Songs of Ecstasy: Tantric and Devotional Songs from Colonial Bengal
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Songs of Ecstasy: Tantric and Devotional Songs from Colonial Bengal

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This book offers the first English translation of a body of highly esoteric, mystical poetry and songs associated with the Khartabhajas, a Bengali sect devoted to Tantrism. The period from the late 18th to the early 19th century, during which these lyrics were written, was an era of change, experimentation, and transition from the older medieval styles to the new literary...more
Published November 22nd 2001 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 1st 2001)
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