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11101 Geshe Sonam Rinchen
Buddha Nature
Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives; New Delhi, India; 2003; 8186470344; Softcover; New; 
Do all living beings ultimately become enlightened? Do we have Buddha nature, the seed of enlightenment? These questions concerning an ordinary living being's potential to become a Buddha, the purest form of existence, are the main topic of this book. Based on the views of the three major Buddhist schools of Buddhist philosophy-Vaibhasika, Cittamatrin and Madhyamaka-Geshe Sonam Rinchen explains how our minds, though stained by temporary defilements, are innately pure, luminous and cognizant and how we can become aware of the mind's clear light nature.Printed Pages: 74. 103569

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11102 Geshe Sonam Rinchen & H.H. The XIV Dalai Lama
Three Principal Aspects of the Path: Teaching on Je Tsongkhapa's
Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8586470422; Softcover; New; 
Je Tsongkhapa (1357-1419) was one of the greatest commentator in the History of Buddhism and has the dexterity to Compress profound and vast ideas in a single poem. The three Principal Aspects of the Path is one such example. This text containing fourteen verses was taught to Tsakho Onpo Ngawan Dakpa in a place called Gyamo Rong I eastern Tibet. The three principal Aspects of the path are the basis of all the sutric anc Tantric practices that you undertake. When one’s practice is influenced by renunciation, it becomes a cause for achieving liberation (Nirvana), when it is influenced by Bodhichitta it becomes a cause for achieving omniscience (Buddhahood), and when it is influence by correct view it becomes an antidote to the cycle o existence (Samsara). The Three Principal Aspects of the path are the Essence of all the scriptures of the Buddha. The meaning of the Buddha’s teachings and commentaries on them arte included in the Stages of the path of the three individuals and these in turn are included in the three Principal Aspects of the path. Je Tsongkhapa’s masterpiece appears here with a commenty by the greatest commentator and foremost teacher on Buddhism of our time His Holiness the VIX Dalai lama.Printed Pages: 61. 103602

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11103 Geshe Thupten Jinpa
The Book of Kadam: The Core Texts
Wisdom Publications; Boston, USA; 2009; 0861714415; First Edition; Hard Cover; Brand New; Brand New; 6 x 9 Inches 
The Kadam school of Tibetan Buddhism emerged in the eleventh century from the teachings of the Indian master Atisa and his principal Tibetan student, Dromtönpa, Although it no longer exists as an independent school, Kadam's teachings were incorporated into the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism and are still prized today for their unique practical application of the bodhisattva's altruistic ideal in everyday life. One of the most cherished teachings stemming from Atisa and Dromtönpa is the collection of esoteric oral transmissions enshrined in the Book of Kadam. This volume includes the core texts of the Book of Kadam, notably the twenty-three-chapter dialogue between Atisa and Dromtönpa that is woven around Atisa's Bodhisattva's Jewel Garland, as well as complementary texts that illuminate the history and practices of the Kadam tradition. Printed Pages: 752. 027190

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11104 Geshe Wangyal
The Jewelled Staircase
Snow Lion Publications; Boston, USA; 1986; 0-937938-38-6; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 176. Slightly rubbed cover. 038925

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11105 Geshe Wangyal
The Door of Liberation: Essential Teachings of the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition
Wisdom Publications; Boston, USA; 1995; 0861710320; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 6 x 9 Inches 
This book contains seven fundamental Buddhist texts considered essential to Western students by Geshe Wangyal, who first brought Tibetan Buddhism to America. Ranging from early scriptural sources to meditation and visualization guides of Tibetan Buddhist practice, this is indispensible reading for those interested in opening the door to the highest realms of freedom, wisdom, and compassion. Printed Pages: 264. 001633

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11106 Geshe Yeshe Tobden; Foreword By His Holiness the Dalai Lama
The Way of Awakening: A Commentary on Shantideva's Bodhicharyavatara
Wisdom Publications; Boston, USA; 2005; 0861714946; First Edition; Paperback; New; 6 x 9 Inches 
One of the great classics of Buddhist literature, the Bodhicharyavatara, or Way of the Bodhisattva, is required reading for understanding Tibetan Buddhism. His Holiness the Dalai Lama considers it a seminal influence in his life and work and repeatedly stresses the benefits of its study. Presented in the form of a personal meditation in verse, it outlines the path of the bodhisattvas--those who renounce the peace of their own salvation, vowing instead to attain enlightenment for the sake of all others. Shantideva was a seventh-century Buddhist master who taught at Nalanda, one of the great monastic universities of ancient India, and Shantideva''s Bodhicharyavatara deeply influenced the Dalai Lama, who once remarked that his own understanding of the bodhisattva path is based entirely upon Shantideva''s text. Shantideva''s work is required reading for an understanding of Tibetan Buddhism. Printed Pages: 512. 013238

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11107 Geza Bethlenfalvy
India in Hungarian Learning and Literature
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1980; 8121504910; First Edition; Hardbound; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Despite the great geographical distance Indians and Hungarians, visiting each others country often experienced a feeling of congeniality and kindredship. This small book tries to analyse the historic background and origins of these feelings and attempts a factual survey of the efforts of Hungarian scholars, writers and artists to understand India, Indian literatures, arts and religions. Besides giving a detailed history of Indian studies in Hungary, well documented with the help of a rich bibliographical selection of books and papers from the beginning of modern Indian studies upto recent times, the book tries to show the intellectual background to these works, specially by surveying those works of the Hungarian literature which relate to India in their subject or philosophical content. Due consideration is given to contacts in the world of art as well. A separate section gives an almost complete bibliography of Indian literary works translated into Hungarian. Printed Pages: 110 with illustrations. 000401

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11108 Ghanshyam Shah
Caste and Democratic Politics in India
Permanent Black; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8178240246; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 410. 032327

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11109 Ghanshyam Shah
Social Movements in India: A Review of Literature
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2004; 0761998349; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Printed Pages: 280. 028122

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11110 Ghanshyam Shah
Social Movements in India: A Review of Literature
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2004; 0761998349; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 5.5" x 8.5" 
Social movements primarily take the form of non-institutionalised collective political action which strive for political and/or social change. While India has witnessed many such movements over the centuries, it is only recently that scholars have begun to study them in depth. This thoroughly revised and updated version of a seminal book critically examines and reviews the literature concerning social movements in India from 1857 to the present. In the process he discusses the theoretical issues raised by various scholars while analysing major trends in different movements. In conclusion, he suggests areas for future research. Proposing a logical classification of social movements in modern India, this book will be widely welcomed by social activists as well as by political scientists, historians and sociologists. It will also be invaluable as a text in courses on social movements. Printed Pages: 280. 007969

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11111 Ghanshyam Shah
Social Movements in India: A Review of Literature
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2004; 0761998330; First Edition; Cloth; New; New; 5.5" x 8.5" 
Social movements primarily take the form of non-institutionalised collective political action which strive for political and/or social change. While India has witnessed many such movements over the centuries, it is only recently that scholars have begun to study them in depth. This thoroughly revised and updated version of a seminal book critically examines and reviews the literature concerning social movements in India from 1857 to the present. In the process he discusses the theoretical issues raised by various scholars while analysing major trends in different movements. In conclusion, he suggests areas for future research. Proposing a logical classification of social movements in modern India, this book will be widely welcomed by social activists as well as by political scientists, historians and sociologists. It will also be invaluable as a text in courses on social movements. Printed Pages: 280. 001431

