The goddess in Hindu-Tantric traditions : Devi as corpse / Anway Mukhopadhyay.

Author
Mukhopadhyay, Anway [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018.
  • ©2018
Description
x, 153 pages ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Routledge studies in Asian religion and philosophy [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 140-146) and index.
Contents
  • The human death, the divine corpse
  • Reinterpreting the myth of Sati: the devoted husband and the corpse of his wife
  • Dismemberment as pluralization: the scattering of Sati's body parts and the self-pluralization of Shiva
  • The Shakti pithas: the active corpse, the immanent Shakti and the sacred geography of Shaktism
  • Shava sadhana: who is the corpse? Shiva or Shakti?
  • Placing the Devi's corpse on the shore of a thousand streams: a multicultural and comparativist reading of the Devi as corpse
  • Shava-rupa and vishva-Rupa: the corpse form and the cosmic form of the Devi.
ISBN
  • 9781138480186 (hardcover)
  • 1138480185 (hardcover)
LCCN
2018001285
OCLC
1012347378
Other standard number
  • 40028196697
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