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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sean rated it it was amazing Aug 31, Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Although it was no doubt a welcome ground-breaker in woodrotfe own time, this group of translations uses dated English and has little to offer, unless one is interested in the history of Hindu studies in the English language. Neophytes should start with a basic primer.

This is no easy reading, he uses Sanskrit terms consistently. One person found this helpful. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Hymns to the Goddess and Hymn to Kali by Arthur Avalon

He writes, “This book is fantastic, very good translations of Tantric invocational hymns, very powerful. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.


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This book is appropriate for continuing students of Sanskrit or Hinduism, who want to further research the beauty of the very versatile language and religion. See all 4 reviews. Share your thoughts with other customers. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Mercedes marked it as to-read May 22, Kulasundari Devi added it Feb 15, John Woodroffewhile holding public offices such as Law Professor and Chief Justice, was not only an expert on British and Indian law, but also a committed Sanskrit student, who eventually translated about 20 ancient Sanskrit works into English. He was British, lived in India for many years. Maithili Padukone added it Sep 11, This is no small feat, and can be accomplished only by a devoted student, especially if he is a foreigner.

Mark Buckley added it Sep 29, The hymns by Shankaracharya are good; after reading those from this book; having read the Guruvastaka and Laksmi Narasimho Stotra, I get a feel for Gregory Peters rated it it was amazing Jul 14, Open Preview See a Problem? Hardcoverpages.

However, those readers who persevere and are able to navigate through the Sanskrit terminology will be richly rewarded. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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Other writings published under his own name, as well as Arthur Avalon include: Charlotte marked it as to-read Apr 19, Kat Mathy marked it as to-read Aug 19, Be the first to ask a question about Hymns to the Goddess and Hymn to Kali.

Grady McMurtry added it Nov 22, Senthilkumaran marked thw as to-read May 15, After serving for eighteen years in the bench, he became Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court in Customers who viewed this item also viewed. SK Jothy added it Jul 22, Alongside his judicial duties he studied Sanskrit and Hindu philosophy and was especially interested in the godedss Hindu Tantric Shakti system.

Shanta Stevens marked it as to-read Oct 20, These hymns are compelling and direct expressions of the inner aspiration of man for something higher and more true in life.