An ancient Khmer image of a Tantric yogini –beautiful, wildly fierce sacred women– is a clue to Tantric rituals in Cambodian and Thailand.
Miranda Shaw devoted more than a decade of research to creating this epic work, greatly expanding on concepts she introduced in Passionate Enlightenment. Buddhist Goddesses of India by Miranda Shaw book review
Daughters of Angkor Wat examines the mystery of why 1800 detailed portraits of ancient Khmer women appear in the Hindu temple Angkor Wat.
Yogini, devata, goddesses…or goblins? Ancient Asian religions worshiped women in many forms. How do the sacred women of India’s famous Chaunsat Yogini Temple and the Women of Angkor Wat compare?
Chausath Yogini Temple-Complete Inventory of Goddesses, Yogini and Gods based on the Archaeological Survey of India report from 1873-75.
Provocative, well researched and an indispensable research source, David Gordon White gives clear, detailed insights into the origins and evolution of Tantric practices. Kiss of the Yogini by David Gordon White Book Review