INTACH Releases ‘Forgotten Goddesses’ Written By Adyasha Das
Bhubaneswar: Dr Adyasha Das’s book “Forgotten Goddesses” was released at the Mahabodhi Society of India by the Convener of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, Amiya Bhushan Tripathy (IPS) Retd. in the state capital.
Published by Black Eagle Books (USA), the book is a fascinating account of the ancient tradition of Goddess worship in India and the world over. There are vivid portraits of lost Goddesses and reflections of their evolution and worship. The goddesses listed in the book are protectors, benevolent, cursed, creators of miracles, and have the power of Tantric healing.
Dr Das is an Amazon Bestseller author and this is her ninth book. Her two earlier books ‘The Chausathi Yoginis of Hirapur’ and ‘The Yoginis of Ranipur Jharial’ are bestsellers.
Speaking on the occasion, Anil Dhir, co-convener of INTACH said that one of the most captivating aspects of the Goddess concept is its universality. In the book, the author has highlighted the stories and wisdom of the timeless divine feminine beings who have been overshadowed by more prominent deities, he said.