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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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 Varaha in Indian Art, Culture and Literature  Shanti Lal Nagar Varaha in Indian Art, Culture and Literature   $44.99  $33.74  Buy Now 
 
 Vaishnavism: An Iconographical Study  Vaishali Welankar Vaishnavism: An Iconographical Study   $352.99  $264.74  Buy Now 
Iconography as a key to trace the socio-religious changes has been attempted successfully by some eminent scholars like Dr. R. Champaklakshmi, Dr. Haripriya Rangarajan etc. The present volume is in alignment with such efforts and yet stands distinctive as it tries to probe into the question of amalgamation of various incoming trends for shaping the sectarian scenario as revealed through iconographic developments. The study is confined to the Marathi speaking region and pertains to the time... 
 Tribal Coins of Ancient India  Devendra Handa Tribal Coins of Ancient India   $185.99  $139.49  Buy Now 
Tribal coins throw a flood of light on the history, culture, religion, economy, polity, trade, commerce, technology, symbology, metrology, movements, etc. of the various tribes in ancient India. They thus enlighten us about various aspects of the life and culture of the people in ancient India. This book, based on a study of various published and unpublished hoards and stray finds of coins in institutional and private collections is the first Indian publication on the tribal coins containing... 
 Therapeutics in Indian Sculptures: Ranki Vav-Patan  Rekha Rao Therapeutics in Indian Sculptures: Ranki Vav-Patan   $80.49  $60.37  Buy Now 
India is a land known for its antiquity. Its heritage is expressed in its cultural and architectural traditions, which have transcended time and space to remain alive and appropriate even in the present. Gujarat in western India is a place with many historical monuments, the step-wells; especially the one at a place called “Patan” is truly a store-house of the rich cultural and religious heritage of India with stunning architectural grandeur. Ranki Van also called Rani-ki-Vav; the step-well... 
 The Matrix and Diamond World Mandalas in Shingon Buddhism (2 Vol)  Adrian Snodgrass The Matrix and Diamond World Mandalas in Shingon Buddhism (2 Vol)   $162.99  $122.24  Buy Now 
The Matrix and Diamond World Mandalas in Singon Buddhism surveys and re-interprets the vast work of traditional and modern Japanese scholarship on the twin Mandalas. Adrian Snodgrass of the University of Sydney (Australia) has spent several years of detail the iconography of each and every deity of these two Mandalas as well as to bring out their traditional symbolism that reflects the Tantric thought in its earliest phases. Tantrism or Mantrayana reached China and Japan earlier than it did in... 
 The Indian buddhist Iconnography  Benoytosh Bhattacharyya The Indian buddhist Iconnography   $141.49  $106.12  Buy Now 
This volume is an attempt to present a comprehensive work on Buddhist iconography of India, and is mainly based on Sanskrit text prepared from seven recensions of the Sadhanamala alias Sadhanasamuccaya. The text has been illustrated by pictures representing images in several museums in India and elsewhere in the collection of numerous Nepalese monasteries. In the present work endeavour has been made to indentify the images of Buddhist deities by means of Dliyanas given in the Sadhanamala.... 
 The Illustrated Dictionary of Hindu Iconography  Margaret Stutley The Illustrated Dictionary of Hindu Iconography   $38.49  $28.87   
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Indian art is becoming increasingly popular in the West, but it cannot be appreciated fully without some knowledge of the religious and philosophical background. Margaret Stutley covers all aspects of Hindu iconography, and explains that its roots lie far back in the style of prehistoric art which has remained part of a living tradition for 7, 000 years and which resembles the folk murals of many Indian houses today. The dictionary demonstrates the rich profusion of cults, divinities,... 
 The Iconography of Avalokitesvara in Mainland South East Asia  Nandana Chutiwongs The Iconography of Avalokitesvara in Mainland South East Asia   $160.49  $120.37   
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This book contains a life-long study by the author on the concept and configuration of one of the best loved religious figures in Asia. It is based on data extensively acquired from inscriptional and other archaeological evidence. The book offers a deep insight into the religious life of ancient Southeast Asia, which had provided the backdrop to the veneration of Avalokitesvara, the Buddhist personification of compassion. The visual representations portray him in an amazing variety of forms,... 
 The Book of Hindu Imagery: Gods, Manifestations and Their Meaning  Eva Rudy Jansen The Book of Hindu Imagery: Gods, Manifestations and Their Meaning   $15.99  $11.99  Buy Now 
Hinduism is more than a religion; it is a way of ife that has developed over approximately 5 milennia. Its rich and multicultured history, which has no equivalent among the great religions of the world, has made the structure of its mythical and philosophical principles into a highly differentiated maze, of which total knowledge is a practical impossibility. This volume cannot offer a complete survey of the meaning of Hinduism, but Eva Rudy Jansen does provide an extensive compilation of... 
 The Book of Hanuman  Parvez Dewan The Book of Hanuman   $16.49  $12.37  Buy Now 
Hanuman is an outstanding scholar, a fearless warrior and the ideal leutenant : intelligent, totally committed to his master, selfless and humble, Born into the Vanar tribe, a clan of the upa-devatas 9Demi-deities), he represents the four best-known divine attributes-akhand brahmacharya (lifelong celibacy), immense physical prowess, a command of the scriptures and unquestioning dasya bhakti (worship by serving the Lord). While Hanuman is a positive force in the life of Ram, stepping in when his... 
 The Book of Buddhas  Eva Judy Jansen The Book of Buddhas   $22.95  $17.21  Buy Now 
Modern students who are drawn to the study and practice of Buddhism are not always able to easily learn the symbolic meaning of the various types of statuary connected to the study of this philosophy. In Buddhism, every symbol has a meaning, and this book explores the symbolism of the ritual objects that are used on statues and painting, as well as explaining the ritual meaning of the objects associated with Buddhism. This book serves as an introduction for Western students. it is not a... 
 Tara In Hinduism: Study With Textual And Iconographical Documentation  Bikas Kumar Bhattacharya Tara In Hinduism: Study With Textual And Iconographical Documentation   $92.99  $69.74  Buy Now 
This documentation will help researches to make a through investigation into the Brahmanical cult of Tara, especially, in the background of cultural and ideological developments of India. The Ist Chapter presents a survey of the development of the concepts of the Mother Goddess in ancient India as gleaned from textual and archaeological sources, vis-à-vis the seedling of the godhead of Tara in her pleasant and terrible forms. The II chapter comprises a catalogue of 265 antique images of Tara.... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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. 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 Sacred Hindu Symbols  Gautam Chatterjee Sacred Hindu Symbols   $22.49  $16.87  Buy Now 
 
 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... 
 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... 
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