"Mahasweta Devi" Essays and Research Papers

  • The Woman Who Walked Into Doors

    unrepresentable subaltern subject that and know and speak itself;” however, this impossibility is a deconstructive (im)possibility,[3] neither final nor...

    Child abuse, Domestic violence, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak 5687 Words | 15 Pages

  • Mother of 1084

    (/login) Book Reviews : Mahasweta Devi, Mother of 1084. Translated with an Introductory Essay by Samik Bandyopadhyay....

    Book review, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak 904 Words | 5 Pages

  • Durga Puja

    Shashthi, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Navami and Vijayadashami. The dates of Durga Puja celebrations are set according to the traditional Hindu...

    Devi, Durga, Durga Puja 1327 Words | 4 Pages

  • Durga Goddess

    oral traditions that came before any written accounts, it is hard to say with precision when and where the belief in Durga originated. Early mentions of this...

    Deva, Devi, Durga 1493 Words | 4 Pages

  • REL 133 week 2 Saraswati Hindu Goddess

    yagna, fire sacrifice, but in order to perform a yagna the assistance of a wife is needed. Saraswati consented to be Brahma’s wife and the two were...

    Brahma, Devi, Hinduism 1844 Words | 8 Pages

  • Navratri

    Mother Goddess and her various forms are celebrated each day (HEB). “During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Shakti/Devi are...

    Devi, Durga Puja, Goddess 1236 Words | 3 Pages

  • Phoolan Devi

    Phoolan Devi the Bandit Queen of India By Anthony Bruno Another St. Valentine's Day Massacre On February 14, 1981, 18-year-old Phoolan...

    Bandit Queen, Chambal River, Crime 5300 Words | 13 Pages

  • Nanda Devi

    |Nanda Devi National Park | |IUCN category Ia (strict nature reserve) |...

    Bill Tilman, Eric Shipton, Nanda Devi 916 Words | 4 Pages

  • Mus 358 Indian Music

    The piece “Devi Niye Tunai” is in kriti genre. The kriti genre is made of three major parts: Pallavi, Anupallavi, and Charanam. There are...

    Carnatic music, Carnatic music terminology, Devi 975 Words | 3 Pages

  • Hindu Gods

    tapas at the banks of the Lamhitya. • Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music and all the creative arts. Saraswati is called the Mother of...

    Devi, Kali, Parvati 494 Words | 2 Pages

  • Navratri

    is the Creative Aspect or Lakshmi that is adored. And, on the last three nights, the knowledge aspect, or Sarasvati is invoked. The tenth is the Vijaya...

    Devi, Durga, Lakshmi 899 Words | 2 Pages

  • Maharani Gayatri Devi

    Maharani Gayatri Devi (23 May 1919 – 29 July 2009), often styled as Maharani Gayatri Devi, Rajmata of Jaipur, was born as...

    Family, Gayatri Devi, Indian National Congress 820 Words | 3 Pages

  • Nang Nak

    Exemplified by the Movies Nang Nak and Devi What is most captivating about human nature is perhaps the natural inclination of most to fall in...

    Devi, Durga, Goddess 1234 Words | 4 Pages

  • Status and Role of Women in Hinduism

    by all sections of the society. Probably the Brahmin women were its worst victims and suffered more compared to women of other castes. According to...

    Devi, Gender, Gender role 473 Words | 2 Pages

  • Essay

    "Shakti". Worship of the goddess Shakti is very popular among the Hindu people. Durga stands for the unified symbol of all divine forces; Strength, Morality,...

    Devi, Hinduism, Lakshmi 8047 Words | 43 Pages

  • respect girl child

    2012, is the last day of the Hindu festival of Navratra—the nine days’ regimen of fasting and feasting, which is celebrated in its various nuances—Durga...

    Devi, Durga, Female 433 Words | 2 Pages

  • Beliefs About Goddesses Essay

    sacrifice involves human life. Durga departs from the traditional norms of womanly behaviour. Many Hindus see Durga as a role model because she never seeks...

    Devi, Goddess, Hinduism 2053 Words | 6 Pages

  • Goddess Laxmi

    ------------------------------------------------- Lakshmi From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For other uses, see Lakshmi (disambiguation). Lakshmi |...

    Devi, Hinduism, Krishna 3873 Words | 13 Pages

  • Religious Expression of Nudity and Sexuality

    bring them the “son/daughter of God”. Along the Tigris- Euphrates river, there were many temples where this ritual were practiced openly as a part of weekly...

    Devi, Goddess, Hinduism 2191 Words | 6 Pages

  • Forms of Durga

    teachings in an exacting manner. The nine-day period from the new moon day to the ninth day of Ashvina is considered the most auspicious time of the Hindu...

    Dakshayani, Devi, Durga 995 Words | 3 Pages

  • Tantra

    Indian spiritual practices dates back to the 5th-9th century AD. Although the history or origins of Tantra are difficult to trace, they offer mythical...

