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Goddess worship has long been a significant aspect of Hinduism. In this book David Kinsley, author of The Sword and the Flute—Kali and Krsna: Dark Visions of the Terrible and the Sublime in Hindu Mythology, sorts out the rich yet often chaotic history of Hindu goddess worship.

About the Author

David Kinsley is Professor of Religion at McMaster University, Canada. He is the author of Tantric Visions of the Divine Feminine: The Ten Mahavidyas (California, 1997), and The Sword and the Flute: Kali and Krisna, Dark Visions of the Terrible and Sublime in Hindu Mythology (California, 1975).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520063396
Author:
Kinsley, David
Publisher:
University of California Press
Location:
Berkeley
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Hinduism
Subject:
Mother goddesses
Subject:
Addresses, essays, and lectures
Subject:
Goddesses, hindu
Subject:
Hinduism - General
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Hinduism-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Hermeneutics: Studies in the History of Religions
Series Volume:
12
Publication Date:
19880731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
281
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.63 in 14 oz

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