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16901 Kamlesh Jha
Indica Books; Varanasi, India; 2008; 8186569790; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 242. 101267

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16902 Kamlesh Kumar Jain
Jaina Uddharana Kosa: I (A Collection of the Citations of the Prakrit and Sanskrit Languages as Found in the Jaina Texts, Commentaries and the Like) (Vol. I) Compiled and edited with introduction, bibliographies, variants, indices, Etc.
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120819802; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 

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16903 Kamlesh Mohan
Towards Gender History: Images, Identities, and Roles of North Indian Women with Special Reference to Punjab
Aakar; Delhi, India; 2006; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 272. 024529

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16904 Kamlesh Mohan
Science and Technology in Colonial India
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2014; 9789350022801; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 163. 109020

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16905 Kamlesh Mohan
Towards Gender History: Images, Identities and Roles of North Indian Women
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 8187879661; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 273. 109394

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16906 Kamlesh Omprakash Mehra, Rensil D. Sliva & Kamlesh Pandey
Rang De Basanti: A Generation Awakens
Om Books International; New Delhi, India; 9789381607084; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
A young London-based filmmaker happens to find her grandfather’s diaries which narrate his experiences as a British jailor in India during the Raj. Excited about these memoirs, she arrives in Delhi and casts a group of young friends to play the roles of legendary Indian revolutionaries—Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad, Ramprasad Bismil and Ashfaqullah Khan—in a documentary film, called ‘The Young Guns of India’. The complex narrative in this compelling film interweaves two strands, one set in modern India and the other in an India of the first half of the 20th century with dexterity and yet apparent effortlessness. The shooting script is going to be published for the first time, supplemented with exclusive behind-the-scenes stills, storyboards and other visuals from the film and a foreword by writer-director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and an afterword by writer Prasoon Joshi. It is an essential read for film students and a collector’s item for movie buffs.Printed Pages: 266. 105165

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16907 Kamlesh Sadanand
Language Use in Industry
Bahri Publications; New Delhi, India; 1993; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 185. Slightly torn dust jacket. 025629

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16908 Kamleshwar Bhattacharya
Some Thoughts in Early Buddhism with Special Reference to its Relation to the Upanisads (Post Graduate and Research Department Series)
Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute; Pune, India; 1998; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 34. 103075

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16909 Kamta Prasad
Water in the Coming Decades: Policy and Governance Issues in India
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789382993698; Hardcover; New; New; 
India has a surface and ground water irrigation potential of nearly 100 million hectares which has made it a country with the largest irrigated area in the world. This book deals with the policy and governance issues in relation to management as well as development of water resources in India. It makes a critical review of the state of the art concerning most of the important aspects of the water sector and comes forward with practical suggestions to improve the system further. The perspective of this book is mainly social economic and institutional and not technological. While the focus of the book is on India the issues discussed and their implications are relevant to a greater part of the world specially the developing world. The book would be useful for researchers administrators policy-makers and those interested in water resources in India and elsewhere.Printed Pages: 446. 101505

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16910 Kanai Lal Hazra
Buddhism in India as Described by the Chinese Pilgrims
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8121501326; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
The book Buddhism in India as Described by the Chinese Pilgrims incorporates an exhaustive study of the lives and the works of Chinese pilgrims and their connection with the growth of Buddhism in India, during fifth to seventh centuries AD. The book has been divided into four sections in order to present a handy description of the different aspects of Buddhism as noted by the Chinese pilgrims during those centuries. In his endeavour to make the work more descriptive the author has made use of the records compiled by Thomas Watters, J. Takakusu, Samuel Beal, H.A. Gibbs, James Legge etc. Printed Pages: 141 with 1 map. 033499

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16911 Kanai Lal Hazra
History of Theravada Buddhism in South-East Asia: with special reference to India and Ceylon
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8121501644; Second Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Theravada Buddhism exists in Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Burma, Siam (Thailand), Cambodia and in Laos. This form of Buddhism is the tie that binds Ceylon with all these countries of Couth-east Asia. The present book tries to show that Ceylon had strong cultural links with her neighbours in South-east Asia. From the eleventh century onwards the Sihala Sangha and Sihala Buddhism constitute a strong and vitalising force in the religious history of South-east Asia, and the Buddhist countries in South-east Asia looked on Ceylon as the fountainhead of Theravada Buddhism. This book also deals with the introduction and development of Buddhism in India. The chief aim of this book is to examine carefully and to evaluate historically the evidence in the primary sources relating to the religious ties that existed along the Theravada countries. This book will no doubt be helpful to those interested in the study of Buddhism and Buddhist culture in India as well as in South and South-east Asia. Printed Pages: 244 with 1 map. 029040

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16912 Kanai Lal Hazra
Buddhism and Buddhist Literature in Early Indian Epigraphy
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8121510376; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
This is first detailed authentic record of Buddhism as depicted in the inscriptions of ancient India. In this scholarly work the author discusses the significance of inscriptions and shows how they, as primary source material, play a major role in providing the factual underpinnings of the social, political, religious, cultural, and literary history of early India. This work, based both on the author's original study of the inscriptions of the period and the extant literature on the subject, provides an in-depth account, on the one hand, of the richness and variety of information provided by them and; on the other, a description of the development of Buddhism in Asoka's time. By skillfully weaving together all the available information, the author is able to paint a vivid portrait of Asoka, the great Mauryan ruler, and his munificent patronage of and active steps in furthering the Buddhist faith. He shows too that following the Second Buddhist Council the Buddhist world saw a schism in the Buddhist Samgha and the formation of two major sects; the Sthaviravada or the Hinayana, on the one hand, and the Theravada or the Mahasamghika, on the other, and that from these about eighteen sub-sects were born. Drawing upon some hitherto untapped inscriptional sources, this study shows how these sub-sects came into existence, their central tenets and doctrines, and their development under the patronage of the rulers of the time who played an extremely active role in their growth and development. This work is thus a valuable addition to the earlier literature on the subject, widening and deepening its ambit, and should prove of great value to historians and research scholars, and other readers interested in the development of Buddhism in its formative years. Printed Pages: 228. 029039

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16913 Kanai Lal Hazra
The Rise and Decline of Buddhism in India
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8121506514; Third Impression; Hardcover; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 462. 027588

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16914 Kanai Lal Hazra
Pali Literature and Language: A Systematic Survey and Historical Study, 2 Vols.
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1998; 812460004X; Second Impression; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 857. Vol. I: Language: History and Structure; Literature: Canonical Pali Texts; Vol. II: Literature: Non-Canonical Pali Texts. 027453

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16915 Kanai Lal Hazra
Thailand: Political History and Buddhist Cultural Infleunces, 2 Vols.
Decent Books; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8186921125; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Set of 2 vols. Printed Pages: 622. Vol. I: Political History; Vol. II: Buddhism and its infleunce on Thai Culture. 027403

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16916 Kanai Lal Hazra
Indonesia: Political History and Hindu and Buddhist Cultural Influences, 2 vols.
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8186921370; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Set of 2 vols. Printed Pages: 1140 with a map. 027307

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16917 Kanai Lal Hazra
Royal Patronage of Buddhism in Ancient India
D.K. Publications; Delhi, India; 1984; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 344. 023381

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16918 Kanai Lal Hazra
Asoka as Depicted in His Edicts
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8121511674; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 322. 017848

