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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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 Khajuraho Unknown  Onkar Rahi Khajuraho Unknown   $384.99  $288.74  Buy Now 
Khajuraho Unknown is a book about Khajuraho temple- complex, a world heritage, which presents before us sculpture as manifestation of refinement rekindling creative fire all around us. Khajuraho art has the lucidity of structure with passionate unrest, riotous activity and a preference for vast, wild and the predominantly picturesque. The sculptors not only have portrayed individual figures but turned sculpture to compositions with innumerable legends invading the stones of Khajuraho... 
 Kings, Gods And People  Dr. Myneni Krishna Kumari Kings, Gods And People   $30.99  $23.24  Buy Now 
A Significant feature of this volume is the critical analysis of archaeological and historical sources relating to the specific issues of cultural history with special reference to Andhra region. Besides the historical sources, the oral traditions and folkloristic materials provide substantial materials for the better understanding of the culture of the people on which certain historical generalizations can be made. Further, it allows for a range of historical interpretations especially... 
 Manasara on Architecture and Sculpture : Sanskrit Text with Critical Notes - Manasara Series 3  Prasanna Kumar Acharya Manasara on Architecture and Sculpture : Sanskrit Text with Critical Notes - Manasara Series 3   $28.49  $21.37  Buy Now 
The ancient monuments of India possess that quality of leaving a lasting impact on the mind of the beholder and awakening his spirit. Their irresistible appeal has resulted in the creation of a vast literature dealing mostly with their aesthetic aspects. The technical aspect was neglected; for information on this subject was scarce and available only in the manuscripts with private owners scattered all over India.  Undaunted by the dismal prospect before him, Prasanna Kumar Acharya... 
 Metallic Art of India  S D Trivedi Metallic Art of India   $112.49  $84.37  Buy Now 
This book contains papers presented on metal art of India. These articles on ancient bronzes, gold images, and use of gold in textiles give a deep insight into the various aesthetic and technical aspect as metal art of India. The papers deal with collection in famous museums like Lucknow, Allahabad and Mathura and some other metal images. It contained study of various famous centres of metallic art such as Chausa, Aluara, Western Orissa, South India and Konkan. Not only the art of Pala and... 
 Myths and Legends in Indian Art  S.D. Trivedi Myths and Legends in Indian Art   $189.49  $142.12  Buy Now 
The book starts with an Introduction discussing the concept and role of myths and legends in Indian Art. It talks about the centrality of myths and legends in ancient Indian literature, folklore and popular imagination of the ordinary people. It traces the essential role that myths played in the development of Hindu cosmology and cosmogony, the flights of fancy of the early Aryan mind and the efforts of Vedic and post-Vedic poets and thinkers to rationalize unexplained phenomenon and man's... 
 Of Past Dawns and Future Noons  Shonar Of Past Dawns and Future Noons   $37.49  $28.12  Buy Now 
Ancient India achieved and contributed in almost every field of human endeavour in ways that were bewildering for her time. Although much has been written on Indian culture and history, an attempt has been made here at a fresh approach. Practically all areas of human interest – architecture, sculpture, painting, handicrafts, dance, theatre, music, education, literature, politics, war, science, agriculture, medicine, religion – have been studied and presented. Historical, yet not... 
 Oracles and Demons of Tibet  Rene De Nebesky-Wojkowitz Oracles and Demons of Tibet   $38.49  $28.87   
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This book, a reprint of a long out-of-print study sheds fascinating insights on the occult secrets of Tibetan mysticism. It details the classification, appearance, and attributes of the Tibetan protective deities, their iconography, sacrifices, ceremonies, oracles, ritual dances, black magic and their cult of weather making. Table of Contents: Part I: The Iconography of the Protective Deities The Protective Deities. Their Classification, Appearance and Attributes A. The Jig Rten Las Pai'... 
 Pallava Rock Architecture and Sculpture  Elisabeth Beck Pallava Rock Architecture and Sculpture   $75.49  $56.62   
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Divided into sections devoted to the eras of two great Pallava kings, Mahendravarman and Narasimha Mahamalla, this book describes the development of the Pallava cave temples in Tamil Nadu from their early, primitive outlines to the intricately sculpted creations of Mamallapuram. Enriched by more than 200 black and white photographs and illustrations and printed entirely on art paper, it provides both extensive historical backgrounds to these eras and the panoramic details of rock architecture... 
