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 A Dictionary of Hinduism  S.Kapoor A Dictionary of Hinduism   $25.49  $19.12  Buy Now 
Hinduism, one of the great religions of the world, is the major religion of India, where nearly 85 percent of the population is classified as Hindu. Hinduism has developed over about 4,000 years and has no single founder or creed; rather, it consists of a vast variety of beliefs and practices. In its diversity, Hinduism hardly fits most Western definitions of religion; rather, it suggests commitment to or respect for an ideal way of life, known as dharma. A Dictionary of Hinduism is the... 
 A New Light on Hampi  John M. Fritz A New Light on Hampi   $150.49  $112.87  Buy Now 
Within the past two decades, a considerable amount of research has been done on the layout, architecture, and art of Hampi, indentified with the 14th- to 16th-century imperial city of Vijayanagara. Taking into account the most recent discoveries and interpretations at this largest and grandest of all South Indian urban sites, John M. Fritz and George Michell, who are co-directors of the Vijayanagara Research Project, have assembled here a group of scholars and the wide range of topics covered... 
 Antiquities of Western Himalayas (2 Vols.)  Sunil Khosa Antiquities of Western Himalayas (2 Vols.)   $288.49  $216.37  Buy Now 
Himalaya is known as the abode of Lord Siva. Its cultural, social, religious and political significance is so vast that it allured the foreigners in the ancient past and continues to entice people from every nook and corner even today. The present book Antiquities of Western Himalayas has dealt with the cultural aspects of the western Himalayas. An art heritage may belong to a particular region yet it transcends all physical and language barriers to become a pan-human phenomena. The authors of... 
 Archaeology In The Third World  Dilip K. Chakrabarti Archaeology In The Third World   $44.44  $33.33  Buy Now 
This volume shows how in the first flush of Independence archaeological research added new depths and dimensions to the ancient Indian past. It also looks closely at the tangled web of ideas behind this research, highlighting the major mile-posts in its story of development.At the same time it demonstrates with unerring clarity how the national archaeological policy of the 1950s and the 1960s has currently lost its direction. This is accompanied by an incisive analysis of different aspects of... 
 Archaeology of Lower Ganga-Yamuna Doab (2 Vols.)  Deo Prakash Sharma Archaeology of Lower Ganga-Yamuna Doab (2 Vols.)   $245.00  $183.75  Buy Now 
The book "Archaeology of Lower Ganga-Yamuna Doab" includes field research work. Various controversies of Kausambi excavations done by G.R. Sharma have been discussed in this work. B.B. Lal had raised few points after a gap of 30 years of these excavations. This region consisting of Fatehppur, Kausambi and Allahabad district and has many significant discoveries like Reh inscription of Menander (Posthumous) and inscribed 3rd century A.D. Siva Linga from Mazilgao, Neolithic tools from Khaga... 
 Art and Arcchaeology of India  B. S. Harishankar Art and Arcchaeology of India   $38.89  $29.17  Buy Now 
Table of Contents: Preface/S.P. Gupta I Introduction The early fossil hominds and related apes of siwalik foothills of the Himalayas (stages of pre-human evolution)/A.P. Khatri Hominid fossils (stages of human evolution)/V.N. Misra The pleistocene mammalian fossils of the Narmada River Valley and their horizons/A.P. Khatri Looking at Indian art history/A.Model and S.P Gupta II Palaeolithic period or old stone age Neolithic period or new stone age The Indus-Saraswati... 
 Banaras, The Heritage City of India Geography, History, and Bibliography  Rana P.B. Singh Banaras, The Heritage City of India Geography, History, and Bibliography   $50.99  $38.24  Buy Now 
"This book describes various facets of geography, history and heritage of Varanasi, the heritage city of India, on/about which a vast historical literature is available. The section on Geography covers the general background of the topography, climate, soils, vegetation, and human landscape. The history section gives a general brief outline of history, from the ancient to the modern, including a chronological chart. The issue of inscribing the heritage scopes, especially of the riverfront... 
 Buddhist Bronzes from Sirpur  A.K. Sharma Buddhist Bronzes from Sirpur   $125.49  $94.12  Buy Now 
The book, Buddhist Bronzes from Sirpur is a detailed, well researched account of a hoard of bronze sculptures recovered during Sirpur excavation in 2005-2008. The recovery of this hoard along with raw material, crucibles and crucible stands from of Buddha Vihar located in Industrial area in the Capital of Dakshin-Kosala at Sirpur, on the bank of Mahanadi dispels the earlier held view that bronze were imported from Gujarat and Bihar. It is now established that in 7th-8th cent. A.D., during the... 
