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Rise of the Goddess in the Hindu Tradition

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This book explores the rise of the Great Goddess by focusing on the development of sakti (creative energy), maya (objective illusion), and prakrti (materiality) from Vedic times to the late Puranic period, clarifying how these principles became central to her theology.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-273) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780791421123
Author:
Pintchman, Tracy
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Location:
Albany, N.Y. :
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
God
Subject:
Hinduism
Subject:
Goddesses, hindu
Subject:
God (hinduism)
Subject:
Hinduism - General
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Hinduism-General
Series Volume:
v. 2
Publication Date:
19941031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.02x6.12x.79 in. 1.02 lbs.

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