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Nazrul, the gift of the century
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 128

Nazrul, the gift of the century

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1994
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  • Publisher: Unknown

On life and works of Kazi Nazrul Islam, 1899-1976, Bengali poet; includes some of his poems translated into English.

Offering Flowers, Feeding Skulls
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 368

Offering Flowers, Feeding Skulls

The Indian state of West Bengal is home to one of the world's most vibrant traditions of goddess worship. The year's biggest holidays are devoted to the goddesses Durga and Kali, with lavish rituals, decorated statues, fireworks, and parades. In Offering Flowers, Feeding Skulls, June McDaniel provides a broad, accessibly written overview of Bengali goddess worship. McDaniel identifies three major forms of goddess worship, and examines each through its myths, folklore, songs, rituals, sacred texts, and practitioners. In the folk/tribal strand, which is found in rural areas, local tribal goddesses are worshipped alongside Hindu goddesses, with an emphasis on possession, healing, and animism. T...

The Oxford History of Hinduism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 368

The Oxford History of Hinduism

This book explains how Hindus think about divinity in its feminine aspect, as the supreme creative energy of the cosmos. That energy is a single abstract idea but manifests itself in many forms, each imagined as a goddess with particular powers and functions.

Searching for Bhasani Citizen of the World
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 382

Searching for Bhasani Citizen of the World

The book is about Mawlana Bhasani who is a South Asian legend. He was an earnest leader; a Sufi pir turned revolutionary politician. He was a contemporary of the great South Asian politicians Pandit Nehru, Mawlana A.K. Azad, and Quid-Azam Jinnah. Bhasani was born in Pabna, in a part of Bengal that is now Bangladesh. He lived in hut all his life. For his belief in universalism and leading a selfless life, he was dubbed by some the “Gandhi of Bangladesh.” These ideas and other facets of Bhasani’s life and thought are examined in parallel with his struggle for protecting the environment of the region.

Accessions List, South Asia
  • Language: en

Accessions List, South Asia

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1995-01
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Records publications acquired from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, by the U.S. Library of Congress Offices in New Delhi, India, and Karachi, Pakistan.

Interlinkages of Agricultural Diversification in Bangladesh
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 73
The Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics
  • Language: en

The Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1984
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Economic Affairs
  • Language: en

Economic Affairs

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2006
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Political Economy
  • Language: en

Political Economy

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1974
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Kazi Nazrul Islam
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 100