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16919 Kanai Lal Hazra
The Buddhist Annals and Chronicles of South-East Asia
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8121500117; Second Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
The annals and chronicles are important for a study of Political, religious, cultural and literary history of a country. This book introduces to the readers for the first time a new picture in the field of annals and chronicles. It gives, not only, the history and the development of the Buddhist annals and chronicles of South-East Asia but it also refers to the important role played by the chronicles in the field of Pali and Singhalese literature in Ceylon. Fortunately, this is a first attempt, to give a connected account of the Buddhist annals and chronicles of South and South-East Asia, on the basis of all available sources. The book should be found useful to readers interested in the religious and cultural history of South and South-East Asia. Printed Pages: 132. 016949

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16920 Kanai Lal Hazra
Indonesia: Political History and Hindu and Buddhist Cultural Influences: 2 Vols.
Decent Books; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8186921370; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14.5 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed pages: 1131 alongwith a map. 016341

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16921 Kanai Lal Hazra
Studies on Pali Commentaries
B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8176461350; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 405 023386

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16922 Kanai Lal Hazra
Constitution of the Buddhist Sangha
Buddhist World Press/B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789380852249; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 243. 110313

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16923 Kanai Lal Hazra
Ladakh a Buddhist Populated Region
Buddhist World Press/B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789380852171; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 100. 110317

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16924 Kanai Lal Hazra
Royal Patronage of Buddhism in Ancient India
Buddhist World Press/B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789380852195; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 344. 110319

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16925 Kanai Lal Hazra
Buddhism and Pali Literature of Myanmar
Buddhist World Press/B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2011; 9789380852119; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 112. 110321

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16926 Kanai Lal Hazra
Buddhism in India: A Historical Survey
Buddhist World Press/B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8190638831; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 500. 110335

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16927 Kanai Lal Hazra
Buddhism in Sri Lanka
Buddhist World Press/B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8190638823; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 316. 110336

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16928 Kanai Lal Hazra
The Adi-Buddha
Buddhist World Press/B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 1986; 8170183022; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 243. 110342

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16929 Kanai Lal Hazra
The Brahmanical and Buddhist Gods and Goddesses in Himachal Pradesh
Buddhist World Press/B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8190821288; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 148. 110350

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16930 Kanak Bhushan Mishra
Some Aspects of Family Life in Early India: B.C.1500 to A.D.1200
Janaki Prakashan; Patna, India; 2006; 8190382004; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15.5 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed pages: 177. 016217

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16931 Kanak Dwivedi
Individual in Modern Indian Thought
Indica Books; Varanasi, India; 1985; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The main drift of Indian thinking ever since yore has been towards the search of an integrated, harmonious and authentic existence of the individual, both in his personal as well as social life.In the modern Indian thinking a conscious endeavour has been made to save the individual from isolation, abstraction and narrowness that at times overshadows him in the Western Liberal tradition when viewed only as an empirical subject or agent of materialist ends and objects 101291

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16932 Kanak Dwivedi
Individual in Modern Indian Thought
Indica Books; Varanasi, India; 1985; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
The main drift of Indian thinking ever since yore has been towards the search of an integrated, harmonious and authentic existence of the individual, both in his personal as well as social life.In the modern Indian thinking a conscious endeavour has been made to save the individual from isolation, abstraction and narrowness that at times overshadows him in the Western Liberal tradition when viewed only as an empirical subject or agent of materialist ends and objects.Printed Pages: 184. 101292

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16933 Kanak Rele
Mohini Attam: The Lyrical Dance
Nalanda Dance Research Centre; Bombay, India; 2013; 9789351268314; Second Revised Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 386 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 037725

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16934 Kanakalatha Mukund
The View from Below: Indigenous Society, Temples and the Early Colonial State in Tamilnadu, 1700-1835
Orient Longman; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8125028005; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 220. 025196

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16935 Kanakalatha Mukund; Gurcharan Das (Series Editor)
The World of the Tamil Merchant: Pioneers of International Trade
Allen Lane: An Imprint of Penguin Books; London, UK; 0143424734; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Merchants of Tamilakam: Pioneers of International Trade by Kanakalatha Mukund and Gurcharan Das is a book that deals with the subject of trade during the 18th Century in the Tamil provinces in India. This book analyses the relationship between the state, the temple, and society in the region of Tamilakam, and traces the distribution of power among these entities. The book provides an account of the different ports and dominions that existed during that period. It highlights the role played by the different dynasties such as the Cholas and Pallavas in the overall development of international trade. The book paints a picture of the business connections that the Tamil provinces shared with different parts of the world, from Rome to the South East. It further divulges the factors that led to the administrative developments during this period and the pivotal role played by the traders in bolstering the economy in Southern India. Printed Pages: 191. 037417

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16936 Kanan Devi
My Homage to All
Zubaan/Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789381017715; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 200. 109486

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16937 Kanchan Chopra and C.H. Hanumantha Rao (eds)
Growth, Equity, Environment and Population: Economic and Sociological Perspectives
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2007; 0761936777; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
In India the process of modernization and development was initiated in the early 1950s, bringing in its fold a number of issues. This book discusses and analyzes from an economic and social perspective some of these vital concerns—growth, equity, environment and human resources. It is a collection of the work of researchers at the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), inspired by the forthcoming Golden Jubilee Year of the IEG. The essays in the volume employ sophisticated quantitative techniques in the analyses, thereby enhancing the quality of the subject matter. The volume will prove immensely useful for planners and policymakers as well as students and scholars of development studies. The essays are organized in five sections. The first section comprises issues concerning growth viewed from the perspectives of macro-economics, agriculture and industry. Another section deals with regional and gender equity. Economics and sociology of the environment constitute a third section, while a fourth section is about population, migration and health. The last section discusses sociological perspectives on religion, the institution of family and its place in modern society. Printed Pages: 486. 028532

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16938 Kanchan Gupta & Bhagwan Das
Caraka Samhita (Vol. I: Anvaya), (Natural Word Order)
Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office; Varanasi, India; 2002; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 247. 100831

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16939 Kanchan Kabra
Low Calorie Cookbook: Healthy and Delicious Cooking
UBSPD; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8174764704; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; 19 Cms x 25 Cms Achal Kumar 
Printed Pages: 174. 006918

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16940 Kanchan Mande
Word Index to the Upanisat-Sankarabhasya (Mandukya, Taittiriya and Aitareya), Volume 2
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2017; 8183153127; First Edition; New; 
Printed Pages: 330. 114640

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16941 Kanchan Mathur
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt: The Musical Messiah
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8124603332; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 22 x 21 Cm 
Printed Pages: 144 with numerous colour illustrations and a compact disc of Ragas. 012572

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16942 Kanchan Roy (Ed.)
Education and Health Problems in Tribal Development: A Study of National Integration
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8170222362; Hardcover; New; New; 

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16943 Kanchan Sinha; Foreword By Bhagwant Sahai
Kartikeya in Indian Art and Literature
Sundeep Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1979; 8175740582; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 26 Cm 
Printed Pages: 228 with 46 plates. 032837

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16944 Kanchana Mahadevan
Between Femininity and Feminism: Colonial and Postcolonial Perspectives on Care
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8124607303; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
This book engages with the contribution of feminist thinkers to examine their transformation of the activity of philosophy itself in the course of its contact with the feminine. It also portrays how the feminist philosophy brings about a greater awareness of philosophy's relation to history, culture and other disciplines. The author vividly puts into limelight the struggle between femininity and feminism in the philosophical corpus of feminist thinkers with reference to the concept of care. She takes pioneering feminism during the colonial period as its starting point and moves to its second wave during the post-colonial period to examine the trajectory of the concept of care. Women do not form a homogeneous category. Therefore, this volume explores the extent to which Ramabai, Wollstonecraft, Okin, Gilligan and de Beauvoir can dialogue with the contemporary women. The relationship between these thinkers and their arguments is conceptually connected. The book addresses a few questions such as what is femininity, can one define feminine at all, how does a feminist feminine differ from a patriarchal feminine, can male philosophical frameworks be employed in feminist directions, among others. The book also investigates the shifts from the colonial to post-colonial periods in the feminist approaches to care. It examines the possibility of integrating feminine care with the political concepts of justice and autonomy. An added task of intervening in the conceptual categories of Western feminism in an attempt to blur the strict binary between the Indian and Western traditions, is also explored. Printed Pages: 312. 100336

