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River and goddess worship in India : changing perceptions and manifestations of Sarasvati.

Author: R U S Prasad
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2017.
Series: RoutledgeCurzon Hindu studies series.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)960835547
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R U S Prasad
ISBN: 9781351806558 1351806556 9781351806541 1351806548 9781315209401 1315209403
OCLC Number: 988293338
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of figures; List of maps; List of tables; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Origin of the Vedic River Sarasvati --
various theories; 3 Sarasvati in ancient Indian texts --
an overview; 4 Sarasvati in the Rig-Veda; 5 Sarasvati in the Yajur-Veda and the Atharva-Veda; Sarasvati and the Yajur-Veda (YV); Sarasvati and the Atharva-Veda (AV); 6 Sarasvati in the Brahmanas; Aitareya Brahmana (AB); Kausitaki Brahmana (KB); Jaiminiya Brahmana (JB); Satapatha Brahmana (SB); Pancavimsa Brahmana (PB). 7 Sarasvati and other deities in Vedic textsSarasvati and Ila; Sarasvati and Bharati; Sarasvati and male deities; 8 Sarasvati and Vak; 9 Sarasvati in the Mahabharata; Practice of pilgrimage in India; The pilgrimage of Balarama and important tirthas (pilgrimage sites) visited by him along the course of Sarasvati; 10 Important pilgrimage sites (tirthas) on Sarasvati and folklore associated with them; Kurukshetra; Adi Badri; Arunaya Tirtha, Arnaya; Praci Tirtha, Pehowa; Sarasvati Tirtha, Pehowa; Brahmayoni Tirtha, Pehowa; Prithudhak Tirtha, Pehowa; Sapta-Saraswat Tirtha, Mangna. Kapalamochana TirthaCamasodbheda; Prabhasa Tirtha; 11 Sarasvati and the Puranas --
Puranic version of her origin and course, features, attributes and legends; Sarasvati's origin and the course of her flow; Mutable aspect of Sarasvati; Features and attributes of Sarasvati; Some important legends connected with Sarasvati in the Puranas; Sarasvati and Brahma; Sarasvati and Vishnu; 12 Iconography of Sarasvati; Sarasvati in Hindu iconography; Sarasvati in Buddhist tradition; Sarasvati in Jaina tradition; 13 Conclusions; Annexure --
I; Select references; Index.
Series Title: RoutledgeCurzon Hindu studies series.

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This is a commendable book, thorough, carefully researched, ground-breaking, and generously sensitive to the multiple dimensions of Sarasvati as goddess and river over the ages. R. U. S. Prasad has Read more...

 
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