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Art and the Architecture

Product ID: 8124602263
Book Name: The Buddhist Art of Kausambi (From 300 BC to AD 550)
Author Name: Tripathi, Aruna
Price: USD 75
Description:

One of the major centres of Buddhist art in ancient times, Kaushambi provides evidence of an uninterrupted art tradition spanning centuries. Pointing to the scant attention Kaushambi has received from scholars in the past, this work attempts to highlight its art treasures through a study of its stone sculptures. Based on scrutiny of stone sculptures found at various sites in Kaushambi and its vicinity and housed in different museums, it presents perhaps the first extensive documentation of the Buddhist art…

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Product ID: 8124603596
Book Name: Siva-Parvati and Allied Images
Author Name: Donaldson, Thomas Eugene
Price: USD 250
Description:

The work explores the physical and emotional interaction between Shiva and Parvati as represented in sculptural works in the Indian subcontinent. In two volumes, it examines a host of images supported by classifications of Shiva-Parvati figures in texts like the Shaiva Agamas and iconographic studies of the past decades. It surveys an astounding sculptural diversity of Shiva-Parvati icons particularly forms of seated or standing Umasahita-murti, standing Alingana murti and Tantric forms of the deities. The images are related not only…

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Product ID: 8124603979
Book Name: Mandalas and Yantras in the Hindu Traditions
Author Name: Buhnemann, Gudrun
Price: USD 40
Description:

In recent years mandalas have attracted much interest among a wider public. The main focus of such interest has been directed towards Tibetan mandalas, specimens of which have been included in numerous publications. But mandalas are found across a wide spectrum of South Asian religious traditions, including those of the Hindus and Jains. Hindu mandalas and yantras have hardly been researched. This book attempts to fill this gap by clarifying important aspects of mandalas and yantras in specific Hindu traditions…

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Product ID: 8124604037
Book Name: Borobudur — Pyramid of the Cosmic Buddha
Author Name: Voute, Caesar
Price: USD 200
Description:

Borobudur was constructed during the eighth century as a guide to the Noble Path of the Buddha. Born from silence and unfolding into the serenity of the other shore, it expresses the glory of Indonesia’s awareness and creativity, the smile of her plastic forms over the centuries as well as her travels along the edge of thoughts that cross the endless corridors of memory. Though the Western world rediscovered this magnificent structure almost 200 years ago, this sacred place nonetheless…

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Product ID: 8124604363
Book Name: Konarka — Chariot of the Sun-God
Author Name: Baumer, Bettina
Price: USD 45
Description:

One of the greatest treasures of Indian Temple architecture and on the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites, The Sun Temple of Konarka on the East coast of Orissa stands as a witness to the cult of Surya. Even in its dilapidated condition it represents the unique beauty and harmony of architecture and sculpture combined. The present book attempts a fresh approach in understanding its symbolism. The splendid photographs of the renowned Japanese photographer Oki Morihiro bring out the grandeur…

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Product ID: 8173052646
Book Name: Buddhism and Gandhara Art
Author Name: Pranati Ghosal (ed.) , R.C. Sharma (ed.)
Price: USD 75
Description:

The present work is the outcome of an International Conference on Buddhism and Gandhara Art organized in the joint collaboration of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla and Jnana-Pravaha - Centre for Cultural Studies, Varanasi. The idea evolved at the juncture when the then Taliban government of Afghanistan was bent upon destroying the marvelous creations of Gandhara art including the great Bamiyan Buddha. It is an academic homage to those splendid treasures of Gandhara art, many of which are…

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Product ID: 8175741023
Book Name: Sri Subrahmanya Smrti (2 Vols.)
Author Name: I.K. Sarma / Bangalore Suryanarain Rao
Price: USD 100
Description:

Archaeology is gaining rapid momentum in the modern context and delayed publication of Research papers runs the risk of getting branded as outdated. Here in these volumes papers are updated with the l

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Product ID: 817574121X
Book Name: Art and Architecture of Nalanda
Author Name: G. C. Chauley
Price: USD 60
Description:

Art and Architecture of Nalanda deals in details about Nalanda a Buddhist monoment of international fame. The author of this monograph has presented Nalanda in brief with all its academic and artistic

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Product ID: 8177420682
Book Name: Buddhist iconography (compact edition)
Author Name: Lokesh Chandra
Price: USD 60
Description:

The art that arose from the snowy heights and in the warm plains of India became the frozen music of form in the vast expanses of Asia, from Siberia, Mongolia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan to Nepal, Ceylon, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia and other countries. Indian art in its Buddhist idiom is a transic response to the immensity of hummano-cosmic unity.. The rich Buddhist heritage of Tibet is a revelation of the depths of transic meditations of great Masters which have…

