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 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 Yatra 2 Yatra  Sanjay Singh Yatra 2 Yatra   $141.49  $106.12  Buy Now 
With these points in mind, this collection of pilgrimages, Yatra2Yatra has been compiled. It includes the chronological history of the pilgrimage site, the various mythological beliefs involved, important tourist spot, major festivals and all other vital information like, location, weather, suggested time of travel, travel guide etc. 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 Shiva-Shakti in Indian Mythology  Mandira Ghosh Shiva-Shakti in Indian Mythology   $95.99  $71.99   
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From times immemorial Shiva and Shakti demand reverence of Indians.  The author has widely covered all temples of Shiva and Shakti traveling from the Himalayas, the abode of Shiva, in the north, to Kanyakumari in the South.  Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh constitute the great triad of Hindu pantheon.  Brahma the Creator, Vishnu the preserver and Shiva (Mahesh) the destroyer of the Universe.  Shiva holds the trident, the emblem of his supreme power, representing the three... 
 Temples of South India  Salim Pushpanath Temples of South India   $93.99  $70.49  Buy Now 
This book "Temples of South India" presents a fascinating insight into the major temples of the three southern states of India – Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The architectural grandeur of the temples; colourful history of the dynasties of that period and the beauty of the powerful deities worshipped are vividly described. These centuries old historical monuments are great tourist attractions. Despite rapid condensation and a shift in socio-cultural values these temples have maintained... 
 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.... 
 The Sacred Mountain  John Snelling The Sacred Mountain   $55.49  $41.62  Buy Now 
Mount Kailas - the most sacred mountain in the world.  Uncannily symmetrical, this remote and remarkable peak located in the forbidden land of Tibet might have been built by superhuman hands.  It stands out of a primordial landscape: a horizontally stratified plinth thousands of feet high, crowned with a perfect cone of pure snow.  The new edition of this acclaimed travel book is particularly indispensible for all those wishing to visit Mount Kailas, for it contains a... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
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