Donors, devotees, and daughters of God : temple women in medieval Tamilnadu / Leslie C. Orr.

Through the use of epigraphical evidence, Leslie C. Orr brings into focus the activities and identities of the temple women (devadasis) of medieval South India, and suggests new ways of understanding the character of the temple woman -- and of the role of women in Indian religion and society.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Orr, Leslie C., 1948- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series:South Asia research (New York, N.Y.)
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