A first-hand description of the Durga Puja, the Hinda celebration of the Great Goddess.In an example of synecdochic substitution, many ritualists use only mango leaves instead of the prescribed variety. ... pain and grief. Next, a vermillion (sindara) diagram symbolizing the Goddess is drawn 88 Ritual Worship of the Great Goddess.
|Title||:||Ritual Worship of the Great Goddess|
|Publisher||:||SUNY Press - 2003-03-17|