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Iconography Buddhist and Hindu

Product ID: 9788121504232
Book Name: The Palaeography of India
Author Name: Rai Bahadur, Pandit Gaurisankar Hirachand Ojha
Price: USD 30
Description:

This pioneering work is of permanent importance. In this work, the author has culled together the widely-scattered data at one place for the benefit of the scholars and students of Indian palaeography. The chief merit of the work lies in the wide ranging survey of the various scripts of India, a Study of which, as the author rightly points out in his scholarly Preface, can enable a Student to decipher and read the Ancient Indian epi-graphs. The book…

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Product ID: 9788124601747
Book Name: The Yantras of Deities and their Numerological Foundations: An Iconographic
Author Name: Fredrick W. Bunce
Price: USD 40
Description:

Hinduism is known for the bewildering profusion of its deities, who are represented not only in two or three dimensional anthropomorphic images, but also in abstract configurations, known as yantras. In yantras is, thus, seen almost a parallel with the surfeit of deities in Hindu tradition. Literally meaning an 'instrument', 'apparatus' or a 'talisman', yantra is a kind of mystical diagram used, in tantra, for both meditation and invoking a divinity, and is believed to possess/arouse occult powers. 

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Product ID: 9788173049644
Book Name: The Cult of Jagannath and the Regional Tradition of Orissa d
Author Name: Anncharlott Eschmann, Hermann Kulke and Gaya Charan Tripathi
Price: USD 75
Description:

Classic, edited essays from a University of Heidelberg International Conference, orig. pub. 1978. many plates. 25 contribvutions by anthropolgoists, students of religion, historians. a model of interdisciplinary discourse, and basic on Indian history, nature of Hinduism.

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Product ID: 9788173053139
Book Name: The Indian Buddhist Iconography
Author Name: Benoytosh Bhattacharyya
Price: USD 49.95
Description:

This volume is an attempt to present a comprehensive work on Buddhist iconography of India, and is mainly based on Sanskrit text prepared from seven recension

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Product ID: 9788173055157
Book Name: Naga in Indian Iconography and Art
Author Name: R.K. Sharma
Price: USD 130
Description:

Dr. R.K. Sharma (b. 1932), Professor and Head of the Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology and Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Jabalpur (M.P.), retired in 1992. His contribution to the cause of Indian archaeology in general and archaeology of Madhya Pradesh in particular is widely acclaimed. His prestigious publications include: Madhya Pradesh evam Chhattisgarh ke Puratattva ka Sandarbh Granth (Bhopal, 1974, 2010); The Temple of Chausatha Yogini at Bheraghat (Delhi, 1978); Art of the Paramaras…

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Product ID: 9788174790873
Book Name: Recent Researches in Indian Art and Iconography
Author Name: Bhagwant Sahai
Price: USD 60
Description:

About the book: this collection of fifty-one articles brings to light the recent trends in the study of sculptural art, iconography and architecture and focuses on the different aspects of indian art these papers are contributed by the eminent scholars expert in their fields from different parts of india and presented in honor of in honor of dr cp sinha, former director of the prestigious kp jayaswal research institute, patna the papers, written in wide and expressive style…

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Product ID: 9788177421606
Book Name: The iconographhy of Hindu Tantric Deities
Author Name: Gudrun Buhnemann
Price: USD 60
Description:

This book deals with the iconography of Hindu deities as presented in Sanskrit texts. Volume one presents the 108 deity descriptions extracted from the sixteenth-century North Indian Mantramahodadhi by Mahidhara. Each entry includes the Sanskrit text in transliteration, a literal translation, a note on the distribution of the iconographic attributes and explanatory notes on the deities, taking into account similar descriptions found in other Sanskrit texts. Volume two compares for the first time deity…

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Product ID: 9788177421613
Book Name: Vrttamalastuti of Jnanasrimitra with Sakyaraksita's Vrttamala(stuti)vivrti
Author Name: Michael Hahn
Price: USD 75
Description:

The Vrttamalastuti or 'Praise in the Form of a Garland of Metres Counted by Syllables' is a unique piece of literature composed by Jnanasrimitra, who taught Buddhist philosophy and other subjects at the university of Vikramasila in the first half of the 11th century. This work illustrates 150 metres in the form of a hymn, as indicated by its title. The addressee is the Bodhisattva Manjusri. With great ingenuity Jnanasrimitra manages to include the name of each metre…

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Product ID: 9789384082468
Book Name: In the Names of the Goddess: The Durga Pujas of Contemporary Kolkata
Author Name: Tapati Guha - Thakurta
Price: USD 110
Description:

Each year, Kolkata's Durga Puja scales new heights as the most spectacular and extravagant event in the city's calendar. From the turn of the twenty-first century, the festival has taken on a particular artistic dispensation that is unique to the contemporary city, demanding a new order of attention and analysis. Based on field-research conducted between 2002 and 2012, this book unravels the anatomy of this newly-congured 'art' event, by tracking the new production processes, the mounting trends of publicity…

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Book Name: Elements of Hindu Iconography (4 Pts.)
Author Name: Gopinatha Rao
Price: USD 100
Description:

This treatise is an early attempt for a diligent search into the origin, descriptions, symbols, mythological background, meaning and moral aims of Hindu images. The book is in two volumes, each volume

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Book Name: Elements of Hindu Iconography (4 Pts.)
Author Name: Gopinatha Rao
Price: USD 60
Description:

This treatise is an early attempt for a diligent search into the origin, descriptions, symbols, mythological background, meaning and moral aims of Hindu images. The book is in two volumes, each volume

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Product ID: xxx
Book Name: Dictionary of Buddhist iconography, 15 vols. (complete set) complete set)
Author Name: Lokesh Chadra
Price: USD 800
Description:

The dictionary of Buddhist Iconography is an endeavour of half a centruy to identify, classify, describe and delineate the bewildering variation in Buddhist icons, ever since the representation of the Buddha on a coin of the Kushan Emperor Kaniska. It is a continuation of the vast iconic materials and research that the authors father Prof. RaghuVira had conducted since the 1930s. Thousands of index cards, microfilms, photographs, painted scrolls, statues, woodcuts, line drawings, sketches in man

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