Beauty, Power and Grace The Book of Hindu Goddesses
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- Edition: 2nd
- Format: Hardcover
- Copyright: 05/20/2014
- Publisher: Mandala Publishing
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These profound stories are brought together in an exquisitely illustrated collection that reveals the various manifestations of the Goddess, ranging from the iconic to the obscure: Mother Yashoda peers into her infant’s mouth and is astonished to catch a glimpse of the entire universe; Ganga Devi, now synonymous with the sacred river, rides upon a great crocodile and purifies those whom she encounters; and Kali, adorned with a garland of skulls, drinks the blood of her victims on the battlefield. A definitive celebration of Goddess imagery, symbolism, and lore, Beauty, Power & Grace displays the fascinating intersection between color, form, and meaning at the heart of Hindu tradition.