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Channelizing Feminine Energy through Representations of Goddess(es)

Jaya Tyagi

in Contestation and Compliance: Retrieving Women's 'Agency' from Puranic Traditions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199451821
eISBN:
9780199084593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451821.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

The chapter explains why there is need to study the goddess tradition in the Puranic texts as they reveal the manner in which gender ideology extends to perceptions related to the ‘divine feminine’. ... More


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