In the Beginning IS Desire: Tracing Kali’s Footprints in Indian Literature

by Neela Bhattacharya Saxena



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This is a personal exploration by a woman of her spiritual and intellectual heritage. Raised in the tradition of Kali worship that she describes as "pregnant nothingness," she traces Kali's footprints as Desire in Indian literature. Her reading of history and narrative travels an immense landscape – from the Rig Veda and Buddhist stories to Sufi poetry and contemporary novels – in the quest for a goddess who has fascinated her since childhood. This is a personal exploration by a woman of her spiritual and intellectual heritage. Raised in the tradition of Kali worship that she describes as "pregnant nothingness," she traces Kali's footprints as Desire in Indian literature.


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Book :In the Beginning IS Desire: Tracing Kali’s Footprints in Indian Literature

Book ID :49231

Author :

Neela Bhattacharya Saxena

ISBN 13 :9788187981619

Year of Publication :2004

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Publisher :

Indialog Publications Pvt Ltd

Binding :Softcover

Pages :331

Size :14 x 21 Cms.

Weight :1 Kg.

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