Divine Sounds from the Heart - Singing Unfettered in Their Own Voices: The Bhakti Movement and Its Women Saints (12th to 17th Century)

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Recent years have seen a sea change in the way history is written and also in the way our conceptions of the past are being rewritten. In traditional historiography, women's articulation is often marginalized and dominated by male voices. Through centuries of patriarchal control, women negotiated many layers and levels of existence working out different forms of resistance which have often gone unnoticed. Bhakti was one such medium. Religion provided the space in the medieval period and women saints embraced bhakti to ...

Divine Sounds from the Heart - Singing Unfettered in Their Own Voices: The Bhakti Movement and Its Women Saints (12th to 17th Century) 2010, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781443824903

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