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Journey Of Faith: Maulana Abdul Majid Daryabadi

By: Akhtarul Wasey & Abdur Raheem Kidwai (Eds)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Shipra Publicaitons:

Seller ID: 1201702

ISBN: 8175417986

Condition: New

Contents: Preface. I. Life: 1. Daryabadi’s family background and era. 2. Daryabadi’s early life. 3. Daryabadi’s college and University education. 4. Daryabadi’s quest for truth: his wandering into error and his return to Islam. 5. Daryabadi’s mentors: Akbar Allahabadi, Allama Shibli, Maulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar and Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi. 6. Daryabadi’s family life and demise. 7. Daryabadi’s mission and message. II. Works: 8. English translation of the Quran: issues and problems/Abdul Majid Daryabadi. 9. Tafsir (The Quran Exegesis) in modern times: pre-requisites and challenge... View more info

The Great King Krishan Dev Raya

By: Anita Bhagat

Price: $49.90

Publisher: New Delh, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2018

Seller ID: 1201420

ISBN: 9789387226159

Condition: New

Krishnadevaraya was an emperor of the Vijayanagara Empire who reigned from 1509–1529. He is the third ruler of the Tuluva Dynasty. Krishnadeva Raya encouraged trade with the western countries. He had a cordial relationship with the Portuguese who had at that time established trade centres on the west coast of India. He was not only a great warrior, but was also a playwright and a great patron of learning. Telugu literature flourished under him. Painting, sculpture, dance and music were greatly encouraged by him and his successors. He endeared himself to the people by his personal charm, kind... View more info

Love by All Sorts of Means: A Biography

By: Beryl Bainbridge

Price: $54.55

Publisher: New Delhi, Bloomsbury Continuum/ Bloomsbury India:

Seller ID: 1201884

ISBN: 1472908538

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 576 View more info

Ramakrishna: His Life and Sayings

By: F. Max Muller

Price: $11.80

Publisher: New Delhi, Dev Publishers & Distributors: 2017

Seller ID: 1202042

ISBN: 9789381406595

Condition: New

About the Book Ramakrishna Paramahamsa was an Indian mystic and yogi during the 19th-century. Ramakrishna was given to spiritual ecstasies from a young age, and was influenced by several religious traditions, including devotion toward the goddess Kali, Tantra and Vaishnava Bhakti and Advaita Vedanta. The name of Ramakrishna has lately been so often mentioned in Indian, American and English newspapers that a fuller account of his life and doctrine seemed to the author likely to be welcome, not only to the many who take an interest in the intellectual and moral state of India, but to the few al... View more info

Ramakrishna: His Life and Sayings

By: F. Max Muller

Price: $12.65

Publisher: New Delhi, Niyogi Books:

Seller ID: 1203658

ISBN: 9789386906755

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 200 View more info

I am the Widow: An Intellectual Biography of Behramji Malabari

By: Harmony Siganporia

Price: $24.40

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2018

Seller ID: 1202346

ISBN: 9789352873906

Condition: New

Contents: Introduction. 1. Setting the Stage: A Biographical Sketch of the Early Years. 2. Gujarat and the Gujaratis: The Reformer-as-Ethnographer and Creator of the Template Colonial Textbook. 3. Engagement with the Women s Question : From the Rukhmabai Case and Notes, to the Passing of the Age of Consent Act (1884 1891). 4. The Indian Eye on English Life: Reversing the Colonial Gaze. 5. The Pamphlets Re-Considered: The Indian Problem and India in 1897. Conclusion: Sedition Charge as Recompense for a Lifetime s Loyalty. Appendix: Native Publications in India-Charge against Mr Malabari. Biblio... View more info

François Giroust (1737-1799): Composer for Church, King and Commune: Life and Thematic Catalogue.

By: Jack Eby

Price: $127.40

Publisher: Olms Verlag: 2018

Seller ID: 1202964

ISBN: 348715529X

Condition: New

The career of François Giroust reads like a novel. Born in Paris in 1737, he began his musical life as a choirboy at Notre-Dame. His talent was such that at age 19 he was hired as maître at the Cathedral in Orleans. A spectacular success with his grand motets at the Concert Spirituel in 1768 led him back to Paris and the Church of the SS Innocents. His fame in Paris gained him a position at the Royal Chapel in 1775, at the court of Louis XVI. Later he was promoted to Surintendant of the King's music. He reached the summit of church and court music just as the French Revolution broke out; his... View more info

Educational Philosophy Of Mahatma Gandhi and Vinoba Bhave

By: L.M. Bhole

Price: $24.45

Publisher: New Delhi, Shipra Publicaitons:

Seller ID: 1201664

ISBN: 817541880X

Condition: New

This is a book on an important subject, namely, education. In spite of realization of its importance, except during ancient India, the state of education world over has remained by and large unsatisfactory, worrisome and moribund. The crisis in education has contributed to the crisis of survival of mankind. The various scholars have explored the field of education in order to develop appropriate philosophy of education, so that it ceases to be a negative factor, and it becomes a positive factor in the life of mankind. Mahatma Gandhi and Vinoba Bhave occupy a top-most position in this matter. T... View more info

