Absent Mother God of the West: A Kali Lover's Journey into by Neela Bhattacharya Saxena PDF

By Neela Bhattacharya Saxena

ISBN-10: 1498508057

ISBN-13: 9781498508056

This publication concerning the lacking Divine female in Christianity and Judaism chronicles a private in addition to an educational quest of an Indian lady who grew up with Kali and myriad different goddesses. it's born out of a women's reviews path created and taught by way of the writer known as The Goddess in global Religions. The publication examines how the Divine female used to be erased from the western awareness and the way it resulted in an unique spiritually patriarchal monotheism with critical outcomes for either women’s and men’s mental and non secular id. whereas colonial, proselytizing and patriarchal methods have denied the divinity inherent within the lady of the species, a contemporary upsurge of body-centric practices like Yoga and innumerable books approximately outdated and new goddesses show a deep seated mom starvation within the western awareness. Written from a training Hindu/Buddhist viewpoint, this publication seems on the curious phenomenon referred to as the Black Madonna that looks in Europe and likewise examines mystical figures like Shekhinah in Jewish mysticism. humans drawn to symbols of the goddess, feminist theologians, and students attracted to the absence of goddesses in monotheisms might locate this book’s standpoint and insights provocative.

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