A Priest's Guide for the Great Festival Aghorasiva's Mahotsavavidhi

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The Mahotsavavidhi , a twelfth-century Sanskrit text, provides detailed guidelines for a Saiva temple priest in performing a nine-day "great festival" for the god Siva. The author, Aghorasiva, is one of the most esteemed and influential authors in the Saiva Siddhanta school, and his lengthy work on ritual procedures, Kriyakramadyotika , (of which the Mahotsavavidhi is a part), is by all accounts the Agama work most employed by modern temple priests and pious Saivas in their practice of worship. Richard Davis's ...

A Priest's Guide for the Great Festival Aghorasiva's Mahotsavavidhi 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195378528

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