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Product ID: 8185179271
Book Name: The Matrix and diamond world Mandalas in Shingon Buddhism, 2 vols. bound in one (compact ed.)
Author Name: Snodgrass, Adrian
Price: USD 40
Description:

Fine Arts: Buddhist Art Aditya: Art and Culture L3: Buddhist Art L1: Satapitaka Series

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Product ID: 8185179301
Book Name: Architecture, time and eternity studies in the stellar and temporal symbolism of traditional buildin
Author Name: Snodgrass, Adrian
Price: USD 40
Description:

It is a comprehensive work that spans from the generalities of symbolism of time in general, to the temporal symbolism in Indian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Christian, Chinese, Islamic, North American Indian, African, South American Indian, and Mesoamerican architectures

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Product ID: 8185179441
Book Name: Introduction to Buddhist art
Author Name: Edited by: Yamamoto Chikyo
Price: USD 24.95
Description:

This book is a panoramic survey of the history of Buddhist art from its origins in India to its final efforesence in Japan

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Product ID: 8185689040
Book Name: Chinese Buddhist sculpture under the Liao free standing works in Situ and selected examples from pub
Author Name: Gridley, Marilyn Leidig
Price: USD 40
Description:

Satapitaka Series; 368

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Product ID: 8186471065
Book Name: Transcendental art of Tibet
Author Name: Lokesh Chandra
Price: USD 50
Description:

"The Transcendental Art of Tibet by Prof. Lokesh Chandra traces the evolution of the vast Buddhist pantheon in India and Tibet, characterises the morphology of outstanding divinities and describes around seventy Tibetan thanka scrolls. The volume comprises three sections: theogony, theophany and scrolls. "The form is elemental in Buddhism. The icon is substantial nothingness, an impelling for philosophic imagination, the power of the creative worshipped in many locales, interfused with endless multiplication, inspired by the gloom of the forest, the…

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Product ID: 8190277634
Book Name: Indian Art Treasures
Author Name: Suresh Neotia Collection
Price: USD 100
Description:

Suresh Neotia fell in love with Indian art half a century ago, and developed a passion for appreciating and collecting objects of art. Over the years, his art collection increased and diversified at different places — Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai, Ambujanagar and, finally at the Kalamandapa (the Museum) at Jnana-Pravaha, Varanasi, which now houses the major part. The collection is being taken care of by Bimla Poddar under the supervision of Prof. R.C. Sharma, former Director-General of the National Museum…

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Product ID: 8190694200
Book Name: The Symbolism of the Stupa
Author Name: Adrian Snodgrass
Price: USD 40
Description:

This book is meant for the first course on Surveying and Levelling of most of the universities. It covers all basic methods of surveying and leveling, applications of surveying and leveling, calculati

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Product ID: 962-7049-06-9
Book Name: The Golden Age of Sculpture in Sri Lanka
Author Name: Ulrich Von Schroede
Price: USD 60
Description:

The Golden Age of Sculpture in Sri Lanka Author: Ulrich Von Schroeder

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Product ID: 978 9937 2 90579
Book Name: Elections in Nepal: Identifying the Politically Excluded Groups
Author Name: Kåre Vollan
Price: USD 10
Description:

This book identifies which of Nepals many caste and ethnic groups have managed to get elected to parliament (including the two constituent assemblies) since 1991 without any assistance from affirmative action and which groups have generally been excluded from unless some measures of inclusiveness are applied. It also provides suggestions on how these excluded groups can be ensured representation though the application of minimum quotas.

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Product ID: 978 9937 506205
Book Name: Through a Sherpa Window Illustrated Guide to Traditional Sherpa Culture
Author Name: Lhakpa Norbu Sherpa
Price: USD 16.95
Description:

The Sherpa are Tibeto-Burman people from the Nepal Himalaya. They are best known for their mountaineering skills as guides and porters on Himalayan expeditions. The Himalayan heights also known as death zones are stressful and difficult environments. Despite these difficulties, Sherpa guides have managed to earn a reputation as reliable, loyal, and honest workers. The culture of the Sherpa people is recognized for its conservation ethics and sense of environmental responsibility. Although, the traditional homes of the Sherpa people are…

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Product ID: 978 9937 587 013
Book Name: Nepals Peace Process at the United Nations – II
Author Name: Karin Landgren
Price: USD 17
Description:

This book follows a similarly titled earlier volume and consists of reports by the United Nations’ Secretary-General to the Security Council and briefings to the Council by his Representative, Karin Landgren, on Nepals peace process and the role of the United Nations. It provides detailed documentation of what happened in the years following the election to the Constituent Assembly, including its near-dissolution in May 2010, leading up to the exit of the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) in January…

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