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11112 Ghanshyam Shah (ed.)
Caste and Democratic Politics in India
Permanent Black; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8178240955; First Paperback Edition; Paperback; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 446. 010137

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11113 Ghanshyam Shah (Ed.)
Dalits and the State
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8170229227; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Indian State under the directives of the Constitution is expected to play the role of interventionist to bring social transformation. It aims at eradicating feudal hierarchical social order based on Brahminical ideology and building an egalitarian secular modern society providing all citizens social and political justice, equality, liberty and dignity of life. The dalits, socially and economically most oppressed of Indian society look upon the state not only to provide equal opportunities but also to create positive conditions for improving their socio economic condition. They perceived the state as a saviour to liberate them from the shackles of bondage and deprivation based on birth. After the five decades of Independence a question needs to be examined: What changes have taken place in socio economic status of Dalits and what role the state has played in the process. This is the central concern of this volume. This contributors of this volume are social scientists from India and abroad; social activists and experienced civil servants. Besides analysing Dr. Ambedkar concept of social justice and the role of the State, the various chapters of the volume examines (1) economic and educational status of the Dalits; (2) the nature and extent of untouchability in rural and urban areas; (3) Condition of scavengers; (4) atrocities against the Dalits; and (5) reservation. Printed Pages: 396. 112485

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11114 Ghanshyam Singh Birla
Love in the Palm of Your Hand: How to Use Palmistry for Successful Relationships
Destiny Books; Rochester, USA; 0892817186; First Edition; Paperback; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
. 026644

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11115 Ghazala Shahabuddin
Conservation at the Crossroads: Science, Society, and the Future of India's Wildlife
Permanent Black; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8178242648; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
The author argues that a broad-based participatory India faces an ecological crisis of massive proportions. The overexploitation of the country’s forests and wetlands is eating away at vital ecological processes. Rapid and unplanned economic development threatens to fragment and devour the wildlife habitats that remain. Plant and animal species are joining the ranks of the critically endangered at faster rates than ever before. Using the Sariska Tiger Reserve as one of its major anchors, this book analyses the historical, socio-political, and biological contexts of nature conservation in the country in an effort to identify the malaise underlying India’s dominant conservation paradigm, which is primarily one of top-down control and exclusion. It then surveys alternative approaches to conservation—emerging in India and elsewhere—which attempt to reconcile social equity with biodiversity goals. approach to conservation, accommodating both use-based and preservationist paradigms, is necessary if we are to see India’s extraordinary wildlife survive into the next century. Environmental justice and improved governance have to be as much a part of this agenda as sound ecological science and practice. Printed Pages: 288. 032740

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11116 Ghazala Shahabuddin and Mahesh Rangarajan (eds.)
Making Conservation Work: Securing Biodiversity in This New Country
Permanent Black; Ranikhet, India; 2007; 8178241978; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14.5 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed pages: 311. 017543

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11117 Gherardo Gnoli
Le Iscrizioni Giudeo-Persiane Del Gur (Afghanistan) (Serie Orientale Roma XXX)
Istituto Italiano Per Il Medio Ed Estremo Oriente; Rome, Italy; 1964; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 18 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 70 with numerous b/w plates. Slightly shelf-worn and marked. 007441

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11118 Gherardo Gnoli and Antonio Panaino (eds.)
Proceedings of the First European Conference of Iranian Studies Held in Turin, September 7th-11th, 1987 By the Societas Iranologica Europaea: Part 2: Middle and New Iranian Studies
Istituto Italiano Per Il Medio Ed Estremo Oriente; Rome, Italy; 1990; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 18 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 270. New copy. Slightly shelf-worn round the edges. 023745

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11119 Gherardo Gnoli and Antonio Panaino (eds.)
Proceedings of the First European Conference of Iranian Studies Held in Turin, September 7th-11th, 1987 By the Societas Iranologica Europaea: Part 1: Old and Middle Iranian Studies
Istituto Italiano Per Il Medio Ed Estremo Oriente; Rome, Italy; 1990; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 18 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 338. 017700

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11120 Ghulam Abbas Dalal
Ethics in Persian Poetry
Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books; New Delhi, India; 8170173140; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
"Ethics in Persian Poetry is the result of a lifelong study of the author in the interpretation of Sufi poetry. Sufi poetry, in popular parlance is all about wine & women, about love and romance. The author presents six eminent sufi poets of the Pre-Timurid period including Firdawsi, Umar Khayyam, Sadi and six eminent poets of the Timurid period including Ibn-i-Yamin, Hafiz and Jami, in a different context, bringing out the true meaning of the allegorical verses of these poets without any bias. 107956

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11121 Ghulam Ahmad
My Years with Sheikh Abdullah: Kashmir 1971-1987
Gulshan Books; Srinagar, India; 2008; 818339082X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 161 with numerous b/w illustrations . 025716

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11122 Ghulam Mohammad Shah & Shri Prakash (Eds)
Towards Understanding the Kashmir Crisis
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8121207789; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Kashmir issue raises many questions which solicit answers on an urgent basis. It has since 1947 fostered violence on numerous occasions leding to wars between India and Pakistans , sociol tension with in the region , and difference between the state and the Central Goverenment on issues relating to division of powers. Seventeen experts have in the present anthology, shed light on various facets of the Kashmir imbroglio. They have proposed many strategies to resolve the conflicts in Kashmir. whether these will help India and Pakistan to defuse the existing tension in the future, remains to be seen . That, in any case, is the intension with which these pages are being published and hopefully will be read by all those interested in the seemingly intractablre kashmir problem.Printed Pages: 278. 106086

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11123 Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Dar
Kargil: Its Social, Cultural and Economic History
Dilpreet Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8186762124; First Edition; Hardbound; New; New; 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 162. 000324

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11124 Ghulam Murshid; Translated from Bengali By Gopa Majumdar
Lured By Hope: A Biography of Michael Madhusudan Dutt
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 0195653629; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 254. 039696

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11125 Ghulam Rassul Galwan
Servant of Sahibs
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8120619579; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; New; 
Printed pages: 282 alongwith photogrph. 034392

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11126 Ghulam Yahya; edited, Translated and with an Introduction By Mehr Afshan Farooqi
Crafting Traditions: Documenting Trades & Crafts in Early 19th Century North India
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in Association with Abhinav Publications; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8173052492; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14.5 x 22.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 166 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 013316

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11127 Gia Virkkunen
"Köyhyydestä ei puhuttu, sitä vaan elettiin": Köyhyyden kokemus ja selviytyminen 1930-luvun pulan oloissa Suomen Maaseudulla
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2010; 9522222054; New; 
Teoksessa tutkitaan naisten ja miesten tapoja hankkia elantoa sekä perheiden selviytymistä toiseen maailmansotaan asti kestäneessä ahdingossa. Töistä kilpailtiin niin savotoilla kuin vainioillakin ja palkkoja maksettiin paitsi rahana myös ruokapalkkana tai elintarvikkeina. Köyhyyden aineellinen puoli kertoo asumisesta ja terveydestä – ennen kaikkea ruuan ja vaatteiden puutteesta. Köyhyyden aineeton puoli kumpuaa pieneläjien omista kokemuksista. Kirja pureutuu heidän kokemuksiinsa, jotka ilmenivät häpeän ja vihan tuntemuksina, joskus hiljaisena protestina. Printed Pages: 296. 115602

