The Cult of Draupadi, Volume 1: Mythologies: From Gingee to Kuruksetra

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This is the first volume of a projected three-volume work on the little-known South Indian folk cult of the goddess Draupadi and on the classical epic, the Mahabharata , that the cult brings to life in mythic, ritual, and dramatic forms. Draupadi, the chief heroine of the Sanskrit Mahabharata , takes on many unexpected guises in her Tamil cult, but her dimensions as a folk goddess remain rooted in a rich interpretive vision of the great epic. By examining the ways that the cult of Draupadi commingles traditions about the ...

The Cult of Draupadi, Volume 1: Mythologies: From Gingee to Kuruksetra 1988, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226340463

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The Cult of Draupadi, Volume 1: Mythologies: From Gingee to Kuruksetra 1988, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226340456

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