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In ancient India icons were symbols of the Divine path, India perhaps more than anywhere else covers herself with imagery of Gods and Goddesses. Reminders of the Divine path.
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 Aesthetics: Modern and Postmodern  Dr. B. Tirupati Rao Aesthetics: Modern and Postmodern   $33.69  $25.27  Buy Now 
Aesthetics: Modern and Postmodern is a steady study of philosophy and aesthetics with critical debate. In this insightful social-political discussion on aesthetics, Dr. B. Tirupati Rao examines the aesthetic phenomenon from Plato to Derrida. Dr. Rao focuses on the difference, if not the clash between modern and postmodern aesthetics. Dr Rao gives new clues for a fuller understanding of the intricate epistemological roots of modern, postmodern and poststructuralist aesthetics. This... 
 Appreciation of Indian Art  C.P. Sinha Appreciation of Indian Art   $70.18  $52.64  Buy Now 
Art in India, as in other countries of the world, was principally devoted to the service of religion. It reflects the intimate relationship of ideas and life.Mythology, symbolism and iconography are just vehicles or aids to understand the essence and spirit of Indian art as each symbol or every icon has a specific meaning and is expressed with a specific purpose. To appreciate and enjoy Art in its proper perspective, it is imperative to understand the inner meaning and the philosophy behind the... 
 Architecture of Manasara : Illustrations of Architectural and Sculptural Objects - Manasara Series 5  Prasanna Kumar Acharya Architecture of Manasara : Illustrations of Architectural and Sculptural Objects - Manasara Series 5   $62.49  $46.87  Buy Now 
This is the fifth volume in the Architecture of Manasara series by Prasanna Kumar Acharya. It contains well over hundred plates exclusively devoted to the illustration of the text in the other volumes. Every aspect of architecture, from the insignificant one of fixing a peg to the elaborate construction of a multi-storeyed structure, is taken care of. The noteworthy feature is the minute attention and great care lavished in the preparation of drawings to clarify: The choice of sites for... 
 Art and Culture of Himalayas  K.S. Gulia Art and Culture of Himalayas   $56.49  $42.37  Buy Now 
A number of factors are responsible for disappearance of different art forms from the Himalayan region. The main among them are social, economical and ecological ones. The cultural invasion from outside is also one of them. During Mughal, Sikh and Rajput periods, the Himalayan art and culture was at its zenith. But during the British period, it took a nosedive. The British were rather pragmatic and matter of factly. They wasted no efforts on vain and inane aesthetics even in the building... 
 Arts and Crafts of Indus Civilization  Choodamani Nandagopal Arts and Crafts of Indus Civilization   $115.49  $86.62  Buy Now 
The self-conscious Indus people produced something distinct in every field of activity, including art and craft. The Harappans introduced the ceramic wares, metal and lithic tools and regulated trade. The Indus phase of art stands for the originality of form and content which was treated with metaphysical approaches and canonized in the later phases of Indian art history. On the basis of physical features, the territorial extent of the Indus Empire can be divided into four provinces, namely... 
 Buddhism: Art and Values - A Collection of Research Papers and Keynote Addresses on the Evolution of Buddhist Art and Thought Across the Lands of Asia  Lokesh Chandra Buddhism: Art and Values - A Collection of Research Papers and Keynote Addresses on the Evolution of Buddhist Art and Thought Across the Lands of Asia   $112.99  $84.74  Buy Now 
This volume explores the relation of Buddhism to Greek cosmology, its contacts with West Asia, and parallels top Christianity. The interpretation of Adibuddha as a theistic concept has been elucidated.  Buddhist period of Classical Afghanistan, a new identification of the colossi of Bamiyan, and the 108 symbols on the feet of the Buddhas are the way on the physical and divine planes. Several Khotanese panels, murals and icons have been identified anew on the basis of the six Annals of... 
 Chittorgadh Kirtti-Stambha  R. Nath Chittorgadh Kirtti-Stambha   $83.33  $62.50  Buy Now 
Maharana Kumbha of Mewar, who was the preceptor of Medieval Indian Renaissance, built his greatest monument, the Kirttistambha in the fort of Chittorgadh (Rajasthan) between 1440 and 1460 A D. It is generally known by the misnomer Vijaya Stambha (The Tower of Victory), though it was not built to commemorate a military event. The author has examined here the fundamental question : what was the idea which led to its incarnation in such a beautiful form, under such headings as Mahameru, Vedic... 
