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Mother of my heart, daughter of my dreams : Kali and Uma in the devotional poetry of Bengal.

Author: Rachel Fell McDermott; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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This text chronicles the rise and subsequent fortunes of goddess worship (Saktism) in the region of Bengal from the middle of the 18th century to the present. McDermott places the advent of the Sakta lyric in its historical context.
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Poetry
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McDermott, Rachel Fell.
Mother of my heart, daughter of my dreams.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(DLC) 99089433
(OCoLC)43083451
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Fell McDermott; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0195134354 9780195134353 1429401796 9781429401791 0198030711 9780198030713
OCLC Number: 191826926
Description: 1 online resource (456 pages)
Contents: The historical background in Bengal --
Building fences with Kālī: Rāmprasād Sen and the popularization of the Tantric goddess --
"Born in Rāmprasād's line to revive Bhakti": Sādhaka Kamalākānta --
Inheritors of tradition: floating in the Śākta stream --
Setting the literary and religious scene in eighteenth-century Bengal --
Dancing on the heart-lotus: Kālī and the Rāmprasāds of Bengali literature --
Keeping the legacy alive: Kamalākānta Bhaṭṭācārya and the Śākta Pādāvali tradition --
"Mā, come and stay awhile": Kālī and Umā in eighteenth- to twentienth-century Bengali poetry.
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This book chronicles the rise of goddess worship in the region of Bengal from the middle of the eighteenth century to the present. Focusing on the goddesses Kali and Uma, McDermott examines lyrical  Read more...

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