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Siva: The Erotic Ascetic

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Originally published under the title Asceticism and Eroticism in the Mythology of Siva , this book traces the development of an Indian approach to an enduring human dilemma: the conflict between spiritual aspirations and human desires. The work examines hundreds of related myths and a wide range of Indian texts--Vedic, Puranic, classical, modern, and tribal--centering on the stories of the great ascetic, Siva, and his erotic alter ego , Kama.

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Siva: The Erotic Ascetic
1981, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195202502

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