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Indian Puberty Rites

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Item Code: ISA14
Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Author: Narendra Nath Bhattacharyya
Language: English
Edition: 1980
ISBN: 8121502160
Pages: 132
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 9.0" X 5.8"
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About the Book

In the present work, which is a revised and enlarged version of the earlier edition, a remarkable attempt has been made by the well known Indologist Dr. N. N. Bhattacharyya to understand the principles which led to the emergence of the rites of the life-cycle and their functional role in different spheres of human thought and eneavour. Analysis and correlation of the basic conceptual aspects as gleaned from the puberty rites and their derivative customs and institutions have been utilized to understand certain features of ancient Indian social and religious life. The facts derived from ancient literature, especially from the Sanskrit sources, have been studied in the light of what is known of the surviving tribal and popular customs and institutions. Like other works of Dr. Bhattacharyya, the present volumes is also expected to evoke much interest among the readers and to become effectively helpful for those who are working in the field of Indian social history.

About the Author

Dr. Narendra Nath Bhattacharyya (b. 1934) is the well known author of Indian Mother Goddess (1970, 1977), History of Indian Cosmogonical Ideas (1971), History of the Sakta Religion (1974), History of Indian Erotic Literature (1975), Ancient Indian Rituals and Their Social Contents (1975), and Jain Philosophy: Historical Outline (1976).

Dr. Bhattacharyya teaches social and religious history in the Department of Ancient Indian History and Culture, Calcutta University.

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