 Ramayana Sculptures from Hampi - Vijayanagara  Dr. K.M. Suresh Ramayana Sculptures from Hampi - Vijayanagara   $128.49  $96.37  Buy Now 
The Ramayana is one of the two great epics of India and its influence on the life of Indian people has been great and immeasurable. The ideals of the Ramayana have gone deep into the core of Indian life and have largely molded its social, political and cultural fabric and eternal history of India. Rama is an ideal hero and the Ramayana describes his character unparalleled in human history. During Vijayanagara period many poets and scholars translated the Ramayana in Kannada language. The most... 
 Rasa: Performing the Divine in India  Susan L. Schwartz Rasa: Performing the Divine in India   $12.49  $9.37  Buy Now 
While many people outside India find the images, sounds, and practices of Indian performing arts compelling and endeavor to incorporate them into the "global" repertoire, few are aware of the central role of religious belief and practice in Indian aesthetics. Completing the trilogy that includes Darsan: Seeing the Divine in India and Mantra: Hearing the Divine in India and America, this volume focuses on how rasa has been applied in a range of Indian performance traditions. "Rasa" is taste,... 
 Recent Researches in Archaeology, History and Culture  P. Chenna Reddy (Ed.) Recent Researches in Archaeology, History and Culture   $352.99  $264.74  Buy Now 
This well-researched set in two volumes in honour of Prof K.V Raman has 80 papers on prehistory, protohistory, historical cultures, art, architecture, iconography, epigraphy and numismatics by several distinguished scholars edited by Prof. P. Chenna Reddy. This excellent publication provides the latest results of research to scholars and students in India and abroad and presents a panoramic view of Indian archaeology, history and culture. Table of Contents: Foreword  From the Editors... 
 Recent Researches in Indian Art and Iconography  Bhagwant Sahai (Ed.) Recent Researches in Indian Art and Iconography   $160.49  $120.37  Buy Now 
This collection of fifty-one articles brings to light the recent trends in the study of sculptural art, iconography and architecture and focuses on the different aspects of Indian Art. These papers are contributed by the eminent scholars expert in their fields from different parts of India and presented in honour of in honour of  Dr. C.P. Sinha, former Director of the prestigious K.P. Jayaswal Research Institute, Patna. The papers, written in wide and expressive style are supported with... 
 Rock Art in Orissa  Sadasiba Pradhan Rock Art in Orissa   $59.49  $44.62  Buy Now 
The book Rock Art in Orissa for the first time presents an exhaustive account of the rock art heritage in Orissa documented from 55 rock shelters by the explorer himself. It brings to limelight a distinct regional style in the rock art heritage of India. One notices a happy blending of engravings (petroglyphy) with paintings (pictographs), both being complementary to each other, drawn in non-thematic and non-figurative pictorial codes - a rare phenomenon not encountered so far from anywhere... 
 Rock Art Science  Robert G. Bednarik Rock Art Science   $89.99  $67.49  Buy Now 
"This is the first comprehensive academic textbook about the application of scientific principles and methods in the study of prehistoric art. The volume is especially intended for use by researchers, teachers, students, authors, conservators, site managers, and administrators concerned with the study, analysis or protection of rock art. It is an essential source for academics in archaeology and several other disciplines concerned with this cultural resource. A tightly written text covers... 
 Sacred Hindu Symbols  Gautam Chatterjee Sacred Hindu Symbols   $22.49  $16.87  Buy Now 
 
 Sakta Monument of Orissa: A Study on Art, Architecture and Iconography  Jayanti Dora Sakta Monument of Orissa: A Study on Art, Architecture and Iconography   $256.49  $192.37  Buy Now 
This book is during attempt to present a consolidated record of Sakta Monuments of Orissa which are so widely distributed throughout the length and breadth of the state. Sakti, the eternal source of energy is an indigenous conception of the universal mother goddess. The impact of Saktism shapes the religious and socio-cultural fabric of the mass. The author deals with the organization and evolution of Saktism in India as well as in Orissa. It reveals the scheme of art and architectural... 
 Satavahana Art  M.K. Dhavalikar Satavahana Art   $93.99  $70.49  Buy Now 
The Satavahanas (Ca. 2nd cent. BC-2nd cent. AD) were one of the empire builders in ancient India. Their rule extended almost over the entire region is marked by considerable peace and prosperity which was due to the flourishing trade with the Roman empire. The artistic creations of the Satavahana era are among the grandest in India, comparable in their monumental quality to such imposing buildings as the Khajuraho nd Chola temples. They are unsurpassed in early India and many of them are still... 
