Folk Deities And Matrika Cult of South-West Bengal


Folk Deities and Matrika Cult of South-West Bengal

Soma Mukhopadhyay


The present book that is a revised version of Dr. Soma Mukhopadhyay’s Ph.D dissertation intends to delve deeper into the study relating to the folk deities of South West Bengal. The book specially deals with the various manifestations of the Mother Goddess worshipped in the three districts of Bankura, Purulia and West Midnapore. The author has undertaken rigorous and extensive field work that is explicitly visible in her writing. The book also reviews the impact of the existing literature on the folk practices and the relations between these two traditions which has resulted in opening up of various aspects of the concerned area of research.

ISBN: 978-81-956794-9-2





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