Shiva to Shankara: Decoding the Phallic Symbol

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Indus Source, 2006 - Phallicism - 157 pages
Many modern scholars say Shiva linga is a phallic symbol. Most devotees disagree. Who is right? To make sense of a mythological image one has to align the language heard stories] with the language performed rituals], and the language seen symbols]. This book also looks at the sexual metaphors.

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