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Horse and Elephant Armour

By: G.N. Pant

Price: $70.20

Publisher: Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 1997

Seller ID: 101572

Condition: New


This book is the very first attempt of it kind in India and is the result of the author's life-long intensive study. The author had handled, scrutinized and studied the original specimens of elephant and horse armour. He had alsocorroborated his inferences with the paintings,sculptures and coins in the National Museum, New Delhi.The book is a reference work for military officers, museologists, artists, etc.Printed Pages: 390 with 80 colours illustrations. View more info

A Catalogue of Arms and Armours in Bharat Kala Bhavan

By: G.N. Pant & Yashodhara Agrawal

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Parimal Publications: 2001

Seller ID: 103180

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 400. View more info

Encyclopaedia of Islamic Architecture: Central Asia

By: G.S. Khwaja

Price: $81.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105054

ISBN: 8180902927

Condition: New


"This well-researched work on Islamic Architecture of Arabia, Central Asia and Iran is an updated encyclopaedia of its own kind being first of the three volumes set. It deals with the early concepts of Islamic place of worship, and its evolution in terms of formation and its summation as a well-designed masjid and also that of other religious and secular buildings like mausoleums, hospices, madrasas, palaces, forts, gardens, minars etc. This book throws light on different styles of Islamic Architecture in Asia, particularly on variations during the time of different houses of rulers in Ara... View more info

Encyclopaedia of Islamic Architecture: Sultanate Period

By: G.S. Khwaja (Ed.)

Price: $97.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105055

ISBN: 8180902935

Condition: New


"This well-researched work on Islamic Architecture of Sultans of Delhi and other regional Sultans of pre-Mughal period is an updated encyclopaedia of its own kind being the second of the three volumes?set. It deals with the edifices of early Turk Sultans of Delhi, Khalji, Tughlaq, Sayyid and Lodi Sultans including that of Sher Shah Suri and of course provincial styles of regional Sultans like Bengal, Jaunpur, Gujarat and Malwa among others. Separate chapters have been devoted to define and depict Indo-Islamic architectural innovations in medieval India during Sultanate period and that of r... View more info

Encyclopaedia of Islamic Architecture: Mughal Period

By: G.S. Khwaja (Ed.)

Price: $97.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105056

ISBN: 8180902943

Condition: New


"This well-researched work on Islamic Architecture of the period of great Mughal Emperors of Indian sub-continent is an updated encyclopaedia of its own kind being the third of the three volumes set. It deals with the concepts of Islamic Architecture and its evolution in terms of its perfection during the Mughal rule in medieval India as it was blended with subtleties of Iranian temperaments, delicacy in the dome, its high raised neck and use of Peshtaaq in the portals and facades, laying out of chahar-bagh gardens around etc. This work contains architectural features of the edifices which... View more info

Encyclopaedia of Islamic Architecture: India and Central Asia, 3 Vols

By: G.S. Khwaja (Ed.)

Price: $278.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105057

ISBN: 8180902919

Condition: New


"VOl.1 is based on Islamic Architecture of Arabia, Central Asia and Iran is an updated encyclopaedia of its own kind being first of the three volumes set. It deals with the early concepts of Islamic place of worship, and its evolution in terms of formation and its summation as a well-designed masjid and also that of other religious and secular buildings like mausoleums, hospices, madrasas, palaces, forts, gardens, minars etc. This book throws light on different styles of Islamic Architecture in Asia, particularly on variations during the time of different houses of rulers in Arabia, Iran, ... View more info

Vastu, Astrology and Architecture (Papers Presented at the First All India Symposium on Vastu, Bangalore, Held on June 3-4, 1995)

By: Gayatri Devi Vasudev (Ed.)

