Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Literary References

Jewish, Christian, and Islamic References

  • Isaac Luria (1.1.2)
  • Christ Renames the Disciples (1.5.4)
  • Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane (1.7.21)
  • Christ or Christ on the Cross (1.7.21 and numerous other times)
  • Virgin Mary (1.15.2 and numerous other times)
  • Parable of the Mustard Seed (1.16.1)
  • Holy Spirit (1.17.21, 1.17.26-27)
  • Christ and the Fig Tree (1.17.36, 2.90.20-27)
  • Baptism and other Christian rituals (1.26.4 and numerous other times)
  • St. Francis Xavier (1.27.17)
  • Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ (1.27.28-29)
  • Noah (2.45.2 and numerous other times)
  • Cain (2.61.26)
  • Doubting Thomas (2.92.12)
  • Mohammed (1.5.9 and numerous other times)
  • Allah (1.15.6 and numerous other times)
  • Call to Prayer and other Muslim rituals (1.18.12 and numerous other times)
  • Qur'an (1.20.3, 1.23.10, 1.31.49)
  • Abraham (1.26.15)
  • David (1.26.15)
  • Moses (1.26.15)

Hindu References

  • Ganesha (1.15.1, 1.15.3, 1.23.7)
  • Shiva (1.15.2)
  • Vishnu, Krishna, Rama (1.15.3 and numerous other times)
  • Lakshmi (1.1.11, 1.15.3)
  • Shakti as Parvati (1.15.3)
  • Brahman (1.16.3, 1.17.21, 1.17.29)
  • Atman (1.16.3)
  • Ramayana (1.17.21, 1.23.7)
  • Yashoda, Foster-Mother of Krishna (1.17.23)
  • Hanuman (1.23.7, 2.66.7)
  • Mahabharata (1.23.7)
  • Darshan, Puja and other Hindu rituals (1.23.12 and numerous other times)
  • Arjuna in the Bhagavad Gita (2.73.1)

Historical Figures

  • Søren Kierkegaard (Author's Note.1.10)
  • Richard Parker: A sailor hanged for a 1797 mutiny
  • Richard Parker: A seaman who was eaten by fellow survivors in an 1846 shipwreck
  • Richard Parker: A cabin boy eaten by fellow survivors in an 1884 shipwreck
  • Gregor Mendel (1.7.2)
  • Charles Darwin (1.7.2, 3.99.56)
  • Indira Gandhi (1.7.8, 1.27.10-12, 1.29.4-6)
  • Heini Hediger (1.13.3)
  • Gandhi (1.23.54-55, 1.26.45-46, 1.27.13-15, 2.92.71)
  • Chief Minister Karunanidhi (1.29.4)
  • Morarji Desai (1.29.6)
  • Dougal Robertson and Family (2.63.1)
  • William Bligh (2.63.1)
  • Steven Callahan (2.63.1)
  • Owen Chase (2.63.1)
  • Poon Lim (2.63.1)
  • Christopher Columbus (1.34.1, 3.99.50)
  • Nicolaus Copernicus (3.99.56)

Pop Culture References

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