 Buddhist Tales in Modern Times Stories of the Soul  Ven. Gyomyo Nakamura Buddhist Tales in Modern Times Stories of the Soul   $9.99  $7.49  Buy Now 
Stories of the Soul are a collection of stories woven from the many accounts which exist of things the author did and experienced. Most of the stories have been inspired by the author's various trips to Latah, Nepal and many places in India. This book takes us to a fantasy world where there are animals, insects, birds, and trees that talk and behave like human beings. The stories are presented in an unusual but interesting style. As in Buddhists teachings, most of the characters mentioned... 
 Chasing the Monk's Shadow  Mishi Saran Chasing the Monk's Shadow   $31.49  $23.62  Buy Now 
In the seventh century AD, the Chinese monk Xuanzang set off on an epic journey to India to study Buddhist philosophy from the Indian masters. Traveling along the Silk Road, braving brigands and blizzards, Xuanzang finally reached India, where his spiritual quest took him to Buddhist holy places and monasteries throughout the subcontinent. Fourteen hundred years later, Mishi Saran follows in Xuanzang's footsteps to the fabled oasis cities of China and Central Asia, and the Buddhist... 
 Driving holidays in the Himalayas Himachal  Koko Singh Driving holidays in the Himalayas Himachal   $30.99  $23.24  Buy Now 
The breezy style of Driving Holidays in the Himalayas, encompassing potted histories, insights into culture and customs, not to mention suggestions of where to take picnic breaks en route, makes for an enjoyable read. This book includes: • Detailed itineraries with costs • Driving maps for all sectors and a large state foldout map • Recommendations for accommodation and food • An expert’s guide to trekking  • Discount coupons for meals at leading hotels and restaurants... 
 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... 
 Heaven on Earth: The Universe of Kerala’s Guruvayur Temple  Pepita Seth Heaven on Earth: The Universe of Kerala’s Guruvayur Temple   $191.99  $143.99  Buy Now 
Every day of the year, thousands of pilgrims swarm into the sacred precincts of Kerala's Guruvayur Temple. They come to seek the blessings of Lord Krishna, known locally as Guruvayurappan, a deity whose precious idol was, according to myth, originally worshipped by Lord Vishnu. Another belief states that the idol was eventually inherited by Lord Krishna and enshrined in Dwaraka and that, just before his death. He declared that it was to be re-installed in India's most sacred place. The task... 
 History of Pilgrimage in Ancient India  Samarendra narayan Arya History of Pilgrimage in Ancient India   $30.99  $23.24  Buy Now 
The book outlines the origin and development of the practice of pilgrimage in India between AD 300 and 1200 and draws extensively on epigraphic and literary data particularly the Puranic corpus to delineate the growing popularity of the ritual, spatially and chronologically. Viewing religion as part of the social process, it seeks to explore linkages between new religious trends and changes taking place in the material conditions of life. Although there are a few references to pilgrimage... 
 Indian Sculpture: Towards the Rebirth of Aesthetics  Carmel Berkson Indian Sculpture: Towards the Rebirth of Aesthetics   $48.49  $36.37  Buy Now 
The author wonders why so many Indian studio sculptors today choose to follow their contemporaries in the west, since the vision of these peers is the exclusive product of the western historical past which bears little relevance to the complex world that is India. She expresses the hope that dormant cultural dynamics can be reawakened after depth encounters with the great sculpture of India. Hopefully this will result in revitalized native art forms. Diagrams, photographs and texts clarify... 
 Jainism - A Pictorial Guide to the Religion of Non-Violence  Kurt Titze Jainism - A Pictorial Guide to the Religion of Non-Violence   $160.49  $120.37  Buy Now 
Jainism is a religion which appeals to the eye at first sight. Visitors to places like Ranakpur or Shravanabelagola will verify this observation. Paradoxically, Jainism is at the same time one of the least known religions of the world. With this opening sentence on page one, Kurt Titze invites the reader, after acquainting him or her with the main tenets of the world's classical religion of non-violence to join him on a fascinating pilgrimage. The past glories of India have been... 
 Kailasanatha Temple  Arputharani Sengupta Kailasanatha Temple   $189.49  $142.12  Buy Now 
The new cultural study looks at intersection of Hellenistic and Egyptian-Lycian art forms in the religious sphere of dynastic India that was ushered by Buddhist Cult during the early Christian era. While specifying uniqueness of Indian culture it looks for external parallels and attempts to define the archaeological and cultural affiliation observed in terms of history of art forms in their cultural context. A discussion of artistic change, cultural identity, and religious belief foregrounds... 
