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Gods of Love and Ecstasy: The Traditions of Shiva and Dionysus

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  title={Gods of Love and Ecstasy: The Traditions of Shiva and Dionysus},
  author={Alain Dani{\'e}lou},
  year={1992}
}
Shiva and Dionysus are the Hindu and Greek gods of magical power, intoxication,ecstatic sexuality, and transcendence who initiate us into communion withthe creative forces of life. Revealing the earliest sources of the traditionsof Shiva and Dionysus, Alain Danielou reconstructs the fabric of our ancient relationship with creation, vividly relating practices that were observedfrom the Indus Valley to the coasts of Portugal at least six thousand years ago 
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