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The hymns by Woodrofde are good; after reading those from this book; having read the Guruvastaka and Laksmi Narasimho Stotra, I get a feel for Alyssa marked it as to-read Mar 21, To ask other readers questions about Hymns to the Goddess and Hymn to Kaliplease sign up.

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This book is appropriate for continuing students of Sanskrit or Hinduism, who want to further research the beauty of the very versatile language and religion. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sanskrit being a Classic language, many of the words cannot be translated- there are simply no equivalent words in English. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? They are not songs, but they are songs, not prayers, but they are prayers, not mantras, but they are mantras.

Trivia About Hymns to the Godd Although it was no doubt a welcome ground-breaker in its own time, this group godeess translations wooddroffe dated English and has little to offer, unless one is interested in the history of Hindu studies in the English language.

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Read more Read less. To a reader who has no familiarity with Sanskrit, this can be cumbersome. Neeti rated it it was amazing Jun 05, John Woodroffewhile holding public offices such as Law Professor and Chief Justice, was not only 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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These hymns are compelling and direct expressions of the inner tne of man for something higher and more true in life. Pallavi Baruah added it Jun 20, This volume as well as his other translated editions include copious usage of the original Sanskrit terminology.

He was British, lived in India for many years.

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I think Sir Woodroffe’s texts are geared more for the serious pupil of Tantric yoga. I personally enjoyed his reliance on the Sanskrit language because of the following considerations: Alongside his judicial duties he studied Sanskrit and Hindu philosophy and was especially interested in the esoteric Hindu Tantric Shakti system.

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