Rising of the sea and other Migration myths

Swaminathan Madhuresan smadhuresan at YAHOO.COM
Tue Jan 25 18:23:33 UTC 2000

I think the Milky ocean has more to do with Vishnu(MaayOn)/Krishna being
the Lord of the Mullai landscape. Vishnu who is dark in colour
(Kalidasa, inscriptions, literature, ...) is said to sleep on the
white-colored ocean; perhaps to add contrast.

Interested in the sources about volcanic activity
in the churning of the ocean legends, SM

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