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 Buddhist Remains from Haryana  Devendara Handa Buddhist Remains from Haryana   $84.22  $63.17  Buy Now 
Buddhist Remains from Haryana is based on the first-hand study of the Buddhist remains, mostly lying unnoticed at various places and in museums and private collections. It has taken years of study and fieldwork to dig up the literary and archaeological data to prepare this monograph which brings to light many stupas, pillars, sculptures, terracottas and other antiquities from the region of Haryana showing clearly that Buddhism continued to live here even after it was wiped off from the... 
 Buddhist Sects in India  Nalinksha Dutt Buddhist Sects in India   $18.99  $14.24  Buy Now 
This extraordinary book is the only authentic document of its kind. Beginning with a detailed and lucid exposition of the political background of India from Ajatasatru to Mahapadma nanda, it goes on to trace the sources of the Second Buddhist Council, to locate with unerring exactitude the disruptive forces in the Sangha and, in the fourth chapter, to classify the Sects. In the chapters that follow, the learned author deals with the Mahasanghikas, doctrines of Group II-V Schools. In every... 
 Ceylon Lectures  Beni Madhab Barua Ceylon Lectures   $19.49  $14.62  Buy Now 
Collects lectures detailed by the author in 2 series - The History series and religion series. Contains a clear statement of relations that have existed between India and Sri Lanka and as the position of Buddhism for a comparative point of view - Buddhism as an institutional religion. 
 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... 
 Chroonological Idenitity in Indian Art  Brija Kishor Paddhi Chroonological Idenitity in Indian Art   $189.49  $142.12  Buy Now 
The book deals with the various religious places of Jainism, Buddhism, Hindu temples of Vaishnavism, Shaivism, Shaktism, etc., and Kabyas of Upendra Bhanja relating to the religion, culture, art and architecture. The book will be useful to these interesting subjects ancient history, geography, religion, Jainism, Buddhism, Vaishnavism, Shaivism, Shaktism, Archaeology, architecture, Epigraphy, linguistics, literature, Philosophy, history, etc. for the benefit of Scholars, students and general... 
 Comparative Religion  K.N. Tiwari Comparative Religion   $16.49  $12.37  Buy Now 
This book is primarily meant for the use of Honours and Post – graduate students of Philosophy and Religion of the Indian Universities. Most of the books that are available on the subject dwell more upon the history of the origin and growth of the different religions rather than upon the basic principles, beliefs and practices that these religions inculcate and emphasize. Instead of going into the history of religions the author deals with certain specific topics relating to the important... 
 Concept of Islamic Culture  Shahid Ashraf Concept of Islamic Culture   $192.49  $144.37  Buy Now 
Islam has amde a great contribution to the development and growth of human civilization, education and intellect in particular and the whole society, in general.  Islam is a scientific and progressive religion.  All its teachings have a scientific and logial aproach.  Islam, as a living faith stands for spreading light and eliminating darkness from the world.  They contributed a lot to the growth of all branches of knowledge and thus enriched the new civilization. This... 
 Concept of Rudra-Siva Through the Ages  Mahadeva Chakravarti Concept of Rudra-Siva Through the Ages   $21.94  $16.46  Buy Now 
The present book throws new light on the gradual development of the concept of Rudra-Siva in his animal, phallic and human forms, since the days of the Harappa Civilization. It examines how Siva, the composite Aryan-non-Aryan Divinity, was not only admitted but was ultimately crowned with an exalted position in the Brahmanical pantheon; how the bull once identified with the deity, was regulated to the position of a vahana; how phallism was related to Saivism and also how Siva, in his different... 
 Dating The Era of Lord Ram  Pushkar Bhatnagar Dating The Era of Lord Ram   $25.49  $19.12  Buy Now 
Sage Valmiki, a contemporary of Lord Ram, mentioned in his magnum opus Ramayana that when Lord Ram was born, the sun was located in Aries,Saturn was in libra, Jupiter and the moon were shining in Cancer, Venus was seen in Pisces while Mars was in Capricorn. Moreover, It was the ninth day of the increasing phase of the moon in the lunar month of Chaitra. The two illustrations on the cover display, with the help of a powerful software, that these unique astral conditions were present in the sky... 
 Deity and Spirit Possession in South Asia  Frederick M. Smith Deity and Spirit Possession in South Asia   $57.49  $43.12  Buy Now 
This book, winner of CHOICE outstanding Academic Title Award 2007, is a multifaceted, diachronic study reconsidering the very nature of religion in South Asia, the culmination of years of intensive research.¬†Frederick M. Smith proposes that positive oracular or ecstatic possession is the most common form of spiritual expression in India, and that it has been linguistically distinguished from negative, disease-producing possession for thousands of years.¬†In South Asia possession has always... 
