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 Brief Sojourn  Brief Sojourn   $6.49  $4.87  Buy Now 
Brief Sojourn is a fast moving account of Dr. Karan Singh’s seven months as Ambassador to the United States.       
 India and the World  India and the World   $16.49  $12.37  Buy Now 
India and the World is a collection of essays on diverse areas of life and ideas. This volume reveals an integrated personality, a lively mind with a refreshingly positive approach to the problems that humanity faces as it draws to the end of the twentieth century.       
 Khadi: The Fabric of Freedom  Khadi: The Fabric of Freedom   $37.49  $28.12  Buy Now 
Contents: Foreword/Andreas Reinhart. Reflections on Khadi/Asha Sarabhai From a different cloth/Rudrangshu Mukherjee Khadi – the thread of inner silence/Rta Kapur-Chishti Photo essay/Manuel Bauer/Lookat Hand-spun and hand-woven : cotton Khadi in the new millennium/Rahul Jain Introduction Cotton Species and cultivation : Cotton cultivation in India Cotton varieties in India The structure and properties of cotton fibre : Chemical composition Molecular structure... 
 Krishna in the Harivamsha: Vol. 1: The Wonderful Play of a Cosmic Child  Krishna in the Harivamsha: Vol. 1: The Wonderful Play of a Cosmic Child   $61.99  $46.49  Buy Now 
Written over a thirty-year period, the thirteen texts of this book — some of which have been updated, others translated from the original French — address various aspects of Krishna’s childhood in the Harivamsha. As a part of a continuous effort to better understand this oft-neglected complement to the Mahabharata, the present book demonstrates that these stories of Krishna’s childhood were carefully composed by brahmanas who knew fully well what they were doing.During... 
 Mountain of Shiva  Mountain of Shiva   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
Mountain of Shiva is a novel set in Kashmir and deals essentially with the spiritual quest.       
 Population, Poverty and the Future of India  Population, Poverty and the Future of India     
Population, Poverty and the Future of India is a collection of speeches of Dr. Karan Singh when he was the Union Minister for Health and Family Planning.       
 Pride of India: A Glimpse into India`s Scientific Heritage  Pride of India: A Glimpse into India`s Scientific Heritage   $128.49  $96.37  Buy Now 
Ancient Indian have always been acclaimed for their contributions to art, literature, philosophy, and allied branches of knowledge. But the significant strides they had made in the fields of science and technology have remained relatively unknown. Today, the scientific literature in Samskrit available to us is vast and varied, covering subjects as diverse as alchemy and astronomy, mathematics and metallurgy, gemology and zoology, and many more. Even so, several questions have been raised as to... 
 Sangitanarayana (2 vols.)  Sangitanarayana (2 vols.)   $134.99  $101.24  Buy Now 
Sangitanarayana is a Sanskrit text on music and dance written in the 17th century by Purusottama Misra, a minister at the court of King Gajapati Narayanadeva of Parlakimidi in Orissa and his instructor in musicology, with the assistance of the king. While the precise date of the Sangitanarayana is not known, its relationship to Purusottama Misra and Gajapati Narayanadeva prompts us to place it in the first half of the 17th century. One of the most valuable and extensive texts on music and... 
 The Wealth of India: A Dictionary of Indian Raw Materials & Industrial Products: Second Supplement Series (Raw Materials) - 11 Volumes  The Wealth of India: A Dictionary of Indian Raw Materials & Industrial Products: Second Supplement Series (Raw Materials) - 11 Volumes   $690.49  $517.87  Buy Now 
The demand for Wealth of India volumes is persistently growing from its users, and hence a Second Supplement Series to the Wealth of India-Raw Materials is being launched. The series shall contain supplementary information for the period 1982-86 and 1995-96 (wherever available) for all A to Z plant entries and does not differ substantially in overall presentation and arrangement from the parent series. The volumes of this series have significant potential in the light of the present global... 
 Towards a New India  Towards a New India   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
Towards a New India provides the essence of Indian philosophy and a conspectus of socio-political thought of India.     
 Varied Rhythms  Varied Rhythms   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
Varied Rhythms is a collection of pieces written on various subjects during the time when Dr. Karan Singh was Sadar-i-Riyasat of Jammu & Kashmir.       