Price: $16.00

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

Edition: Fourth Reprint

Seller ID: 102508

ISBN: 8120816056

Condition: New


Vastu Sastra an important limb of Jyotisa or astrology is an ancient science and study of architecture and engineering. The present volume is an outcome of a symposium on Vastu. One of the goals of the symposium was to revive the lost glory of Vastu and show its relevance to modern times. The book covers different aspects of construction from planning to execution. It underline the role of Jyotisa astrology in Vastu principles. The book will stimulate greater interest in ancient Vastu principles amongst modern architects and enginers and present them a new perspective which will raise their c... View more info

Vastu, Astrology and Architecture (Papers Presented at the First All India Symposium on Vastu, Bangalore, Held on June 3-4, 1995)

By: Gayatri Devi Vasudev (Ed.)

Price: $10.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Edition: Fourth Reprint

Seller ID: 102509

ISBN: 8120816064

Condition: New


Vastu Sastra an important limb of Jyotisa or astrology is an ancient science and study of architecture and engineering. The present volume is an outcome of a symposium on Vastu. One of the goals of the symposium was to revive the lost glory of Vastu and show its relevance to modern times. The book covers different aspects of construction from planning to execution. It underline the role of Jyotisa astrology in Vastu principles. The book will stimulate greater interest in ancient Vastu principles amongst modern architects and enginers and present them a new perspective which will raise their c... View more info

Rock Art of India

By: Giriraj Kumar

Price: $58.10

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102717

ISBN: 9789383221066

Condition: New


India is one of the three countries having the richest treasures of rock art in the world; other two are Australia and South Africa. A lot of developments have been made in Rock Art Discipline globally during the last twenty-five years, and India played a crucial role in this development, especially in the study of the Pleistocene art through the EIP Project. Hence, there was a strong need of a book which can give a comprehensive picture of Indian rock art in the light of the latest developments in rock art research in India. The present book is an attempt to present Prehistoric Indian rock ar... View more info

Kalhar: Studies in Art, Iconography, Architecture and Archaeology of India and Bangladesh: Prof. Enamul Haque Felicitation Volume

By: Gouriswar Bhattacharya (Ed.)

Price: $71.85

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104178

ISBN: 8174790802

Condition: New


This book is a collection of forty research papers in honour of Prof. Enamul Haque, founder and formerly Director General of the Bangladesh National Museum and Director of the International Centre for Study of Bengal Art at Dhaka, Bangladesh. These papers are contributed by eminent scholars from India and abroad who acknowledge him as an international scholar and admire him in the scholarly world. These articles, with notes, references and bibliography are well illustrated and are grouped into five sections, viz. Section-I: Archaeology; Section-II: Art and Iconography; Section-III: Architectur... View more info

A Walking Tour of Ahmedabad

By: Gregory Bracken & Matthijs van Oostrum (Authors)

Price: $29.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing:

Seller ID: 111655

ISBN: 9789385360176

Condition: New


The Walking Tour City Guide series provides an engaging bridge between conventional tourist books that contain less information on architecture and academic books that are often too specialized. A Walking Tour of Ahmedabad—the first to focus on an Indian city—provides hand-drawn illustrations, taking the reader from building to building, providing information on its history, architectural styles, its owners and architects.Focusing on the blend of medieval and modern architecture in Ahmedabad, the authors explore the magnificent old city and the historic pol houses. They also shed light on ... View more info

Hand Book for Visitors to Lucknow

By: H.G. Keene

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2012

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102829

ISBN: 8120615271

Condition: New


A short guide to the city of Lucknow that offers brief descriptions of Allahabad and Kanpur(Cawnpore). The principal historical monuments are described with special references to their action in the revolt of 1857. The book has 2 maps. One of Lucknow and the other of Kanpur. This book is a reprint of the 1875 edition.Printed Pages: 128 with 1 Map. View more info