 Dharma: Studies in its Semantic, Cultural and Religious History  Patrick Olivelle (Ed.) Dharma: Studies in its Semantic, Cultural and Religious History   $76.99  $57.74  Buy Now 
This is the first scholarly book devoted to the study of the term dharma with in the broad scope of Indian cultural and religious history. Most generalizations about Indian culture and religion upon close scrutiny turn out to be inaccurate. An exception undoubtedly is the term dharma. This term and the notions underlying it clearly constitute the most central feature of Indian civilization down the centuries, irrespective of linguistic, sectarian, or regional differences. The nineteen papers... 
 Dictionary of Hindu God & Goddesses  T. R. R. Iyengar Dictionary of Hindu God & Goddesses   $32.49  $24.37  Buy Now 
The Hindu pantheon of gods and goddesses has evolved over many millennia from a simple worship of elements and phenomena of nature to a complex system of myriad gods and goddesses of differing physical attributes, characteristic features and functions and each with different forms. The present Dictionary is an attempt to provide an in-depth yet comprehensive account of Hindu gods and goddesses referring to all the important religion sources. The Dictionary will be an immensely useful reference... 
 Diet for Transcendence: Vegetarianism and the World Religions  Steven Rosen Diet for Transcendence: Vegetarianism and the World Religions   $9.99  $7.49  Buy Now 
Drawing from a wealth of original religious documents and texts in Diet for Transcendence the author Steven Rosen takes us on a fascinating journey back in time to explore the essential and often misunderstood roots of the world's major religious traditions to discover how vegetarianism was a cherished part of their philosophy and practice. Table of Contents: Foreword Introduction Christinaity Early Christianity Judaism Isklam Ahimsa and Eastern... 
 Early Indian Religious Thought  P.D. Mehta Early Indian Religious Thought   $43.99  $32.99  Buy Now 
This book is divided into two parts.  The part deals with the pre-vedic thought which contain proto-australoid beliefs, Mediterranean, Indus Valley Culture, Mother-Goddess figurine, Tree worship, the Siva armlet, etc.  The Vedas, Aryan entry, Brahma, Linga, Brahmanas, Aranyakas, India, Upanisads, Buddha, his teachings, Bhagavat Gita, Yoga teachigs, Samkhyan viewer, etc. are some of topics discussed in the first part of the book.  The second part is about Hinduism, caste,... 
 Early Medieval Andhra Pradesh AD 624-1000 (Comprehensive History And Culture Of Andhra Pradesh, Volume III)  Prasad, B Rajendra Early Medieval Andhra Pradesh AD 624-1000 (Comprehensive History And Culture Of Andhra Pradesh, Volume III)   $44.99  $33.74  Buy Now 
This third volume in the Comprehensive History and Culture of Andhra Pradesh series spans the Early Medieval period, from ad 624 to 1000. This period was one of distributive economics and regional cultures, and marked a transition in the political, economic, social and cultural spheres. Identity and status were provided to Telugu, the language of the land, and also to various communities in the varna structure. The role of landed intermediaries and of religious sects - Pasupata, Kalamukha,... 
 Early Mughals  Anil Saxena Early Mughals   $64.49  $48.37  Buy Now 
Indian history is glamourous and eventful.  India is a great country, which boasts of a rich history, richer than many a nation in the world.  Its history is vast and illustrious by all counts.  the term 'India' finds its origin in the 'Indus Valley Civilisation' that florished at the banks of the river Indus.  The history of India is one of the most interesting and enlightening onnes in the midst of a plethora of world histories.  For the purpose of ease, it can... 
 Early Sultanate Period  Anil Saxena Early Sultanate Period   $64.49  $48.37  Buy Now 
Indian history is glamourous and eventful.  India is a great country, which boasts of a rich history, richer than many a nation in the world.  Its history is vast and illustrious by all counts.  the term 'India' finds its origin in the 'Indus Valley Civilisation' that florished at the banks of the river Indus.  The history of India is one of the most interesting and enlightening onnes in the midst of a plethora of world histories.  For the purpose of ease, it can... 
