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Reciting The Goddess: Narratives of Place and the Making of Hinduism in Nepal

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Author: Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz

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Reciting the Goddess is the first book-length study of Nepal's goddess Svasthani and the popular Svasthanivratakatha textual tradition. Drawing on archival and ethnographic research, it examines the making of Hinduism in Nepal, a history that is largely neglected in master narratives of Hinduism on the Indian subcontinent.