 Christian and Oriental Philosophy of Art  Ananda K. Coomaraswamy Christian and Oriental Philosophy of Art   $19.49  $14.62  Buy Now 
 
 Concise Encyclopaedia of Hinduism (3 vols)  Swami Harshananda Concise Encyclopaedia of Hinduism (3 vols)   $218.99  $164.24  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... 
 Crafting Traditions: Documenting Trades and Crafts in the Early 19th Century North India  Ghulam Yahya Mehr Afshan Farooqi (Tr. & Ed.) Crafting Traditions: Documenting Trades and Crafts in the Early 19th Century North India   $33.99  $25.49  Buy Now 
The Kitab-i-Tasavir Shishagaran Vaghairah Va Bayan-i-Alat-i-Anha (The IIIustrated Book About Makers of Glassware, etc. and a Description of Their Tools) is Written by Ghulam Yahya in a matter-of-fact scientific, observational style. It is an economic and ethnographic description of eleven tradesmen and their crafts in the district of Bareilly in the Rohilkhand area in the1820s. The text is augmented with detailed drawings, showing tools and processes and coloured paintings in the regional... 
 Devi: Goddesses in Indian Art and Literature  V.R. Parthasarathy Devi: Goddesses in Indian Art and Literature    $175.49  $131.62  Buy Now 
The worship of the Divine as a Mother has an ancient history and persists in many cultures to the present day. The evolution of Goddess worship in India from the proto historic period to the Sixth century has been studied with relevant sculptural examples. A perusal of select texts provides a literary basis for this study. Further, the symbolic significance behind the icons comes to light by understanding the technical aspects of iconography. The book attempts to trace the various... 
 Early Chalukyan Temples: Art, Architecture & Iconography (with special reference to Aihole)  J. Soundararajan Early Chalukyan Temples: Art, Architecture & Iconography (with special reference to Aihole)   $125.49  $94.12  Buy Now 
The book deals with the essence of Art and Architecture subtly twain with Iconography and Aesthetics besides legend and tradition for the sake of readers, it has been designed to bring out the marked of location, environ with present administrative support. A horizontal outline based on the epigraphically evidence of the early Chalukya tracing the contemporary political set up of that age shown. The work gives an emphasis to art form pattern set by the early Chalukyas tracing with veracity of... 
 Expressions in Indian Art: Essays in Memory of Shri M.C. Joshi (In 2 Volumes)  B.R. Mani (ed.) Expressions in Indian Art: Essays in Memory of Shri M.C. Joshi (In 2 Volumes)   $352.99  $264.74  Buy Now 
Expressions in Indian Art contains essays on art and architecture. Seventy-five articles in the volume cover various aspects of Indian art and architecture through the ages. Famous centers of art and architecture dealt with are Mohenjo-dara, Harappa, Chanhu-dara, Kalibangan, Dholavira, Banavali, Lothal, Amravati, Sanchi, Sanghol, Mathura, Sarnath, Deogarh, Ratnagiri, Lalitgiri, Mahasthan, Bangarh, Khajuraho, Bhubneswar, Kanchipuram, Badami, Ajanta, Udaipur, Sirpur, Modhera, Ramgarh,... 
 Geometrical Patterns Of Ancient Icons  Dr.A.P. Singh Geometrical Patterns Of Ancient Icons   $93.99  $70.49  Buy Now 
Iconography means not merely the mechanical description and identification of on image but also the study of various aspects, which lead to the growth of cult. The worship of Icon originated the right from prehistoric period. The excavation of Mohan Jodaro and Harappa substantiate to this fact. It is critical study of geometrical patterns of Icons of different sects of various dynasties of ancient India. Besides this, it enables us to visualize with the idea of anatomical details of human body.... 
 Hari Smriti - Studies on Art Archaeology and Indology (2 Vols)  Arundhati banerji Hari Smriti - Studies on Art Archaeology and Indology (2 Vols)   $307.99  $230.99  Buy Now 
This collection of sixty-one papers contributed by the scholars from India and abroad is in memory of Dr. H Sarkar who retired as Jt. Director General, Archaeological Survey of India. He is very well known for his invaluable contribution to the field of archaeology. The papers included herein are the outcome of researches done on art, architecture, iconography, epigraphy, numismatic, archaeological explorations and excavations, antiquities and museums, conservation and heritage management... 