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16945 Kanchana N. Ruwanpura
Matrilineal Communities, Patriarchal Realities
Zubaan; New Delhi, India; 8189013041; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
In rejecting falsely homogenizing accounts of women's lives, feminist economists have, in recent years, unlocked the multiple ways in which gendered relations of dominance and subordination are maintained. One of the key differences they have turned their attention to is ethnicity. This study of Muslim, Sinhala and Tamil households, in Sri Lanka examines both the commonality of patriarchal structures and economic problems in such households, as well as the differences created by the ethnicities that divide them. The author looks at the nature and reliability of kinship support for female heads and the reciprocal obligations in terms of female propriety and conventional conduct extracted from female heads. She questions development policies premised on the patriarchal household and argues for a recognition of diversity and complexity. Contents Acknowledgement 1. Introduction: Unpacking A Feminist Nirvana 2. Diverse Households: Literature on Female-headship 3. The “Grand” and “Meta” Narratives: Situating Sri Lankan Female-heads 4. Matrilineal Muslims: Female-heads in Muslim Community 5. Variation on a Theme: Sinhala Female-heads in Hybrid Lineage Systems 6. Matriclan Ideologies and Patriarchal Structures: Female-headships among Tamils 7. Dutiful Daughters, Sacrificing Sons 8. Jugging Acts: Political, Economic and Social Realities 9. Nearing Limits or Pushing Boundaries? 10. Conclusion: Interested Engagement–Feminist Issues in Development Economics Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C References. Printed Pages: 253. 027147

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16946 Kanchana Nataranjan (Tr. & Intro.)
Transgressing Boundaries: The Songs of Shenkottai Avudai Akkal
Zubaan/Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789381017166; Hardcover; New; New; 

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16947 Kanchanmoy Mojumdar
Saffron Versus Green: Communcal Politics in the Central Provinces and Berar, 1919-1947
Manohar; New Delhi, India; 2003; 8173045275; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 260. 036359

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16948 Kandro
Rare Karma-Pa Texts on the Practice of the Mahamudra, The Six Doctrines of Naropa, and Other Esoteric Precepts: Vol. 1
Kandro: Tibetan Khampa Industrial Society; Himachal Pradesh, India; 1974; Reproduction of the Original Manuscript; Hard Cover; Very Good; 36 Cms x 27 Cms 
Reproduced from the manuscripts from the library of Nam-mkha'-rdo-rje. 016550

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16949 Kandro
The Collected Works of Karma-Chags-Med (Ra-Ga-A-Sya); Reproduced from Various Manuscripts and Blockprints Available in India: Volume 2
Unknown; Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India; 1974; Reproduction of the Original Manuscript; Hardcover; Very Good; 36 Cms x 27 Cms 

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16950 Kang Chao
The Construction Industry in Communist China
Edinburgh University Press; Edinburgh, UK; 1968; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 252. 012185

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16951 Kanhaiya Lall Srivastava with a Foreword By Dr H.L. Singh
The Position of Hindus under the Delhi Sultanate 1206-1526
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1980; 8121502241; First Edition; Hardbound; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 288. 002524

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16952 Kanjiv Lochan
Dietary Rules & Prohibitions in Different Diseases: Based on Bhaisajya Ratnavali
Chaukhamba Publications; New Delhi, India; 2006; First Edition; Softcover; New; 

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16953 Kanjiv Lochan
Medicines of Early India: With Appendix on Rare Ancient Text
Chaukhamba Publications; New Delhi, India; 2003; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
22 scholarly articles specially written to commemorate 50 years of establishment of the Madras School of Social Work (MSSW), Chennai, India - are compiled in this edited volume. Authored by highly acknowledged experts of national and international eminence, from India as well as abroad, these articles are an academic feast on the theoretical as well as applied aspects of social work. On one hand, A Few of them are empirical investigations into the ground realities of social work at regional/national level, and on the other hand they are analytical pieces on conceptual aspects like social policy, themes in social development, social work and human rights, Law and social work, social work profession and voluntarism in social work, etc. Having A Clear mark of the deep knowledge, clear vision and rich experience of the authors, the volume has an international flavor. Printed Pages: 200. 100568

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16954 Kanjiv Lochan
Astanga Hrdaya of Vagbhata (Sutra Sthana)
Chaukhamba Publications; New Delhi, India; 2008; First Edition; Hardcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 416. 100933

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16955 Kanjiv Lochan & Parameswarappa S. Byadgi
Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Ayurveda
Chaukhamba Publications; New Delhi, India; 2011; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The present work has been evolved with certain deliberate purposes: 1) Placing Ayurveda in a proper format to the international community which increasingly support nd utilize alternative and pre-modern medical systems 2) presenting various themes and factors of Ayurveda under a single cover so that students could acquire needful and meaningful insights into its diverse disciplines and 3) presenting the classical Ayurveda to the lay readers who are interested in this ancient craft of medicine. Well planned and well written, the present dictionary, it is hoped would soon become favourite among students and scholars of Ayurveda and at the same time would meet all academic requirements for the next several college generations. The present manual would lessen the burden of students moving here and there to consult a number of textbooks to acquire needful and meaningful insights into various disciplines of Ayurveda. The Encyclopedia encompases all the branches of Ayurveda. It orbits History of Ayurveda, its physiology, diagnostics, toxicology, pathology, mineralogy, cosmology, etc. apart from its vast pharmacology and pharmaceutics. The narratives of the countless entries of this encyclopedia have been hemmed with several illustrations. Thus utilizing faculty of the pen and pencil, the author duo has produced a really great work on the subject. In present and in a foreseeable future, no other work would be probably able to surpass the utility and reach of this single volume providing a comprehensive knowledge of Ayurveda. The encyclopedia contains the comprehensive meaning of most of the terminologies in alphabetical sequence in a single volume. This book addresses the nuts and bolts and analytical side of difficult terminologies of Ayurveda. Its intent is to clear the haze surrounding the various concepts of Ayurveda by providing an elemental meaning of Ayurvedic terminologies. The material in this book is both broad and deep in relation to its contents. It is a crucially important dictionary because of its unique approach towards understanding of Ayurvedic terminologies. It is very much essential to know the meaning of each and every technical term to acquire comprehensive knowledge on the subject. The primary focus is to a acquaint scholars and students of Ayurveda as well as common people with Ayurvedic terminologies. The material has been meticulously organized in such a way that the student can easily approach, understand and internalize fundamentals of Ayurveda.Printed Pages: 1028 with 28 coloured Plates. 100560

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16956 Kanjiv Lochan (Tr. & Ed.)
Astanga Hrdaya of Vagbhata (in Sanskrit & English), 3 vols
Chaukhamba Publications; New Delhi, India; 2017; 9789381806906; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 1532. 117069

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16957 Kanoko Tanaka
Absence of the Buddha Image in Early Buddhist Art: Toward Its Significance in Comparative Religion
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1998; 8124600902; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 271 with 14 figures, 32 colour illustrations, and 25 b/w photos. 027392