    Devi, Hinduism, Mantra 1014 Words | 3 Pages

  • Hindu festivals

    weapons in Her hands. She sits on a lion. She keeps up the play of the Lord through the three attributes of Nature, namely, Sattwa, Rajas and Tamas....

    Devi, Durga, Hinduism 39613 Words | 130 Pages

  • Non-Western Paper

    Indic civilization that flourished along the coasts of what is now central and southern Vietnam or roughly a one thousand year period between 500 AD and 1500...

    Champa, Devi, Durga 924 Words | 3 Pages

  • Reincarnation

    cases is that of a young Indian girl named Shanti Devi living in Delhi (born 1926) who at the age of three began to recall details of a former...

    Buddhism, Death, Heaven 630 Words | 3 Pages

  • Power of Women

    Introduction The power of a woman is an inspiring topic that is well recognized across international literature. This is because of the varying influences...

    Bandit Queen, Domestic violence, Much Ado About Nothing 1621 Words | 4 Pages

  • Major Project Sample Report

    Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Jammu & Kashmir School of Electronics & Communication Engineering Major Project Phase-I...

    Digital Subscriber Line, Jammu and Kashmir, Modulation 559 Words | 4 Pages

  • Loan Management System

    Raikwar School of Computer Science and Information Technology Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore (M.P.) (www.scsit.dauniv.ac.in) May...

    Computational science, Computer, Computer software 643 Words | 9 Pages

  • Vivekananda

    [3][4][5] The film was dubbed in 18 languages.[4][6] Deep Bhattacharya played the role of Swami Vivekananda whom director Tutu Sinha first saw in a Bengali...

    Actor, Hinduism, Indian film actors 950 Words | 4 Pages

  • Rajasthan

    women are famous for their gorgeousness and beauty. The beauty of legendary Maharani Padmini Devi of Chittaurgarh and Maharai Gayatri...

    Folk music, Folklore, Gayatri Devi 808 Words | 3 Pages

  • Festivals

    around the Baba and his followers congregate at Jhiri on the appointed day from every corner of North India; they revere him for his compassion, courage and...

    Guru Gobind Singh, Jammu, Khalsa 691 Words | 2 Pages

  • Narayana Hrudayalaya

    Explain why. If successful, what were the elements that made it successful? If not yet successful, what else should NH be doing? “A dream of making...

    1926, 1982, Devi Prasad Shetty 1509 Words | 5 Pages

  • Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Is an Indianentrepreneur. She

    network hospitals. Each year, the Foundation touches more than 300,000 lives through its holistic healthcare approach. She helped establish a 1,400-bed...

    Bangalore, Biocon, Biotechnology 1007 Words | 3 Pages

  • Review of Literature on Prostitution

    law was much debated and many saw this as endangering the traditional dance form. But the revival of Bharatnatyam as the ancient and 'pure' Indian art almost...

    Bharatanatyam, Devadasi, Human sexuality 2739 Words | 7 Pages

  • Baba Alludin Khan

    Allauddin Khan`s disciples include great names like Ustad Ali Akbar Khan (son), Smt. Annapurna Devi (daughter) Pandit Tmir Baran, Pandit Ravi...

    Ali Akbar Khan, Allauddin Khan, Annapurna Devi 1040 Words | 4 Pages

  • Dharmesh

    Deetya Deeva Deleena Delisha Demira Deprietta Deshna Desiha Desiree Desna Devahuti Devak Devakali Devakanya Devaki Devakiri Devalata Devalatha Devalekha...

    Devi, Durga, Lakshmi 8953 Words | 37 Pages

  • attrition and retension

    {CHAPTER 4 } The Devi Stuti The Rishi said: 1-2. When that most valiant but evil-natured Mahisasura and the army of that foe of the devas...

    Agni, Anger, Asura 1409 Words | 4 Pages

  • Secrets

    Veerbhadra and Krittika sat around the massive plate. Parvateshwar found the custom odd and unhygienic, but as always, followed Shiva’s orders. ‘What is...

    Ayodhya, Daksha, Dakshayani 88851 Words | 216 Pages

  • Durga Puja

    The journey of the Devi The multicolored stone studded earring got entangled with the shiny threads of the impeccable embroidered salwar...

    Assam, Devi, Durga 684 Words | 2 Pages

  • Study Mate

    engineering department). and in sky gormennt as a team leader Pass Port No : k4772690 Personal Profile: Name : S....

    Devi, India, Lakshmi 273 Words | 2 Pages

  • Tourist Places of Jammu and Kashmir

    Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, and Chashme Shahi are some of the best-known tourist spot in Srinagar. Jammu is the winter capital of the state and next in...

    Hindu, Hinduism, Jammu 533 Words | 2 Pages

  • Speech

    purity everyday since last 5 years, and this figure touches an apex of 4 crore coins. We have supplied articles of more than 1000 KG silver to MMTC Saanchi...

