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History and Culture of Tamil Nadu: As Gleanedfrom the Sanskrit Inscriptions, Volume 1 (Up to c. AD 1310)

By: Chithra Madhavan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100365

ISBN: 8124603804

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Inscriptions are the most authentic and vital source for reconstructing the history of India. Epigraphs were composed in Sanskrit in various parts of India and the ancient Tamil country was no exception to this practice. Among the thousands of epigraphs found all over Tamil Nadu, a large number are composed in chaste Sanskrit and these as well as the Sanskrit portions of the bi-lingual copper-plate records serve as an important source of data about the conditions which existed in the ancient Tamil country. These Sanskrit inscriptions are also excellent pieces of prose and poetry and reveal the... View more info

History and Culture of Tamil Nadu: As Gleaned from the Sanskrit Inscriptions, Volume 2

By: Chithra Madhavan

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100366

ISBN: 8124603952

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Epigraphy, or the study of inscriptions, has played a very important role in reconstructing the history of India. Tamil Nadu in particular has a very large number of epigraphs, which have been of immense help to historians in writing about the history of the Tamil country. The majority of these inscriptions are written in Tamil. However, beginning from the sixth century ad, a large number of inscriptions, both lithic and copper-plate grants came to be composed in Sanskrit as well. Some of these epigraphs are wholly in Sanskrit while some, especially the copper-plate inscriptions, are bi-lingua... View more info

Sanskrit Education and Literature in Ancient and Medieval Tamil Nadu: An Epigraphical Study

By: Chithra Madhavan

Price: $13.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100377

ISBN: 8124607001

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Education, especially Vedic and Vedantic, along with allied subjects, was a prime focus of the rulers of the Tamil kingdoms. This book highlights the educational initiatives during the reigns of the Pallava, Pandya, Cola, Vijayanagara, Nayaka and other kings. The inscriptions across the Tamil country talk about Sanskrit education in detail. Agraharas, ghatikas, temple-colleges and mathas were the main educational institutions propagating Sanskrit texts. The teachers were handsomely paid and bhatta-vritti was the norm of the day; villages were donated to them — either as ekabhoga or as agraha... View more info

Sanskrit Education and Literature in Ancient and Medieval Tamil Nadu: An Epigraphical Study

By: Chithra Madhavan

Price: $8.48

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100378

ISBN: 8124607052

Condition: New


Education, especially Vedic and Vedantic, along with allied subjects, was a prime focus of the rulers of the Tamil kingdoms. This book highlights the educational initiatives during the reigns of the Pallava, Pandya, Cola, Vijayanagara, Nayaka and other kings. The inscriptions across the Tamil country talk about Sanskrit education in detail. Agraharas, ghatikas, temple-colleges and mathas were the main educational institutions propagating Sanskrit texts. The teachers were handsomely paid and bhatta-vritti was the norm of the day; villages were donated to them — either as ekabhoga or as agraha... View more info

History and Culture of Tamil Nadu: As Gleaned from the Sanskrit Inscriptions: Volume I (Up to C. AD 1310)

By: Chithra Madhavan; with a Foreword By K.V. Raman

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012578

ISBN: 8124603081

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 323. View more info