vi, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
075465804X hardback alkaline paper 9780754658047 hardback alkaline paper
Ashgate new critical thinking in religion, theology, and biblical studies.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -177) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Altered states of consciousness, symbols, and social theory Consciousness, power, and renunciation Consorts, myth, and sacrifice in Hindu tantra Sacred physiology, yoga, and death Identity, biography, and shamanic death The purification of aggression Transmission and identity The subtle body and emotional energy.