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16958 Kanshi Ram
Integral Non-Dualism (A Critical Exposition of Vijnanabhiksu's System of Philosophy)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120812123; First Edition; New; 

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16959 Kanta Gupta
Sanskrit Saiva Kavyas from 12th Century to 17th Century A.D., 2 Vols
Nag Publishers; Delhi, India; 2002; 8170815525; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 1266. 103926

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16960 Kanta Gupta & Karan Singh
The Yogavasistha of Valmiky (With Study, Text Commentary Vasisthamaharamayanatatparyaprakasa and Sloka Index), 3 Vols
Nag Publishers; Delhi, India; 1999; 817081409X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Yogavasistha is the earliest work on Yoga or speculative and abstruse philosophy. It embodies in itself the Science of ontology, the knoweledge of Sat and Asat, the principle of psychology, the speculation of metaphysics, the tenets of ethics and practical morality, precepts on theology, discussion on Atma, Parmatma, sprituality and theosophy in great details through manifold illustrations and allegorical stories with ultimate goal to attain final beattitude i.e. 'MOKSA'. Besides its religious and philosophical importance, the Yogavasistha envisages a multi-demensional study and can be a source of Inspiration for scholars and researchers to plunge deep into its ocean full of precious gems of literary poetic beauty and enbellishments.To facilitate its study, the entire Sanskrit text of the Yogavasistha (32,000 verses) with 'Tatparyaprakasa Commentary' written by 'Bodhendra Saraswati' along with a brief introduction in 3 volumes. The first volume comprises of (i) Introduction of Yogavasistha (divided into six chapters); and (ii) Text and commentary of Vairagya, Mumuksu, Utpatti and Stithi Prakaranas; The second volume contains the text & commentary of upasama and Purvardha of Nirvana Prakarana; Where as the 3rd volume has (i) Text with commentary of Uttaradha of Nirvana Prakarana, (ii) Slokanupramanika and (iii) Metrical Analysis of the Yogavasistha.Printed Pages: 2756. 103953

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16961 Kantamneni Radhakrishnamurthy
Success 2020
V & S Publishers; New Delhi, India; 9789350570272; Softcover; New; 
"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will," said the famous American football coach, Vincent T. Lombardi. The book, Success 2020 exclusively talks about this will power and the various other ways and methods by which one can develop the will power, self-love, self-esteem, self-confidence, and other such traits that are absolutely essential or rather indispensable for achieving success in one's life. We all are aware of the fact that Success does not come within a day and Success doesn't come easy or fast. We have to strive hard for it with patience, perseverance and sincerity. This book is different and unique in itself from other Personality Development books in several aspects. Some of them are:• It stresses on building and developing a strong character.• It lays emphasis on good conduct, being positive in life, hard work, diligence, sincerity, honesty, etc. The book explains exhaustively the significance of enhancing one's self-esteem, self-confidence, self-discipline, improving self-image, etc.• It also stresses on being calm and patient, while facing failures as they are the pillars of success.• The book teaches us some valuable concepts through which we can achieve our goals successfully, i.e., even success requires a proper management through goal setting, positive motivation, decision making, self-discipline, etc. This book is a treasure trove for the young generation, particularly the student class who are aspiring to build successful careers for themselves and also for all those enthusiastic readers and entrepreneurs who wish to achieve success and make it big in their lives. Printed Pages: 224. 108736

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16962 Kanti B. Pakrasi, Amulya R. Banerjee, and Ajit K. Halder (eds)
The Calcutta Couples: A Biosocial Profile
Editions Indian; Calcutta, India; 1980; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 329. Chipped dust jacket. Bumped corners. 022913

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16963 Kanti Bajpai and Siddharth Mallavarapu
International Relations in India: Theorising the Region and Nation
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8125026401; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 424. 009505

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16964 Kanti Lal Mathur
The Economy of Bikaner State 1746-1828 AD
Aakar Books; New Delhi, India; 9789383723096; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 318. 111699

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16965 Kanti P. Bajpai
Roots of Terrorism
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2002; 0143028138; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
The events of 11 September in New York and 13 December in New Delhi marked the high points of terrorism. But India’s experience with it goes back two decades. In this essay, Bajpai examines the volatile situation in the borderlands of Kashmir, Punjab and the Northeast, while drawing comparisons with leftist insurgency, communal riots, and caste wars elsewhere. How should we think about terrorist violence? Why has India been the object of terrorism from separatist groups in Kashmir, Punjab, and the Northeast? Have external influences played a role in supporting this? How has the Indian government responded to secessionist violence? These are some of the concerns the author explores here, as he seeks an identifiable set of factors that account for terrorism. Dwelling on how this violence can be combated, Bajpai discusses in detail the case of Kashmir. He argues convincingly about the impracticality of the military option, including war, and the futility of using limited force, as in policing, without commitment to a credible political process, namely free and fair elections. In this forceful and timely essay he not only calls for measured governmental action, but also places responsibility on citizens for restoring long-term peace by finding ways of de-legitimizing violence in Indian society. Printed Pages: 192. 002435

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16966 Kanti P. Bajpai & Harsh V. Pant (Eds)
India’s Foreign Policy: A Reader (Critical Issues in India)
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 019808174X; Hardcover; New; New; 
In this timely volume, two leading experts on India`s foreign policy bring together essays written over the last 15 years by eminent scholars and practitioners that challenge commonly held perceptions of India`s external relations. The volume explores several myths about the country`s foreign policy?that it lacks a strategic culture; that it is formulated without any clearly discernible guiding principles; and that it is largely idealistic in its orientation. The reader provides incisive insights into key features of India`s foreign policy. It also traces through the changes that the country has undergone over the years and highlights contemporary policy challenges. Divided into four sections, India`s Foreign Policy analyses India`s thinking on its strategic culture and its conception of how to deal with the world; its power and foreign policy infrastructure; its external relationships with major countries; and, finally, its global diplomacy on climate change and its approach to the World Trade Organization. Printed Pages: 464. 108790

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16967 Kanti P. Bajpai & Harsh V. Pant (Eds)
India's National Security: A Reader (Critical Issues in India)
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 0198081758; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 496. 108791

