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Title The heart of the Yogini : The Yoginihrdaya, a Sanskrit tantric treatise / Andre Padoux and Roger-Orphe Jeanty
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Summary This is the first English translation of the Yoginīhṛdaya, 'The Heart of the Yoginī', an important twelfth-century Sanskrit ritual and religious text of the Śrīvidyā, one of the main schools of the tantric tradition of Kashmir shaivism. With explanatory commentary, notes, a glossary, and an index, it details the teaching and ritual of the Śrīvidyā, whose main deity is the fair and benevolent goddess Tripurasundarī, the supreme Yoginī. This ancient tradition is still active in Nepal and India
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on November 5, 2013)
Subject Tripurasundarī (Hindu deity) -- Cult.
Tantras. Yoginīhr̥daya -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Śrīvidyā (Sect)
Hinduism -- Rituals.
Form Electronic book
Author Padoux, André, translator, writer of added commentary
Jeanty, Roger-Orphé, translator, writer of added commentary
ISBN 9780199369966 (ebook)
OTHER TI Tantras. Yoginīhr̥daya. English