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The Bhilsa Topes or Buddhist Monuments of Central India

By: Alexander Cunningham

Price: $31.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 015241

ISBN: 8121507596

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Present work describes the Buddhist monuments discovered by Sir Alexander Cunningham around Bhilsa in Central India, viz., topes at Sanchi, Sonari, Satdhara, Bhojpur and Andheri. It also gives a historical account of the rise, progress and decline of Buddhism; the synods; the life and faith of Sakya; the symbols of Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha. Printed Pages: 406 with 33 illustrations. View more info

Archaeological Survey of India: Four Reports Made During the Years 1862-65, 23 Volumes and Index

By: Alexander Cunningham

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Rahul Publishing House:

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Seller ID: 030975

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Set of 23 vols. View more info

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Mahabodhi or the Great Buddhist Temple under the Bodhi Tree at Buddha-Gaya

By: Alexander Cunningham

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2012

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037046

ISBN: 8121508134

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Marking the spot of Buddha's enlightenment, Bodhgaya is greatly revered by Buddhists, especially for the bodhi tree beneath which the Master sat in meditation. After the death of Buddha, Bodhgaya flourished as an important religious centre and numerous shrines, stupas and monasteries were erected. The site continued to attract pilgrims and was only abandoned in the 15th century. The revival of interest in Bodhgaya began in 1802, when the Burmese sent a mission there. It soon attracted the attention of British administration as well. Francis Buchanon-Hamilton visited the site in 1811, and publi... View more info

Book of Indian Ethics: With Tables for Calculating Indian Dates

By: Alexander Cunningham

Price: $59.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038316

ISBN: 8186787194

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Printed Pages: 244. View more info

The Stupa of Bharhut: A Buddhist Monument ornamented with Numerous Sculptures illustrative of Buddhist Legend and History in the Third Century BC

By: Alexander Cunningham

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039852

ISBN: 8121507936

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Bharhut is located at the head of the narrow Mahiyar valley in central India, 200 miles northwest of Sanchi, where the ancient trade route from the western coastal regions to the eastern metropolis of Pataliputra joined the road to northern Sravasti. In the days of Mauryan Emperor Asoka (c. 272–234 BC) a brick stupa measuring about 68 feet in diameter and covered with plaster was constructed at Bharhut. During the reign of the Sungas, who were in power in the second century BC and reigned until the year 72 BC, a richly decorated stone railing, 88 feet in diameter, was added to enclose the mo... View more info

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The Ancient Geography of India (Vol. I: The Buddhist Period including the Campaigns of Alexander and the Travels of Hiuen-Tsiang)

By: Alexander Cunningham (Author) & Surendranath Majumdar Sastri (Ed.)

Price: $38.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2016

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039764

ISBN: 8121510643

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The Ancient Geography of India by Alexander Cunningham is a standard treatise on the subject, and is an indispensable handbook for those who are interested in Indian Antiquities. First published in 1871, and so naturally some portions have become to some extent antiquated in the light of more recent knowledge. However, it has not been superseded and still remains essential. The present edition has been edited and supplemented with the new introduction and notes by Surendranath Majumdar Sastri. Printed Pages: 842. View more info

The Bhilsa Topes: Buddhist Monuments of Central India

By: Alexander Cunningham; edited and revised, with an Introductory Note By B.M. Pande

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2009

Edition: Edited and Revised Edition

Seller ID: 031809

ISBN: 817305374X

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Printed Pages: 272 with 61 b/w illustrations. View more info