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Douglas Brooks

Professor of Religion
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Religion And Classics

Areas of expertise: Hinduism, south Asian languages, and the comparative study of religions.

Press contact:
Valerie Alhart
valerie.alhart@rochester.edu
585.276.3256

Related Links:
http://rajanaka.com/


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Biography
Douglas Brooks is a scholar of Hinduism, south Asian languages, and the comparative study of religions. He lived in India with his teacher, Dr. Gopala Aiyar Sundaramoorthy, for many years studying and practicing Srividya, Auspicious Wisdom, and the modern traditions of goddess-centered Tantra. Brooks is the author of a number of books and scholarly articles on Hinduism and the Comparative Study of Religion including, "Auspicious Wisdom: The Texts and Traditions of S'rividya S'akta Tantrism in South India" (SUNY Press). He holds both Masters and doctoral degree from Harvard University.