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16968 Kanti Prasad Nautiyal & H.D. Sankalia
The Archaeology of Kumaon (Including Dehradun)
Chaukhamba Sanskrit Studies/Chaukhamba Amarabharati Prakshan; Varanasi, India; 1969; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Chap. I : GEORGRAPHY AND Geology : Position of Kumaon; The Glaciers; Rivers; Lakes; The name Kumaon and its origin; Routes; Linguistic Limits; Present distribution of Population; Geology; Ice Age in the Himalayas; Prehistory Chap. II : History : Survey of work Regarding the History of Kumaon; Nature of the sources; Archaeological Sources; Literary Evidence; Historical Sketch; The Aryan Migration and the Condition of Kumaon; Kiratas; Rajya-Kiratas; Khasas; Kumaon during the time of the Buddha and after; The Nandas; The Mauryan Period; Kunindas; Yaudheyas; After the Yaudheyas; Samudragupta and Kumaon region; A Second Reference by Firishta; Post-Gupta Period of Kumaon History; The Kingdom of Govisana; Lakhamandal Dynasties; The Dynasty of Singhapura; History of Kumaon During Harsa's regin; The Historical Dynasties of Kumaon; The Katyuris; The Kingdom of Bhillang and Chandpurgarh; The other Kingdoms; The Karttikeyapura Kingdom; The Katyuris of Katyuras (The origin); The Date; The Dynastic History of the Katyuris of Kumaon; Genealogical list according to Lalitasuradeva inscriptions-years 21 and 22; Basantana; Nimbartadeva; Istagana; Lalitas Qradeva; Bhudeva (875 A. D.); Collateral Line; Salonaditya (895 A. D.); Ichchhatadeva; Desatadeva; Padmatadeva; Subhiksha-rajadeva; Decline of the Katyuris; The Katyuri Families; Rise of the Chands; Ghand Chronology; Somachand; Atmachand and his successor; Asokachalla; Krachalla-rleva; Restoration of the Chand Dynasty; Narachand; Garura Gyan chand; Udyan chand; The Garhwal Rajas; Ajaipal; Sahayapal or Sahajapal; Mansah; Conclusion Chap. III : Architecture : Protohistoric; Early Historic; The Chayana; Early Mediaeval Monuments; Type I; Phase I; Garbh-griha (or Sanctum); Mandapa; Pillars; Roof; Ardhamandapa; General Characteristics of the temples; Cult images; Date and parallels outside; Type II; Phase II (a) the Navadurga, Lakulisa and Nataraja Shrines at Jageswar; The Navadurga Shrine at Jageswar; The Significance of the Type, its Parallels and Date; Type II; Phase II (b); The Lakulisa and Nataraja Shrines at Jageswar and their Prototypes in Bheta near Guptakashi in District Garhwal; Cult deities; Parallel and date, 89-90; Type IV; The Panduke-Svar Temples; Sikhara; The Vasudeva temple; The date; Type V; Phase III at Jageswar and the other temples of Kumaon (950-1300 A. D. ); Group A; Group B; Group C; The Monolithic temple at Thai; Group D; The Rakshasa Deol; The Katarmal Shrine; The Art of the Shrine; The temple at Bageswar; Gopeswar Shrine; The Temple at Lakhamandal; The Chronology and Parallels; The Bageswar temple; The Gopeswar Shrine; The Lakhamandal Shrines; Builders of the temples in Kumaon between 9th to the 13th century A. D.; The Lakhamandal Shrine; Type VI; Mediaeval; The temples at Champawat, Gujardeo at Dwarahat and the Lakshmi Narayana at Baijnath; The Balisvara double shrine; The Art; The Ratnesvara and Champawati Shrines; The Art; The Gujara Deo at Dwarahat; The Art; The Lakshmi Narayana Shrine at Baijnath; Chronology and resemblance; Other religious architecture; Votive stupa at Nala; General observations Chap. IV : SCULPTURE : Human Figures; Sculpture from Bageswar; Figures of attendants; Bronze statues of Rajas; Dancing figures; Animal Sculpture; Gajasirhha; Mythical figures; The Dwarfs; Architectural Designs; Geometric Designs; Floral Designs; Conclusion Chap. V : ICONOGRAPHY : Trimurti of Siva; Siva in Vajrasaria Pose; Siva Nrittyamurti; Vyakhyana-Daksinamurti of Siva; Alinganamurti; Tripurantakamurti at Lakhamandal; Umamahesvara; Kalyansundar Murti; Bhairava; Hari-Haramurti; Lakulisa; Ganesa or Ganapati; Dwarahat Sculpture of Saka 1103 or 1181 A. D.; Nritya-Ganapati; Karttikeya; Visnu; The Badri Group; Visnu image at Adbadari Ikdrinath; Trivikrama; Sesasayanamurti of Visnu; Narasimha; Visnupattas; Viratarupa Visnu; Kaliya-mardana; Brahma; Hari-Hara Pitamaha; Goddesses; Saiva Goddesses; Durga; Mahisasuramardinl; Sapta-mutrikas; Gaja-Lakshml; Ganga and Yamuna; Surya; Seated image of Surya; Navagraha; Garuda Kubera; Jaina Iconography; Conclusion Chap. VI : Epigraphy AND Numismatics : Epigraphy; Description of Various Inscriptions; The Script; Devaprayag Brahnii Inscriptions; Silavarman's inscription at Jagatgram; The Lakhamandal Fragmentary Inscription; Kasar Devi Rock inscription; The two Talesvar Copper plate grants; Style and Matter; Invocation and Mythological allusions; Emblems; Opening and Closing Formulas; Script; Era; Vijaya Rajva; Style and Matter; Invocation and Mythological Allusions; Emblems; Opening and closing formulas; The Bageswar Prasasli; The Lakhamandal Prasasti; Opening and Closing formulas; The Barhat and Gopeswar Tridents; Numismatics; Almora coins; The Kushana coins; Almora coins; The Kushana coins; Yaudheya COINS from Deharadun; Yaudheya coins from Lansdowne (Garhwal); Conclusion Chap. VII : Religion : Religion; Dark Age; Religion under the Katyuris and Chands; Ssaivism and Vaisnavisrn; Surya worship; The Cult of S"akti; The Worship of Rama; The Secondary Gods and Goddesses; Gorakhanath; Local Deities; Ghantakarna; Bholanath; Satyanath; Ganganath; amasana Khavlsh (or Preta); Goril; Raja-Rajesvari; Kshetrapala and other Tutelary Gods; Naga worship; Buddhism; Jainism; Conclusion Chap. VIII : HISTORICAL Geography AND CULTURAL ETHNOGRAPHY : Administrative; The Territorial Units; Janapada; Bhukti; Visaya; Pallika; The officers; The Yuktas; The Rajukas; Pradesikas; The Mahamatras; In charge of Administrative departments; Mohakartakrtika; Maha-pratihara; Mahadandanayaka; Samanta; Kisoravadavagomahish Yodhikrita; Dasapradhika; Dandapasika; Chaurodharanika; Asedhabhangandhikrita; Kottapala; Khandarakshadhipati Karanakika or Karanika; Pattakapacharika; Ghattapala; Saulkika; Sthanadhikrta; Gaulmika; Gamagamina,; Sarabhanga; Khadagika; Mahasamanta; Dandika,; Asvapati; Vyaparitaka,; Preshnika; Data; Rajamatya; Rajputra; Kumaramatya; Rajadauvarika; Rajanyaka; Visayapati; Bhogapati; Rajasthanlya; Uparika; Prantapala; Mahattamas; Mahamanushya, Sreshthipurogan; Vartamapala; Viniyuk-taka; Tarapati; Aikakisvamina; Agmsvamina; Sashta-Dasa-prakrtyadaisthaniyan; Pratisurika; Pilupati; Kulacharika; Karika; Vanika, Abhira and Thakkura; Suffixes indicating village or town; Pura; Purl; Suffixes indicating small settlements; Suffixes denotingjbrts, Landscape, etc.; Kostha and kotta; Sthali; Sari; Asrama; Miscellaneous Suffixes; Vataka, Bhutika; Toll; Classification of names; List of Place names and their indentification with modern names; Personal names; Vedic Period; Sutra Period; Smriti Period; Significance of the names of the Dynasty of Brahmapura; The second Lakhamandal Dynasty; The First Dynasty of Lakhamandal; The Katyuri Dynasty of Kumaon; The Names of Ladies of the Royal Household; Names of the Brahmanas; Names of officials and other Persons; Names of Gods and Goddesses; Conclusion Chap. IX : KUMAON AND INDIA : An Epilogue; Administration; Religions; Epigraphy and Numismatics; Fine Arts and Sculpture; Architecture Printed Pages: 327. 100968

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16969 Kanwalbir Pushpendra Singh
The Ruse
Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8174360972; First Edition; Hardcover; New; 15 x 22.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 319. 014869

