The Man Who Was a Woman and Other Queer Tales of Hindu Lore

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The Man Who Was a Woman and Other Queer Tales of Hindu Lore - Pattanaik, Devdutt, Dr.
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A god transforms into a nymph and enchants another god. A king becomes pregnant. A prince discovers on his wedding night that he is not a man. Another king has children who call him both father and mother. A hero turns into a eunuch and wears female apparel. A princess has to turn into a man before she can avenge her humiliation. Widows of a king make love to conceive his child. Friends of the same sex end up marrying each other after one of them metamorphoses into a woman. These are some of the tales from Hindu lore ...

The Man Who Was a Woman and Other Queer Tales of Hindu Lore 2001, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781560231813

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