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The bioscope man

The bioscope man

Hazra, Indrajit

ISBN: 9780143101741, 0143101749

Birds in Sanskrit literature, revised edition

Birds in Sanskrit literature, revised edition

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.

The blind lady's descendants

The blind lady's descendants

Salim, Anees

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.

Bodhidharma: Mahayana Zen Buddhism: a collection of stories  from Chinese literature, Gen. ed. G John Samuel

Bodhidharma: Mahayana Zen Buddhism: a collection of stories from Chinese literature, Gen. ed. G John Samuel

Kambe, Tsutomu

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.

Bodily self-sacrifice in Indian Buddhist literature

Bodily self-sacrifice in Indian Buddhist literature

Ohnuma, Reiko

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.

The body adorned: dissolving boundaries between sacred and profane in India's art.

The body adorned: dissolving boundaries between sacred and profane in India's art.

Dehejia, Vidya

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...

Bodymaps: stories by South Asian women

Bodymaps: stories by South Asian women

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.

Bombay modern: Arun Kolatkar and bilingual literary culture

Bombay modern: Arun Kolatkar and bilingual literary culture

Nerlekar, Anjali

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.

The Bower manuscript: facsimile leaves, Nagari transcript, romanised transliteration and Eng. tr. with notes

The Bower manuscript: facsimile leaves, Nagari transcript, romanised transliteration and Eng. tr. with notes

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...

Brahma Sri: researches in archaeology, history and culture in the new millennium, Dr. P.V. Parabrahma Sastry felicitation volume, 2 vols

Brahma Sri: researches in archaeology, history and culture in the new millennium, Dr. P.V. Parabrahma Sastry felicitation volume, 2 vols

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.

Bringing modernity home: Marathi literary theory in the nineteenth century

Bringing modernity home: Marathi literary theory in the nineteenth century

Khandeparkar, Prachi

ISBN: 9789382396116, 938239611X

Buddhism across the grasslands of Chinggis Khan

Buddhism across the grasslands of Chinggis Khan

Chandra, Lokesh

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. ...

Buddhism and Buddhist literature in early Indian epigraphy

Buddhism and Buddhist literature in early Indian epigraphy

Hazra, Kanai Lal

ISBN: 9788121510370, 8121510376

On the development of Buddhism in Asoka's time.

Buddhism in Indian literature

Buddhism in Indian literature

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.

Buddhist art and thought

Buddhist art and thought

Shashibala

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...

A bull of a man: images of masculinity, sex, and the body in Indian Buddhism

A bull of a man: images of masculinity, sex, and the body in Indian Buddhism

Powers, John

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.

Calcutta chromosome: a novel of fevers, delirium and discovery

Calcutta chromosome: a novel of fevers, delirium and discovery

Ghosh, Amitav

ISBN: 9780670081899, 0670081892

The novel includes advanced computer science, religious cults and wonderful portraits of Victorian and contemporary India.

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