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The Many Faces of a Himalayan Goddess

Hadimba, Her Devotees, and Religion in Rapid Change

The Many Faces of a Himalayan Goddess( )
Author: Halperin, Ehud
Series edited by: Yelle, Robert
Series title:AAR Religion, Culture, and History Ser.
ISBN:978-0-19-091358-8
Publication Date:Nov 2019
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $99.00
Book Description:

This book offers a portrait of Hadimba, a primary village goddess in the Kullu Valley of the West Indian Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh. Drawing on diverse ethnographic and textual materials The Many Faces of a Himalayan Goddess is rich with myths and tales, accounts of dramatic rituals and festivals, and descriptions of everyday life in the celebrated but remote Kullu Valley. The result is an important contribution to the study of Indian villagegoddesses, lived Hinduism,...
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Pages:352
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 Inches



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