God Inside Out: Siva's Game of Dice

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This book offers a new exploration of the mythology of the Hindu god Siva, who spends his time playing dice with his wife, to whom he habitually loses. The result of the game is our world, which turns the god inside-out and changes his internal composition. Hindus maintain that Siva is perpetually absorbed in this game, which is recreated in innumerable stories, poems, paintings, and sculptural carvings. This notion of the god at play, arguee Handelman and Shulman, is one of the most central and expressive veins in the ...

God Inside Out: 'Siva's Game of Dice 1997, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195108453

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God Inside Out: Siva's Game of Dice 1997, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195108446

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