Renowned goddess of desire : women, sex, and speech in Tantra

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Full title: Renowned goddess of desire : women, sex, and speech in Tantra / Loriliai Biernacki.
Main author: Biernacki, Loriliai.
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Summary: The role of women and ideas of gender are fundamental components of all religious traditions. This book examines the representations of women within Tantra using a case study of a selection of Hindu Tantric texts from the 15th through 18th centuries in Northeast India.
Language: English
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Classmark: 294.5514082
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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780199785520 (ebook) :