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The Ramayana of Valmiki, 7 Vols. (Vols 1 to 6 Published So far)

By: Robert P. Goldman (Instruction and translation); Annotation By Robert P. Goldman, Sally J. Sutherland, Sheldon I. Pollock, and Rosalind Lefeber (edited, translated, Introduced and annotated)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.:

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 028807

ISBN: 812083089X

Condition: New


Set of 6 volumes. Volume I: Balakanda; Volume II: Ayodhyakanda; Volume III: Aranyakanda; Volume IV: Kiskindhakanda; Volume V: Sundarakanda; Volume VI: Yuddhakanda (in 2 parts). View more info

The Ramayana of Valmiki: An Epic of Ancient India (Volume 2: Ayodhyakanda)

By: Sheldon I. Pollock (Intro. & Tr.)

Price: $24.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2007

Seller ID: 102098

ISBN: 8120831632

Condition: New


This is the second of seven volumes that will present a complete and fully annotated translation of the Valmiki Ramayana of the seven sections of this great Sanskrit epic, the Ayodhyakanda is the most human, and it remains one of the best introductions to the social and political values of traditional India. This readable translation is accompanied by a commentary that elucidates the various problems of the text, whether philological, aesthetic, or cultural. Extensive use is made in the annotations of the numerous commentaries on the Ramayana composed in medieval India. The substantial introdu... View more info

The Ramayana of Valmiki: An Epic of Ancient India (Volume 3: Aranyakanda)

By: Sheldon I. Pollock (Intro. & Tr.)

Price: $24.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2007

Seller ID: 102099

ISBN: 8120831640

Condition: New


This is the third volume of a planned seven volume translation of India`s most beloved and influential epic tale-the Ramayana of Valmiki. This third volume carries forward the narrative by following the exiled hero Rama his wife and his brother on their wanderings. The book contains the narrative center of the epic the abduction of Sita by the demon king Ravana. It provides a profound meditaion on the paradox of the hero as both human and divine.Printed Pages: 412. View more info

The Language of the Gods in the World of Men: Sanskrit, Culture, and Power in Premodern India

By: Sheldon Pollock

Price: $22.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Permanent Black: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037132

ISBN: 8178242753

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 698. View more info

A Rasa Reader: Classical Indian Aesthetics

By: Sheldon Pollock

Price: $33.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2017

Seller ID: 900689

ISBN: 8178245175


From the early years of the Common Era to 1700, Indian intellectuals explored with unparalleled subtlety the place of emotion in art. Their investigations led to the deconstruction of art's formal structures and broader inquiries into the pleasure of tragic tales. Rasa, or taste, was the word they chose to describe art's aesthetics, and their passionate effort to pin down these phenomena became its own remarkable act of creation. This book is the first in any language to follow the evolution of rasa from its origins in dramaturgical thought—a concept for the stage—to its flourishing in li... View more info

The Language of the Gods in the World of Men: Sanskrit, Culture, and Power in Premodern India

By: Sheldon Pollock (ed.)

Price: $74.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Permanent Balck: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023557

ISBN: 8178241781

Condition: New


Printed pages: 698 with four maps. View more info