Chhattisgarh Rediscovered: Vedantic Approaches to Folklore

By: H.L. Shukla

Price: $20.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100293

ISBN: 8173050589

Condition: New


This book is an invitation to scholars to rediscover the past glory of Chhattisgarh : A little known but fascinating part of middle India. The purpose of this book is to present a new method to explore the 'hidden' meaning in the oral tradition of Chhattisgarh. The book then presents a semiotic approach to the oral history of Chhattisgarh. It is the history from the bottom which betrays the anguish of a community, and demands the shaping of a just and realistic future for the under-previleged and outcasts in Indian society. It is the use of mythology to present history. A new history has been ... View more info

The Love Songs of Vidyapati

By: Harsha V. Dehejia & Krishan Lal Sharma

Price: $7.15

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100343

ISBN: 8124607281

Condition: New


Vidyapati (c. 1352–1448), called second Jayadeva in his lifetime, is immersed, charged and inspired by the love of Radha and Krishna. He wrote emotionally-intensive love songs in Maithili, for the queens of Shiva Simha, his patron, and the common folk. Though drawn inspiration from Jayadeva, more than him, Vidyapati presents in his poetry a rare, tender and sensitive understanding of Radha’s psyche. In his love songs Radha, not Krishna, is in the centre stage and through his nayika Vidyapati is reaching out to each and every woman in Mithila. Vidyapati presents his songs from a woman’s h... View more info

Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization

By: Heinrich Zimmer (Author) & Joseph Campbell (Ed.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Edition: Third Reprint

Seller ID: 102507

ISBN: 8120807510

Condition: New


This book interprets for the Western mind the key motifs of India`a legends myth, and folklore, taken directly from the sanskrit, and illustrated with seventy plates of Indian art. It is primarily an introduction to image thinking and picture reading in Indian art and thought and it seeks to make the profound Hindu and Buddhist intuitions of the riddles of life and death recongnizable not merely as Oriental but as universal elements.Printed Pages: 295. View more info

The Art of Indian Asia: Its Mythology and Transformation, 2 Vols

By: Helnrich Zimmerb (Author) & Joseph Campbell (Ed.)

Price: $270.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Edition: Second Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 102018

ISBN: 8120816307

Condition: New


The present work is intended not as a handbook but as an introduction to its subject, to be read from beginning to end. Each section is preparation for the next. Chapter I, presenting as it does a brief historical outline of the transformations of Indian art as well as a key to the symbology of the forms, can be used as a guide during the first perusal of the pictures. For the reader then wishing to find quickly the several portions of text referring to any spefific group of monuments, a copious index has been supplied, together with textual references in the Description of Plates and cross-re... View more info

Lal Kot to Lal Qila: The Architechural Heritage of Delhi (A Journey Through Time)

By: Himanshu Prabha Ray

Price: $48.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100007

ISBN: 8186787186

Condition: New


From Lal Kot to Lal Qila, the journey of Delhi is indeed a long one, spanning many centuries; and through which, one witnesses the emergence and abandonment of several capitals. It reveals not just ten fortifications, known to us as Lal Kot, Qila Rai Pithora, Siri, Tughlaqabad, Jahanpanah, Adilabad, Firuz Shah Kotla, Purana Qila, Salimgarh and Lal Qila; but innumerable, diverse buildings that mirror the distinct art styles of the city’s multi-dynastic regimes before the proliferation of the European styled architecture during British rule. These regimes were formed by the Tomars, the Chau... View more info

Indian World Heritage Sites in Context

By: Himanshu Prabha Ray & Manoj Kumar (eds)

Price: $52.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100001

ISBN: 8173055211

Condition: New


This book on World Heritage sites in India has two objectives: one, to highlight the archaeological context and cultural landscapes relating to monuments inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage list; and second, to draw attention to urban pressures that impact the conservation and preservation of many of these sites and the need for comprehensive management strategies to ensure their continued survival. While six are natural properties, the Archaeological Survey of India has twenty of the twenty-four World Heritage cultural sites in India under its administrative control. These may be categoriz... View more info

Mausam: Maritime Cultural Landscapes Across the Indian Ocean

By: Himanshu Prabha Ray (Ed.)

