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 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 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 History of the Sikhs  W.L. M’Gregor The History of the Sikhs   $31.99  $23.99   
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Written by a British army surgeon who participated in the military campaign to consolidate colonial rule over Punjab - the land of the five rivers  - this mid-nineteenth century document is more than a fascinating source book for a significant period of Sikh history. Rich in anecdotes and eye-witness accounts, The History of the Sikhs also opens a window into the British mind - the way the conquerors understood the people they tried to subdue and the land they conquered. This... 
 The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet (Vol 1)  Bu Ston The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet (Vol 1)   $19.49  $14.62  Buy Now 
The History of Buddhism and Tibet contains the translation of the 2nd part of Bu-ton's History of Buddhism, beginning with the life of Buddha and ending with an account of the work carried out by the Tibetan Lotsvas and Indian Pandits of Bu-ton's own period and immediately before him (XII and XIII cent.). The book contains translations of the Buddhist Cannonical texts, exegetical treatise from Sanskrit and numerous quotations from both sutra and sastra. Because of this it... 
 The Global India  Sivaji Rao Vallurupalli The Global India   $189.49  $142.12  Buy Now 
The Indian sub-continent commands a unique place in the global context with its rich cultural heritage, varied faiths and traditions, complex society and manifestations and celestial beings. The impact of India's unparalleled and unrivalled history and culture on other civilizations has been brought out by the learned author. This book will be  very useful to archaeologists, art historians and students dealing will India's ten-millennia old civilization. Table of... 
 The Evolution of Religion: The History and Religions of Egypt and Harrapan India  Sulabh Jain The Evolution of Religion: The History and Religions of Egypt and Harrapan India   $20.49  $15.37  Buy Now 
A compelling study of startling religio-historical similarities between the ancient Egyptian and Harappan civilizations, Sulabh Jain's thesis is a veritable shot in the arm for the cause of the universal 'super religion'.By humanising faith and understanding that various interpretations of any single devotional idea is common across mankind's religions the human psyche is explored in a fascinating new way.A worthy addition to the canon of literature on the two major sources of religious... 
 The Encyclopedia of Dream Interpretation  Eili Goldberg The Encyclopedia of Dream Interpretation   $44.99  $33.74  Buy Now 
This encyclopedia is a collection of interpretations of thousands of dreams and dream fragments. The author examined 73 different dream dictionaries and countless other books dealing with drams and their meanings- from ancient sources such as the Bible, Ancient Egypt, the Middle Ages, and up to modern books such as Freud and Jung's theories and interpretations of dreams. This impressive encyclopedia is unique in that it both interprets the dream and relates to dreams as an important tool to... 
 The Emptying God : A Buddhist-Jewish-Christian Conversation  Christopher Ives (Ed.) The Emptying God : A Buddhist-Jewish-Christian Conversation   $18.99  $14.24  Buy Now 
Masao Abe is widely acknowledged as a leader in the worldwide dialogue on Buddhism. A profound scholar of Buddhism and of Christian theology, his critical and constructive reflections culminate in the seminal essay which is the corner stone of this volume. Seven eminent scholars respond to the challenge of Abe’s construal of Kenotic God and Dynamic Sunyata. Abe demonstrates powerfully the dynamism of the Buddhist appreciation of the diving emptiness at the heart of Being. His essay suggests... 
 The Doctrine of the Upanisads and the Early Buddhism  Hermann oldenberg The Doctrine of the Upanisads and the Early Buddhism   $37.99  $28.49  Buy Now 
Chapter I of this study, which discusses the older Upanisads, viz., the Brhad Aranyaka Upanisad and the Chandogya Upanisad, describes at the outset how the idea of the Supreme Being, the unique mystic power, was conceived in the words Brahman and Atman and how these two entities merged with each other and became identical. It then discusses the doctrine of metempsychosis as evolved from the relation between the Supreme Being and the world of plurality. In this period, the magician-priest begins... 
