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that in every female shape—child, maid, mother or grey-haired woman—she, the
All-Mother hides herself, the all-nourisher, Sakti, the great goddess; of whose
womb all things come, into whose womb all things go; whom we honour and
So we flow into Vishnu's world-dreaming godhead; , but that into the sea of the
Mother. Lo, we came to a place where our life-dream flowed into the sacred
bathing-place, and there appeared to us the All-Mother, the All-Consumer, in
–Shridaman heeded not the pictures, he thought not to see them; yet his red-
veined eyeballs skimmed them in passing, and they stirred in his soul feelings of
slight giddiness and tender pity, to prepare it for the beholding of the Mother.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - polutropos - LibraryThing
Few pages, leaving the reader with much to think about. What is attraction? What is beauty? What is the role of love and lust in a relationship? What is, ultimately, morality? Written with a light, humorous touch, the book is unforgettable. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - fieldnotes - LibraryThing
This folkloric, Hindu-light treatment of desire, loyalty and identity lacks the craft, gravity and heft of other Thomas Mann novels. His few prose outbursts in description of beauty or deity seem ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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