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16970 Kanwar Lal
Jawaharlal Nehru: Promise and Performance
Arts & Letters; New Delhi, India; 1970; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; Fair; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 267. Rubbed and bumped boards. Chipped dust jacket. 020813

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16971 Kanwar Lal
This is India
Asia Press; Delhi, India; 1959; First Edition; Hardcover; Good; Fair; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 136 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 038596

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16972 Kanwar Muhammad Ashraf
Life and Conditions of the People of Hindustan
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1988; 8121500923; Third Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
The present work seeks to examine the interplay of the political, economic and social forces which contributed to the shaping of the society of medieval India. Tracing the rise of Muslim monarchy the author places the Sultan in proper perspective of Islamic ideals and Indian environment. The resultant sultanate was based purely on force; tyranny was essential for its working; the state treasury was the personal property of the Sultan; extravagant and wasteful expenditure was the rule. Under the economic conditions, the author lays stress on the importance of the village community in the economic organization of production, the chief feature being production mainly for the purpose of local consumption. The social condition was governed by joint family system in which the family life was regulated on the basis of customs and manners. The beliefs of the people were an outcome of the mental make-up which determined heir attitude to life, fairs and festivals and recreations both out-door and in-door added jest to life and brought about observations in social life. All these and many other aspects have been analysed and presented in a lucid style which make the book highly informative. Printed Pages: 324. 002318

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16973 Kanwar Sonali & Jolly Wadhwa
Gender: A Cross-Cultural Perspective
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8121207290; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 272. 105941

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16974 Kanwarjit Singh
Political Philosophy of the Sikh Gurus
Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1989; 8171561713; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 158. 107140

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16975 Kapil Gautam
Acharya Shankar Krita Brahmasutra Adhyasabhashya
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2015; 812460763X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Adyasavada is the key principle of Advaita Vedanta. Basic premise of this theory is Adhyasabhashya. Before interpreting the first brahmasutra (athato brahmajijnasa (Br.Su. 1.1.1), Acharya Shankara submitted a valuable commentary known as Adhyasabhashya. The book presents a comprehensive study of Adhyasabhashya in the light of Panchapadika of Padmapada, Bhamati of Vacaspati Mishra, Vivarana of Prakashatma Yati, Ratnaprabha of Govindananda Yati and other Vedantic texts. The numerous curiosities associated with Adhyasabhashya have been resolved in the present book: What is the format of Adhyasabhashya? Without commentary on any sutra can Adhyasabhashya be considered as a commentary? Adhyasabhashya begins with sentence yushmadasmatpratyayagocara so Adhyasabhashya consists mangalacharana or not? What is the purpose of Adhyasabhashya? Adhyasa principle is the cornerstone of Shankaravedanta. This is the theory of error of Shankaravedanta. In the context of theory of error Shankara proposed the theory of Anirvacaniyakhyativada and refuted all prior theories of error. In this book the commentaries of Brahma-Sutra and Shariraka-Bhashya and definition, causes, types, and results of adhyasa have been analysed in detail. Although it is difficult to write something about complex and difficult theory of Adyasavada, an endeavour is being made to bring out the theory of Adyasavada for scholars through this book. Printed Pages: 174. 100296

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16976 Kapil Kak (Ed.)
Comprehensive Security for an Emerging India
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2010; 9789380502304; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This volume objectively evaluates the headwinds of comprehensive security challenges that India would confront in the years ahead. Over nearly two decades, India has made successful transitions to ‘emerge’ on the regional and global scene, but informed and reasoned analyses of the multi-dimensional dangers that loom large, and the common opportunities available, have been lacking. It is hoped that this lacuna would be filled to an extent by this volume, in which leading luminaries on ‘hard’ and non-traditional security issues have provided incisive inputs that together shape the meta-narratives on comprehensive security in the Indian context.This volume objectively evaluates the headwinds of comprehensive security challenges that India would confront in the years ahead. Over nearly two decades, India has made successful transitions to ‘emerge’ on the regional and global scene, but informed and reasoned analyses of the multi-dimensional dangers that loom large, and the common opportunities available, have been lacking. It is hoped that this lacuna would be filled to an extent by this volume, in which leading luminaries on ‘hard’ and non-traditional security issues have provided incisive inputs that together shape the meta-narratives on comprehensive security in the Indian context.Printed Pages: 422. 104403

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16977 Kapil Kapoor
Text and Interpretation: The Indian Tradition
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8124603375; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 229 with folding tables. 012602

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16978 Kapil Kapoor
Dimensions of Panini Grammar: The Indian Grammatical System
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8124603316; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 272. 012603

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16979 Kapil Kapoor
Rati-Bhakti: Bharat Ki Katha-Parampara Mein
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8124605947; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
There is intense interrelationship of love and devotion in narrative tradition of India. The concept of Rati-bhakti (love-devotion) is visible in Indian history since ancient times. Love and devotion are two facets of the one and the same fact. In the poetry and prose of Rati-bhakti, the human love is regarded as divine. Here, God and devotee are seen as lovers and, on the other hand, lovers are considered as the form of God himself. The knowledge of Shastras, not being accessible to all, is propagated through narration. There are unlimited treasures of narratives in all languages and scholarly traditions of India as well as various themes related to manhood-quartet of narration-treasure. In this book, the main focus is on Rati-bhakti (devotion to love). In the cogitation of poetry-text, shringara rasa is foremost and the fundamental one for thinkers like Bhojaraj. The permanent rasa of shringara is love and how this is accomplished in shringara and devotion, is beautifully depicted in this book. In the folk tales of Punjab, the narrators/poets of Rati-shastra/narrations see love-adorable in divine form and in devotional narrations and poetry, the poets and narrators see their God as their lover or beloved. This love-devotion tradition originated in India in the seventh century ce through the Tamil Alvars in their prabandhas. This tradition remained alive till nineteenth century in the folk tales of Punjab. Since then, owing to Western influence, the love is seen as lust in place of devotion. In this book the contemplation has been done on tradition, intellectual tradition, the knowledge of narration and means of narratives, the relationship between knowledge and narratives. This book sould prove to be thought-provoking and interesting for students and scholars of philosophy, language and literature as well as for the common readers.Printed Pages: 278. 100435

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16980 Kapil Kapoor
Comparative Literacy Theory: An Overview
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8124607206; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Two cultures of the world — Greek and Indian — have nourished literature. While the contemporary Western thinking is rooted in Greek thought, especially of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, and percolated down to the modern European languages with the advent of Christian thought, the multilingual Indian literary tradition has its base from the classical Tamil, Pali, Prakrt and Sanskrit. Though cultural specificity marks these two traditions off from each other, the universal human condition that finds expression in all literatures binds them together. This book delves deep into the growth of poetics, theory of literature, literary artefacts, aesthetics of literature as an art form, and dramaturgy and philosophy of literature. Cultures have given forms as their typical expressions — for India great epics, for Greece tragedies, and for England lyrics. Similarly, different ages of a culture find expression in different forms — Elizabethan age of England in lyrics, sixteenth-seventeenth centuries in drama, eighteenth century in prose, and nineteenth century in novel. India’s genius is in epics and its expression unfolds in shravya-preksha compositions, being singable poetry as its preferred form. This book must serve pretty useful for students and teachers of literature. Also, an invaluable collection for researchers in literature.Printed Pages: 232. 100473

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16981 Kapil Kapoor (ed.)
Sanskrit Studies: Vol. 1, Samvat 2061-62 (CE 2004-05)
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8124603480; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 312. 014044

