Mythology is the science or study of myths. According to the Fascist mythology of the interwar years, a set of stories, traditions, or beliefs associated with a particular group or the history of an event, arising naturally or deliberately fostered.
In A body of myths, as that of a particular people or that relating to a particular person: As a collection of such stories, mythology is a vital feature of every culture. Various origins for myths have been proposed, ranging from personification of nature, personification of natural phenomena to truthful or hyperbolic accounts of historical events, to explanations of existing ritual. Mythology and legend, a man, often of divine ancestry, who is endowed with great courage and strength, celebrated for his bold exploits, and favored by the gods. A person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose, especially one who has risked or sacrificed his or her life: soldiers and nurses who were heroes in an unpopular war. A person noted for special achievement in a particular field: the heroes of medicine.
The principal character in a novel, poem, or dramatic presentation. Hindu mythology it is a large body of traditional narratives related to Hinduism as contained in Sanskrit literature epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana, the Puranas, and the Vedas. Ancient Tamil literature such as the Sangam literature and Periya Puranam. several other works, most notably the Bhagavata Purana.
Several games now familiar across the world owe their origins in India, particularly, the games of chess, ludo (including ladders and snake), and playing cards. The famous epic Mahabharata narrates an incidence where a game called Chaturang was played between two groups of warring cousins.