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The concept of God as Mother is an important part of Hinduism and deeply ingrained in Indian culture. The thought is that mother is more forgiving than father with the children. Therefore, God as mother is a better way to approach the power of God.


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(See also the section on Sarada Devi: The Holy Mother)


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Devi: Goddesses of India
edited by John Hawley and Donna Wulff
364 pages, US paperback
(retail only) $25.95

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Hindu Goddesses: Visions of the Divine Feminine in the Hindu Religious Tradition
by David Kinsley
281 pages US paperback

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Hunger of the Soul,The
by Nancy Pope Mayorga
177 pages US quality paperback (2nd edition)
0-940698-00-5 $9.95

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In Praise of the Goddess: The Devimahatmya and Its Meaning
Translation and commentary by Devadatta Kali
416 pages, US paperback

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Kali the Mother
by Sister Nivedita
112 pages Indian paperback
81-7505-040-3 $2.95

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Kali: The Black Goddess of Dakshineswar
by Elizabeth Harding
318 pages, US paperback

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Kali: The Feminine Force
by Ajit Mookerjee
112 pages, US paperback
(retail only) $19.95

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Mother Worship: A Collection of Essays on Mother Worship in India
by Swami Swahananda
94 pages US paperback
0-87481-250-X $5.95

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Motherhood of God
by Swami Brahmeshananda
135 pages paperback
81-7120-840-5 $2.95

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Portrait of Sister Christine
By Pravrajika Vrajaprana
107 pages paperback
978-81-85843-80-3 $5.95

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Saint Sara: The Life of Sara Chapman Bull: The American Mother of Sw. Vivekananda
by Pravrajika Prabhuddaprana
545 pages Indian hardback
81-86617-33-7 $15.95

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Sarada Devi: The Great Wonder
A collection of stories by Apostles, Monks,
Savants, Scholars, Devotees
526 pages, Indian hardback
81-85301-57-3 $12.95

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Tantine: The Life and Times of Josephine MacLeod
By Pravrajika Prabhuddhaprana
339 pages, paperback

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Victory to the Mother: The Hindu Goddess of Northwest India in Myth, Ritual, and Symbol
216 pages, US paperback

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Great Women of India Pictorial
by Dr. S. Ramani, art by Rajesh Kumar
120 pages Indian paperbacks, 5 volumes

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Holy Mother -- by Sw. Nikhilananda: Being the Life of Sri Sarada Devi- Wife of Sri Ramakrishna- and Helpmate in His Mission
by Swami Nikhilananda
334 pages US paperback
0-911206-20-5 $15.50

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One Life's Pilgrimage
by Gayatri Devi
350 pages US paperback
0-911564-27-6 $9.95

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Images of Divinity: Sri Ramakrishna's Reverence for Women
by Ann Myren
138 pages Indian paperback
8175053698 $6.95

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Evolution of Mother Worship in India
by Prof.Sashi Bhusan Dasgupta
56 pages, Indian paperback
81-7505-260-0 $2.50

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Chandramani Devi; Sri Ramakrishna's Mother
by Pravrajika Prabuddhaprana
121 pages, Indian paperback
(retail only) $4.95

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Devi Mahatmyam - w. transliteration
translated by Swami Jagadiswarananda
The Devi Mahamyam (also known as the Chandi),is a sacred text used by Hindus for daily chanting to the Divine Mother throughout India, in particular in Bengal.
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173 pages Indian paperback - English transliteration
81-7120-946-7 $5.00
170 pages, Indian paperback
978-81-7120-139-6 $4.95
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Mother of Mayavati
by Amrita M. Salm, PhD
424 pages, Indian hardback
81-7505-401-8 $21.95

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Josephine Macleod and Vivekananda's Mission
by Linda Prugh
544 pages, Indian hardback
81-7120-851-7 $13.95

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Our Women
by Swami Vivekananda
72 pages, Indian paperback
81-85301-36-0 $1.50

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Eminent Indian Women: From the Vedic Age to the Present
180 pages Indian paperback
978-81-7505-272-7 $5.95

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Shyamasundari Devi: Mother of Sri Sarada Devi
researched and written by Pravrajika Prabhuddhananda
56 pages small Indian booklet

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The Indian Vision of God as Mother
by Swami Ranganathananda
67 pages small Indian paperback
81-7505-134-5 $2.00

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Who Am I? An Enquiry
by Pravrajika Vivekaprana
115 pages, Indian paperback
(retail only) $7.95

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Mystery of Human Experience
by Pravrajika Vivekaprana
110 pages, Indian paperback
(retail only) $7.95

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