Price: $42.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100002

ISBN: 8173055246

Condition: New


Mausam’ or Arabic ‘Mawsim’ refers to the season when ships could sail safely in the Indian Ocean and these seasonal monsoon winds underwrote both a shared culture in the past, as also the continued survival of maritime regions into the present. ‘Maritime cultural landscape’ was used by Olof Hasslof, the Swedish maritime ethnologist in the 1950s to indicate an understanding of the use of the sea by humans and included attendant coastal structures and cultural identifiers. The papers in this book examine the development of coastal settlements and architectural remains from the thir... View more info

Harikatha: Samartha Ramdas' Contribution to the Art of Spiritual Story-Telling

By: I.P. Meera Grimes

Price: $5.35

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Indica Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101278

ISBN: 8186569766

Condition: New


The greatness of Harikatha lies in the fact that it provides one of the easiest, if not the easient path to attaining lasting happiness and peace. Not only does a katha please its listener, as other fine arts do, but it also comforts the mind and elevates the soul of the listener. Thus, as it entertains, it enlightens.Harikatha (lit. stories of the Lord) is the exposition of a religious theme, usually the life of a saint or a story from one of India's scriptural texts. Its purpose is to spread devotion to to the Divine. Harikatha is a composite art containing story-telling, poetry, music, dram... View more info

Concept and Responses: International Architectural Design Competition for the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi

By: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Mapin Publishing: 1992

Seller ID: 101715

ISBN: 0944142184

Condition: New


This book reflects the vast range of responses and cultural approaches to a unique architectural challenge - the designing of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, a sprawling cultural complex in New Delhi. The international competition for the IGNCA design drew 194 entries from thirty-seven countries and carried an award of Rs.10,00,000.Presented here are approximately fifty of the proposals, of which the first five prize­ winning entries are set forth in some detail. The selection was made by the eminent archiect A.P. Kanvinde, a former student of Walter Gropius at Harvard and a m... View more info

Akbar the Aesthete

By: Indu Anand

Price: $106.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100327

ISBN: 8124607389

Condition: New


Mughal miniatures are a vivid account of the cultural, sociopolitical scenario of the Mughal era. Jalal-ud-Din Muhammad Akbar, the most powerful Mughal emperor, was a great aesthete and promoter of arts. Eminent Persian and Indian artists thronged his Royal Studio and were encouraged to paint numerous emotive miniatures of style and substance, communicating highly complex narratives. These miniatures are a beautiful manifestation of human expressions, vividly encapsulating moments of history for posterity. This book combines the sources and methodology of history and art history of the Mughal ... View more info

Glimpses of Vijayanagara-Nayaka Art

By: J. Soundararajan

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102719

ISBN: 9789383221097

Condition: New


The book deals with the art of stucco images in the Nayaka temples of Tamil Nadu, from Chennai in the north to Madurai in the south. A number of temples were selected on random sampling basis for the present work.The book is in six chapters, covering the following aspects: introduction of the images and temples, list of the temples selected, iconography in Siva temples, iconography in Visnu temples, iconography of Devi, et.alii, assessment of images and at the end conclusion.Prof. Raju Kalidos in his foreword has point out the significance of the work in Indian art history. He has added an ann... View more info

Inscriptions of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Jammu Kashmir and Adjoining Hilly Tract

By: J.N. Agrawal

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pratibha Prakashan: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101353

ISBN: 8177020188

Condition: New


Printed Pages:486 with 95 illustrations. View more info

Indian Paintings of the British Period in the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art

By: J.P. Losty & Jagdish Mittal (Authors)

Price: $89.00

Publisher: Hyderabad, Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art: 2016

Seller ID: 111748

ISBN: 8190487264

Condition: New


This exceptionally informative and beautifully illustrated catalogue examines the Museums holdings of paintings done in India under the British during the late 18th and 19th centuries in style popularly known as company Painting. The high-commissioned the best examples of these paintings in India routinely took them back to England upon their retirement from service in India Despite that obstacle and the reticence of most Indian collectors of miniature painting to embrace this unique cultural hybrid of India and Europe, Jagdish and Kamla Mittal were attracted by the new vision and innovative s... View more info