 Script and Image  Adalbert J. Gail, Gerd J.R. Mevissen and Richard Salomon Script and Image   $40.49  $30.37  Buy Now 
The articles collected in this volume, which were originally presented in the panels on art and epigraphy at the 12th World Sanskrit Conference in Helsinki, Finland, illustrate the depth, diversity and sophistication of recent studies in these subjects by scholars from several countries.  The subjects treated include new archaeological and epigraphic discoveries, the relation between textual and iconographic traditions in both Hindu and Buddhist contexts, the historical and Cultural... 
 Sculpture Masterpieces from Orissa: Style and Iconography  Karune Sager Behera Thomas Donaldson Sculpture Masterpieces from Orissa: Style and Iconography   $137.99  $103.49  Buy Now 
The State of Orissa, in the southeast coast of India, is known for its rich heritage in Art and Architecture. Over the centuries, the creative genius of the Orissan sculptors found expression in numerous beautiful images, which can vie with the best works made anywhere in India. The sculptural images of Orissa display one of the most distinctive regional styles of India. The study of this style is particularly rewarding as there is continuous sculptural activity in the region, spanning over a... 
 Sculptures from Haryana : Iconography and Style  Devendra Handa Sculptures from Haryana : Iconography and Style   $179.49  $134.62  Buy Now 
This book is the outcome of sustained interest, occasional surveys and researches in the archaeological and cultural heritage of Haryana by the author during the last four decades. The very strategic location of Haryana on the route connecting India with the western world made it a rendezvous of the east and west and also a state to bear the brunt of all alien incursions from the early historic to medieval times. The medieval iconoclastic hordes demolished all religious edifices and tried to... 
 Silparatna of Srikumara (2 Volumes)  T. Ganapathi Sastri (Ed.) Silparatna of Srikumara (2 Volumes)   $43.99  $32.99  Buy Now 
Silparatna, the authentic work on construction, iconography, Indian art, and allied matters. This is a highly useful work for those interested in iconography and achitecture. The science of silpa founded by Matanga, Bhrugu and other hoary sages are elaborately delt. Important information has been collected by the auhor srikumara from the vast silpa literature. Originally published in the Trivandrum Sanskrit series, in 2 volumes has been long out of Print, and is now being reprinted for the use... 
 Sri Aurobindo on Indian Art  Sri Aurobindo Sri Aurobindo on Indian Art   $125.49  $94.12  Buy Now 
This book contains the complete text of the chapters on Architecture and Sculpture from The Renaissance in India and other Essays on Indian Culture, as well as excerpts from other parts of this work. It is lavishly produced with over 150 duotone photographs by Elisabeth Beck depicting a wide variety of Indian sculpture and architecture. 
 Sri Puspanjali (2 Volumes)  K.V. Ramesh Sri Puspanjali (2 Volumes)   $222.49  $166.87  Buy Now 
Recent Researches in Prehistory, Protohistory, Art, Architecture, Numismatics, Iconography and Epigraphy. A 2 Volume set. About the Authors:Born in the year 1963, the author took his M.A. Degree with first rank from the Madras University in 1988. He took his P.G. Diploma in Archaeology with first rank from the Institute of Archaeology, Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi in 1990. He has received training at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, London under a... 
 Stylistics of Early Khmer Art (2 Vols Set)  Mireille Benisti Stylistics of Early Khmer Art (2 Vols Set)   $288.49  $216.37  Buy Now 
The present volume contains translations of Benisti`s major publications dealing with Khmer art. The main article is a study of the relations between early Khmer and Indian art, i.e.7th and 8th centuries, the crucial period of the introduction of Indian religion and other components of Indian culture in the first well-organized kingdom of Khmer Land Her systematic survey of styles, along with detailed study of iconography, thus provides a solid foundation for a comprehensive study of both... 
 Symbolism of the Stupa  Adrian Snodgrass Symbolism of the Stupa   $112.99  $84.74  Buy Now 
In his preface to The Symbolism of the Stupa Prof. Craig Reynolds writes "The stupa is a symbolic form that pullulates throghout South Southeast and East Asia. In its Indian manifestations it is an extreme case in terms of architectural function: it has no usablehas a basic simplicity. In this state of the art` studt Adrian Snodrass reads the stupa as a cultural artifact. The mounment concretizes metaphyswical principles and generates multivalent meanings in ways that can be articulated with... 
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