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Published: 25 June 2015

334 Pages


ISBN: 9780199341108

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Crossing the Lines of Caste

Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology

Adheesh A. Sathaye

  • Takes an interdisciplinary approach to Hindu mythological texts and performances
  • Examines the construction of Brahmin social power over the last three thousand years
  • Offers a cultural-historical analysis of the legends of Visvamitra

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