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Woodroffe, John George (Sir)

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(18651936), a British judge in India who became, under the pen-name of Arthur Avalon, a well-known scholar of Tantric philosophy. He translated a number of Tantric texts and expounded and popularized the basic principles of Saktism, dispelling many false ideas about Sakta observances. He described the Sakta doctrine as the worship of the Supreme Power in the form of the Mother.

Mentioned: {SABCL 17} 267-69, 271 {SABCL 14} 1, 8, 10, 17, 43, 46, 77

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