Revelry Rivalry And Longing For The Goddesses Of Bengal

Author: Rachel Fell McDermott
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023112919X
Size: 44.25 MB
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The first book to recount the history of these festivals and their revelry, rivalry, and nostalgic power, this volume marks an unprecedented achievement in the mapping of a major public event.

Singing To The Goddess

Author: Rachel Fell McDermott
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195134338
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This collection presents 145 brief Bengali lyric poems dedicated to the Hindu goddesses Kali and Uma.

Encountering Kali

Author: Rachel Fell McDermott
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishe
ISBN: 9788120820418
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Encountering Kali explores one of the most ramarkable divinities the world has seen.

Sources Of Indian Traditions

Author: Rachel Fell McDermott
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231510926
Size: 38.45 MB
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For more than fifty years, students and teachers have made the two-volume resource Sources of Indian Traditions their top pick for an accessible yet thorough introduction to Indian and South Asian civilizations.

Mother Of My Heart Daughter Of My Dreams

Author: Rachel Fell McDermott
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN:
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This book chronicles the rise of goddess worship in the region of Bengal from the middle of the eighteenth century to the present.

Interior Environment And Related Agencies Appropriations For 2014 Justification Of The Budget Estimates Related Agencies

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
Publisher:
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During her term abroad, Professor McDer-mott researched and began writing
Revelry, Rivalry, and Longing for the Goddesses of Bengal: The Fortunes of
Hindu Festivals (Columbia University Press, 2011), the first English-language
book to ...

The Satanic Verses

Author: Salman Rushdie
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409058859
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Just before dawn one winter’s morning, a hijacked aeroplane blows apart high above the English Channel and two figures tumble, clutched in an embrace, towards the sea: Gibreel Farishta, India’s legendary movie star, and Saladin Chamcha, ...

Authors Of The Impossible

Author: Jeffrey J. Kripal
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226453863
Size: 25.92 MB
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"This is a quietly earth-shattering project that constitutes a logical next step in the development of Jeffrey Kripal's thinking over the course of his career and grows directly out of Esalen.