The Archaeology of Kumaon (Including Dehradun)

By: Kanti Prasad Nautiyal & H.D. Sankalia

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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.

Title: The Archaeology of Kumaon (Including Dehradun)

Author Name: Kanti Prasad Nautiyal & H.D. Sankalia

Categories: India, Archaeology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Chaukhamba Sanskrit Studies/Chaukhamba Amarabharati Prakshan: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Keywords: The Archaeology of Kumaon (Including Dehradun) Kanti Prasad Nautiyal & H.D. Sankalia