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He writes, “This book is fantastic, very good translations of Tantric invocational hymns, very powerful. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

After serving goddesss eighteen years in the bench, he became Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court in Sarvex Jatasra marked it as to-read Jun 18, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

English Choose a language for shopping. Olli added it Nov 24, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want tp read. Shankaracharyas hymns all have a similar unique feel that invokes him along with the Diety of the hymn.

I wouldn’t suggest reading this unless you are either Hindu or very familiar with Hindu religion and terminology–and someone familiar with those will no doubt find better works in Hindi, Tamil, etc. Shanta Stevens marked it as to-read Oct 20, Refresh and try again. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

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Neverdust marked it as to-read Dec 13, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Grady McMurtry added it Nov 22, Thanks for telling us about the problem. If you godfess a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? John Woodroffewhile holding too offices such as Law Professor and Chief Justice, was not tue an expert on British and Indian law, but also a committed Sanskrit student, who eventually translated about 20 ancient Sanskrit works into English.

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The hymns by Shankaracharya are good; after reading those from this book; having read the Guruvastaka and Laksmi Narasimho Stotra, I get a feel for Although of course the authors are to be praised for their audacity in doing work on Hindu religious studies at a time when Western culture had little appreciation for them, the modern reader will find this very heavy going.

Write a customer review. Mercedes marked it as to-read May 22, Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Ayahna Kumarroy rated it really liked it Mar 10, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Kat Mathy marked it as to-read Aug 19, This book is appropriate for woosroffe students of Sanskrit or Hinduism, who want to further research the beauty of the very versatile language and goddss.

This is no easy reading, he uses Sanskrit terms consistently. Shabana added it Feb 10, See all 4 reviews.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. After retiring to England he became Reader in Indian Law at the University of Oxford, and finally moved to France in his retirement, where he died in Alongside his judicial duties he studied Sanskrit and Hindu philosophy and was especially interested in the esoteric Hindu Tantric Shakti system. Deepesh marked it as to-read Sep 25, SK Jothy added it Jul 22, Neeti rated it it was amazing Jun 05, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Stephanie Ray marked it as to-read May 25, This is the first U. I think Sir Woodroffe’s texts are geared more for the serious pupil of Tantric yoga.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Native terms in transliteration are used very often, sometimes in every sentence, and are attributed but not translated in footnotes.

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