One day of Brahma has 14 Indras; his lifetime has 54,000 Indras. One day of Vishnu is the lifetime of Brahma. The lifetime of Vishnu is one day of Siva.
There are 18 Mahapuranas, of which the Siva Purana is one. This book is a vivid retelling of the ancient book of Siva for today’s reader. Told in modern, easily readable, and literary style, this sparkling volume contains all the major legends of Siva, bringing them alive for a new generation. The characters and events one encounters here are awesome, many are cosmic, for Siva is Mahadeva, the greatest God.
Ramesh Menon was born in New Delhi in 1951. He has written several widely read books on the antique Indian tradition, including modern renderings of the epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. All of them are available from amazon.com