The Play of the Gods

The Play of the Gods

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A New Expanded And Illustrated Edition Of The Work First Published In 1980. Relates Two Festivals-Durgapuja In Some Of Goddess Durga, And Gajan In Honour Of Lord Siva. Presents An Inside New Of Society And Is The Only Complete Ethnographic Account Of A Major Ritual Cycle In India. 4 Chapters And 4 Appendices.Kajal is the black collyrium women put in and around their eyes to beautify and clean them. Sankha, the conch shell, is another sacred object in the series. As a horn it is ... From this shell, arm bracelets are made ... Metals form the next group a€” gold, silver, and copper a€” all the pure and precious metals everyone values.

Title:The Play of the Gods
Author:Akos Ostor
Publisher:Orient Blackswan - 2004


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