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Hymns to the Goddess and Hymn to Kali

These hymns are compelling and direct expressions of the inner aspiration of man for something higher and more true in life. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Share your thoughts with other customers. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Hymns to the Goddess and Hymn to Kali by Arthur Avalon

He was British, lived in India for many years. Neeti rated it it was amazing Jun 05, Overall, I enjoyed the heavy usage tk Sanskrit terminology and annotations.

Sean rated it it was voddess Aug 31, Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. He writes, “This book is fantastic, very yymns translations of Tantric invocational hymns, very powerful. 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 Sarvex Jatasra marked it as to-read Jun 18, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Customers who bought this item also bought. Open Preview See a Problem?


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Patricia Mick marked it as to-read Sep 07, Very unique, very good, nothing else like it! Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Garland of Letters: They are not songs, but they are songs, not prayers, but they are prayers, not mantras, but they are mantras.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. 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.

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Christine marked it as to-read Sep 05, This is no small feat, and can be accomplished only by a devoted student, especially if he is a foreigner. I think Sir Woodroffe’s texts are geared more for the serious pupil of Tantric yoga.

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Rex marked it as to-read Jul 29, He translated some twenty original Sanskrit texts, and under his pseudonym Arthur Avalon. The Kali Hymns is one of his lesser known translations.

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They represent the depth and mystic power of the Tantric sadhana, the devotion and outpouring of love for the divine power and beauty. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Sanskrit being a Classic language, many of the words cannot be translated- there are simply no equivalent words in English. 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 published and lectured prolifically and authoritatively on Indian philosophy and a wide range of Yoga and Tantra topics. This is no easy reading, he uses Sanskrit terms consistently. The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga.