Author:Prithvi K. Agrawala

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Excavations at Rajghat (1957-1958; 1960-1965): Part IV (B: Plates): Terracotta Human Figurines

By: A.K. Narain and Prithvi Kumar Agrawala

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Banaras Hindu University: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030612

Condition: Good


Printed pages: 12 with numerous 70 plates. Stains on boards. Text in mint condition. View more info

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Mithuna: The Male-Female Symbol in Indian Art and Thought

By: Prithvi K. Agrawala

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000212

ISBN: 8121501423

Condition: New


In a most comprehensive and thorough analysis, the present work identifies Mithuna or Male-Female theme as a symbol pure and simple that occurs and recurs under many contexts and representational assumptions in different phases of Indian culture, art and thought. The author has brought out an exposition of the Mithuna symbol treating fully its implications in manifold contexts and areas of thought such as One And The Many, Male and Female, As An Idyllic Concept, Dampati, Incomplete Mithuna, Eternal Mithuna And Sahaja. As such this symbol now forms the key to analysing several basic ideals perm... View more info

The Unknown Kamasutras: Being an Anthology of the Ancientmost Love-Aphorisms By Seers of the Tradition and Its Expositors

By: Prithvi K. Agrawala

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Indica: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002498

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 248 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

Early Indian Bronzes

By: Prithvi K. Agrawala

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indica Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101295

Condition: New


The author has gone deep into various problems of origin and development of concepts, styles and models, types and technology involved in the objects. A magnificient book of Early Indian Bronzes, a book which was necessary and which had waited to come from his pen. It is indeed a very valuable contribution and should be considered almost a reference book where all old and newly acquired objects find place. By and large the illustrations are neat and crisp. The text is also clean and clear. Printed Pages: 158. View more info

Imperial Gupta Epigraphs

By: Prithvi K. Agrawala

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indica Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101296

Condition: New


The present work forms the tenth volume of an ambitious project of publishing all the important ancient Indian epigraphical records in twenty volumes, each containing carefully deciphered and critically edited text, with useful notes and full illustrations.The author has spared no pains in preparing this volume of great historical and epigraphical value. In each case, the preserved Sanskrit text of the inscription has been carefully examined and given as incorporating the emendations and suggestions by various earlier scholars.Printed Pages: 132. View more info

The Unknown Kamasutras (Being an Anthology of the Ancientmost Love-Aphorisms by Seers of the Tradition and Its Expositors)

By: Prithvi K. Agrawala

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indica Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101297

Condition: New


This outstanding anthology presents for the first time both to the scholars and general readers a companion volume to the famous Kamasutra by the sage-teacher Vatsyayana.The present compendium will be found to serve as a veritable source-book of original views and teachings belonging historically to pre-Vatsyayana authorities which - as arranged here systematically under the Sixty-four conventional Topics of the Kama Shastra - open a new tract of ancient wisdom, exposing the Aphorisms of Love hitherto lost and unknown.Printed Pages: 248. View more info

Ancient Indian Mother Goddess Votive Discs

By: Prithvi K. Agrawala

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indica Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101298

Condition: New


The language of symbolism which these cult objects speak is made available through comparable evidence and the later tradition enshrined in the texts or visual representations. Nothing seems to be purely decorative in these cult objects nor were these simply playful imaginations of the artists who created them.The supporting explanations are similarly educative, interesting as they are. This exercise would give new directions to the future students and scholars as it would be profitable to the present generation. The task commenced by Cunningham and carried on by Coomaraswamy or V.S. Agrawala,... View more info

Imperial Gupta Epigraphs

By: Prithvi K. Agrawala (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Prithvi Prakashan/Chaukhambha Publications: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100973

Condition: New


The present work forms the tenth volume of an ambitious project of publishing all the important ancient Indian epigraphical records in twenty volumes, each containing carefully deciphered and critically edited text, with useful notes and full illustrations. The Author has spared no pains in preparing this volume of great historical and epigraphical value. In each case, the preserved Sanskrit text of the inscription has been carefully examined and given as incorporating the emendations and suggestions by various earlier scholars. Bringing the work quite up-to-date and also including about half ... View more info

Gupta Art: A History of Indian Art in the Gupta Period 300-600 AD

By: Vasudeva S. Agrawala; Compiled and Edited By Dr Prithvi K. Agrawala

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Prithivi Prakashan: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015065

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 135 with numerous b/w plates. View more info