 Kailash-Mansarovar: Diary of a Pilgrim  Nilesh D Nathwani Kailash-Mansarovar: Diary of a Pilgrim   $14.49  $10.87  Buy Now 
This is a story of an unforgettable odyssey to the holy Mount Kailash and the sacred Lake Mansarovar describing mysteries connected with the land capturing the intangible air of faith and pilgrimage. For four major religions of the world, i.e. for Tibetan Buddhism, Jainism, Bompo (a religion prior to Buddhism in Tibet) and Hinduism, Mount Kailash is the spot of utmost reverence and importance. For the Buddhists, Kailash is the centre point of the universe. For the Jains, Kailash is the Mount... 
 Kanchipuram: Land of Legends, Saints & Temples  P. V. L. Narasimha Rao Kanchipuram: Land of Legends, Saints & Temples   $37.99  $28.49  Buy Now 
This is a heritage book which takes readers on a spiritual voyage of legends, mythology, saints, temples and dynasties. It presents vignettes of India's rich cultural background. As one of the seven mokshapuris (centers of salvation) and the nerve-centre of vedic schools, Kanchipuram has always been a role model. Adi Sankaracharya, brought religious renaissance in the country by providing a new meaning to sanatana dharma. He established the Kanchi Kamakotipeetham which continues to be a center... 
 Mahabharata Book 9, Shalya Vol. 1  Justin Meiland Mahabharata Book 9, Shalya Vol. 1     
The Book of Shalya recounts in gory detail the final destruction of the Kurava army and the defeat of its leader, Durydhana. The texts reflect the vibrant literary culture of the classical Sanskrit period, taking readers on an adventurous journey through the palaces and gardens of ancient India. 
 Mahabodhi  Alexander Cunningham Mahabodhi   $41.67  $31.25  Buy Now 
Marking the spot of Buddha's enlightenment, Bodhgaya is greatly revered by Buddhists, especially for the bodhi tree beneath which the Master sat in meditation. After the death of Buddha, Bodhgaya flourished as an important religious centre and numerous shrines, stupas and monasteries were erected. The site continued to attract pilgrims and was only abandoned in the 15th century. The revival of interest in Bodhgaya began in 1802, when the Burmese sent a mission there. It soon attracted the... 
 Monuments: A Vision of Harmony  A.P. Singh Monuments: A Vision of Harmony   $96.49  $72.37  Buy Now 
The present books dealing with the monuments a comprehensive and cogent narration of the history and development, defensive architecture planning execution etc. The book is divided into several chapters dealing with the geography and topography of the region viz; North and Central India, East and West India, historical background, a brief history of art and architecture of monuments in India in general and centre. Table of Contents: Geographical expanse Ancient routes The... 
 Mother Ganga  Gurudev Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj Mother Ganga   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
Table of Contents: Publisher's Note Sivanandashram Prayer Prayer to the Seven Sacred Rivers Ganga Mahatmya Book one Mother Ganga Chapter 1: The Glory of Ganga The Ganga Bath Ganga - The Form of Vishnu  Mysterious Spiritual Vibrations The Equal Vision of Mother Ganga Chapter 2: Mysterious Powers of the Ganga Water Chapter 3: Kirtan on the Ganga Chapter 4: Ganga Dussera The Curse of Kapila The Bhagiratha's Penance Lord Siva Receives the... 
 Movements with the Cosmic Dancer  Lakshmi Bandlamudi Movements with the Cosmic Dancer   $16.39  $12.29  Buy Now 
Lakshmi Bandlamudi’s description of her journey to Kailash and Manasarover, representing as they do Purusha and Prakriti, the masculine and the feminine nature of existence, is deeply moving because she connects it to her own inner spiritual quest. Replete with mythical stories regarding Shiva and Parvati, and written with a special emphasis on the feminine, this book is a moving testament of a living faith which has persisted for thousands of years. Lakshmi Bandlamudi’s script is a... 
 Religious Art & Architecture of North East India  Braja Kishor Padhi Religious Art & Architecture of North East India   $125.49  $94.12  Buy Now 
Religious Art & Architecture of North East India by The book deals with the religion, art, architecture of various religious places belonging to Jainism, Buddhism, Hindu temples of Vaishnavism, Saivism, Shaktism, etc., Churches, Mosques. It contains seven chapters. The Chapter first analysises a short note on the southern zone interlinked with history of art and architecture of Orissa. The Chapter II is devoted to religious places of Jainism, Jain heritages, Jain sculptures and monuments... 
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