English translated by Premlata Paliwal.
xxiii, 218p., Index, 23 cm. (First pub. in 2004)
CONTENTS:- 1. Dasamahavidya: its origin and Sadhana. 2. A Puranic interpretation of Dasamahavidya. 3. Mahavidya in Visnu Purana. 4. Tripura Devi as Rudravatara. 5. Sakti-upasana. 6. Dasamahavidya: analysis. 7. The types of Sakta-sects. 8. Types of Tantra in relation to its different deities. 9. Dasamahavidya. 10. Mahavidya-science is Vedic. 11. Upasana-Krama. 12. Dasamahavidya as Vaisnavi Sadhana. 13. The manifestation of Mahakali. 14. Mahalaksmi or Mahisamardini. 15. The manifestation of Mahasarasvati. 16. The Yantra-svarupa of Dasamahavidya. 17. The 'varna' of Dasamahavidya. 18. Sakti-triangle.
In this book, the Tantric scholar, Dr. Rakesh, has evaluated the origin of Dasamahavidya on a scientific basis with the help of numerous authoritative agama-granthas. He has very specifically brought to light this fact that the Dasamahavidya-Upasana is a very tough and grace-loving process and deserves a deep study of each duty and secret of its Yantra and symbols. He has boldly declared the fact that in this Kaliyuga, it is only the worship of Dasamahavidya that can be fruitful to its devotee. Out of ten Goddesses Kali, Tara, Bhuvaneshi, Sodasi, Matangi etc. Kali, Tara and Bhuvanesi are very powerful; however, Sri Vidya has been accepted as the source of the highest liberation. The entire book, "Dasamahavidya-Mimamsa" has been divided into three parts: Dasamahavidya-Original, Dasamahavidya-Mimamsa, Dasamahavidya-Upasana. This book is an authority and very useful for the readers of Tantra. It has ousted all misconceptions about Tantra philosophy.