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Published: 21 August 2018

368 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198767022

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The Oxford History of Hinduism

The Goddess

Edited by Mandakranta Bose

The Oxford History of Hinduism

  • Provides a history of the idea of the goddess in Hindu thought and worship practice
  • Represents scholarly scrutiny of particular approaches to thinking about the Feminine Divine and modes of worship
  • Encourages readers to look back through time to widen the view of goddesses in Hinduism beyond theology and ritual practice to situate them in the human world of their times