 The A to Z of Jainism  Kristi L. Wiley The A to Z of Jainism   $35.49  $26.62  Buy Now 
It is a unique reference book about a religion with an unbroken history of more than 2,500 years, and one which has influenced India's culture throughout this period. At the core of Jainism's teachings is non-violence, which Mahatma Gandhi brought to world consciousness by adopting it as the guiding principle in the campaign he led for India's freedom. In Jainism, non-violence extends equally to man's relationship with all natural life, a sensitivity being articulated anew in contemporary times... 
 The A to Z of Hinduism  Bruce M. Sullivan The A to Z of Hinduism   $17.99  $13.49  Buy Now 
The A-to-Z of Hinduism is a unique, quick-reference book on what is probably the world's oldest major religion. The reach of this book is as wide as that of Hinduism it, covering in alphabetically arranged entries: The historical evolution of Hinduism; Cultural practices and popular beliefs Philosophical ideas and religious thought Mythology and rituals Important religious figures and events Major Hindu scriptures and concepts Pilgrimage sites and sacred places Hindu art, literature... 
 The A to Z of Buddhism  Charles S. Prebish The A to Z of Buddhism   $17.99  $13.49  Buy Now 
The A to Z of Buddhism provides a marvelous framework for an appreciation and understanding of the religion, including: The historical evolution of Buddhism. Religious institutions, doctrines and missionary movements Important Buddhist scriptures in the Indian, Tibetan and Chinese traditions Sacred and historic Buddhist sites Festivals, rites and rituals that configure Buddhist religious practice. The manifestation of Buddhism in biography, art and mythology. A chronology and a map help the... 
 Terrific Manifestations of Siva: Virabhadra  Jeyapriya Rajarajan Terrific Manifestations of Siva: Virabhadra   $125.49  $94.12  Buy Now 
There are several books on such individual manifestations of Siva such as Nataraja, Ardhanarisvara, Sadasiva and so on. There is no exhaustive study of a fierce form of the Lord Virabhadra. This work fulfils the need. In seven chapters and three appendices the mythology, art and cult of Virabhadra is systematically sketched. The first chapter deals Prolegomena, second chapter deals exhaustively with most of the Sanskrit Puranas and other liturgical works. The specialty is the summary of Tamil... 
 Tantra  Hugh B. Urban Tantra   $27.99  $20.99  Buy Now 
A complex body of religious practices that spread throughout the Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain traditions; a form of spirituality that seemingly combines sexuality, sensual pleasure, and the full range of physical experience with the religious life--Tantra has held a central yet conflicted role within the Western imagination ever since the first "discovery" of Indian religions by European scholars. Always radical, always extremely Other, Tantra has proven a key factor in the imagining of India.... 
 Studies in the Religious Life of Ancient and Medieval India  D.C. Sircar Studies in the Religious Life of Ancient and Medieval India   $25.49  $19.12  Buy Now 
Table of Contents: Vedic Vishnu and the Bhakti Cult Vasudeva Krishna and Narayana in Early Vaisnavism Vaisnavism in the Gupta and Post-Gupta Ages Purusottama Jagannatha Balabhadra and Other Divinities Sakti or the Mother-goddess Kumara and Vinayaka in Uttarapatha Bhayillasvamin and Bhillamaladeva The Nagas and Yaksas Vamadeva and Vivesvara Hiranyagarbha and Asvamedha Decline of Buddhism in Bengal Religious Suicide Ardhanari-Narayana Mahisamardini Guardians of the... 
 Studies in the Buddhistic Culture of India  L.M. Joshi Studies in the Buddhistic Culture of India   $33.06  $24.79  Buy Now 
It is a pioneer attempt of its kind to study Indian Buddhism in its entirety as a system of rational philosophy, profound faith, and as a historical matrix of creative human culture and civilized institution during the 7th and 8th centuries the brilliant epoch of the University of Nalanda, the mere name of which spells the great wonder that was Buddhism in Ancient India. A chapter on the contribution of Buddhism to Indian Civilization has also been added. The treatment of the subject is... 