 History and Archaeology of North-East India: With Special Reference to Guwahati  Paromita Das History and Archaeology of North-East India: With Special Reference to Guwahati   $96.49  $72.37  Buy Now 
This book is an exhaustive study of the archaeological remains of the modern city of Guwahati from the fifth century A.D. to the end of the pre-colonial period in Assam. It focuses primarily on the different aspects of the history of the city, its religious and economic life, its society and polity. The history of the city is traced based primarily on its material remains, inscriptions, coins and sculpture. The history of Guwahati is intricately linked with the forces that shaped the history... 
 Holy Waters  Frans Baartmans Holy Waters   $38.99  $29.24  Buy Now 
The author brings together 250 "happenings of the Sacred Waters" in a chain of symbolism. It links diverse aspects of the universe with our daily experiences, our human condition. The author explores our willingness to acknowledge mythical thinking as an original constituent of our person. He finds that we are called upon to evolve in ourselves the myths and symbols of the sacred. About the Author:Frans Baartmans (1936) is a member of the London-based International Society of Mill Hill.... 
 Images Of Varahi - An Iconographic Study  Haripriya Rangarajan Images Of Varahi - An Iconographic Study   $112.99  $84.74  Buy Now 
The focus of this book is on goddess Varahi who is the atmasakti of Varaha responsible for lifting up the earth goddess from the Nether region. There are very few books available which are exclusively devoted to Varahi. In this book, the author presents in great detail the various aspects of Varahi including the icoographic features of the different forms as well as mantras and yantras associated with the worship of Varahi. The detailed information provided in the book is based on the ancient... 
 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 Myth and Legend  Donald A. Mackenzie Indian Myth and Legend   $38.95  $29.21  Buy Now 
Indian Myth and Legend deals with the myths and legends of India, which survive in the rich and abundant-storehouse of Sanskrit literature. The reader is introduced to the various sacred works of the Hindus. The ancient forest sages and poets of India invested the legendery themes and traditional beliefs with beautiful symbolism and used them as mediums for speculative thought and profound spiritual teaching. These ennobling ideas are still a potent culturing influence in the... 
 Indian Rock Art  S.K. Pandey Indian Rock Art   $50.00  $37.50   
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The rock-paintings is the only surviving source through which one can peep into the life of prehistoric people. They help us to know the process of the development, social changes, religion, artistic sensibility of the people of by-gone age. The book "Indian Rock Art" is pioneering work in the field of rock-paintings based on the thorough survey of painted rock-shelters of India. The book is based on scientific studies conducted by the author which pushed to dates of Indian rock paintings to... 
 Iron Artifacts History, Metallurgy, Corrosion and Conservation  Shyam Narain Iron Artifacts History, Metallurgy, Corrosion and Conservation   $96.49  $72.37  Buy Now 
It is primarily intended for use to metal conservators. Conservation of the iron artifacts is one of the major challenges of our time for metal conservators. With the advancement of Science and technology several new materials have come out time to time. However a random survey indicates that there is hardly a book, which covers from history of iron including technique of casting deterioration and metallographic studies for measurement of types and level of decay of metals. This book is... 
 Jain Iconography  B.C. Bhattacharya, Ed. Jain Iconography   $16.67  $12.50   
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 Jaina Rock-Cut Caves in Western India (In 2 Volumes)  Viraj Shah Jaina Rock-Cut Caves in Western India (In 2 Volumes)   $314.49  $235.87  Buy Now 
The hilly region of Mahrashtra on the western coast of India is famous for a long and rich tradition of rock-cut architecture with some of the famous and world heritage Buddhist and Brahmanical cave-sites such as Ajanta, Ellora and Elephanta. Compared to these, the Jaina caves of the region, except those at Ellora, are little known. This book attempts to bring to light these less-known Jaina caves, about seventy caves scattered over western, hilly areas and excavated over a span of 1500... 
 Jeypore Enamels  S.S. Jacob Jeypore Enamels   $115.49  $86.62  Buy Now 
The art of enamelling on metal is successfully practiced in many parts of India, but it is universally acknowledged that the best work on gold is produced at Jeypore, in Rajputana. The colours employed rival the tints of the rainbow in purity and brilliancy, and they are laid on the gold by the Jeypore artists with such exquisite taste that there is never a want of harmony; even when jewels are also used they serve but to enhance the beauty of the enamel. All who see the gold enamel work of... 
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