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Author Name    Rachel Fell Mcdermott & Jeffrey J. Kripal (Eds)

Title   Encountering Kali: In the Margins, at the Center in the West

Binding   Softcover

Book Condition   New

Publisher   New Delhi, India Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd. 2004

ISBN    812082041X / 9788120820418

Seller ID   102057

Encountering Kali explores one of the most ramarkable divinities the world has seen. The Hindu goddess Kali is simultaneously understood as a blood thirsty warrior a deity of ritual possession a tantric sexual partner and an all loving compassionate mothe. Popular and scholarly interest in her has been on the rise in the west in recent years. Responding to this phenomenon McDermott and Kripal`s volume focuses on the complexities involved in interpreting Kali in both her indigenous south Asian settings and her more recent Western incarnation. Through the shifting lenses of scriptural history temple architecture political reflection and the goddess`s recent guises on the Internet the contributors pose questions that illuminate our understanding of Kali while addressing the problems and promises inherent in every act of cross cultural interpretation.Printed Pages:

Encountering Kali: In the Margins, at the Center in the West Rachel Fell Mcdermott & Jeffrey J. Kripal (Eds)

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