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11128 Giacamo Camuri, Andelo Fossati & Yashodar Mathpal (Ed.)
Deer in Rock Art of India and Europe
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 1993; 8185503028; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book provides an overview of deer in the rock art of India and Europe and its representation through the historic period. In the Indian section valuable evidence from several sites has been provided. A glimpse of a deep and sensitive understanding of the deer in the man's life and nature in the Indian literary tradition has been presented. The European section reveals the geographical extent of the various species of deer, besides the myths, legends and fables structured around its presence.Printed Pages: 166. 101656

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11129 Giacomo Camuri (Ed.)
Deer in Rock Artr of India and Europe
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 1993; 8173055114; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 22 x 28 Cm 
Printed Pages: 168 with 124 figures & maps & 44 colours illustrations. 100121

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11130 Gian C. Venturini; Kurt Lipstein (Chief Editor)
International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law: Volume III: Private International Law: Chapter 21: Property
J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), Tubingen, Germany and Mouton, The Hague, Netherlands; Tubingen, Germany; 1976; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 19 x 28 Cm 
015526

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11131 Gian Chand Chauhan
Early Indian Feudal Society and its Culture
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2015; 8121512751; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Early Indian Feudal Society and its Culture is based on the early Indian period which saw the “origin and growth of feudalism.” This book does not claim to present a general history of early India in the traditional manner, but the distinctive characteristic of this book lies in the fact that it presents a synthesis of social, economic and cultural history of early India. Early India created a rich and varied culture and in this period many Indian literary languages were formed. At this time major literary and cultural similarities began to unite people of different religions and languages, as can be seen in the oral tradition and cultural life of the people living then. The purpose of studying the early India is not simply to learn what it was like, but to have a better understanding of the present-day India through investigation into our ancient roots. The history of early India is the history of bitter conflict between peasants and feudal lords. Early Indian Ages were not only a time of conservatism and ignorance, casteism, victimization of Sudras and feudal brutality, but also were a time of great cultural achievement in which magnificent works of literature, art and architecture were created as a fine testimony to the creative genius of the people. I hope this book will help reveal something of the complex, mysterious, but always interesting world of the Early Indian Ages. Printed Pages: 234. 038179

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11132 Gian Chand Chauhan
Origin and Growth of Feudalism in Early India: From the Mauryas to AD 650
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8121510287; First Edition; Cloth; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
This work analyses the origin and growth of feudalism, and deals with the political, economic and social aspect of Indian feudalism. This period saw origin and growth of feudalism, it referred the division of society into social estates, privileges for the nobility, closed economy, the dominant position of landed aristocrats, all that hampered the movement of society forward and restricted the development of town and trade. The Indian form of feudalism have been treated on the basis of history of ancient India. The complexity and variety of life in feudal society has been shown, fundamental concepts offered, and the basic patterns of the development of the socio-economic and political formation of feudalism explained. This work would be of great interest to the historian of Ancient Indian History and the researchers who are interested in the study of feudalism. Printed Pages: 190. 012428

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11133 Gian Giuseppe Filippi
Bharatiya Paramparao mein Mrtyu Ki Avadharana: Sarira ka Antarana Aura Dahakarma Samskara
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8124603138; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Yama, in Hindu mythology, is the eschatologist and god of death. And is, thus, dreaded. Even in today's India, there is a fearful hesitancy, if not conscious avoidance, of any talk about him. Yet, paradoxically, the phenomenon of death does not evoke a similar fear in the Indian psyche -- accepted, as it is, a natural event, a part of life: just like poverty, sickness and old age. Here is an insightful, at once compelling exposition of the phenomenon of death, based on plurimillennial tradition of the Hindus -- which, despite the affirmation of Western attitudes in certain elitist sections of the urban society, has endured since the times of the Vedas and Indic Civilization. Exploring, contextually, the age-old Indian view of mortal existence: from the very moment of an individual's conception to his/her journey to the Kingdom of Yama -- through the major phases of birth, growth and ageing, Professor Filippi unveils a complex network of sentiments, beliefs, scriptural references, customs, hopes, ritualistic practices and much else -- relevant to the "great adventure" of death. Notwithstanding the sentimental undertones of the mrityu-theme, Dr. Filippi's work outstands for its rare scientific objectivity. It has grown from years of his rigorous research effort involving not only his extensive studies of Indian literature: classical and modern, but also his interviews with Indian samnyasins, brahmanas, relatives of the dead, and the persons living around the cremation grounds. Together with visual material, bibliographic references, and a glossary of non-English terms, the book holds out as much appeal to the general reader as to the specialist.Printed Pages: 200 100394

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11134 Gian Giuseppe Filippi and Bruno Marcolongo (eds)
Kampilya: Quest for a Mahabharata City (Venetian Academy of Indian Studies Series: No. 2)
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd. in association with Venetian Academy of Indian Studies, Venice, Italy; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8124601321; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 83 with colour and b/w photos and figures. 027316

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11135 Gian Giuseppe Filippi; Translated By Antonio Rigopoulos
Mrtyu: Concept of Death in Indian Tradition. Transformation of the Body and Funeral Rites
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8124600724; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 283 with colour illustrations. 011667

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11136 Gian Guido Belloni
Art of the Westen World: Prehistoric to Classical Painting
Paul Hamlyn; London, UK; 1962; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fair; No Jacket; 27 Cms x 38 Cms 
007320

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11137 Gian-Paolo Biasin
Literary Diseases: Theme and Metaphor in the Italian Novel
University of Texas Press; Austin, Texas, USA; 1975; 0292746148; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 178. 006410

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11138 Giani Ishar Singh Nara
Safarnama and Zafarnama: Being an account of Guru Gobind Singh and the epistle of moral victory written by him to Aurangzeb, translated Into English by Joginder Singh
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1985; First Edition; Hardbound; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 326. 011209

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11139 Giani Ishar Singh Nara (Author) & Harindar Singh Bedi (Tr.)
Safarnama and Zafarnama: The Life and Times of Guru Gobind Singh Sahib
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2017; 812151312X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
In his six years of intensive research during the 1960s, Giani Ishar Singh Nara personally visited a large number of places where Guru Gobind Singh Sahib had set foot and pieced together chronologically his journeys and gathered credible information on his life. He brought out startling facts of which the Sikh community, by and large, was hitherto unaware. “Safarnama and Zafarnama” tells us of the circumstances under which Guru Sahib founded the Khalsa Panth, his relentless clashes for justice and religious tolerance with the tyrannical Mughals, martyrdom of his four sons and the many trials and tribulations undergone by him. The book also tells us of Guru Sahib’s erudition as a scholar and a poet par excellence whose many compositions including his memoirs, “Bachittar Natak” and his telling letter “Zafarnama” in Persian to Emperor Aurangzeb, were compiled in the “Sri Dasam Granth” after him. Printed Pages: 638. 039858

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11140 Gianroberto Scarcia
Sifat-Nama-Yi Darvis Muhammad Han-I Gazi: Cronaca Di Una Crociata Musulmana Contro I Kafiri Di Lagman Nell'anno 1582
Istituto Italiano Per Il Medio Ed Estremo Oriente; Rome, Italy; 1965; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 18 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 368 with a folding map. Slightly shelf-worn. 007437

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11141 Gideon L. Kharkongor & Rajesh Dutta (Authors)
Status of Adivasis/Indigenous Peoples Mining Series-4 (Meghalaya)
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2014; 9789350022849; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 72. 109037

