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Published: 26 April 2018

344 Pages | 18 illus.


ISBN: 9780199341160

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Reciting the Goddess

Narratives of Place and the Making of Hinduism in Nepal

Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz

  • The first detailed study of the Hindu goddess Svasthani, her mythology, and her iconographic transformations
  • Provides a comprehensive history of the Svasthanivratakatha textual tradition and the first English translation of one of its oldest texts
  • Offers a new perspective of the history of the Sanskrit, Newar, and Nepali languages and literary cultures in Nepal

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