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Hindu goddesses : visions of the divine feminine in the Hindu religious tradition

Author: David R Kinsley
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 & Krsna: Dark Visions of the Terrible and the Sublime in Hindu Mythology, sorts out the rich yet often chaotic history of Hindu goddess worship.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David R Kinsley
ISBN: 0520053931 9780520053939 0520063392 9780520063396
OCLC Number: 20705961
Description: viii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: David Kinsley.

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