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Author Aghoraśivācārya, active 12th century.

Title A priest's guide for the great festival : Aghorasiva's Mahotsavavidhi / translated and with introduction and notes by Richard H. Davis
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 191 pages) : illustrations
Series South Asia research
South Asia research
Summary The Mahotsavavidhi of the Saiva preceptor Aghorasiva, completed in 1157 c.e., provides step-by-step guidance for a Hindu priest conducting a nine-day festival in medieval India. This annotated rendering of Aghorasiva's 12th-century work is the first extensive translation of a medieval work on Hindu temple festivals into a European language
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Text in English and Sanskrit
Description based on print version record
Subject Siva (Hindu deity) -- Early works to 1800.
Śaiva Siddhānta -- Rituals -- Texts -- Early works to 1800.
Fasts and feasts -- India, South -- Early works to 1800.
Form Electronic book
Author Davis, Richard H
ISBN 9780199869640 ebook
0199869642 ebook