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Science, Literature and Aesthetics (History of Science, Philosophy, and Culture in Indian Civilization: Vol. XV, Part 3)

By: Amiya Dev (ed.); Research Assistant: Poushali Bhadury

Price: $44.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028494

ISBN: 8187586397

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 904 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. View more info

Essays on Jaina Art

By: Ananda K. Coomaraswamy & Richard J. Cohen

Price: $29.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2003

Seller ID: 101629

ISBN: 8173045348

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His writings on Jaina art span the entire period of his active working life as an art historian. He published his first article on the subject in 1914 and ended with a book review in 1943, four years before his death. Jaina art and its symbolic inventory held a special place in Coomaraswamy's formulation of the history of Indian painting, indeed Indian civilization itself. He was the first to recognize its chronological place in the succession of style. The Jaina paintings are not only important for the student of Jaina iconography and archaeology which are illustrative of costumes, manners an... View more info

Reflections on Aesthetics and Poetics

By: Arun Ranjan Mishra

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pratibha Prakashan: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101382

ISBN: 8177022423

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 288. View more info

Revisiting Literature, Criticism and Aesthetics in India

By: Avadhesh Kumar Singh

Price: $34.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037053

ISBN: 8124606277

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 620. View more info

Nature of Indian Aesthetics (With Special Reference to Slipa)

By: Balarama Srivastava

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Oriental Studies/Chaukhamba Orientalia: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100709

Condition: New


Dr. Balram Srivastava (b. 1930), a reputed scholar of Indian Art and Iconography was mostly educated in Banaras Hindu University and obtained Ph. D. degree from the same University in 1964. He was Assistant Curator and subsequently Curator in the Sanskrit University Museum, Varanasi, from 1959-1964. He joined the Deptt. of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Banaras Hindu University in 1964. Under the U. G. C. grants he has thoroughly explored the Orissan art-regions and at the invitation from Nepal he has also explored the Vagamati Valley in Nepal. He was invited with a travel gr... View more info

The Eight Darlings of Indian Aesthetics

By: Dr A.M. Upadhyay; Assisted By Bijal Haria; Foreword By Padmashri Dr Sunil Kothari

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Parampara Academy of Performing Arts: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037184

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 127. View more info

Comparative Aesthetics (Vol I: Indian Aesthetics), (Darshana Grantha)

By: Dr Kanti Chandra Pandey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100789

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 796. View more info

Picture Perfect: A Handbook on Cosmetic Surgery

By: Dr Mohan Thomas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104778

ISBN: 9789382299455

Condition: New


Dr. Mohan Thomas has for many years addressed the common queries on cosmetic procedures through the pages of popular magazines and strived hard to educate the public at large. In the recent years popularity of cosmetic surgery and skincare has been meteoric, but the accurate information about the procedures was not as forthcoming. This void along with the poor outcomes of treatment received by many is what prompted the idea of this handbook. The aim of this handbook is to have compiled information to keep people at large safe. Picture Perfect - A handbook on cosmetic surgery separates fact fro... View more info

Aesthetic Theories of India, Vol. III

By: Dr Padma Sudhi

Price: $28.00

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

Seller ID: 102581

ISBN: 8170760240

Condition: New


In the second volume of the Aesthetic-theories of India, author enumerated all the theories which were built by studying critically the poeticians of the mediaeval period who culminated their aesthetical concepts in the literature of Kalidasa. In its third volume, after examining the Sanskrit-texts and Vernacular literatures thereby, the author sums up that every aesthetic theory has been entwined in the Yoga-activity by accepting its depth and height-psychology. Indian art-activity is the record of the Self where thoughts, words and deeds are harmonised and transformed into artistic consiste... View more info

The Bakhshali Manuscript: A Study in Medieval Mathematics. Parts I, II, III (bound in one)

By: G.R. Kaye

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aditya Prakashan: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035676

ISBN: 8177420585

Condition: New


Part I: Introduction; Part II: The Text (includes 42 plates); Part III: The Text Re-arranged. View more info

Facial Beauty: Easy and Natural Steps to Ageing Well

By: Giovanni Dicran Megighian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104629

ISBN: 9789382299691

Condition: New


Facial Beauty is generally associated with youthfulness, whereas ageing is perceived as loss of beauty and attractiveness. Nonetheless, there are people who retain their attractiveness even in old age. This book is about the observations and researches around the face, its attractiveness and well-being. The reader will be introduced to inspirational men and women who have influenced with their ideas and work, the crystallization of the concepts of this book. It is relevant especially today when modern society's lifestyle in deteriorating health and attractiveness is clearly evident. This book ... View more info

Vyangyavyakhya: The Aesthetics of Dhvani in Theatre

By: K.G. Paulose (Ed.)