Manish Pushkale: The Painter of Light

By: Jacques Dupin, Ashok Vajpeyi, Jerome Neutres & SH Raza (Authors)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing:

Seller ID: 111662

ISBN: 9789385360305

Condition: New


Manish Pushkale, an autodidact, is among the most promising young painters of India. His work has a unique language of abstraction that carries his personal imprints, and has attained maturity and significance through several shifts in experimentation and experience. This bilingual (English and French) book captures Pushkale’s evolution as an artist through four short essays-each by a different author who talks of their unique perspective on Pushkale’s work. This volume is co-published with Akar Prakar on occasion of the exhibition ‘Manish Pushkale, the Painter of Light’, at Musee de G... View more info

Deccani Scroll Paintings in the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art

By: Jagdish Mittal

Price: $109.00

Publisher: Hyderabad, Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art: 2014

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 111749

ISBN: 8190487256

Condition: New


This book Deccani Scroll Paintings is the first comprehensive study of all aspects of a unique tradition of narrative scroll paintings in India. These scrolls have been used for over four hundred years in the north-western region of the present Andhra Pradesh state by Telugu-speaking itinerant picture-showmen belonging to a community entitled to perform before people of certain caste. The book provides hitherto unknown material to scholars about the artists, the picture-showmen, their patron-caste, viewers, performance, stylistic development, influence of the Vijayanagara and Nayaka-period pai... View more info

Pahari Drawings in the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art

By: Jagdish Mittal & John Seyller (Authors)

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Hyderabad, Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art: 2013

Seller ID: 111750

ISBN: 8190487221

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 249 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

The Dream of An Inhabitant of Mogul: An exhibition produced by the Cultural Section of the French Embassy in India

By: Jean De La Fontaine & Imam Bakhsh Lahori (Authors)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (The Prince of Wales Museum): 2006

Seller ID: 112283

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 334 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

Pratna Bharatam: Glory of Archaeology, Art, Epigraphy and Protection of Cultural Heritage (Dr. Phanikanta Mishra Felicitation Volume), 2 Vols

By: Jeeban Kumar Patnaik & Noor Bano Sattar (Eds)

Price: $145.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2016

Seller ID: 110211

ISBN: 8174791914

Condition: New


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Collected Papers on the Tathagatagarbha Doctrine

By: Jikido Takasaki

Price: $40.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102011

ISBN: 8120839447

Condition: New


The volume brings together a selection of the late author's previously published papers written in English (and one in German). Their subject matter relates by and large to the tathagatagarbha theory or the idea of Buddhanature, which have been the main subjects of his research over the years. In part 1 he has singled out those scriptures that use the term tathagatagarbha as their principal term and identified three scriptures-Tathagatagarbha-sutra, Anµunatvapurnatvanirdesa, and srimaladevinirdesa-as the basis for the formation of the tathagatagarbha theory. Next, he has placed the Mahayana M... View more info

Mastery Meets Mystery: Instersecting Science, Philosophy, Religion and Culture

By: Job Kozhamthadam

Price: $34.80

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2016

Seller ID: 111254

ISBN: 8183877621

Condition: New


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Indian Temple Sculpture

By: John Guy

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Victoria & Albert Museum/TBI:

Seller ID: 113010

ISBN: 1851775099

Condition: New


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Shabdartharatna of Taranatha Tarkavacaspati (A Critical Study with English Translation)

By: Jojo Parecattil CMI

Price: $88.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pratibha Prakashan: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101307

