ISBN: 9780143101741, 0143101749
Dave, KN (1884-1983)
In his monumental research in ancient Sanskrit literature, the author has restored gaps in lexicons, and removed doubts in the later Sanskrit works about the identity of a very large number of birds of the Indian sub-continent.
ISBN: 9789384030179, 9384030171
The novel is a sweeping family saga that traces the daily struggles, apprehensions and aspirations of an Indian Muslim family and its total decadence.
ISBN: 9788187892519, 818789251X
Life story of an Indian Buddhist monk, Bodhidharma (c.445-536 CE) who went to China in the first quarter of the sixth century.
ISBN: 9788120833609, 8120833600
This is the first comprehensive study of a central narrative theme in pre-modern South Asian Buddhist literature, the Buddha's bodily self-sacrifice during his previous lives as a Bodhisattva.
ISBN: 9788189995041, 8189995049
The author draws on the literature of court poets, the hymns of saints and acharyas, and verses from inscriptions to illuminate premodern India's unique treatment of sculpted and painted form. She focuses on the coexistence of sacred and sensuous images within the common boundaries of Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu sacred spaces, redefining terms like sacred and secular in relation to Indian archite...
Chakravarty, Radha (ed.)
ISBN: 9788189884024, 8189884026
The stories in this anthrology present a range of ways in which women writers of South Asia have remapped the female body as a site for oppression as well as resistance. These connect the traditional female areas of experience such as marriage motherhood, family dynamics, women's education and work, with broader issues of class, caste, sexuality, religion etc.
ISBN: 9780810132733, 0810132737
This book is a close reading of Arun Kolatkar's canonical poetic works that relocates the genre of poetry to the center of both Indian literary modernist studies and postcolonial Indian studies.
Hoernle, AF Rudolf (ed)
ISBN: 9788177421125, 8177421123
This is perhaps the oldest existing manuscript on Indian medicine. It was discovered at Kucha, principal oasis of Chinese Turkestan, on the great caravan route to China. A man from Kucha dug, in anticipation of getting some treasure, in an area supposed to contain an underground city. He found only this manuscript which he sold to Lt. L H Bower who had gone there on a mission from the Governmen...
Chenna Reddy, Pedarapu (b.1959)
ISBN: 9788188934164, 818893416X
The 59 papers included in this volume deal with a variety of themes and disciplines such as archaeology, rock art, temple art and architecture, iconography, epigraphy and numismatics, Hindu, Buddhist and Jaina religion and philosophy, Indian literature of various periods, folklore, new history and contemporary social issues.
ISBN: 9789382396116, 938239611X
ISBN: 9788177421286, 817742128X
This book is a survey of Buddhist art, literature, monasteries and general history of Mongolian lands, the transcreation of the 6000 plus works in the Kanjur and Tanjur, highlights of Lamaism across the centuries, the writing of 220 philosophical, ritual, hagiographical and historical works under the Manchu dynasty, and so on. The development continued till 1920s when the communists took over. ...
Hazra, Kanai Lal
ISBN: 9788121510370, 8121510376
On the development of Buddhism in Asoka's time.
Dash, Narendra K (b.1960) (ed.)
ISBN: 9788173053085, 8173053081
A collection of the twenty-two research papers presented in the national seminar held at Shantiniketan and organised jointly by Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla and Vishwa-Bharati.
ISBN: 9788188643066, 8188643068
This book ecompasses a number of themes related to the study of cultural interflow among Asian countries, sharing philosophy, literature, arts and architecture, systems of polity and ways of living and thinking. It is a journey through the history of dissemination of Buddhism by monk-scholars to Central, East, Fareast and Southeast Asia. It brings forth the manifestations of divine forms of Bud...
Hikosaka, Shu et al
ISBN: 9788192075297, 819207529X
In this groundbreaking study of previously unexplored aspects of the early Buddhist tradition, John Power skillfully adapts methodological approaches from European and North American historiography to the study of early Buddhist literature, art, and iconography, highlighting aspects of the tradition that have been suprisingly invisible in earlier scholarship.
ISBN: 9780670081899, 0670081892
The novel includes advanced computer science, religious cults and wonderful portraits of Victorian and contemporary India.
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