 Sri Guru Granth Sahib: The Installation of the Holy Scripture  A.C. Katoch Sri Guru Granth Sahib: The Installation of the Holy Scripture   $31.99  $23.99  Buy Now 
The emergence of Guru Nanak in the national landscape was an epoch making event in the chequered history of India. The country was passing through complex and cumulative crisis and was at crucial crossroads due to internal dissensions and external aggressions. The society was divided due to the Brahmanical social order, rigid caste system and social stratification and obscurantist and superstitious orthodoxies. In his essay on Hinduism, Dr. Karan Singh has perceptively spelt out the social... 
 Splendour of Fatehpur Sikari  Chob Singh Verma Splendour of Fatehpur Sikari   $31.99  $23.99  Buy Now 
Fatehpur Sikri-the red sand stone city built by Akbar is today one of the most important archaeological sites in India and exhibits an important phase of Mughal history. Here a galaxy of talented men lent luster to a brilliant Court. A visit to this historic city evokes this memorable epoch, when the dream of India-“equal respect for all religions” was realized again after centuries of conflict. This treatise - “Splendour of Fatehpur Sikri” traces the history of the town and planning... 
 Speaking of Monks: from Benares to Beijing  Koichi Shinohara and Phyllis Granoff Speaking of Monks: from Benares to Beijing   $21.99  $16.49  Buy Now 
This book contains one long, very interesting and informative essay on biographical writings in the Jain tradition. The author translates and discusses biographies and autobiographies of two Jain monks who lived in the 11th and 14th centuries respectively. The book also brings together twelve essays by leading scholars of Chinee and Indian civilizations from Europe, North America and Asia. The essays cover a wide range of topics in Indian and Chinese religions and cultures and offer fresh... 
 Society and Culture under Sultanate  Anil Saxena Society and Culture under Sultanate   $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... 
 Social Behaviour in Islamic Civilization  Shahid Ashraf Social Behaviour in Islamic Civilization   $192.49  $144.37  Buy Now 
Islam has made 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 logical approach. 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. Social behaviour counts most... 
 Social Aspects of Islamic Culture  Shahid Ashraf Social Aspects of Islamic Culture   $192.49  $144.37  Buy Now 
Islam has made 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 logical approach. 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.  Social Aspects of Islamic... 
 Siva Mahapurana: An Exhaustive Introduction, Sanskrit Text, English Translation with Photographs of Archaeological Evidence  Shanti Lal Nagar Siva Mahapurana: An Exhaustive Introduction, Sanskrit Text, English Translation with Photographs of Archaeological Evidence   $179.49  $134.62  Buy Now 
The Puranas are considered to be the pillars of the Vedic dharma comprising of Sruti, Smrti and Puranas. The Siva-Mahapurana is a famous one amongst the eighteen Mahapuranas. Relatively bigger in size, this Purana is primarily of a religious tone, dedicated mainly to the glory, various forms, their importance and valour of Lord Siva. There had been certain deities, who after once appearing over the Indian Religious Horizon, never lost their importance and continue here even to the present... 
 Selected Essays Mostly on Buddhism and Gandhism  Ravindra Kumar Selected Essays Mostly on Buddhism and Gandhism   $21.49  $16.12  Buy Now 
In this book, more than a dozen articles, by universally renowned writer and scholar Dr. Ravindra Kumar are included. Although most of the articles are based on welfaristic philosophies of Buddhism and Gandhism, but the rest, especially on morality and non-violence are also important and worth giving a thought, as he is of the opinion that man is non-violent by nature, and that non-violence is not a matter of convenience; rather non-violence is a value permanently present in human nature.... 
 Sarama and Her Children : The Dog in Indian Myth  Bibek Debroy Sarama and Her Children : The Dog in Indian Myth   $22.49  $16.87  Buy Now 
The most recognized dog in Indian myth is the dog in the Mahabharata that accompanied the Pandavas—not actually a dog but Dharma in disguise. There are, however, several more references to dogs in the classical texts. Mentioned for the first time in the Rig Veda, the eponymous Sarama is the dog of the gods and the ancestor of all dogs. In Sarama and Her Children, the evolution of the Indian attitude towards dogs is traced through the vedas, epics, puranas, dharmashastras and niti shastras.... 
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