 A History of Sanskrit Literature  A. Berriedale Keith A History of Sanskrit Literature   $20.49  $15.37  Buy Now 
Taken in conjunction with the author's Sanskrit Drama, this work covers the field of classical Sanskrit literature as opposed to the Vedic literature, the epics and the Puranas. To bring the subject-matter within the limits of a single volume has rendered it necessary to treat the scientific literature briefly, and to avoid discussions of its subject-matter, which appertains rather to the historian of grammar, philosophy, law, medicine, astronomy or mathematics, than to the literary historians.... 
 Influences of Ancient Hinduism on Early Christianity  A. L. Herman Influences of Ancient Hinduism on Early Christianity   $38.49  $28.87  Buy Now 
This is a work about influences and what "influences" means. Following an analysis of this elusive concept, A. L. Herman presents compelling evidence that the following hypothesis is testable, defendable, and probably true: that the Indus Valley religion with its Savior-God, Siva (2500-1800 B.C.E.), significantly influenced a Greek religion with its Savior-God, Jesus of Nazareth (50-300 C.E.), such that it can be meaningfully claimed that the religion of the Indus Valley civilization probably... 
 Sri Guru Granth Sahib: The Installation of the Holy Scripture  A.C. Katoch Sri Guru Granth Sahib: The Installation of the Holy Scripture   $31.99  $23.99  Buy Now 
The emergence of Guru Nanak in the national landscape was an epoch making event in the chequered history of India. The country was passing through complex and cumulative crisis and was at crucial crossroads due to internal dissensions and external aggressions. The society was divided due to the Brahmanical social order, rigid caste system and social stratification and obscurantist and superstitious orthodoxies. In his essay on Hinduism, Dr. Karan Singh has perceptively spelt out the social... 
 Sikkim: Feudal and Democratic  A.C. Sinha Sikkim: Feudal and Democratic   $44.99  $33.74  Buy Now 
The book divided into three parts and twelve chapters, tells the story of Sikkim from its hoary past to the present and reports as to how the Tibetans, Nepalese, and the British dealt with Sikkim leading to eclipse of its autonomous entity. Part one provides with the back ground and social history indicating the emergence of ethnic plurality and indeterminate political status. Part two deals with the feudal and democratic elite and shows how they fashioned its destiny during two critical... 
 History of Civilizations of Central Asia (4 Vols.) (In Five Parts)  A.H. Dani, V.M. Masson, Janos Harmatta, B.A. Litvinsky History of Civilizations of Central Asia (4 Vols.) (In Five Parts)   $576.99  $432.74  Buy Now 
Review -"No Doubt,it is a noble venture of the Unesco to collect and edit these four volumes on the History of Civilization of Central Asia in such details as are not available elsewhere.Especially,the first three volumes are important and useful which no doubt removes a long felt necessity. .....The Hon. Federico Mayor,Director General of the Unesco, the members of the International Scientific Committee,members of the Reading Committee and each and every contributor to these four volumes,the... 
 History of Western Tibet: One of the Unknown Empires  A.H. Francke History of Western Tibet: One of the Unknown Empires   $14.50  $10.88  Buy Now 
A History of Western Tibet is based on foreign and western Tibetan sources of information. The western Tibetan sources of information are records on stones and on paper. Records on stones cover the period 200 B.C. to 1900 A.D. Records on paper are the chronicles of the Kings of Leh. Though these are edited ones, much remains to be done. The readers will find A History of Western Tibet interesting which is the outcome of scholarly enterprise and research as much as of familiarity with the... 
 Indian and East Asian Art and Iconography  A.K. Bhattacharyya Indian and East Asian Art and Iconography   $187.99  $140.99  Buy Now 
The collection of studies of Indian and East Asian Art and Iconography is a considerable assemblage of essays.  Though it deals with selected topics relating to iconographic and archaeological art, it touches, sporadically though, almost the entire range of Indian art-history and salient periods of East Asia.  Nonetheless, the treatment although and documented.  Though by character the studies are not an all-inclusive one, they afford a glimpse of the artendeavours of most... 
