The Goddess Kāmākhyā: Religio-political Implications in the Tribalisation Process

  title={The Goddess Kāmākhyā: Religio-political Implications in the Tribalisation Process},
  author={Paolo Rosati},
  journal={History and Sociology of South Asia},
  pages={137 - 155}
  • Paolo Rosati
  • Published 8 June 2017
  • Sociology
  • History and Sociology of South Asia
Abstract This article examines the cross-cultural influence that worked on the absorption process of the goddess Kāmākhyā (Assam) within the Brahmanic pantheon, through a correlation of textual and historical-religious pieces of evidence. 2 2 This article is an enlarged and revised version of a paper that I presented on 18 September 2015 during the sixth Coffee Break Conference (17–19 September) held at the Italian Institute of Oriental Studies of ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome. In Assam, the… 

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