Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 June 2014

368 Pages | 28 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199368617

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When a Goddess Dies

Worshipping Ma Anandamayi after Her Death

Orianne Aymard

  • Offers a better understanding of a community's attempt to sustain and enliven the worship of a renowned guru
  • Proposes a new vision of holiness by revealing a new way of venerating female gurus
  • Studies the globalization of religion, and the West's growing interest in the holy figures of Hinduism
  • Examines the little-studied cult of relics in the Hindu tradition

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