Sri Ramakrishna: Love That Knows No Limits

By: M. Sivaramkrishna

Price: $39.90

Publisher: Noida, HarperCollins/ Harper Collins Publishers India: 2018

Seller ID: 1201581

ISBN: 9789353023966

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 286 View more info

The Expeditions: An Early Biography of Muhammad

By: Mamar Ibn Rashid

Price: $27.35

Publisher: New Delhi, Dev Publishers & Distributors: 2017

Seller ID: 1202031

ISBN: 9789381406755

Condition: New

About the Book The Expeditions is one of the oldest biographies of the Prophet Muhammad to survive into the modern era. Its primary author, Ma'mar ibn Rashid (714-770 AD/96-153 AH), was a prominent scholar from Basra in southern Iraq who was revered for his learning in prophetic traditions, Islamic law, and the interpretation of the Qur'an. This fascinating foundational seminal work contains stories handed down by Ma'mar to his most prominent pupil, 'Abd al-Razzaq of Sanaa, relating Muhammad’s early life and prophetic career as well as the adventures and tribulations of his earliest follower... View more info

The Struggle for Modern Tibet: the Autobiography of Tashi Tsering

By: Melvyn C. Goldstein, William R Siebenschuh, & Tashi Tsering (Authors)

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Dev Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1202256

ISBN: 1138328987

Condition: New

This captivating autobiography by a Tibetan educator and former political prisoner is full of twists and turns. Born in 1929 in a Tibetan village, Tsering developed a strong dislike of his country's theocratic ruling elite. As a 13-year-old member of the Dalai Lama's personal dance troupe, he was frequently whipped or beaten by teachers for minor infractions. A heterosexual, he escaped by becoming a drombo, or homosexual passive partner and sex-toy, for a well-connected monk. After studying at the University of Washington, he returned to Chinese-occupied Tibet in 1964, convinced that Tibet cou... View more info

Krazy: George Herriman, a Life in Black and White

By: Michael Tisserand

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Noida, Harper Perennial/ HarperCollins:

Seller ID: 1201750

ISBN: 0061733008

Condition: New

In this epic and revelatory biography of Krazy Kat creator George Herriman, the man behind one of the greatest comic strips in history finally gets his due. Michael Tisserand celebrates Herriman’s wondrous comics while delving deep into the life of a cartoonist on America’s color line. A native of nineteenth-century New Orleans, George Herriman came of age as a cartoonist in the boomtown of Los Angeles and the wild metropolis of New York. Appearing in the biggest newspapers of the early twentieth century—including those owned by William Randolph Hearst—Herriman’s Krazy Kat cartoons q... View more info

Swami Vivekananda

By: Prema Nandakumar

Price: $39.90

Publisher: Noida, HarperCollins/ Harper Collins Publishers India: 2018

Seller ID: 1201580

ISBN: 9789353024000

Condition: New

Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902) is India's most celebrated and charismatic monk. Handsome, brilliant, an image of contained strength, a lover of music and poetry, he also had a great desire to know about the source of his Hindu heritage. His search ended when he met his guru Sri Ramakrishna. His brilliant speech at the Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893 brought him fame in India and abroad. In his short lifespan of thirty-nine years, he propagated the Hindu spiritual culture in India and abroad. His inspirational writings and speeches remain relevant even today. This book is a study of t... View more info

Sri Aurobindo: His Life and Yoga

By: Promode Kumar Sen

Price: $39.90

Publisher: Noida, Harper Collins/ Harper Collins Publishers India: 2018

Seller ID: 1201582

ISBN: 9789353023980

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 252 View more info

Selected Works of C. Rajagopalachari: Volume V, 1931-35

By: Ravi K. Mishra & Narendra Shukla (Eds)

Price: $113.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan: 2018

Seller ID: 1202269

ISBN: 9789352874729

Condition: New

The present volume is the fifth in a series of ten volumes of the Selected Works of C. Rajagopalachari being published in association with Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. This volume traces Rajaji's political journey from his release from imprisonment in 1931 to his eventual inability to take up the Presidentship of the Indian National Congress in 1935, as he recovered from ill-health following a series of arrests. The letters, articles, statements, speeches and interviews that comprise this volume throw further light on the finer details of Rajaji's convictions and his political career. Pr... View more info

Reham Khan

By: Reham Khan

Price: $17.35

Publisher: Noida, HarperCollins/ Harper Collins Publishers India: 2018

Seller ID: 1201594

ISBN: 9789353023218

Condition: New

Reham Khan’s eventful life took her from Gaddafi’s Libya to Zia’s Pakistan and thence to England as a teenage bride, before she returned to Pakistan in her forties. Hers has been a life of extraordinary contrasts: she has been through a violent marriage and domestic abuse, but her story also includes the rebuilding of her life after she chose to end her first marriage, raising three children single-handedly and at the same time, attaining hard-earned professional success. Today she has a successful career as a broadcast journalist and anchor, both in the UK and in Pakistan. Reham Khan wa... View more info

The Great Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao

By: Sanjay Singh

Price: $49.90

Publisher: New Delh, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2018

Seller ID: 1201419

ISBN: 9789387225107

Condition: New

Balaji Baji Rao (December 8, 1720 - June 23, 1761), also known as Nana Saheb, was a Peshwa (prime minister) of the Maratha Empire in India. During his tenure, the Chhatrapati (Maratha king) was reduced to a mere figurehead. At the same time, the Maratha empire started transforming into a confederacy, in which individual chiefs - such as the Holkars, the Scindias and the Bhonsles of Nagpur kingdom - became more powerful. During Balaji Rao’s tenure, the Maratha territory reached its zenith. A large part of this expansion, however, was led by the individual chiefs, whose acts of plundering alie... View more info

Kaarl Maarks Jeevan Parichay (Hindi)

By: Shankar Dayal Tiwari

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Delhi, LeftWord Books: 2019

Seller ID: 1203035

ISBN: 9789380118796

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 149 View more info