 Economy under Quran  M.M.R. Khan Afridi Economy under Quran   $224.49  $168.37  Buy Now 
Holy Quran is the embodiment of Divine Revelations, made from time to time, over a period, spanning over 23 years to the Holy Prophet, Muhammad (Pbuh) by the Almighty, through the agency of the archangel, Gabriel (Jibraeel). Originally encrypted in the Arabic language, it has been translated into almost every language of the world. Alive miracle in itself, it deals with every aspect of human life, here and hereafter. The Holy Quran is not merely a religious book; rather, an encyclopedia of... 
 Emptiness Appraised  David Burton Emptiness Appraised   $25.49  $19.12  Buy Now 
Emptiness (sunyata) is a religious/ philosophical concept which is central to much of Buddhist thought. It is employed in numerous contexts by different thinkers and schools, with a variety of meanings. A thorough comparative study of the uses and meanings of the notion of emptiness throughout the history of Buddhism was certainly a desideratum, which this present work fulfils. It is an investigation into the philosophy of emptiness as expressed by the second century Indian Buddhist thinker... 
 Encounter with buddhism  Motilal Pandit Encounter with buddhism   $30.99  $23.24  Buy Now 
The main purpose of writing this book is not only to explain, but also to interpret, the three phases of development of Buddhist thought in India, and how and in what manner it spread out to countries as far away from the land of its origin as Japan. Though the subject may be vast, a conscious effort has been made to explain the complexity of Buddhist philosophical thought in as concise terms as possible.The first five hundred years, which constitute the initial phase of development, is that of... 
 Encyclopaedia of Faiths and Religions of the World:An Indepth Study of all Religions and Religious Sects, their Doctrines, Rites, Ceremonies and Customs - 5 Volumes  James Gardner Encyclopaedia of Faiths and Religions of the World:An Indepth Study of all Religions and Religious Sects, their Doctrines, Rites, Ceremonies and Customs - 5 Volumes   $525.49  $394.12  Buy Now 
The main design of the present Work is, as its title indicates, to exhibit an accurate, comprehensive, and impartial view of the "Faiths of the World". These are in themselves so numerous, intricate, and often obscure, that fully and satisfactorily to set forth their peculiar doctrines and principles, as well as their rites, ceremonies and customs, has been a task of extreme difficulty, requiring much laborious investigation and careful discrimination. The aim of the present work is to depict... 
 Encyclopaedia of Hindu Civilisation, Customs and Tradition  Shailendra Sengar Encyclopaedia of Hindu Civilisation, Customs and Tradition   $57.99  $43.49  Buy Now 
India is one of the ancient civilization of the world. The underlying efficiency of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization is remarkable. The ancient Indus Valley Civilization was quite clearly advanced, to a great extent. The Vedic civilization is the culture associated with the people who composed the religious texts called the Vedas, in the Indian subcontinent. Hinduism is the religion of the majority of the population of India. The holy books of the religion namely, the Vedas and the... 
 Encyclopaedia of Indian Architecture: Hindu, Buddhist, Jain & Islamic: Hindu  K.M. Suresh (Ed.) Encyclopaedia of Indian Architecture: Hindu, Buddhist, Jain & Islamic: Hindu   $1,062.99  $797.24  Buy Now 
This volume of the book entitled 'Encyclopaedia of Indian Architecture' is devoted to the study of Hindu architecture. It has fourty-six chapters. The Chapters in this volume deal with the origin of architecture in India, the architecture of Rgvedic period, the architecture in the later Vedas and Brahmanas, the Vastuvidya in Sutra literature, the settlement patterns, urban planning and architecture of Harappans, the residential architecture of Harappans, the architecture in the age of Ramayana,... 
 Encyclopaedia of Indian Fairs and Festivals  Sanjay Kumar Encyclopaedia of Indian Fairs and Festivals   $160.49  $120.37  Buy Now 
India is a land of festivals and fairs. Every day of the year there is a festival celebrated in some part of the country. Some festivals welcome the seasons of the year, the harvest, the rains, or the full moon. Others celebrate religious occasions, the birthdays of divine beings, saints and gurus (revered teachers), or the advent of the New Year. In this handy volume, primarily the attention has been paid to all Pan-Indian festivals, but efforts been also made to cover every leading regional... 
 Essays in Buddhist Theology  Musashi Tachikawa Essays in Buddhist Theology   $32.49  $24.37  Buy Now 
Buddhism does not recognize a concept of the existence of God (theos) such as found in Christianity, but here theos is not used to refer only to an absolute deity like the Christian god. By "theology," the author means the systematic delineation of the confrontation with the condition of the times while carrying on the engagement between the divine and oneself.  Buddhism has spread widely down to the present and it manifests great diversity, in such forms as the neo-Buddhism of... 
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