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Mythology of Shiva and Shakti
Mythology of Shiva and Shakti
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About The Book

Spiritually, philosophically and materially too Shiva and Shakti are immense. They together and independently manifest in different forms escaping single definition. Efforts are made here to explain their expansive cosmic natures with the help of their respective meaningful mythologies. A clssic of its kind the book will guide readers to India’s religious culture with history of thousands of years, reaching Indus civilization and even far beyond it in terms of time.

 

About The Author

A scholar of international repute M.L. Varadpande is known for his insightful study of Indian art, literature, culture and mythology. His books are recognized among scholars for the original interpretations and profound study of available date. His major works are:

Gods, Goddesses and Demons Apsara in Indian Art and Literature Cult of Joy Love in Ancient India History of Indian Theatre Vol. I, II, III.

Religion and Theatre Distionary of Indian Culture Ganesha in Indian Mythology Vishnu and His Incarnations Woman in Indian sculpture Concise dictionary of Indian Theatre.

 

Introduction

Among many revelations that Mohenjo-daro and Harappa have had in store for us, none perhaps is more remarkable than the discovery that Shaivism has a history going back to Chalcolithic age and perhaps even further still, and that it takes its place as the most ancient living faith in the world.

 

Contents

 

Part One  
Rudra 11
Linga : Symbol of Shiva and Shakti 27
Mythology of Shiva 43
Sati / Parvati 67
Kumarasambhava : Birth of Kartikeya 75
Elephant-headed Son of Shiva 91
Mahakala 103
Nataraja : Dancing Shiva 117
Shiva Ganas 137
Part Two  
Shiva : Origin of Tantra 159
Shiva : Shakti 179
Matrikas / Mother Goddesses 191
Consorts of Shiva 209
Dashamhavidya 237
Part Three  
Shiva Shrines 253
Shiva as Bhairava 273
Bhairava and His Yoginin Shaktis 307
Major Bhairava Kshetras 325
Associate Cults 337
Mythology of Bhairava 347
Index 361

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Mythology of Shiva and Shakti

Item Code:
NAE937
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2013
ISBN:
9788170174936
Language:
English
Size:
9.0 inch X 6.0 inch
Pages:
364 (41 B/W Illustrations )
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Weight of the Book : 650 gms
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About The Book

Spiritually, philosophically and materially too Shiva and Shakti are immense. They together and independently manifest in different forms escaping single definition. Efforts are made here to explain their expansive cosmic natures with the help of their respective meaningful mythologies. A clssic of its kind the book will guide readers to India’s religious culture with history of thousands of years, reaching Indus civilization and even far beyond it in terms of time.

 

About The Author

A scholar of international repute M.L. Varadpande is known for his insightful study of Indian art, literature, culture and mythology. His books are recognized among scholars for the original interpretations and profound study of available date. His major works are:

Gods, Goddesses and Demons Apsara in Indian Art and Literature Cult of Joy Love in Ancient India History of Indian Theatre Vol. I, II, III.

Religion and Theatre Distionary of Indian Culture Ganesha in Indian Mythology Vishnu and His Incarnations Woman in Indian sculpture Concise dictionary of Indian Theatre.

 

Introduction

Among many revelations that Mohenjo-daro and Harappa have had in store for us, none perhaps is more remarkable than the discovery that Shaivism has a history going back to Chalcolithic age and perhaps even further still, and that it takes its place as the most ancient living faith in the world.

 

Contents

 

Part One  
Rudra 11
Linga : Symbol of Shiva and Shakti 27
Mythology of Shiva 43
Sati / Parvati 67
Kumarasambhava : Birth of Kartikeya 75
Elephant-headed Son of Shiva 91
Mahakala 103
Nataraja : Dancing Shiva 117
Shiva Ganas 137
Part Two  
Shiva : Origin of Tantra 159
Shiva : Shakti 179
Matrikas / Mother Goddesses 191
Consorts of Shiva 209
Dashamhavidya 237
Part Three  
Shiva Shrines 253
Shiva as Bhairava 273
Bhairava and His Yoginin Shaktis 307
Major Bhairava Kshetras 325
Associate Cults 337
Mythology of Bhairava 347
Index 361

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