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Publisher:CBH Publications
Published In:1993
ISBN-10:8185381321
ISBN-13:9788185381329
Binding Type:Hardback
Weight:0.80 lbs
Pages:pp. xv + 232 + 8, Figures, Plates, Chart, Tables, Map, Indices, Appendices, Biblio., Abbreviation

The Title "Devadasi System in Medieval Tamil Nadu" is written by K. Sadasivan. This book was published in the year 1993. The ISBN number 8185381321|9788185381329 is assigned to the Hardback version of this title. This book has total of pp. xv + 232 + 8 (Pages). The publisher of this title is CBH Publications. We have about 129 other great books from this publisher. Devadasi System in Medieval Tamil Nadu is currently Not Available with us.You can enquire about this book and we will let you know the availability.

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About the Book

The study covers the historical and cultural aspects of the Devadasi system as existed in medieval Tamil Nadu. Highly referenced with sources from inscriptions, primary sources like oral traditions, the study will be an important contribution to the study of the Devadasi system of Tamil Nadu and the society and religious trends that existing during the period of the study. The study covers and overall period from 300 B.C. to 1800 A.D.

Contents

Preface
Transliteration scheme

1. Introduction
2. Origin of Devadasi System
3. Impact of Agamas and Bhakti Movement on Devadasi System
4. Life of Devadasis
5. More Rites and more Devadasis
6. Duties and Rewards
7. Internal Conflict
8. Eclipse of the System
9. Return of the System
10. Decay and Decline
11. Devadasi and Fine Arts of Tamil Nadu
12. Conclusion

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