The Resource Offering flowers, feeding skulls : popular goddess worship in West Bengal, June McDaniel

Offering flowers, feeding skulls : popular goddess worship in West Bengal, June McDaniel

Label
Offering flowers, feeding skulls : popular goddess worship in West Bengal
Title
Offering flowers, feeding skulls
Title remainder
popular goddess worship in West Bengal
Statement of responsibility
June McDaniel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 'Offering Flowers, Feeding Skulls', June McDaniel provides an overview of Bengali goddess worship or Shakti. She identifies three major forms of goddess worship, and examines each through its myths, folklore, songs, rituals, sacred texts, and practitioners, tracing these strands through Bengali culture
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
294.5/514/095414
Index
index present
LC call number
BL1225.K33
LC item number
W36 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Offering flowers, feeding skulls : popular goddess worship in West Bengal, June McDaniel
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-352) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Folk Shaktism: life with the goddess. -- Tantric and yogic Shaktism: knowledge of the goddess's ways. -- Shakta Bhakti: devotion to the goddess. -- The great Bhakti goddesses of West Bengal: Durga and Kali. -- Shaktism and the modern West: Kundalini vacations and tantric honeymoons
Control code
ocm64685459
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 356 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195167900
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2561146x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)64685459
  • pebcs0195167902

Library Locations

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