ISBN: 8177022660

Condition: New


This reasearch study on Shabdartharatna of Taranatha Tarkavacaspati includes the critical edition as well as an English translation of the text and a focused critical analysis of the text. Along with an introduction to the work and its author this study deals with the linguistic concept of shabdartha. The text is subdivided into small units on the basis of logical division of the topic considered and each unit has been numbered separately for easy reference. For a better understanding of the text, the translation is invariably followed by explanatory notes. As the philosophic glances move from... View more info

Water Design: Environment and Histories

By: Jutta Jain-Neubauer (Ed.)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, The Marg Foundation: 2016

Seller ID: 112431

ISBN: 9789383243143

Condition: New


Much can be learnt from India’s rich systems of harvesting and distributing rainwater and groundwater through a variety of architecture, some of which are engineering and aesthetic marvels. The essays here, written by specialists from around the world, adopt an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, bringing together older research and new findings. They look at the structural and aesthetic figurations of waterscapes and reveal how these fit within a larger cultural and spiritual worldview. The monuments discussed span a host of regions and are viewed from various perspectives: How ... View more info

Early Indian Paintings: In Sanskrit and Litreature

By: Jyotsna Saxena

Price: $19.30

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 1998

Seller ID: 110800

ISBN: 8186050124

Condition: New


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The Study of Indian Art (Art, Architecture Painting Grantha)

By: K. De B. Codrington

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100818

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 189. View more info

Revitalizing Indian Archaeology: Further Theoretical Essays, 2 Vols

By: K. Paddayya

Price: $38.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2016

Seller ID: 110403

ISBN: 8173055580

Condition: New


The volume should be of immense help to students and scholars of numismatics. They will gain a deeper insight and understanding of Indian numismatics in general and about this remarkable series of silver punch-marked coins in particular. Printed Pages: 842 with numerous illustrations. View more info

Puratattva No. 45 (2015)

By: K.N. Dikshit & B.R. Mani (Authors)

Price: $39.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indian Archaeology Society/D.K. Printworld: 2015

Seller ID: 111032

ISBN: 8124608571

Condition: New


An annual bulletin of the Indian Archaeological Society, has been offering for the last 33 years valuable informations, full with rich insights and innovative viewpoints, on the Indian archaeology that includes excavations, inscriptions, temples, mosques, iconic symbols, paintings, etc. This yearly bulletinis highly recommended for archaeologists, epigraphists, historians and research scholars besides the general readers having interest in such fields.For detailed information please see Volume 1. Printed Pages: 421. View more info

Deccan Megaliths

By: K.P. Rao

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sundeep Prakashan: 1988

Seller ID: 112684

ISBN: 8185067074

Condition: New


The present book provide an insight into the beliefs and practices of the megalithic people, their way of life, the material culture, the chronology and various other aspects connected with megalithic culture.This book gives information on all the excavated and unexcavated megalithic sites. Printed Pages: 224 with 14 figures, 16 plates & 2 maps. View more info

Indian Theories of Creation: A Synthesis

By: K.P. Sinha

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Oriental Research Studies/Chaukhamba Publications: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100710

Condition: New


In the Book Indian Theories of Creation, The Author has tried to present an account of all the theories of creation found in the different systems of Indian philosophy. Further, he has endeavoured to show that behind all these theories there is u synthetic theory of creation. All the theories of creation prevalent in India are based on this synthetic theory, the difference among I hems lying only in the omission or inclusion of some or the other stages or stages thereof.Printed Pages: 139. View more info

The Lingaraja Temple of Bhubaneswar: Art and Culture Legacy

By: K.S. Behera

Price: $29.80

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Aryan Books International: 2008

Seller ID: 101654

ISBN: 8173053405

Condition: New


Built in the eleventh century, the temple of Li?garaja in Bhubaneswar is acclaimed as one of the finest temples of India. With its construction the Orissan temple style reached its mature phase and set the model for later temples to follow. The book, for the first time, makes an in-depth study of the temple in all its aspects such as its history, architecture, sculpture, mode of worship, festivals and organization of services, to understand the temple in its totality. The architectural features and religious aspects are described in the light of Orissan architectural lore and k?etra mahatmyas ... View more info

