When the goddess was a woman : mahābhārata ethnographies : essays. / Volume 2 / / by Alf Hiltebeitel ; edited by Vishwa Adluri and Joydeep Bagchee.

Explicitly acknowledging its status as a strī-śūdra-veda (a Veda for women and the downtrodden), the Mahābhārata articulates a promise to bring knowledge of right conduct, fundamental ethical, philosophical, and soteriological teachings, and its own grand narrative to all classes of people and all b...

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Superior document:Numen book series ; v. 132
Year of Publication:2011
Series:Studies in the history of religions ; v. 132.
Physical Description:1 online resource (672 p.)
Notes:Description based upon print version of record.
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