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 Trains at a Glance (Current Edition)  Indian Railways Trains at a Glance (Current Edition)   $7.49  $5.62   
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'Trains at a glance' is an annual publication produced by indian railways, it is about the size of an A4 sheet of paper and has about 230 pages, it contains details of about 1200 trains in all parts of india including fares. It has all the info you need about indian railways and is well laid out and easy to read, it is essential for independant travel around india. Table of Contents: Trains At a Glance How to Use The Time Table Route Map With Table Number  Station Index ... 
 Significance of Vimanam & Gopuram  Dr. V. Ganapati Sthapati Significance of Vimanam & Gopuram   $6.95  $5.21   
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Significance Of Vimanam and Gopuram explains temple culture and the subtleties of Temple architecture with special reference to the importance of Vimanam (roof member of inner sanctum) and Gopuram (the entrance gateway to a temple complex) is discussed in this book. This is a book that should necessarily be read by one and all who visit the Temple of India.  About the Author:Born in the year 1927, at Pillayarpatti, a village near Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, Dr. V. Ganapati Sthapati comes... 
 In Indian Culture: Why do we  Swami Vimalananda In Indian Culture: Why do we   $15.99  $11.99  Buy Now 
Indian culture is admired and respected all over the world for its beauty and depth.  This book features in simple terms, the various aspects of both beauty and depth in this culture.  Almost every Indian custom and tradition has either a scientific, logical, historical, social or spiritual significance.  Understanding this lends meaning to an otherwise mechanical following of the customs which are often misunderstood to be mere superstitions that fade away in time. 
 From Goddess to Mortal : The True Life Story of a Former Royal Kumari  Rashmila Shakya, Scott Berry From Goddess to Mortal : The True Life Story of a Former Royal Kumari   $42.49  $31.87  Buy Now 
Reading this book is like traveling into the realms of very loving, genuine and thrilling experience of a living goddess.  This book is a bridge that links the world of innocence with the world of experience.  It also shows a unique and rare combination of innocence and power as reflected through the narratives of Rashmila Shakya as told to Scott Berry. From Goddess to Mortal is a biography of Rashmila Shakya who was fortunate enough to live two different lives in one lifespan.... 
 A Journey out of India  Anna K. Chacko A Journey out of India   $18.49  $13.87   
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A Journey out of India is a touching memoir, which describes the authorís life experiencing the joys and vicissitudes of growing up in a world of affluence followed by a period of privation. The book touches upon many issues relevant in todayís world: childhood, family, identity, sexual awakening, women, culture, and religious differences. Using events, memories, and pain and discovery as multiple colours on her layered palette, the author creates a sensual, impressionistic account of her... 
 Kailash-Mansarovar: Diary of a Pilgrim  Nilesh D Nathwani Kailash-Mansarovar: Diary of a Pilgrim   $14.49  $10.87  Buy Now 
This is a story of an unforgettable odyssey to the holy Mount Kailash and the sacred Lake Mansarovar describing mysteries connected with the land capturing the intangible air of faith and pilgrimage. For four major religions of the world, i.e. for Tibetan Buddhism, Jainism, Bompo (a religion prior to Buddhism in Tibet) and Hinduism, Mount Kailash is the spot of utmost reverence and importance. For the Buddhists, Kailash is the centre point of the universe. For the Jains, Kailash is the Mount... 
 Voice of the Himalayas  Swami Sivananda Voice of the Himalayas   $5.99  $4.49  Buy Now 
The Voice of the Himalayas gives utterance to the life-giving Wisdom of the ancient Upanishad sages and seers. It is one of the greatest contributions to world-welfare and the uplift of all Humanity. Covering all aspects of spiritual life, Sadhana and Divine Living, the living words of Saint Sivananda effectively guide, inspire, enlighten and confer true happiness to the faithful seeker and believer. A perusal of these aphoristic instructions will unfailingly bring about a definite moral and... 
 A Search in Secret India  Paul Brunton A Search in Secret India   $31.99  $23.99  Buy Now 
A search in Secret India is one of the great classic of spiritual travel writing. With a keen eye for detail combined with a generosity of view, Paul Brunton describes taking a circular journey round India Living amongst yogis, mystics and gurus, seeking the one who would give him the peace and tranquillity that come with self-knowledge.  About the Author:Paul Brunton was one of the twentieth century's greatest explorers of the spiritual tradition of the East. He was also a journalist... 
