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Shakti and Shâkta

by Arthur Avalon (Sir John Woodroffe),

[1918]


Title Page
Chapter One: Indian Religion As Bharata Dharma
Chapter Two: Shakti: The World as Power
Chapter Three: Tantra Shastra and Veda
Chapter Four: Tantra Shastra and Veda
Chapter Five: The Tantras and the Religion of the Shaktas
Chapter Six: Shakti and Shakta
Chapter Seven: Is Shakti Force?
Chapter Eight: Cinacara (Vashishtha and Buddha)
Chapter Nine: The Tantra Shastras in China
Chapter Ten: A Tibetan Tantra
Chapter Eleven: Shakti in Taoism
Chapter Twelve: Alleged Conflicts of Shastras
Chapter Thirteen: Sarvanandanatha
Chapter Fourteen: Cit-Shakti (The Consciousness Aspect of the Universe)
Chapter Fifteen: Maya-Shakti (The Psycho-Physical Aspect of the Universe)
Chapter Sixteen: Matter and Consciousness
Chapter Seventeen: Shakti and Maya
Chapter Eighteen: Shakta Advaitavada
Chapter Nineteen: Creation as Explained in the Non-dualist Tantras
Chapter Twenty: The Indian Magna Mater
Chapter Twenty-one: Hindu Ritual
Chapter Twenty-two: Vedanta and Tantra Shastra
Chapter Twenty-three: The Psychology of Hindu Religious Ritual
Chapter Twenty-four: Shakti as Mantra (Mantramayi Shakti)
Chapter Twenty-five: Varnamala (The Garland of Letters)
Chapter Twenty-six: Shakta Sadhana (The Ordinary Ritual)
Chapter Twenty-seven: The Pa˝catattva (The Secret Ritual)
Chapter Twenty-eight: Matam Rutra (The Right and Wrong Interpretation)
Chapter Twenty-nine: Kundalini Shakta (Yoga)
Chapter Thirty: Conclusions