This book is essential for scholars and researchers in the field of South Asian religion and gender as also for those reading feminist theology, cultural studies and mythology.
About the Author:
Alf Hiltebeitel (Ed.) is professor of Religion and Director of the Human Sciences Programme at George Washington University, Washington, DC. He is the author or editor of several previous books on Indian religion, anthropology and literature including, Draupadi Among Rajputs, Muslims and Dalits: Rethinking India's Oral and Classical Epics.Kathleen M.Erndl is Associate Professor of Religion at Florida State University, Tallahassee. She is the author of Victory to the Mother: The Hindu Goddess of Northwest India in Myth, Ritual and Symbol.