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11142 Gidi Ifergan
The Man from Samye Longchenpa on Praxis, Its Negtion and Liberation
Aditya Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8177421328; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 213. 037901

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11143 Gieve Patel
Mister Behram and Other Plays
Seagull Books; Kolkata, India; 2008; 8170462282; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 140 x 215 Mm 
Printed Pages: 301. 024739

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11144 Gil Fronsdal (Author) & Jack Kornfield (Frwd)
The Dhammapada: A New Translation of the Buddhist Classic with Annotations
Shambhala Publication/TBI; New Delhi, India; 2006; 1590303806; Softcover; New; 
The Dhammapada is the most widely read Buddhist scripture in existence, enjoyed by both Buddhists and non-Buddhists. This classic text of teaching verses from the earliest period of Buddhism in India conveys the philosophical and practical foundations of the Buddhist tradition. The text presents two distinct goals for leading a spiritual life: the first is attaining happiness in this life (or in future lives); the second goal is the achievement of spiritual liberation, freedom, absolute peace. Many of the key themes of the verses are presented in dichotomies or pairs, for example, grief and suffering versus joy; developing the mind instead of being negligent about one's mental attitude and conduct; virtuous action versus misconduct; and being truthful versus being deceitful. The purpose of these contrasts is, very simply, to describe the difference between what leads to desirable outcomes and what does not.For centuries, this text has been studied in its original Pali, the canonical language of Buddhism in Southeast Asia. This fresh new translation from Insight Mediation teacher and Pail translator Gil Fronsdal is both highly readable and scholarly authoritative. With extensive explanatory notes, this edition combines a rigorous attention to detail in bringing forth the original text with the translator's personal knowledge of the Buddhist path. It is the first truly accurate and highly readable translation of this text to be published in English. Printed Pages: 192. 111022

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11145 Gilbert Achcar
Eastern Cauldron: Islam, Afghanistan, Palestine and Iraq in a Marxist Mirror
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2006; 8187879874; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 288. 109384

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11146 Gilbert Achcar
Eastern Cauldron: Islam, Afghanistan, Palestine and Iraq in a Marxist Mirror
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2006; 8187879882; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 288. 109385

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11147 Gilbert D. Schneider
First Steps in Wes-Kos (Hartford Studies in Linguistics: Number 6)
The Hartford Seminary Foundation; Hartford, Connecticut, USA; 1963; First Edition; Paperback; Fair; 22 Cms x 28 Cms 
Printed Pages: 88. Torn spine. 008062

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11148 Gilbert Picard; Translated from the French By H.S.B. Harrison
The Ancient Civilization of Rome
Barrie & Rockliff: The Cresset Press; London, UK; 1969; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; Fine; 17 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 283 with 78 illustrations in colour and 92 illustrations in b/w. 038599

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11149 Gilbert Rist
The History of Development: From Western Origins to Global Faith ; New Edition: Revised and Expanded
Academic Foundation; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8171885489; Revised and Enlarged Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 5 3/4 " x 9" 
Printed pages: 296. 024493

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11150 Gilda Mendonsa
Snacks for Every Occasion: Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian
UBSPD; New Delhi, India; 2009; 817476657X; First Edition; Paperback; New; 18 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 70 with numerous colour illustrations. 027912

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11151 Giles Chapman
SUV: The World's Greatest Sport Utility Vehicles
Merrell; London, UK; 2005; 1858942748; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 26 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 240 with numerous colour illustrations. 013612

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11152 Giles Dorronsoro
Revolution Unending: Afghanistan 1979 to the Present
Hurst & Company; London, UK; 1850657033; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
While not underestimating the oft-cited “ethnic factor” in Afghan politics, especially Pashtun dominance, Dorronsoro argues that class and the competition for employment and education are key factors in explaining the country’s past. The 1990s saw a confrontation between the educated and the religious authorities (the ulema) and the marginalisation of the traditional elites. Contrary to the glib optimism of world politicians, this conflict may periodically go into quite phases, but it has not ended. With coalition intervention and the subsequent deposition of the ulema-dominated Taliban government, the educated elites are back in power. However, as Dorronsoro argues, patching up the country by means of short-term ethnic alliances and a new division of the spoils will only perpetuate the schisms in society. He believes, on a very sounbd factual and analytical basis, that the Afghan civil war is set to continue and perhaps worsen over time, despite Western intervention since 9/11. Printed Pages: 394. 027081

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11153 Giles Robertson and George Henderson (eds.)
Studies in Memory of David Talbot Rice
Edinburgh University Press; Edinburgh, UK; 1975; 0852242530; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 324. 004210

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11154 Giles Tillotson
Taj Mahal
Penguin Books; Harmondsworth, Middlesex, UK; 2008; 0143065297; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 199 with numerous b/w illustrations. 024700

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11155 Giles Tillotson & Mrinalini Venkateswaran (Eds)
Painting and Photography: At The Jaipur Court
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789385285240; Hardcover; New; New; 24 x 31 Cm 
From its very inception in 1727, Jaipur has drawn upon the arts to carve a niche for itself. This book tells the story of the visual arts in Jaipur over a period of more than two centuries, highlighting the dual roles of its rulers as patrons who commissioned works from their own court artists, and as collectors who acquired works from elsewhere. In the special case of Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II, it also encompasses the creation of art, as he was an accomplished amateur photographer.The story begins with paintings from the 18th century, from the period of the founder Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, up to that of Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, under whose reign painting in particular flourished. It then captures the excitement of the late 19th century when the camera competed with but also complemented the artist’s brush under Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II. The story concludes with images from the eventful years leading to Indian Independence and its aftermath overseen by Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh II and Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II, bringing us up to the mid-20th century.This volume is the fourth in a new series of publications illustrating the collections of the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, City Palace, Jaipur. It accompanies a new gallery dedicated to painting and photography that opened in 2015, showcasing a selection of two hundred paintings and photographs. Specially commissioned chapters on painting and photography in Jaipur expand on the scope of the exhibition and draw together the latest research on the collection. Other books in the series are: Festivals at the Jaipur Court, by Vibhuti Sachdev; Arms & Armour at the Jaipur Court, by Robert Elgood; and Textiles & Garments at the Jaipur Court, by Rahul Jain. Printed Pages: 276 with numerous colour illustrations. 107542

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11156 Giles Tillotson (ed.)
James Tod's Rajasthan: The Historian and His Collections (Vol. 59, No. 1)
Marg Publications; Mumbai, India; 2007; 8185026807; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 136 with numerous colour illustrations. 019790

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11157 Gill Farrer Halls
The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Buddhist Wisdom: A Complete Introduction to the Principles and Practices of Buddhism
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; First Edition; New; 
029633

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11158 Gill Hasson
Mindfulness Pocketbook: Little Exercise for a Calmer Life
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2015; 8126556323; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Follow-up to the bestselling Mindfulness - Be Mindful.Live in the Moment. Gill Hasson, author of the bestsellingMindfulnessis back and this time you can fit her advice in your pocket! This little book is packed with over 100 quick exercises, each dealing with a different situation, to help you get calm, collected and balanced. So whenever you start to feel the stress mounting, reach for yourMindfulness Pocketbook, find the relevant exercise and instantly make life better!. So if you feel like life is moving too fast and you're struggling to keep up with constant demands and commitments, don't let anxiety and worry get the better of you - integrate these mindfulness exercises, practices and reflections into your daily life and get in control and feel more confident, calm and present. By progressing through the pocketbook, you will develop mindful ways of thinking and doing that will benefit a wide range of situations in your personal, social and work life. Slow down, take a deep breath and take that step toward an easier and more manageable life. The Mindfulness Pocketbook will help you. Move in the direction of greater calm, balance and wellbeing. Increase your insight and awareness. Break free from unhelpful thoughts and thinking patterns, feel more confident and have better self-esteem. Be more able to manage other people's demands, stress, anxiety and worry.Printed Pages: 128. 104998

