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The Goddess Within and Beyond the Three Cities: Shakta Tantra and the Paradox of Power in Nepala-Mandala

By: Jeffrey S. Lidke

Price: $72.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116200

ISBN: 8124608768

Condition: New


Contents: Preface. Introduction: Tracking the Stories of Devi. 1. The Goddess Embodied: Tripurasundari and the Tricosmos. 2. Tantric Sadhana: Harnessing the Powers of Shakti. 3. The Mandala-Hologram: Centres, Peripheries, and the Dance of Power. 4. The Reverberating Goddess: The Kumari and the King. Conclusion: Will the Devi’s Power Be Enough? Appendices. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. In this groundbreaking study on Sarvamnaya Shakta Tantra in Nepal, Jeffrey S. Lidke combines the study of primary sources with the investigation of living interpretations of these sources by contemporary Nepal... View more info