 Towards the Silver Crests of the Himalayas  G.K. Pradhan Towards the Silver Crests of the Himalayas   $9.49  $7.12  Buy Now 
The book begins with the author climbing the Himalayas which are the abode of saints and sages who are seekers of truth. He meets a sanyasi in saffron coloured robes who becomes his guide and leads him to several solutions to his problems. He falls with a thud and realises that this is a dream but which makes him aware that there is a Guide and a Guru waiting to help him. The book is narrative and contains explanations of various problems by the Gurudeo. About The Author: Born in the... 
 Agra Red Fort is a Hindu Building  P.N. Oak Agra Red Fort is a Hindu Building   $4.99  $3.74  Buy Now 
We are proud to present to the Indian people, to students of Indian history the world over and to the tourist who loves to visit Indian historical sites this unique book revealing the hoary and glorious history of the majestic Red Fort in Agra. In the present volume we have exposed one glaring mis-concept of mediaeval historical texts and tourist guide books. Visitors to the Red Fort in Agra and students and scholars of history are being made to believe and propagate that the Red Fort in Agra... 
 India-Road Distance and State Distance Guide Deluxe  Indian Map Services India-Road Distance and State Distance Guide Deluxe   $4.95  $3.71   
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India Road Atlas & State Distance Guide in 80 information filled pages covers India & its States with maps, profiles and tables. The Atlas consists of two pages on States including the new States of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Uttaranchal. These pages provide road map for the State with distances between locations, railway line, rivers, State Capital, District headquarters, other towns, major tourist attractions and accommodations marked on the map.The pages also provide a brief profile of the... 
 Durga Puja  Sudeshna banerjee Durga Puja   $24.99  $18.74  Buy Now 
The book is an introduction to Durga Puja, the grandest festival in eastern India, a celebration that provides a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of Bengal. It is also a ready reckoner of all aspects of the Puja-its mythical origins, its socio-cultural evolution, its economic ramifications and its elaborate rituals. Spiced up with anecdotes and trivia collected from journals and newspapers from the 19th century to the present day, It is a compendium of knowledge associated with the... 
 Handbook of Hindu Gods, Goddesses and Saints  H.Daniel Smith Handbook of Hindu Gods, Goddesses and Saints   $31.99  $23.99  Buy Now 
The thirty-five brief essays in this book provide glimpses of the variety that is most characteristic of Hinduism in urban south India today. By examination, selected objects widely revered in contemporary Dravidian country ³ gods, goddesses, historical figures, sacred plants and stones are discussed. The expert integration into each essay of K.S. Ramu`s line drawings serves as vivid illustrations to the text. About the Author: H. Daniel Smith is perhaps best known in North America... 
 Concise Encyclopaedia of Hinduism (3 vols)  Swami Harshananda Concise Encyclopaedia of Hinduism (3 vols)   $96.49  $72.37  Buy Now 
The book that is now in your hands is expected to remedy this problem to a considerable extent. The subjects dealt with are: religion, philosophy, mythology, rituals, scriptural works, festivals and pilgrim centres, astrology, biographies of religious personalities, iconography, temples and religious institutions. Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism with are closely allied to Hinduism have also been dealt with briefly. Short biographical notes of the better known ideologists have been added at the... 
 The Holy Himalayas: An Abode of Hindu Gods  Dr. Shantha N. Nair The Holy Himalayas: An Abode of Hindu Gods   $25.99  $19.49  Buy Now 
Himalayas - the abode of snow, Giri Raj - the monarch of all mountains, is the mightiest, youngest, highest, most inspiring, amazing, and incredible fold mountain chain in the world. This book deals with the location, description, and significance of the places of religious and spiritual importance, like Rishikesh, Haridwar, Panch Prayag, the Char Dhams namely, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri, the Hemkund Saheb, the Valley of Flowers, Mata Vaishno Devi Temple, Amarnath,... 
 The Calcutta Cook Book: A Treasury of Recipes From Pavement to Place  Minakshie Das Gupta The Calcutta Cook Book: A Treasury of Recipes From Pavement to Place   $18.99  $14.24  Buy Now 
The Calcutta Cookbook is more than a cookbook. It is a culinary chronicle of travelers and traders, many of whom whilst the city of Calcutta and its distinctive cuisines. For the first time, recipes from the Bay of Biscay to the China Sea and from Central Asia and Tibet to Sri Lanka have been tasted, tried and collected in a golden treasury for the cook and the collector. Table of Contents: Acknowledgements Unlidding the Pot Dos And Don'ts A History and Philosophy of Food Bangla Ranna... 