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11159 Gill Seidel
The Nature of the Right: A Feminist Analysis of Order Patterns
John Benjamins Publishing Company; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 1988; 9027224110; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; Fine; 16 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 194. 005562

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11160 Gilles Gagne, Frans Daems, Sjaak Kroon, Jan Sturm and Elca Tarrab (eds.)
Selected Papers in Mother Tongue Education (Etudes En Pedagogie De La Langue Maternelle)
Foris Publications; Dordrecht, The Netherlands; 1987; 9067653330; First Edition; Paperback; Fine; 17 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 207. 006568

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11161 Gilles Tarabout and Ranabir Samaddar (eds)
Conflict, Power, and the Landscape of Constitutionalism
Routledge; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0415445426; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 253. 026861

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11162 Gillian Brown, Karen L. Currie, and Joanne Kenworthy
Questions of Intonation
Croom Helm; London, UK; 1980; 0-8564-998-8; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 206. 036323

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11163 Gillian Clezy
Modification of the Mother-Child Interchange in Language, Speech, and Hearing
University Park Press; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 1979; 0839113196; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 15.5 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 173. Slightly scratched covers. 008091

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11164 Gillian D. Brown and Sally Rice
Professional English in Use
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0521736404; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 195 x 260 Mm 
Printed Pages: 128. 024318

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11165 Gillian Steinberg
Thomas Hardy: The Poems
Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2016; 1137608420; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 256. 111433

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11166 Giorgio Abetti; Translated By J.B. Sidgwick
The Sun
Faber and Faber Limited; London, UK; 1957; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; No Jacket; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 336 with numerous b/w illustrations. Soiled and faded cover. Bumped corners. 010264

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11167 Giorgio Monti
EC Competition Law
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 2007; 0521700752; First Edition; Paperback; New; 175 x 245 Mm 
The development of competition law in the EU can be explored through three interrelated perspectives: the extent to which controversies in economic thinking affect the design of the law; how changing political visions about the objectives of competition law have caused shifts in the interpretation of the rules; and the institution in charge of applying the rules. The economic and political debates on competition law show that it is a contested terrain, and the way courts and competition authorities apply the law reflects their responses to the objectives and economics of competition law. By characterising the application of competition law as a continuous response to policy and economic debates, the author casts fresh perspectives on the subject. Written with competition law students in mind, Monti sets out economic concepts in a non-technical manner and explores the policy dimension of competition law by referring to key cases and contemporary policy initiatives. • Non-technical reviews of the relevant economic literature allow all readers to participate fully in the discussion of competition law • Detailed case studies illustrate the operation of rules in specific circumstances, as well as their general application for a fuller understanding • The introduction of new topics for study gives the student the broadest possible perspective on the subject Contents 1. Competition law - policy perspectives; 2. The core values of EC competition law in flux; 3. Economics and competition law; 4. Competition law and public policy; 5. Market power; 6. Abuse of a dominant position: anticompetitive exclusion; 7. Abuse of a dominant position: from competition policy to sector-specific regulation; 8. Merger policy; 9. Oligopoly markets; 10. Distribution agreements; 11. Institutions: who enforces competition law?; 12: Competition law and liberalisation; 13. Conclusions. Printed Pages: 568. 020793

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11168 Giorgio Raimondo Cardona
Standard Italian
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1976; 9027930554; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 84. Trends in Linguistics: State-of-the-Art Reports: 1. 006175

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11169 Giovanni Curatola
Islam: Visual Encyclopedia of Art
Scala; Florence, Italy; 2009; 8881178087; First Edition; Paperback; New; 20 x 20 Cm 
Printed Pages: 319 with numerous colour illustrations. 036417

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11170 Giovanni Dicran Megighian
Facial Beauty: Easy and Natural Steps to Ageing Well
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789382299691; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Facial Beauty is generally associated with youthfulness, whereas ageing is perceived as loss of beauty and attractiveness. Nonetheless, there are people who retain their attractiveness even in old age. This book is about the observations and researches around the face, its attractiveness and well-being. The reader will be introduced to inspirational men and women who have influenced with their ideas and work, the crystallization of the concepts of this book. It is relevant especially today when modern society's lifestyle in deteriorating health and attractiveness is clearly evident. This book will be handy in making you look attractive and presentable even as you age.Printed Pages: 108. 104629

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11171 Giri Raj Shah
Nainital: The Land of Trumpet and Song
Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books; New Delhi, India; 8170173248; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
" A gem in perfect setting, this charming lake resorts with its graceful willows encircling the emerald mountain lake. During the day, the city with brightly coloured villas, bungalows, ponies, rickshaws and sailboats beckons the visitors to discovers the town in the special way. And as the sun sinks behind the mountains, the hill station turns into an enchanting, alluring fairyland. The lake, reflecting the rows of lights dancing in the water, weaves a mysterious fantasy. That is how is Nainital - the lake town. 107906

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11172 Giri Raj Shah
Image Makers
Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books; New Delhi, India; 8170172950; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The need of the hour is that we should build our police service in such a way that they may enjoy the confidence and respect of the peaple and their image is so built that the appearance of a policemen may generate confidence in the heart of the law abiding and fear in the mind of the criminal. Printed Pages: 331. 107971

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11173 Girija Prasanna Pattnaik
Terrorism in World Polotics Indies Response
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789381209301; Hardcover; New; New; 
111126

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11174 Girijanath Bhattacharya
A Catalogue of Printed Hindi Books in the Library of the Asiatic Society
The Asiatic Society; Kolkata, India; 1967; First Edition; Paperback; Good; 16.5 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 67. Some water stains on cover. 014128

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11175 Girindranath Mukhopadhyaya
History of Indian Medicine: Containing notices, biographical and bibliographical of the ayurvedic physicians and their works on medicine from the earliest ages to the present Time, 3 Vols.
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2003; 8121506603; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
The present book contains the History of Indian Medicine from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time, and was awarded the Griffith Memorial Prize for the encouragement of advanced study of Science and Letters by the Calcutta University in 1909. This is a pioneer work of its kind and traces in detail the steady growth of the ancient science of medicine (Ayurveda) from the Vedic times upto the advent of the British rule. To make it complete the learner author has given the account of the prominent Sages who promulgated this science. To know the History of Medicine in Ancient India is to know the entire domain of Indology, as the teachers of Medicine were Sages who were seers of the Vedic hymns, elaborated the philosophical systems, speculated on the existence of God, and were, in fact, concerned in the intellectual history of Ancient India. Printed Pages: 1228 with 2 charts. 026099

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11176 Giriraj Kishore; Translated from the Hindi Original By Prajapati Sah
The Girmitiya Saga
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8189738453; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 6 x 9 Inches 
Printed Pages: 1026. 033393

