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Author McDaniel, June.

Title Offering flowers, feeding skulls : popular goddess worship in West Bengal / June McDaniel
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (x, 356 pages)
Summary In 'Offering Flowers, Feeding Skulls', June McDaniel provides an overview of Bengali goddess worship or Shakti. She identifies three major forms of goddess worship, and examines each through its myths, folklore, songs, rituals, sacred texts, and practitioners, tracing these strands through Bengali culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Kālī (Hindu deity) -- Cult -- India -- West Bengal.
Shaktism -- India -- West Bengal.
West Bengal (India) -- Religious life and customs.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199849970 ebook
0199849978 ebook