 Indian Numismatics and its Cultural Aspects  A.K. Bhattacharyya Indian Numismatics and its Cultural Aspects   $128.49  $96.37  Buy Now 
The book presented here in ten chapters and an important Appendix contains not only general surveys of the coin-systems in India but also some studies of important aspects of the coins issued from the 8th or 7th century B.C. down almost to the present times. Some of the interpretative essays apart, compositional excellences of the legends and artistic achievements in the issues have been discussed in extensor. An additional merit of the book consists in laying before scholars and the lay... 
 Buddhist Bronzes from Sirpur  A.K. Sharma Buddhist Bronzes from Sirpur   $125.49  $94.12  Buy Now 
The book, Buddhist Bronzes from Sirpur is a detailed, well researched account of a hoard of bronze sculptures recovered during Sirpur excavation in 2005-2008. The recovery of this hoard along with raw material, crucibles and crucible stands from of Buddha Vihar located in Industrial area in the Capital of Dakshin-Kosala at Sirpur, on the bank of Mahanadi dispels the earlier held view that bronze were imported from Gujarat and Bihar. It is now established that in 7th-8th cent. A.D., during the... 
 Puramanthana: Current Advances in Indian Archeology  A.K. Sharma (Ed.) Puramanthana: Current Advances in Indian Archeology   $25.49  $19.12  Buy Now 
Contents: Prehistoric Mansar Goddess Aditi in Rig Veda Susaka - An Indian Prince who Rules over Egypt, Palestine and Babylonia Exploration around Ganeshwar( Rajasthan) The Indian Copper Hoard Ring: Some fresh Observations Archaeology of Kuppam Region: Recent Discoveries Is Orjhar the Celebrated Purvarama Monestery? Percussion made votive stupas from Satdhara, District Raisen( M.P) Plundering of Antiquities in Post-Taliban Afghanistan Newly Discovered Gupta Remains at... 
 Indian Buddhism  A.K. Warder Indian Buddhism   $50.99  $38.24  Buy Now 
This book describes the Buddhism of India on the basis of the comparison f all the available original sources in various languages. It falls into three approximately equal parts. The first is a reconstruction of the original Buddhism presupposed by the traditions of the different schools known to us. it uses primarily the established methods of textual criticism, drawing out of the oldest extant texts of the different schools their common kernel. The kernel of doctrine is presumbly common... 
 Indian Kavya Literature : Vol. V  A.K. Warder Indian Kavya Literature : Vol. V   $44.99  $33.74   
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Volume V of this study displays some of the riches and diversity of Indian culture in the ninth and tenth centuries. Most of the authors discussed aimed at bold expression, Yogesvara in describing peasant life and Vasukalpa in fanciful verses on such topics as wild landscapes and birds. Rajasekhara is better known, for his forceful expressions in plays, and Bhallata, for his satirical verses on bureaucracy. The epics of Abhinanda, Ratnakara, Sivasvamin, Buddhaghosa, Svayambhu and Puspadanta,... 
 History and Doctrines Of The Ajivikas: A Vanished Indian Religion  A.L.Basham History and Doctrines Of The Ajivikas: A Vanished Indian Religion   $38.49  $28.87  Buy Now 
The book presents the history and the doctrines of the Ajivikas who formed a third heretical sect besides the sect of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism and that of Mahavira Vardhamana, the twenty fourth Tirthankara of the Jainas. The three heterodox sects react against the ritualistic creed of the Verdicts. The cult of Ajivikas was founded by Makkhali Gosal, the contemporary of Mahavira Vardhamana, on the basis of strict determinism with a belief in the all-embracing rule of Niyati... 
 India as Seen in the Kuttanimata of Damodara Gupta  A.M. Shastri India as Seen in the Kuttanimata of Damodara Gupta   $38.49  $28.87  Buy Now 
The Kuttani-mata of Damodaragupta is one of the few works in the history of classical Sanskrit literature the time and locale of the composition whereof can be ascertained with a fair degree of certainty. We learn from Kalhana that Damodaragupta occupied a high position under the Karkota-Naga king Jayapida Vinayaditya who ruled over Kashmir in the closing years of the eighth and early years of the ninth centuries A.D. A critical study of the internal evidence indicates that the work was... 
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