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11177 Giriraj Kumar
Rock Art of India
Sharada Publishing House; Delhi, India; 2015; 9789383221066; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
India is one of the three countries having the richest treasures of rock art in the world; other two are Australia and South Africa. A lot of developments have been made in Rock Art Discipline globally during the last twenty-five years, and India played a crucial role in this development, especially in the study of the Pleistocene art through the EIP Project. Hence, there was a strong need of a book which can give a comprehensive picture of Indian rock art in the light of the latest developments in rock art research in India. The present book is an attempt to present Prehistoric Indian rock art with its irresistible beauty and glamour in the light of the latest developments in a scientific way. It presents an outline of how rock art research began and developed in this country. The facts presented and hypotheses proposed on the basis of available evidence can be checked and tested by future researches. There is another important dimension to this issue, the protection and preservation of rock art, which has become such a major concern around the world. The efforts become more effective if the rock art scholars are able to take the support of the general mass. Hence, the book has been presented in such a way that it will not only be useful for rock art specialists but can also meet the general queries and aspirations of the enthusiasts and amateurs who want to know and visit the superbly rich and beautiful Indian rock art. It helps both of them: the specialist to appreciate the importance of public communication and to learn how to achieve it; and the layperson by making overly complex hypotheses and ideas readily accessible. It also highlights the mesmerising beauty of the rock art sites which are great attractions for the persons, especially the youth having adventurous spirit and creative mind.Printed Pages: 256 with 15 figures, 75 colour & 40 b/w illustrations. 102717

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11178 Giriraj Shah
Indian Heritage
Abhinav Publications; New Delhi, India; 1982; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 200 with numerous b/w illustrations. Rubbed dust jacket. 021905

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11179 Giriraj Shah
Encyclopaedia of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, 3 Volumes
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1998; 812120545X; Hardcover; New; New; 
United Nations described each and every aspect of Drug Abuse and drug trafficking, the worldwide burning problem of the modern times. Drug abuse and drug Trafficking have assumed serious proportion all over the world and probable no Country is free from its effects. Fortunately, the scope of drug addition in India is limited. The central and state governments, NGOs (Non-Government Organisations) are doing their best to eradicate it. Sufficient Progress has been made in this field. This pioneering Study shall be the greatest tribute and contribution to the United Nations decade (1990-2000) against drug abuse.We can divide Drugs mainly into two categories — Narcotic Drugs (Natural Drugs) and Psychotropic Substances (Synthetic Drugs). The Author has divided the book in three volumes.Ecstasy and Agony : In this volume author has chiefly thrown light on these aspects : History of Opium drug, Drugs in literature, Indentification of drugs, hallucinogens, Stimulants, Depressants; Heroin, Cannabis, Cacaine, Youth and drug addiction, Aids and intravenous drug abuse.Drugs' Dangerous Dimensions and Tobacco Smoking : Different dimensions of this volume are : the Golden Angle, Asian Drug epidemic, International phenomenon of narcotic smuggling, Land of drug dons-Colombia, pakistan-nexus and narcotic nucleus, Indian connection, Narcotics and terrorism, Socio-medical strategies, United States' War on drugs.Indian Initiative : The salient features of this volume are : Anti-drug measures in India, Measures against illicit traffic, Preventive procedures.Printed Pages: 1328. 105863

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11180 Giriraj Shah
Encyclopaedia of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, Volume 1
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1998; 8121205409; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 403. 105864

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11181 Giriraj Shah
Encyclopaedia of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, Volume 2
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1998; 8121205417; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 475. 105865

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11182 Giriraj Shah
Encyclopaedia of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances,Encyclopaedia of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, Volume 3
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1998; 8121205425; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 400. 105866

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11183 Giriraj Shah
Management Planning for the Twenty-First Century, 3 Volumes
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8121205301; Hardcover; New; New; 
The book primarily deals with three pivotal aspects of management in a management planning for the twenty-first century: viz. The principles, the effectiveness of methods, and the factors contributing to success of failure. A systematic and modern approach to leading the workforce is considered as the road to excellence in management. These volumes provide a thorough survey containing success and failure, aims and traps, professionalism and decision making of management planning. Special attention is paid to managers excelling in Hobbies or voluntary occupations.This multivolume Study is a set of three books.The first volume is titled: Management of Self for Excellence—The author has discussed topics, such as excellence, Yoga and management, leadership, smart ways to stay ahead, mannerism, the dress codes, the home affairs, officers' mess, social engagements, manmanagement and customs, Traditions and reverences.The second volume is titled: Management Strategy for Twenty-First Century—In this volume he has focused his mind on conceptualizing management, strategies for management, essentials of management, the importance of communication, the role of success and in retrospect.The third volume is titled: Career Planning and Administration in Government Service—In this volume he has elaborately dealt with official behaviour, union government and state governments, management in government, observance of the rule of law, conduct a nd misconduct, the importance of integrity in administration, red-tapism, bureaucracy, relevance of the human values in administration, and rules of conduct for government officers These volumes provide a complete Picture of professionalism and decision-making.Printed Pages: 754. 105915

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11184 Giriraj Shah
The Life and Times of Maj. General William Sleeman: Elimination of Thuggies in India
Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8178350203; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book is based on the famed book titled "Yellow Scarf authored by Lt. Gen. Francis Tucker. It gives an intimate Account of the life and Times of Maj. Gen. W.H. Sleeman better known as Thugee Sleeman who was appointed as incharge of Thugee and Anti Dacoity Department in 1829 and by 1836 he had totally eradicated the curse of Thuggery and Dacoity from India by sheer dint of his planning and meticulous execution of the operations. This book provides indepth insight into the working of Sleeman's scheming mind.Printed Pages: 268. 106084

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11185 Girish Chandra Roy
Indian Culture: The Tradition of Non-violence and Social Change in India
Ajanta Publications; Delhi, India; 1976; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; No Jacket; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 207. 028759

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11186 Girish Jakhotiya
The Outburst
Vitasta Publishing Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789382711650; Softcover; New; 
soaring heights, assisted by devious politician, Ramesh Salunke, and his Public Relations chief, Dil Bhojani, a wheeler-dealer plotting to set up a business empire of his own. A spiritual guru,Bada Bapu, is part of this unholy nexus. A few dedicated and ambitious youngsters from different countries work out a strategy under the guidance of Professor Aditya to bring about the Pride Group's downfall. The professor’s wife dies and his mother-in-law iss murdered, yet he continues with his crusade against coruption. From Matheran to Dubai to the USA, the narrative unfolds through situations of drama and suspense, holding the reader spellbound till the very end. Printed Pages: 272. 107201

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11187 Girish Karnad
Collected Plays: Volume I: Comprising Tughlaq; Hayavadana; Bali: The Sacrifice; Naga-Mandala
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2005; 0195673107; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
This book is the first volume of a collection of plays by Girish Karnad, one of India's foremost dramatists and actors. It contains Tughlaq, Hayavana, Bali: The Sacrifice, and Naga-Mandala. 024963

