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Kali : the feminine force

Author: Ajit Mookerjee
Publisher: New York : Destiny Books, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Although she is often presented (in her warrior aspect) as cruel and horrific, with her lolling red tongue and necklace of severed heads, Kali is creator and nurturer - the essence of Mother-love and feminine energy (Sakti). As Divine Mother Lotus-goddess, she brings worlds to birth, sustains them and absorbs them, in a never-ending cycle of her own opening and closing."--Back cover.
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Named Person: Kali (Göttin)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ajit Mookerjee
ISBN: 0892812125 9780892812127
OCLC Number: 17954210
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Sakti worship --
Feminine Divinity --
Feminine Force --
Manifestations of Kali --
Divine Mother --
Supreme Reality --
Kalighat paintings --
Hymns to Kali.
Responsibility: Ajit Mookerjee.
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"Although she is often presented (in her warrior aspect) as cruel and horrific, with her lolling red tongue and necklace of severed heads, Kali is creator and nurturer - the essence of Mother-love and feminine energy (Sakti). As Divine Mother Lotus-goddess, she brings worlds to birth, sustains them and absorbs them, in a never-ending cycle of her own opening and closing."--Back cover.

The author draws on the powerful imagery of painting, sculpture, and literature in this celebration of the Hindu goddess.

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