 Movements with the Cosmic Dancer  Lakshmi Bandlamudi Movements with the Cosmic Dancer   $16.39  $12.29  Buy Now 
Lakshmi Bandlamudiís description of her journey to Kailash and Manasarover, representing as they do Purusha and Prakriti, the masculine and the feminine nature of existence, is deeply moving because she connects it to her own inner spiritual quest. Replete with mythical stories regarding Shiva and Parvati, and written with a special emphasis on the feminine, this book is a moving testament of a living faith which has persisted for thousands of years. Lakshmi Bandlamudiís script is a sublimely... 
 South Indian Hindu Festivals and Traditions  Maithily Jagannathan South Indian Hindu Festivals and Traditions   $27.00  $20.25  Buy Now 
The book on Hindu customs and traditions puts together everyday beliefs, practices, observances, and etiquette of living a life enriched by thousands of years of spiritual consciousness. Legend, history, philosophy, and folk-lore are intricately linked with customs and traditions. Hence the origin of festivals, and fasts is given through illustrations from the epics, Puranas, traditional folk-lore. These help to clarify prayers or fasts to deities, karmas or rituals associated with... 
 Stories of Indian Saints  Justin E. Abbott Stories of Indian Saints   $50.99  $38.24  Buy Now 
The present book is an English translation of Mahipati's Marathi poem Bhakta-Vijaya which records the legends of Indian saints, irrespective of their difference in caste, community, creed, language and place of origin. Thus we have the record of different saints - Yayadeva, Jnanadeva, Namadeva, Ramananda, Tulasidasa, Kabir, Suradasa, Narsi Mehta and Guru Nanakadeva. A lot of information is available on Ekanath-the greatest scholar-philosopher-saint-poet-cum-social reformer and the towering... 
 Tourist Guide to South India  Tourist Guide to South India   $7.99  $5.99   
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Tourist Guide to South India covers the states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh.  Over 1,500 places of interest are described and categorized according to state. It includes information on temples, mosques, churches, building, museums, historical and ancient sites, parks, botanical gardens, aquariums, handicraft centers, cultural centers (dance and song), ashrams, beaches, zoos, festivals, shopping, art galleries, libraries, caves, waterfalls, wildlife sanctuaries, hill... 
 Cashmere Kashir That Was  S. Sapru Cashmere Kashir That Was   $12.49  $9.37  Buy Now 
This book describes basically the life and times of the half-a-million people of this community living in peace and harmony with nature.  It also delves into the march of the people from medieval times into the modern age and the impact of transport and communication technologies that opened a window for information flow into the valley cocooned for so long due to the high mountains all around. India is a land of communities, and Kashmiri Pandits are one of them. Though they are the... 
 History of Nepal  Daniel Wright History of Nepal   $54.49  $40.87  Buy Now 
History of Nepal by Daniel Wright and translated from the Parbatiya by Munshi Shew Shunker Singh and Pandit Shri Gunanand forms part of the indispensable canon of works about the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. Daniel Wright has his own distinctive style of writing about the people, culture, customs and history of Nepal. In his book he talks about not only the history and geography of Nepal but also gives us an insight into the traditional instruments, songs and original manuscripts of this... 
 Himalayan Campaign  Paul Bauer Himalayan Campaign   $10.99  $8.24  Buy Now 
The exciting tale of the first two German expeditions to Kangchenjunga brings vividly to life the conditions of life in the subcontinent at the time.  At this time, India was part of the British Empire, but this was not an obstacle for the German team. "Our personal relationship with the English presented no problems.. We felt at home... with the British.. made a strict rule never to discuss religion or politics.. one can understand whey I smiled to myself when the British Consul-General... 
 Archaeology of Indian Musical Instruments  K. Krishna Murthy Archaeology of Indian Musical Instruments   $27.78  $20.84   
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This book is a study of the different varieties of musical instruments delineated in the early Indian plastic art. It discusses in detail each item of the musical instruments under the classification. 
 Catalogue of Coins  R.B. Whitehead Catalogue of Coins   $8.33  $6.25  Buy Now 
The book describes four hundred and six coins comprising well known types of all important rulers as well as a number of rare specimens. The catalogue is in three parts-first part deals with coins of pre-Muhammad an dynasties, second with those of Pathan kings and the third with the coins of Mughal emperors. 
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