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mind of man, as the vessel of sacrifice slowly fills up from the bottom with drink or
with blood; when the womb of stern patriarchal piety opened to the seed of the
primeval past, nostalgia for the Mother reinvested with new shudderings the ...
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
But let me ente. again into thee through the door of the womb that I may be free of
this self; let me no more be Shridaman, to whom all desire is but bewilder– ment,
since it is not he who gives it!” Spoke these darkling words, seized up the ...
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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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