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Tamil temple myths

David Dean Shulman

Tamil temple myths

sacrifice and divine marriage in the South Indian Saiva tradition

by David Dean Shulman

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India, South.
    • Subjects:
    • Śaivism -- India, South,
    • Mythology, Tamil,
    • Temples, Hindu -- India, South,
    • Sacred marriage (Mythology),
    • Sacrifice -- Hinduism,
    • Hinduism -- Doctrines

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Dean Shulman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1245.S5 S53
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 471 p. :
      Number of Pages471
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4413334M
      ISBN 100691064156
      LC Control Number79017051

      Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Tamil Temple Myths: Sacrifice and Divine Marriage in the South Indian Saiva Tradition (Princeton Legacy Library) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.   Considered the world’s richest Hindu temple, Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. While the origin of the temple .

      Depending on who you ask, you will find one of three books identified as the Tamil Veda, locally known as Dravida Veda or Tamil Marai: 1) Thirukkural, a secular book of 1, ethical sayings, by Valluvar, which is over 2, years old and of probable Jain origin. Books Advanced Search New Releases & Pre-orders Best Sellers Browse Genres Children's & Young Adult Textbooks Exam Central All Indian Languages of results for Books: Literature & Fiction: Myths, Legends & Sagas: Tamil.

      This edition of The Myth of Saint Thomas and the Mylapore Shiva Temple is available in print from Voice of India and Amazon › Pages › Price Rs › ISBN › Sandhya Jain is an author, independent researcher and fellow of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi. The Kamakshi Temple is an ancient Hindu Temple dedicated to Kamakshi, the ultimate form of Goddess Lalitha Maha Tripurasundari().It is located in the historic city of Kanchipuram, near Chennai, Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, the Akilandeswari temple in Thiruvanaikaval near Tiruchirappalli and this Kamakshi temple are the important centers of worship of Goddess, in the state of Tamil Nadu.


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The ancient Tamil epics forms the source of various historical figures in Hindu scripture like Agastya, Iravan, Patanjali etc. Ancient Tamil literature is the source of Tamil deities like Murugan and Kortravai. Tholkappiyam mentions Seyon or "the red one "and kortravai as.

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About the Book. Folk Narratives: Rituals and Performances reflects the world-view of the traditional societies and it is considered as an Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of a P. A number of myths, equalling the size of the Big Temple, surround the temple complex in Thanjavur.

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