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Manimekhalai: The Dancer with the Magic Bowl
     

Manimekhalai: The Dancer with the Magic Bowl

by Alain Danielou, Ti. Ve Kopalayyar, Merchant-Prince Shattan
 

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Never before translated into English, the Manimekhalai is one of the great classics of Indian culture.
It is the story of a beautiful young dancer who decides to forego her looming career as a courtesan in order to dedicate her life (with the aid of gods, demigods, and a magic bowl called the Cow of Abundance) to charity and to attaining the 'bright light of

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Never before translated into English, the Manimekhalai is one of the great classics of Indian culture.
It is the story of a beautiful young dancer who decides to forego her looming career as a courtesan in order to dedicate her life (with the aid of gods, demigods, and a magic bowl called the Cow of Abundance) to charity and to attaining the 'bright light of knowledge.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811210980
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
06/28/1989
Series:
The Dancer With the Magic Bowl
Pages:
191
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Alain Daniélou was an Indian historian, intellectual, musicologist, and a noted western convert to and expert of Shaivite Hinduism.

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