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Renowned Goddess of Desire

Women, Sex, and Speech in Tantra

by Loriliai Biernacki

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hinduism,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Hinduism - General,
  • Religion / Hinduism,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Cult,
  • History and criticism,
  • India, Northeastern,
  • Kåamåakhya (Hindu deity),
  • Tantric literature,
  • Women in Tantrism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10135198M
    ISBN 100195327829
    ISBN 109780195327823

    Welcome. Maa Kamakhya or Kameswari is the renowned Goddess of Desire whose famous shrine is located in the heart of Nilachala Hill situated in the western part of Guwahati, the Capital City of the state of Asom in North East India. Maa Kamakhya Devalaya is considered most sacred and oldest of the 51 Shakti Peethas on earth. It is the centrepiece of widely practiced, powerful . Kamakhya is an important Hindu Tantric goddess of desire who evolved in the Himalayan hills. She is worshiped as Siddha Kubjika, and is also identified as Kali and Maha Tripura ing to the Tantric texts (Kalika Purana, Yogini Tantra) that are the basis for her worship at the Kamakhya temple, a 16th-century temple in the Kamrup district of ation: Devi, Parvati, Shakti.

    Photo: lineup - Cape Fear, Diavolia, Count August, The Bastard, Delilah, Lord Arydon. On the 21st of November, , Goddess of Desire gave their farewell concert in De Meester. Count August has a metal mailorder sharing the same name with the band. Goddess Of Desire has already done two different shows, "Erotica & Hell on Earth", and is now performing their third show called "Warrior Goddesses". It is brought by making the stage more macabre with a background with lots of skulls, chains, torches, and pyrotechnics. Artificial light is minimized to create a dark atmosphere.

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This site is like a library, Use search. The role of women and ideas of gender are fundamental components of all religious traditions. Tantric traditions in particular offer a unique perspective on women's participation in religious traditions since they frequently incorporate worship of Goddesses, along with ordinary women as participants in religious rites.

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To speak like a woman -- How the Blue Goddess of speech turns blue -- Appendix 1: sources, other tantras, and historical context.

Introduction. Maa Kamakhya or Kameswari is the renowned Goddess of Desire whose famous shrine is located in the heart of Nilachala Hill situated in the western part of Guwahati, the Capital City of the state of Asom in North East India.

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Renowned goddess of desire: women, sex, and speech in tantra. [Loriliai Biernacki; Oxford University Press.]. Her first book, Renowned Goddess of Desire: Women, Sex and Speech in Tantra (Oxford, ) won the Kayden Award in She is co-editor of God’s Body: Panentheism across World Religions coming out with Oxford University Press in Figure Kali stepping on Shiva, an example of popular Bengali devotional art found on postcards and in calendars.

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This chapter addresses the problem of violence toward women and the silencing of women through violence. Through a myth in the Great Blue Tantra (Bṭhannīla Tantra) this chapter examines a metaphorical enactment of violence towards women where the Blue Goddess of Speech is abducted by two demons.

In this myth a metaphorical rape occurs where the Author: Loriliai Biernacki.This thesis explores the cult and mythos of the goddess Kali both in her Eastern and Western contexts, comparing and contrasting them in order to gain a better understanding of the Western appropriations of Kali within feminist goddess spirituality.

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