Glimpses of Indian Culture, Architecture, Art and Religion

By: K.V. Soundara Rajan

Price: $21.15

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sundeep Prakashan: 1981

Seller ID: 112686

ISBN: 8175740353

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 352 with 5 figures & 27 plates. View more info

A Centennial Bouquet: The Khandalavala Collection of Indian Art in the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

By: Kalpana Desai & Pratapaditya Pal (Authors)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (The Prince of Wales Museum): 2004

Seller ID: 112277

ISBN: 8190102036

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 204 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

Cultural History of Rajasthan

By: Kalyan Kumar Ganguli

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sundeep Prakashan: 1983

Seller ID: 112683

ISBN: 8175740280

Condition: New


Rajasthan with its scenic splendours and age old traditions offers to all a lure of romantic fascination. The book offers an-in-depth study of sicia-physological foundations of Rajput tradition and a lucid orientation of Rajasthan that has so far obscured us. Printed Pages: 325 with 27 plates & 1 map. View more info

Lord Siva and Sakti in Indian Art and Architecture

By: Kamal Shankar Srivastava

Price: $45.79

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Sangeeta Prakashan/ Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100908

Condition: New


"The present Book entitled "Lord Siva and Sakti in Indian Art and Architecture" authored by Dr. Kamal S. Srivastava reflects the various aspects of Lord Siva and Sakti in Indian Art and Architecture in comprehensive manner. It is supported by the literary, archaeological and gradual development of different motifs. It represents the Theriomorphic, Anthromorphic and Phallic forms since Harappa Civilization Period. This monograph is consisted of eighteen chapters, apart from two maps (indicating major shrines of Lord Siva and Sakti, an exhaustive bibliography and detailed illustrati... View more info

Cultural Aspects of the Life

By: Kamal Shankar Srivastava

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 2015

Seller ID: 101519

ISBN: 8173201536

Condition: New


The present work entitled, “cultural aspects of the life” is an attempt to trace an account of the life after death, which is still a matter of unknown reality. The great conqueror of Greece, Alexander also influenced to expand his message to the whole world, that everyone had to depart empty handed. The adoption of the motifs described in present monograph is traced, with the dynamic reality of nature and divine aspects of the death, which is free from tyranny of senses and languages, apart from the concept of heaven, where there is no fear. In this present work, an effort has been made b... View more info

Metaphors of the Indian Arts and Other Essays

By: Kapila Vatsyayan

Price: $48.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100549

ISBN: 8124608202

Condition: New


This anthology Metaphors of the Indian Arts and Other Essays is a selection of writings of Dr Kapila Vatsyayan’s nearly four-decade long journey as an art critic and art historian. It reveals the distinct nature of Indian arts from the angle of the world-view in which they emerge. At the same time, it amply shows the theory of art and aesthetics which may enable us to “to see the other traditions of art from our own window”. In a seminal article entitled “Metaphors of the Indian Arts”, the author identifies some fundamentals which permeate the Indian artistic traditions. In the artic... View more info

Fabric of Life: Textile Arts in Bhutan-Culture, Tradition and Transformation

By: Karin Almann

Price: $80.00

Publisher: USA, De Gruyter:

Seller ID: 106096

ISBN: 3110437953

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 435. View more info

Sacred Trees and Indian Life

By: Karuna Goswamy

Price: $25.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100192

ISBN: 8173052654

Condition: New


This Book is about the abiding bond that exists between trees and everyday life in India: especially between sacred trees and everyday life. As it subsists today, it may not be so easily visible, for one’s attention is diverted by other things, and the air in any case is filled with too much noise, a surfeit of human greed. But the bond is there: this book is an attempt to draw attention to its embedded existence. In the photographs in this book, and the epigraphs that accompany them, the reader will discover, behind seemingly simple sights and words, thoughts that move and ideas that invite... View more info