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Liberating the liberated : early Śaiva tantric death rites / Nina Mirnig.

Author/Creator:
Mirnig, Nina, 1982- author.
Publication:
Vienna : Austrian Academy of Sciences, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 366 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series:
Sitzungsberichte (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Philosophisch-Historische Klasse) ; 894. Bd.
Beiträge zur Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte Asiens ; Nr. 96.
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Philosophisch-Historische Klasse, Sitzungsberichte ; 894. Band
Beiträge zur Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte Asiens ; Nr. 96
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Subjects:
Hindu funeral rites and ceremonies -- History -- To 1500.
Śaiva Siddhānta -- Rituals -- Texts -- Early works to 1800.
Śaiva Siddhānta -- Customs and practices -- History -- To 1500.
Śaivism -- Rituals -- Texts -- Early works to 1800.
Śaivism -- Customs and practices -- History -- To 1500.
Cremation -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.
Śrāddha (Hindu rite).
Ancestor worship -- Hinduism -- History -- To 1500.
Language:
Appendix includes Sanskrit texts and English translations of Sanskrit texts.
Notes:
Revision of author's thesis (doctoral)--Oxford University.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [339]-354) and index.
ISBN:
9783700183310
3700183313
9783700184751
OCLC:
1091575456
Publisher Number:
9783700183310