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Victory to the Mother: The Hindu Goddess of Northwest India in Myth, Ritual, and Symbol

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The worship of Devi (the Goddess) is one of the most vigorous and visible religious phenomena in northwest India today. This study uses interviews, participant observations, and textual analysis to explore the nature of the Goddess and her devotees' experience of her.
Paperback, 232 pages
Published February 11th 1993 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published February 11th 1992)
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I learned a great deal about Hindu goddess worship in India. It was interested to learn the differences and similarities among the various local devotional practices and approaches to the various goddesses and their aspects.
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