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Change, Continuity and Complexity: The Mahavidyas in East Indian Sakta Traditions

Change, Continuity and Complexity: The Mahavidyas in East Indian Sakta Traditions

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Author:Jae-Eun Shin
ISBN 13:9788193560914
Binding:Hardbound
Language:English
Year:2018
Subject:Philosophy and Religion/Hinduism

About the Book

The Mahavidyas are the representative Tantric feminine pantheon consisting of ten goddesses. It is formed by divergent religious strands and elements: the matr and yogini worship, the cult of Kali and Tripurasundari, Vajrayana Buddhism, Jain Vidyadevis, Saiva and Vaisnava faith, Srividya, the Brahmanical strand of Puranic traditions, etc.