CULTURE AND ORIGIN OF THE KAMAKHYA TEMPLE IN INDRA GOSWAMI’S THE MAN FROM CHINNAMASTA : AN ANALYTICAL STUDY

Authors

  • Shikha Thakur
  • Madhu Bala

Keywords:

Shakti, Kamkhya Temple, Animal Sacrifice, Chinnamasta.

Abstract

Many nations and traditions have discovered that the most ancient concept of Shakti evolved from the basic concept of Mother Prakriti.As a result, according to the belief system, she is the one who bestows life on us and also the one with whom we reunite after death In Assam Kamrup, one such form of Mother Goddess is prayedand preached.The purpose of this study is to significantly interact with the notion of Shakti.The narrative also follows ChinnamastaJatadhari, a hermit who leads the campaign to reform the harsh rite of animal sacrifice, as well as those around him, including Ratnadhar, a responsive teenager who falls to the floor and tears as he sees a buffalo being brought for slaughter in Indira Goswami's The Man from Chinnamasta.

 

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Published

2021-08-26

How to Cite

Shikha Thakur, & Madhu Bala. (2021). CULTURE AND ORIGIN OF THE KAMAKHYA TEMPLE IN INDRA GOSWAMI’S THE MAN FROM CHINNAMASTA : AN ANALYTICAL STUDY. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 18(10), 712-718. Retrieved from https://www.archives.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/9876