Price: $28.20

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100355

ISBN: 8124606994

Condition: New


The doctrine of dhvani, expounded by Anandavardhana (ninth century ce) in Kashmir though contested by his contemporaries at home, received sound acclamation in Kerala. A royal dramatist — Kulashekhara – of the same century applied dhvani to the theatre. His performance text is known as Vyangyavyakhya (VV), meaning interpreting the implied. This was an epoch-making event in the history of Indian theatre. This innovation in performative practices marked a deviation from Bharata’s national tradition and laid down the foundation for classical forms like Kutiyattam, Kgrshnanattam, Kathakali a... View more info

Aesthetics and Motivations in Arts and Science

By: Kiran C. Gupta (Ed.)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts: 1996

Seller ID: 101645

ISBN: 8122407463

Condition: New


This volume is a collection of twelve papers invited for a National Seminar based on the seminal work, "Truth and Beauty; Aesthetics and Motivations in Science" by the Nobel Laureate S. Chandrasekhar. The contributions are by experts in arts, fine arts and science, exploring the themes of creativity, beauty and truth in their respective subjects of specializations. It is hoped that this publication will lead to more dialogues between the practitioners of arts and sciences.Printed Pages: 199. View more info

Ascetics and Kings in a Jain Ritual Culture (Lala S.L.Jain Research Series)

By: Lawrence A. Babb

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1998

Seller ID: 102449

ISBN: 8120815394

Condition: New


Jainism is aside from Buddhism, the only surviving example of India`s ancient non-Vedic religious traditions celebrated for its systematic practice of non-violence and for the rigor of the asceticism it promotes. It sheds light on a little known religious tradition and demonstrates that divine absence.Printed Pages: 254. View more info

Buddhism: Aesthetics, Time and Quintessence

By: Lokesh Chandra

Price: $68.35

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aditya Prakashan: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035611

ISBN: 8177421018

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 231. View more info

Aesthetics: Kala aur Saundarya Ka Darashnik Vivecana (in Hindi)

By: Manjula Saxena

Price: $17.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100358

ISBN: 812460469X

Condition: New


After its attainment of Independence, India has witnessed the quickening of a new life in the field of art as well. Cultural exchanges between its various regions have shown a marked upswing, and reflection on cultural matters has also increased beyond expectations. Concurrently, in quite a few of our colleges and universities aesthetics has been included in the syllabi as an optional subject of study. Some books on this subject, mostly written in the traditional way, are surely available; but philosophical aesthetics, which is today regarded as a distinct intellectual achievement of the twent... View more info

Aesthetics: Kala Aur Saundarya ka Darshnik Vivecana (in Hindi)

By: Manjula Saxena

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100359

ISBN: 8124604703

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 365. View more info

Sanchi Sculptures: An Aesthetic and Cultural Study

By: Manjushree Rao

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Vidyanidhi Prakashan/Chaukhamba Prakashan: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101080

Condition: New


This Book is a valuable contribution to the list of limited analytical treatises available on the famous Buddhist monuments of Sanchi. These well preserved monuments are highly purposeful and comprehensive in nature as these display each and every phase of the human life and activity and thereby giving us the glimpses o rich bygone culture. The author, being aware of these complexities, has approached the subject with great cautions and care. It is written with a roving aesthetic eye which estimates, evaluates and appreciates various aspects of the glory, splendour and art of the monuments and... View more info

Indian Theory of Aesthetics

By: P.S. Shastri

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan: 1989

Seller ID: 103723

Condition: New


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Rigvedic Aesthetics

By: P.S. Shastri

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan: 1986

Seller ID: 103772

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 439. View more info

100 Beauty Techniques

By: Parvesh Handa

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2011

Seller ID: 103334

ISBN: 9789380177984

Condition: New


Looking after the body is a natural phenomenon in everyone’s life. To keep a healthy and fit body, you need to look after your skin and hair, follow balanced diet, practice regular exercises including yoga and do body treatments like massage and spa etc.The book ‘100 Beauty Techniques’ by Parvesh Handa discusses the methods to look after complete body from head to toe in a professional manner. The author has described various skin problems and diseases and how to cope with them. Looking after the hair, an important aspect has also been covered in detail. Shaping up your body and maintain... View more info

A Bibliography of Alankarasastra

By: Radhavallabh Tripathi

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pratibha Prakashan: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101377

ISBN: 9788177020595 `

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 64. View more info

Kesha Soundarya Yogah: Formulae for Hair Related Disorders

By: Raghavendra Udupa, Nayana Shartha Tonse & Prathima Prasad

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100948

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 52. View more info

SWADES: Ladakh the Land of Splendour

By: Ranjan Ramchandani

Price: $38.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104398

ISBN: 9789380502441

Condition: New


During my visits to India over the last few years I started to hear more and more about Ladakh from family and friends. Being a photographer and a nature lover, I decided I had to go visit the region for myself, only to discover that once is not enough. The mountains, the glaciers, the lakes, the monasteries and the people beckon you to return, so here I was planning my next visit even before I reached home in Singapore! The region’s natural beauty, its remoteness of location which fortunately allows it to remain unaffected to a large extent by the dilemmas of the modern world, the rich cult... View more info

Srngaraprakasa (Sahityaprakasa): By Bhojaraja, 2 Vols.

