Soma Mukherjee


Folk Deities and Matrika Cult of South West Bengal

By Soma Mukherjee

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Published by  : R.N.Bhattacharya

Preface. Introduction. 1. The land and the people. 2. Historical and cultural background of the people of South-West Bengal. 3. The folk deities of South-West Bengal. 4. The emergence of major folk deities of South-West Bengal with special emphasis on the Matrika cult. 5. The impact of Gaudiya Vaishnavism on the folk cults of South-West Bengal. 6. Objects of votive offering in South-West Bengal. 7. Conclusion. Bibliography. Index.... More

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