Lord of Light Author:Roger Zelazny His followers called him mahasamatman and said he was a god. He preferred to drop the maha- and -atman, however, and called himself Sam. He never claimed to be a god. But then, he never claimed not to be. — It is long after the death of Earth. A band of men on a colony planet have gained control of technology. With it, they have given themse... more »lves immortality and godlike powers, and they rule their world as the gods of the Hindu pantheon.
Kali, Goddess of Destruction; Yama, Lord of Death; Krishna, God of Lust; all are opposed by him who was Siddhartha, who is now Mahasamatman, Binder of Demons, Lord of Light.« less