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The Cult of the Goddess Pattini Cult of the Goddess Pattini Cult of the Goddess Pattini

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The Cult of the Goddess Pattini Cult of the Goddess Pattini Cult of the Goddess Pattini - Obeyesekere, Gananath

Pattini--goddess, virgin, wife, and mother; folk deity of Sinhala Buddhists and Jains; and assimilated goddess of the Hindu pantheon--has been worshiped in Sri Lanka and South India for fifteen hundred years or more, as she still is today. This long-awaited book is the culmination of Gananath Obeyesekere's comprehensive study of the Pattini cult ... Read More

The Cult of the Goddess Pattini Cult of the Goddess Pattini Cult of the Goddess Pattini 1984, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226616025

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