    Bullion coin, Gold, Gold coin 905 Words | 3 Pages

  • Sacred Shrine Kamakhya

    wet with water that flows from a spring below. The length of the Mandala is one arm and twelve fingers. It is also attracted with a Siva Linga. Saktism,...

    Assam, Devi, Durga 7599 Words | 22 Pages

  • shaheel's bio

    blade fastened at an angle to a long handle. Swooping: To move with a sweep. Conqueror: To gain or acquire by force of arms. Q4. Saraswati is the...

    Brahma, Devi, Goddess 606 Words | 2 Pages

  • Kasjmir

    Vaishno Devi, which is approachable on foot along a 14 Kms long well laid footpath. Every year, more than 4.5 million pilgrims pass through...

    Dal Lake, Gulmarg, Houseboat 2759 Words | 7 Pages

  • This is an essay about the role of idol worship for Hindu women in India.

    Durga and Kali are analyzed for their significance and functions in Indian women's lives. Lastly, Durga and Kali are analyzed for their frequent...

    Devi, Durga, Goddess 3293 Words | 10 Pages

  • Gender Equality

    Shrine, Chanderi, Deogarh, Jain Temples, Surkanda Devi and Kanatal. Nearby city Dehradun is also the tourist place situated next to Masuri....

    Climate, Dehradun, Dhanaulti 812 Words | 3 Pages

  • Goddess Annapurna

    appeared before Parvati with his begging bowl and admitted that food cannot be an illusion and is required to nourish the body in which resides the Atma. The...

    Devi, Hinduism, Indra 491 Words | 2 Pages

  • Classical Dance

    responsible for once again raising the social status of Bharatanatyam is Krishna Iyer. He also contributed positively to the popularity of the dance form...

    Bharatanatyam, Carnatic music, Dance 798 Words | 3 Pages

  • Durga

    of Java was a centre of cultural and religious activities and Bali has large Hindu population. In Indonesia, the goddess Mahisasura-mardini, a form of Durga,...

    Central Java, Devi, Durga 5582 Words | 16 Pages

  • Hinduism Is a Major Religion and Religious Tradition of South Asia 7

    reality, which is formless and infinite. For the sake of worshipping the infinite reality with the limited human minds, Gods had been personified and...

    Buddhism, Devi, Hindu 720 Words | 2 Pages

  • Hinduism in Review

    most complicated of the gods, both in origin and in conception. The horned figure, sitting in yogic meditation posture. She is also associated with...

    Devi, God, Hinduism 554 Words | 2 Pages

  • Paper

    the seven rivers – Indus, Saraswati, Yamuna, Ganga, Sarayu, Brahmaputra and Narmada. This was the ancient name of North India Saptrishi: One of the...

    Brahma, Dakshayani, Devi 154123 Words | 461 Pages

  • Assignment On Fodder Scam

    more responsible 4) End of Lalu’s Chief Ministership. Lalu parted ways from Janatha Dal and formed his own part with pressure mounting from...

    Bihar, Ethics, Karpoori Thakur 948 Words | 6 Pages

  • What

    traditions" of Hinduism can be fully explored in a brief paper, and the "little traditions," or local practices that are not based on written texts, provide...

    Devi, Goddess, Hindu 5765 Words | 18 Pages

  • Jljl

    Architecture Architecture Planning Architecture Architecture Architecture Architecture Architecture Architecture Architecture Architecture National...

    Bihar, CSI: NY, Jammu and Kashmir 591 Words | 3 Pages

  • Financial Ratio Analysis

    necessary infrastructure and information which made my work easier. Bhanupriya Vishwakarma MBA (Financial Administration) Institute of Management Studies...

    Administration, Business school, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya 307 Words | 2 Pages

  • Bharatnatyam

    individuals from varied backgrounds: Indian freedom fighters, Westerners interested in Indian arts, people outside the devadasi class who learnt...

    Bharatanatyam, Dance, Devadasi 2615 Words | 8 Pages

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    CHAUDHARY DEVI LAL UNIVERSITY, SIRSA Phase : II - Provisional Allotment Letter (I Round) (Under S.F.S.) Candidate Details Registration No:...

    Chaudhari Devi Lal, Comprehensive examination, Haryana 1037 Words | 6 Pages

  • without mobiles

     Rukmini Devi features in India Today's list of '100 People Who Shaped India'.[4] She was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1956, and Sangeet...

    Balasaraswati, Bharatanatyam, Chennai 2422 Words | 7 Pages

  • A Little Known Place People Should Visit

    Mata Vaishno Devi. This Shrine is located in India in the state of Jammu and Kashmir at a height of 5,300 feet above sea level. It is a famous...

    Hindu, Hinduism, Jammu 768 Words | 2 Pages

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