About the Book:
A person in general has feelings of uncertainty and insecurity. To get strength in mind as a support he holds religion the core of culture through rituals and practices to appease gods and goddesses. The present treatise highlights about the religiosity of Bastar where Mother cult Mata- Danteshwari acts as a centripetal force crossing all the ethnic and territorial boundaries. Ultimately a cohesive process is observed which tie up different villages and parganas in a single thread of beliefs and practices. The book is a valuable reference book both forscholars and students of art and history.