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The History of Suicide in India: An Introduction

By: Upendra Thakur

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002599

ISBN: 8121503809

Condition: New


There is no human phenomenon which is more baffling than Suicide. It has always puzzled and intrigued the thinking mind that man, in a moment of frenzy, should kill himself and in one stroke end that mighty dream of his-the life-which he has so selfishly built. To this day, there is not a single undivided opinion on suicide. Some have commended it: others have condemned it. Even our ancient seers and philosophers have taken sides on the issue. But suicide has continued unabated and so also its implications on society. Here is an illuminating book which has this unusual subject as the topic of ... View more info

Some Aspects of Ancient Indian History and Culture

By: Upendra Thakur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Abhinav Publications: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025252

Condition: Good


Printed Pages: 338. Torn dust-jacket. View more info

Buddhist Cities in Early India: Bodh-Gaya, Rajgrha, Nalanda

By: Upendra Thakur

Price: $36.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sundeep Prakashan: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032639

ISBN: 8185067929

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 164 with 30 colour plates. View more info

On Karttikeya

By: Upendra Thakur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Oriental Studies/Chaukhamba Orientalia: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100702

Condition: New


The present monograph contains a brief study of the various facets of Karttikeya Cult which was widely practised throughout India in early periods and is, even now, quite popular in South India. Though known by various names in early literature, Karttikeya does not seem to have been known directly to the Vedas. He is, however, included in the Vedic divinities represented in the form of Vedic symbols, by the name of Kumara who is described as the wonderful hero and leader of the divine army. In the present work, efforts have been made to trace the origin and development of the cult of Karttikey... View more info

The Hunas in India (Samalochanatmak Itihas Grantha)

By: Upendra Thakur

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100814

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 358. View more info

Mints and Minting in India (Art, Architecture Painting Grantha)

By: Upendra Thakur

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100817

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 202. View more info

India and Japan

By: Upendra Thakur

Price: $3.52

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107976

ISBN: 8170172896

Condition: New


The present monograph deals with cultural interaction between India and Japan during 5th-14th cent. A.D. in the field of religion, languages and literature,art and painting. Printed Pages: 92. View more info

Some Aspects of Asian History and Culture

By: Upendra Thakur

Price: $5.52

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108022

ISBN: 8170170184

Condition: New


"The present work throws light on many intriguing aspects of the history and culture of India, which have not received comprehensive treatment at the hands of the scholars so far. They deal with political, socio-economic architecture relative to different periods of our history. Some of the chapters beyond the frontiers of India and throw altogether a new light on some of the obscure problems regarding the origin and establishment of Indian settlements in Cambodia, Siam and other countries of South- East Asia about seventeen hundred years ago. View more info