Sakti's Revolution: Origins & Historiography of Indic Fierce Goddesses
By Donna Jordan
Distributed by Coronet Books Inc.
481 pages, Illustrated
Sakti's Revolution: Origin and Historiography of Indic Fierce Goddesses chronicles the historical evolution of Hindu and Buddhist Fierce, Kali-like goddesses and their devotees, from the Indus Valley civilization, c. third millennium BCE, to the present. The author documents and analyzes the undercurrents of misogyny, greed, and violence - the demonic forces against which Sakti wages warfare - that have formed the historiography of fierce goddesses in India.
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