By: Rewaprasada Dwivedi (critically edited); Sadasivakumara Dwivedi (assistant editor)

Price: $120.00

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

Seller ID: 030761

ISBN: 8185503133

Condition: New


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Avenues to Beauty: Eight Essays in Aesthetics

By: S.K. Saxena

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sangeet Natak Akademi in Association with D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028742

ISBN: 8124605335

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 251. View more info

Elements of Indian Aesthetics, 2 Vols

By: S.N. Ghoshal Sastri

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Oriental Studies/Chaukhamba Orientalia: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100698

Condition: New


Born in an orthodox Brahmana family of Bengal and educated traditionally in Varanasi, Dr. S.N. Ghoshal Sastri started his carrier is a teacher of a Sanskrit Institution and an editor of the Chaukhambha Sanskrit Series, Varanasi. During the time, he had the privilege to sit under the feet of some celebrated scholars of the time; like MM. Pramathanatha Tarkabhusana, Mm. Balakrsna Misra and Mm. Gopinath Kaviraj He took active part in the 42-Movement and Went underground as a suspect of the Chaukaghat-case, Varanasi; that provided him a chance to learn English. Acquitted of the alleged charge, ... View more info

Aesthetics of Agra and Jaipur Traditions

By: Shrikrishna (Babanrao) Haldankar; Translated By Padmaja Punde and Shrikrishna (Babanrao Haldankar); Translated By Padmaja Punde and Shrikrishna (Babanrao) Haldankar

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Popular Prakashan: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036652

ISBN: 8171546854

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 166. View more info

Aesthetics of Pictorial Language

By: Soubhagya Pathy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Harman Publishing House: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021262

ISBN: 8186622829

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 376 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

Sarasvatikanthabharanam, Vol. I

By: Sundari Siddhartha

Price: $72.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/MLBD: 2009

Seller ID: 101618

Condition: New


The Sarasvatika??habhara?am is a work on poetics (Bhoja has another work on grammar under the same name). This encyclopaedic compilation is a record of the wide range of human experience and knowledge that interested Bhoja. It discusses the usual topics of poetics in an unusual manner- do?a, gu?a, do?agu?a, ala?kara, rasa, d?sya and sravya kavya. There are many earlier editions of this work, some with even two commentaries. But this alone has an English translation. The text has been exhaustively and incisively edited, without obscuring Bhoja's thought and intent.Poetry cannot be fitted into r... View more info

Sarasvatikanthabharanam, Vol. II

By: Sundari Siddhartha

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/MLBD: 2009

Seller ID: 101619

Condition: New


The Sarasvatika??habhara?am is a work on poetics (Bhoja has another work on grammar under the same name). This encyclopaedic compilation is a record of the wide range of human experience and knowledge that interested Bhoja. It discusses the usual topics of poetics in an unusual manner- do?a, gu?a, do?agu?a, ala?kara, rasa, d?sya and sravya kavya. There are many earlier editions of this work, some with even two commentaries. But this alone has an English translation. The text has been exhaustively and incisively edited, without obscuring Bhoja's thought and intent.Poetry cannot be fitted into r... View more info

Sarasvatikanthabharanam, Vol. III

By: Sundari Siddhartha

Price: $72.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2009

Seller ID: 101620

Condition: New


The Sarasvatika??habhara?am is a work on poetics (Bhoja has another work on grammar under the same name). This encyclopaedic compilation is a record of the wide range of human experience and knowledge that interested Bhoja. It discusses the usual topics of poetics in an unusual manner- do?a, gu?a, do?agu?a, ala?kara, rasa, d?sya and sravya kavya. There are many earlier editions of this work, some with even two commentaries. But this alone has an English translation. The text has been exhaustively and incisively edited, without obscuring Bhoja's thought and intent.Poetry cannot be fitted into r... View more info

Aesthetic Vedanta: The Sacred Path of Passionate Love

By: Swami B.V. Tripurari; Foreword By Georg Feuerstein

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Novato, CA, USA, Mandala Publishing Group: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021475

ISBN: 188606914X

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 266. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. View more info

Indian Aesthetics and Politics

By: V.N. Jha (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sri Satguru Publications:

Seller ID: 035021

ISBN: 8170307872

Condition: New


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Essentialism

By: V.N.K. Reddy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan: 1990

Seller ID: 103713

Condition: New


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