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Title Goddess traditions in Tantric Hinduism : history, practice and doctrine / edited by Bjarne Wernicke Olesen
Published London : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge studies in tantric traditions
Routledge studies in tantric traditions
Contents 1. Śakti in early tantric Śaivism : historical observations on goddesses, cosmology and ritual in the Niśvāsatattvasaṃhitā / Shaman Hatley -- 2. The (Un)Dreadful Goddess : Aghor♯± in early Śākta tantras / Judit T©œrzs©œk -- 3. Varieties of melaka in the Jayadrathayāmala : some reflectios on the terms ha£̀Ưha and priya / Olga Serbaeva -- 4. Snakebite goddesses in the Śākta traditions : roots and incorporations of Tvaritā, Kurukullā and Bheruṇḍā / Michael Slouber -- 5. The Cāṇḍāl♯± as Śakti : untouchable women in some tantric texts / Mikael Aktor -- 6. Śāktism and ha£̀Ưhayoga / James Mallinson -- 7. Śāktism, polity and society in medieval Malabar / Rich Freeman
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 23, 2015)
Subject Hindu goddesses -- History
Tantrism -- History
Goddesses -- Hinduism.
Gudinnor -- hinduism.
Hindu goddesses.
Hinduiska gudinnor -- historia.
History of religion.
RELIGION -- Comparative Religion.
Religionshistoria.
Tantrism -- historia.
Tantrism.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Olesen, Bjarne Wernicke, author
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