Harper, Katherine Anne

Iconography of the Saptamatrikas Seven Hindu Goddesses of Spiritual Transformation
1990 0-88946-061-2
An iconological exploration of the seven Hindu female deities known as the Saptamatrikas ("Seven Mothers"), undertaken in order to inquire into the nature of Saptamatrikas icons, identify the inchoate elements that gave rise to their introduction into the Hindu pantheon, and offer an interpretation of their religious function.

Seven Hindu Goddesses of Spiritual Transformation. The Iconography of the Saptamatrikas
1990 0-88946-061-2
An iconological exploration of the seven Hindu female deities known as the Saptamatrikas ("Seven Mothers"), undertaken in order to inquire into the nature of Saptamatrikas icons, identify the inchoate elements that gave rise to their introduction into the Hindu pantheon, and offer an interpretation of their religious function.