This book provides an overview of Bengali goddess worship or Shakti. The book identifies three major forms of goddess worship, and examines each through its myths, folklore, songs, rituals, sacred texts, and practitioners. Drawing on years of fieldwork and extensive research, the book paints a portrait of this religious tradition.
|Print publication date: 2004||Print ISBN-13: 9780195167900|
|Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011||DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167900.001.0001|