of Olympians, wields a thunderbolt like Indra, and rides an eagle
like Vishnu. • T he feats of the Greek hero Heracles, known to Romans as
Hercules, reminded many of Krishna, as did his name, Hari-kula-esha or lord of
the Hari clan. • T he Greek epic of a husband sailing across the sea with a
thousand ships to bring his wife, Helen, back from Troy seems strikingly similar
to the story of Ram rescuing Sita from Lanka. Is there a connection