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11188 Girish Karnad
The Dreams of Tipu Sultan: Bali: The Sacrifice. Two Plays By Girish Karnad
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2004; 0195664760; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
This is a collection of two new plays by Girish Karnad, one of India s foremost dramatists and actors. The first play introduces the reader to the visions of one of India s most famous rulers, and the second, to the inner conflict of violence vs. non-violence of a 10th century king faced with his queen s infidelity. The figure of Tipu Sultan has continued to dominate Indian and British imagination for over two centuries, as the endless flow of scholarly works, ballads, plays and novels about his tempestuous life and tragic end testifies. What however is less well known, is that this man, who spent a large part of his life on horseback, maintained a record of his dreams that he kept concealed from his nearest associates. The Dreams of Tipu Sultan, which explores the inner life of this warrior, political visionary and dreamer, was commissioned by the BBC and broadcast in Britain on the fiftieth anniversary of Indian Independence. Bali: The Sacrifice was staged on June 2002 at the L eicester Haymarket Theatre, UK. The king in the 10th cent. Jain myth, upon which the play is based, is devastated to discover that his queen is involved with an elephant-keeper. Circumstances force him to sacrifice a cockerel to the gods in order to avoid further evil befalling the family. But he is a Jain, and non-violence is a fundamental principle of Jain faith. In desperation, he substitutes a bird made of dough, with unexpected results. The myth is less concerned with actual violence than with the morality of substitution, which permits violence that is wider and more subtle by masking its appearance. Printed Pages: 133. 033298

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11189 Girish Karnad
Yayati
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2007; 0195692365; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
In the Mahabharata, King Yayati is cursed to old age in the prime of life for a sexual misdemeanour of his and tries to circumvent the catastrophe by demanding that his son, Pooru, lend him his youth in exchange for the curse. This unusual myth about a parent's aggression against his offspring has inspired some of India's most eminent writers to explore it in fiction, poetry, and drama. Girish Karnad was only twenty-two when he attempted his interpretation in the play, Yayati. What makes his version of the tale so resonant, and startlingly original, is that he rejects the traditional glorification of the son's ''self-sacrifice' and, against a backdrop of lust, jealousy, and racial tensions, foregrounds the tragic choices with which the young prince and his bride are confronted. Angry, energetic, ambitious, and strongly influenced by the tragic vision of the Existentialists, the play immediately established Karnad's reputation as a dramatist in Kannada and launched him on his celebrated career in the Indian theatre. Yayati has been translated into different Indian languages and has continued to be performed all over the country during the half century since it was written. 019727

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11190 Girish Kumar
Local Democracy in India: Interpreting Decentralization
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2006; 0761935339; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Despite the considerable literature on the subject and the innumerable experiments at making it work, decentralization remains an enigma today. The basic objective of this large-scale study is to reconstruct the contemporary history of decentralization in India with a view to understanding its impact on democratization. This is done with reference to the experiences of four states—Maharashtra, West Bengal, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh—which represent three generations of panchayats. The author assesses the contribution of these local institutions in expanding the social base of democracy and in deepening the process of democratization at the local level. Using interviews and discussions with all the actors in the field of decentralization, the author presents a comparative and detailed account of panchayat-centric democratic decentralization in these states. In doing so, the original objectives of the policy-makers have been interrogated, and an assessment made of the intentions as compared to the ground reality. Printed Pages: 336. 028595

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11191 Girish Kumar
Local Democracy in India: Interpreting Decentralization
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2006; 0761935118; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Despite the considerable literature on the subject and the innumerable experiments at making it work, decentralization remains an enigma today. The basic objective of this large-scale study is to reconstruct the contemporary history of decentralization in India with a view to understanding its impact on democratization. This is done with reference to the experiences of four states—Maharashtra, West Bengal, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh—which represent three generations of panchayats. The author assesses the contribution of these local institutions in expanding the social base of democracy and in deepening the process of democratization at the local level. Using interviews and discussions with all the actors in the field of decentralization, the author presents a comparative and detailed account of panchayat-centric democratic decentralization in these states. In doing so, the original objectives of the policy-makers have been interrogated, and an assessment made of the intentions as compared to the ground reality. Printed Pages: 336. 028594

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11192 Girish Mishra
Economic Systems (Third Edition)
Pragati Publications; New Delhi, India; 1998; 8173070547; Third Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This is the third enlarged and thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Book which has been in continuing demand in the market since its First Edition in 1986. New topics like globalisation, the collapse of the Soviet Union and disintegration of the once mighty Soviet bloc, and the economic reforms in China after the death of Deng Xiaoping have been dealt with at length. New materials have been brought in and new research works and debates have been referred ro. References and notes have been made more comprehensive and a detailed index has been appended for ready reference of readers. It will be of great help to students, researchers, journalists and lay public who are interested to known of the evolution of socio-economic systems since the beginning of human civilisation. It may help those who think that humanity has not reached 'the end of history' and the collapse of the Soviet Union is just a temporary set back for the fight to build a better and just society. The book refers to the plausible reasons for the failure of the efforts to build Socialism in the Soviet Union and it also takes not of the worldwide debate on it. It has brought in materials like the late South African thinker and activist Joe Slovo's Has Socialism Failed?, which are not easily accessible. The book is of immense value to all those who are interested in social sciences and contemporary international developments. The Author has tried to present both sides while dealing with controversies and topics which arouse great ideological and political emotions. A glance though the treatment of globalisation is sufficient to underline this.Printed Pages: 390. 101216

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11193 Girish Mishra
Comparative Economic Development
Pragati Publications; New Delhi, India; 1996; 8173070431; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
This books deals with the impact of industrial revolution on various aspects of the economy and its external relations. In this venture it has made a comparative study of a number of the present-day industrialized countries. It has look into the impact of industrial revolution on population, national product, sectoral composition of the economy, distribution of national income among various factors of production and the sections of working population, changes in the pattern of consumption, savings and capital formation and foreign trade and international flows of capital. The second part of the Book has closely looked at the experiences of three countries of the world, namely, Britain where the first industrial revolution began in the second half of the eighteenth century, Japan which was the first non-European and first Asian country to have industrial revolution, and the former Soviet Union which industrialized itself as a result of conscious decision and efforts under the aegis of the state within a very short span of time. The book has brought out the similarities and contrasts by looking at the role of agriculture, foreign trade and state in these three countries in their industrialization. It has examined the great controversy in the Soviet Union during the 1920s, which goes by the name of industrialization debate by incorporating new materials, and has looked at the process of collectivization in the light of materials which have become available since the Gorbachev days.Printed Pages: 248. 101219

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11194 Girish Mishra
An Economic History of Modern India (Second Edition)
Pragati Publications; New Delhi, India; 1998; 8173070520; Second Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
1. Introduction : On Study of Economic History 2. Population (1757-1951) 3. Occupational Structure and the Process of De-industrialization 4. National Income 5. Trends in Indian Agriculture 6. Irrigation 7. Famines 8. Rural Credit and its Problems 9. Agrarian Relations 10. Railways 11. Foreign Trade 12. Growth of Modern Manufacturing Industries 13. Industrial Labour Force and Trade Union Movement 14. Fiscal System 15. Social Setting in India Printed Pages: 311. 101220