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16982 Kapil Kapoor and Avadhesh Kumar Singh (eds.)
Indian Knowledge Systems, 2 Vols.
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8124603367; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 19.5 Cms x 26 Cms 
Set of 2 vols. 012573

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16983 Kapil Kumar Singh Raghav
Ikkisavi Sadi Ke Hindi Upanyas: Pahchan Aur Parakh (in Hindi)
Raj Publications; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789382281795; Softcover; New; 

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16984 Kapil N. Tiwari
Dimensions of Renunciation in Advaita Vedanta
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1998; 8120808258; Hardcover; New; New; 
The aim of this dissertation is to present a systematic exposition of renunciation (Samnyasa) as a philosophico-religious category within Indian tradition with special reference to Advaita Vedanta of Samkaracarya. The author tried to justify this category as a spiritual technique systematically worked out and developed by Advaitins particularly Samkara with a view to classifying and systematizing values in terms of the different forms which renunciation and its object may be found to assume. This dissertation also highlights principles of human behaviour in the Indian tradition implicitly clarifying thereby such concepts as dharma (socio-religious duties), the good life, obligation and responsibility etc.Printed Pages: 168. 102139

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16985 Kapil Sibal
My World Within
IndiaInk/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8186939636; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Printed Pages: 171. 037081

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16986 Kapil Sibal
I Witness: Partial Observations
IndiaInk/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 8186939458; Softcover; New; 
I Witness is Kapil Sibal's first sojourn into the literary sphere, a refreshing digression from his pragmatic and prosaic worlds of administration and policy-making. Mostly in rhyme, the poems are contemporary in theme, wickedly amusing, sharp and sparkling like cut glass. On the other hand, revelations of tenderness, longing and a certain tentativeness through romantic yet feisty love poems bare a hitherto hidden facet of a very public man. The poems move effortlessly between the private and public world of this closet poet. Emotions ranging from love to terrorism, Twenty 20 cricket to global warming and Antarctica are disarming yet perspicacious and strung together with sensitivity. And above all, there is the ability of the poet to laugh at himself. Incisive and insightful, the poems make for a delectable cordon bleu spread to be savoured by the discerning connoisseur. Printed Pages: 144. 108485

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16987 Kapil Vatsyayan (Ed.)
Prakrti: The Integral Vision, 5 Vols
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1995; 8124600368; Hardcover; New; New; 
Why do we feel warm in the sunlight? Why does the sun feel warm? Is it a physical phenomenon? Is it the body that feels warm? Is it nature that provides warmth? Is it only the sun that provides warmth? Or are there other elements in interaction with the body which produce the warmth?If it is the body that feels warm, then what is body? Is it matter? Is it an aggregation of five elements?" These ostensibly simple, childlike questions — asked by the distinguished scientist, the late Professor D.S. Kothari, at the very outset of an enlightening talk about three years ago — lead us to one of the mankind’s universal concerns: Prakriti: a Sanskrit equivalent of Nature, in its broadest connotations.Ever since man’s first conscious awareness of the phenomena of nature around him, and yet more of his indispensable dependence in primal elements (bhutas/mahabhutas), Prakriti has evoked varying responses in science, philosophy, religion, arts, and in civilizations as far apart as Egyptian, Chinese, Greek and Indian — permeating expressions through the written or the oral words, generating a language of myth and symbol which communicates across cultures. Already countless myths of the origin of the universe, creation, cosmology and cosmogony have been developed on the concept of the Elements/Bhutas: earth, air, water, fire, and space (ether). Already there exists a vast body of sources and an equally extensive, highly complex history of critical discourse on the nature of primal elements and their indispensability not only to man, but to all life on earth. Supporting the Rigvedic verse: "Truth is one, (though) man knows it by different names", Prakriti: The Integral Vision explores, through "different paths", a single universal theme: the concept of Primal Elements (Bhutas/Mahabhutas): earth, air, water, fire and space, and how this concept has, over the ages, been viewed in different cultures which, undoubtedly, have shaped the evolution of human civilization. The authors, representing a whole variety of academic disciplines, look afresh at folklorist accounts, scriptural literature, religious traditions, and different genres of art to conjure an intergal vision of prakriti — with insightful perspectives on the ‘nature of matter’ and ‘man in nature’. Prakriti: The Integral Vision assumes an added significance today, when man is threatened by pollution: inner and outer, of his own making. Though contemporary idiom and through illustration, it revalidates the vital importance of primal elements: the very fundamentals that make human life possible on the earth — emphasizing that the maintenance, sustenance and purity of these "primary and primal" elements are not matters of intellectual discourse alone, but have to be the objectives of our life, lest death overtakes us!Printed Pages: 101708

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16988 Kapila Vatsyan
Dance in Indian Painting
Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books; New Delhi, India; 8170171539; Hardcover; New; New; 
Classical Indian dance in Literature and the arts by Kapila Vatsyan was first definitive work on itneral interrelationship of the Indian rts. Printed Pages: 204. 107834

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16989 Kapila Vatsyayan
The Bundi Gita-Govinda
Bharat Kala Bhavan; Varanasi, India; 1981; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; 28 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 188 with numerous b/w plates. Slightly rubbed cover. 018267

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16990 Kapila Vatsyayan
Jaur Gita-Govinda (A Dated Sixteenth Century Gita-Govinda from Mewar)
National Museum; New Delhi, India; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; 32 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 134 with numerous b/w and tipped-in colour plates. 010763

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16991 Kapila Vatsyayan
Metaphors of the Indian Arts and Other Essays
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2015; 8124608202; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
This anthology Metaphors of the Indian Arts and Other Essays is a selection of writings of Dr Kapila Vatsyayan’s nearly four-decade long journey as an art critic and art historian. It reveals the distinct nature of Indian arts from the angle of the world-view in which they emerge. At the same time, it amply shows the theory of art and aesthetics which may enable us to “to see the other traditions of art from our own window”. In a seminal article entitled “Metaphors of the Indian Arts”, the author identifies some fundamentals which permeate the Indian artistic traditions. In the article entitled “Mountain, Myth, Monuments” Dr Vatsyayan discusses the significance of mountains and the sanctuaries, diversity of attitude and approaches to them in Indian context. She focuses on sacred mountains, especially Kailasa, which have dominated the Indian imagination for many millennia in the world of literature, architecture, sculpture, music and dance. The attitude to the human body as also the self-consciousness of the relationship of the senses and the mind in diverse civilizations has been of special interest to the author for decades. In the article “Early Evidence of Female Figures, Music and Dance”, she points at essentials of treating the human body in Indian art, specially the female body, over a long span of history. She draws attention to the large measure of consensus on the identification of “meaning” of the particular or single image or relief, ranging from the examples from Mesopotamia to Assyria to Egypt and the figurines and statues of the Indus Valley, Mohenjo-Daro, Harappa and Mehergarh. Further she returns to explicitly stating the ideational background of Indian aesthetics. Finally, she identifies certain motifs which have travelled across a vast geographical area, specially in South-East Asia. Altogether, these essays will enable the reader to trace not only her journey but also her place in Indian art history as a carrier of a tradition of A.K. Coomaraswamy and Stella Kramrisch.Printed Pages: 352. 100549