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11195 Girish Mishra
Balzac: Mirror of Emerging Modern Capitalism
Pragati Publications; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8173070636; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Balzac remains undisputably one of the greatest novelists produced by mankind. Born on 20 May 1799, he became a self-appointed chronicler of the five decades that followed Napoleon's ascendancy to power, or better to say, the post-Revolution French society when modern capitalism came into existence. He produced an enormous amount of literature of the first rate. In fact, the historic unity of his Human Comedy was woven around his assessment of The Changes in the French society, brought about by the two phases of the Revolution. He demonstrated that no part of the society was static or at rest. The forces unleashed by the Revolution brought in violent movements and changes with great swiftness and all opposition was swept away. These changes were all pervasive affecting the base as well as the superstructure in their entirety. Credit goes to Balzac for depicting them with superb analytical skill. This is why both Marx and Engels advised people to read Balzac's novels rather than arid treatises of scholars. The present Book is a significant contribution to the study of Balzac's works. It takes the reader with Balzac on a journey through the French society during the first half of the nineteenth century. The reader is enabled to discern the changes in various sectors of the economy, society and politics. It shows how Balzac searched for the material basis of each phenomenon witnessed by him in all its historical connections and movements and made an effort to see whether any pattern could be found. His sweep was so vast that seldom anything of consequence slipped away from his grasp. This book is both relevant and timely for the present-day readers in India where since the turn of the 1990s, almost unbridled growth of capitalism in the Context of globalisation has begun and no segment of socio-economic life is untouched. Corruption, criminalisation, the growth of a very powerful underworld, cut-throat competition, and so on have come to be witnessed. It will help them understand what is happening here and why.Printed Pages: 385. 101221

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11196 Girish Mishra & Braj Kumar Pandey
Rammanohar Lohia and His Thinking
Pragati Publications; New Delhi, India; 2002; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 205. 101213

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11197 Girish Mishra & Braj Kumar Pandey
Sociology and Economics of Casteism in India
Pragati Publications; New Delhi, India; 1996; 8173070369; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Bihar is one of the largest States of India with enormous natural resources and vast manpower. It has a glorious and very ancient history, influencing the course of developments and events not only in India but the world at large. Its soil is fertile, people hardworking, rivers flowing with water throughout the year, its Earth full of valuable and even rare minerals and the climate is congenial, yet its economy has been on the decline and the incidence of poverty on the increase. Its cities, towns and villages unmistakably give the impression of its continuous sliding down. It is one of the most backward States of the country. The administrative machinery seems to have withered away, there is anarchy and chaos, Law and order does not seem to exist, criminalization appears to have enveloped the State and infrastructural facilities are in the ruin. Land reforms have failed to proceed further after the abolition of zamindari system. Educational System is nothing but a scandal and corruption is all pervasive. Casteism is the reigning ideology. This Book looks into the present plight of Bihar on the basis of facts, figures and records. It goes into history, sociology, economy and politics of the State since the establishment of the British Raj. Such a comprehensive study has been attempted for the first time. No other scholar ever attempted such a task in the past with the result that all Other Books and papers and journalistic writings suffer from lopsidedness and, at times, bias and prejudices.Since the two authors have been associated with Bihar and its politics from their student days and have watched, participated in and analyzed Bihar's developments, there is clarity and authenticity which is generally absent in the works of foreign scholars and journalists.Printed Pages: 433. 101225

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11198 Girish Nath Jha, Bal Ram Singh, R.P. Singh, and Diwakar Mishra (eds)
Modern Perspectives on Vedanta: Proceedings of the 20th International Congress of Vedanta (December 28-31, 2011, JNU, New Delhi)
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8124606390; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 892 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 037275

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11199 Girish Nath Jha, Sukalyan Sengupta & Bal Ram Singh (Eds)
Vedanta Anvikshiki, Science and Philosophy in Contemporary Perspective
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2017; 8124608970; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Contents: 1. Intentionality and reflexivity of consciousness: Advaita perspective/Adarasupally Nataraju and Munmun Chakraborty. 2. Liberation, immortality and life after death: a comparative analysis of Vedanta and Islamic philosophy/Afzal Ahmad. 3. The theory of causation in Advaitavad/Arup Jyoti Sarma. 4. The metaphysics of the beyond/K. Srinivas. 5. Concept of time, space and mind in yogavasishtha/Mamta Tripathi. 6. The Advaita concept of content less cognition: some problems/Raghunath Ghosh. 7. Vritti (psychosis) in Advaita Vedanta/Shankarji Jha. 8. Maya as Mulavidya in Kevaladvaita of Shankara and as an ontological reality in the Bhakti vedanta school of Swaminarayana/Smit Gadhia. 9. Reality as Ananda : An Upanishadic exposition/Surjya Kamal Borah. 10. Advaita Vedanta ki Vyapakata/Somanath Nene. 11- Drishtisrishtivadah/Viveka Karmakar. 12. The return of the missing creative couple/Jeffrey Armstrong (Kavindra Rishi). 13. Call for Shuddhi : Vedantic model of purification/Bhuwan Kumar Jha. 14. Vajrasuchikopanishadi Brahmanatvanirdharanamukhena Pratipaditam Brahmatattvam/Arnava Ghoshal. 15. Influence of Advaita Vedanta on Sanskrit rasa theory/Arijit Gupta. 16. Agricultural science in Sanskrit literature with special reference to Krishiparashara/Daya Shankar Tiwary. 17. Jambudvipa: scientific interpretation of Sanatana Dharma/Ravi Jatavallabhula. 18. Physical Sciences in the Rigvedic Maruts : generators of speech and force incarnate/Soma Basu. 19. Vedantic view of Kalidasa and deep ecology : with references to Abhijnanashakuntalam/Baldev Ram Khandoliyan. 20. Shrimadbhagavadmahapuranasya Vaidikopajivyam Puranavaishishtayancha/Harish Chandra Kukareti. 21. Jyotishayurvedashastrayoh Angangibhavah/Suman K.S. 22. Sanatsujatiyam/T.S. Haragopal. 23. Consciousness under the phenomenological microscope : Shankara’s position/Alok Kumar. 24. Dasabodh : a classic spiritual text that underlines the importance of Vedas and Vedanta/Prashant Balkrishna Kulkarni. 25. Brihadaranyakopanishadi Svapnatattvam/Palash Ghosh. 26. Understanding Vedanta applying phonosemantics/Pramod Kumar Agrawal. 27. Indic non-dual traditions and monotheism contrasted : necessity for dialogue between Dharmic traditions/Laul Jadusingh. 28. Interfaith dialogue between Vedanta and Christianity on the concept of liberation/Gaichuimeilu Palmei. 29. The notion of harmony : Vedanta perspective/R.P. Singh. 30. Advaita vedanta in socio-political practices of Mahatma Gandhi/Ved Mitra Shukla. 31. Everpresent state : a scientific solution to our individual peace and global peace/Shashidhara Gangaiah. Index. Ancient Indian thought system, well known for its relentless argumentation on varied contentious issues, paved the way for maturing deep philosophical thoughts, and scientific and technological inventions. This volume Vedanta Anvikshiki, Science and Philosophy in Contemporary Perspective, which resonates the current expectations from Vedanta in a fast-changing world, is the proceedings of the 21st edition of International Congress of Vedanta organized by the Center of Indic Studies, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth during 11-13 July 2013. The volume presents thirty-one research papers from reputed scholars on wide-ranging topics like metaphysics, knowledge and hermeneutics, science and technology in ancient texts, interpretation of key texts, digital libraries, yoga and ayurveda, spirituality and science, interfaith dialogue, Indian cosmology and psychology, Vedantic pedagogy, history, culture, social systems, corporate world, governance, music and consciousness studies. These papers present vast treasures of India’s knowledge systems and offer potential for multidisciplinary research. It would be of immense value to the students and scholars of Vedanta, and would stimulate them for more discussions and debates on Vedantic traditions and their contemporary relevance. Printed Pages: 615. 116184

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11200 Girisha Chandra Vedantatirth with an Introduction By Akshaya Kumara Mitra; Edited By Arthur Avalon
Kulachudamani Tantra
Cosmo Publications; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8177557289; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
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