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16992 Kapila Vatsyayan
The Transformation of Nature in Art
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/MLBD; New Delhi, India; 1995; 8120716434; Hardcover; New; New; 
In the Present work of Coomaraswamy attempts to explain the theory behind medieval European and Asian art, especially art in India. He further supplements the Indian theorywith that of the Chinese. The first principle of his theories is that art does not exist for its own sake; it exists as means to some religious conditions or experience. The comparison with medieval European art in this respect is extremely illuminating. He further shows that both differ radically from the post-Renaissance European Art.Coomaraswamy discusses the theory of art in Asia in the first chapter and contends that the Indian artist did not seek an illusion of Nature, rather he tried to create a truthful suggestion of the character of the subject. He examines, in the second chapter, the medieval European aesthetics in terms of the fourteenth century German mystic, Meister Eckhart. Following chapters investigate through Indian texts the psychology of the Indian view of art. And finally, the origin and use of images in India are discussed in the last chapter.Printed Pages: 101628

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16993 Kapila Vatsyayan
Nature, Tradition and Originality: A Collection of Essays
Aditya Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8177421409; Hardcover; New; New; 
The present volume is based on articles written by the author over a period of four decades. They focus attention on some key concepts that permeate the discourse on artistic theories in the Indian tradition.The article in the first section, alternate paradigms of knowledge, deals with evolution of categories in the Indian context. The next article on Indriyas is concerned with the question of the sense perceptions in the Indian tradition. Printed Pages: 224 with numerous illustrations & maps. 109475

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16994 Kapila Vatsyayan
The Darbhanga Gita-Govinda
Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books; New Delhi, India; 8170174473; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Darbhanga Gita Govinda is the eighth in the series of monographs by Kapila Vatsyayan on the Gita Govinda and the miniature painting tradition of India. In the earlier monographs, e.g. Jaur Gita Govinda, Bundi Gita Govinda, Mewari Gita Govinda, Assamiya Gita Govinda, etc., the author examined assiduously the relationship of the text and the visual image. The Darbhanga Gita Govinda is a set belonging to the eighteenth century. It exemplifies both the continuity and changes which take place over time in comprehending the text as also its visual representation. Through her monographs on the Gita Govinda the author has encompassed the pictorial journey of Gita Govinda over a period of four centuries. Printed Pages: 96. 107852

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16995 Kapila Vatsyayan
The Square and the Circle of the Indian Arts
Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books; New Delhi, India; 8170173620; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Square and the Circle of the Indian Arts is a major contribution in Indian art history. More than a book on the theories of arts, it has far-reaching implications for the way one thinks about the future of indology and art history. It provides a model to be emulated for inter-disciplinary research, not only between the arts but also the sciences and the arts. Printed Pages: 198. 107922

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16996 Kapila Vatsyayan
Traditions of Indian Folk Dance
Full Circle; New Delhi, India; 8185120226; Hardcover; New; New; 

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16997 Kapila Vatsyayan
The Arts of Kerala Kshetram
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8121213142; Hardcover; New; New; 
In her continuing quest, re-affirming the vision of India as an organic whole, Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan approaches the arts of Kerala both in their distinctive qualities and holistic dimension, which ideally represent the dynamics of Indian cultural processes. This monograph, based on the inaugural Parikshit Memorial Lecture delivered by Dr. Vatsyayan at the Government Sanskrit College, Tripunithura in August 1988, now reprinted, has been commended by many as remarkably rich in the variety of art forms it covers and the directions for future research it offers in the area. Dr. Vatsyayan has had close association with South India, especially Tamil Nadu and Kerala. She has travelled the length and breadth of Kerala, often on foot, studying its art forms and visiting temples. The present volume is a result of this experience. In this exploration, the author dwells on varied topics like the popular myths and the archetypal images of Bhagavati, Shiva and Bhima and their sociological connotations and various forms of oral, ritual and visual arts ranging from paintings, murals and sculptures to the performing arts belonging to the folk and classical traditions. She revisits these art forms, often termed as “little” and “great” traditions, and shows how performing art forms, like Kathakali and Krishnanattam, serve as a bridge between them. Printed Pages: 102. 110991

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16998 Kapila Vatsyayan
Human Development in Indian Perspective and Other Essays
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2018; 8124609039; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 17 x 25 Cm 
This book, a collection of six lectures Dr Kapila Vatsyayan made at different UNESCO seminars and two reports she prepared for UNESCO, presents, discusses, analyses and prognosticates the varied aspects of human development in India and other developing nations. She has made some commendable observations and suggestions with a futuristic view on UNDP’s “Human Development Report 1990” which defines and measures human development.Through these papers and reports, Dr Vatsyayan has attempted to chart out a new perspective as far as development is concerned from the viewpoint of developing countries. The Western paradigms in defining development do not fit the frame of these countries. Culture, arts, oral wisdom, all should come to play a crucial role in defining, planning and executing developmental programmes in such countries, and in defining their educational status.In addition, the volume provides a historical glimpse of Delhi and addresses the issues of cultural heritage and cultural lifestyle of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. In a nutshell, Dr Vatsyayan makes the readers travel with her continuous UNESCO engagement, over a period of sixty years. Printed Pages: 130. 116194

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16999 Kapila Vatsyayan
India's Cultural Heritage and Identity and Other Essays
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2018; 8124609047; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 17 x 26 Cm 
Contents: Introduction. 1. Shastra and Prayoga, and Marga and Desi. 2. The Interface of Culture and Development. 3. The Role of the Arts in Social Transformation. 4. Dr D. S. Kothari: A Modern Rishi. 5. Pluralism and Diversity in South Asia. 6. Oral and the Written Word: Opposites or Complementary. 7. India’s Cultural Heritage and Identity. 8. Hinduism: The Religion of Divine Immanence. Index. This volume is collection of eight lectures delivered by Dr Kapila Vatsyayan on different occasions, some in the memory of four eminent persons such as Ancharlott Eschmann, an art historian; Dr C.D. Deshmukh, founder of the India International Centre and former Chairman, University Grants Commission; Prof. Birendra Kumar Bhattacharyya, eminent writer social worker and former president of the Sahitya Akademi and Dr D.S. Kothari, the doyen of science and a dedicated Gandhian, and the remaining four on a few critical issues related to culture. These lectures delve upon crucial terms and topics like shastra and prayoga, and marga and desi in the study of Indian arts, other social systems and the sociology of religion; interface of culture and development; role of arts in social transformation; a modern rishi, the eco-cultural cartography of South Asia; the oral and written systems of knowledge transmission; the different aspects of India’s cultural heritage and identity; and Hinduism as a religion of divine immanence, where concepts like purusharthas and varnashrama-dharma are all part and parcel of the all-encompassing Sanatana Dharma. This book thus enables readers to enlarge and nurture India’s cultural heritage and its allied features. In a fast-changing world, one should know his cultural past and thereby prepare himself to absorb what is needed, without losing his identity and existence. Printed Pages: 253. 116196

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17000 Kapila Vatsyayan & Come Carpentier de Gourdon (Eds)
Raimundo Panikkar: A Pilgrim Across Worlds
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789385285394; Softcover; New; 
Raimundo Panikkar was born of an Indian Hindu father and a Catalan Catholic mother. From his early childhood he was able to adopt, cultivate, and speak of different traditions. He got doctorates in Philosophy, Science, and Theology. He had lived in India, Europe, and the USA for several years teaching and researching. About 25 books and numerous articles were published by him. He also translated an anthology of a thousand pages of texts from the Vedas. Panikkar received numerous prizes and awards.An unconventional thinker, he infringed on many dogmas and prejudices. His intellectual development between the East and the West allowed him to reflect on a continuing philosophical dialogue among different traditions and ideologies. His thought suggests a vision of harmony and concord, to discover the 'human invariant' without destroying cultural diversity, for the realisation of the individual in a continuing process of creation and recreation. Printed Pages: 272. 110835

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