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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

The Idea of Ancient India: Essays on Religion, Politics, and Archaeology

By: Upinder Singh

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2016

Seller ID: 111199

ISBN: 9789351506461

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 439. View more info

Sphotasiddhi of Mandana Mishra: A Critical Study

By: Usha Rathore

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Vidyanidhi Prakashan/Chaukhamba Prakashan: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101081

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 278. View more info

Art and Architecture of the Telugu Cola Temples

By: V.K. Mohan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104170

ISBN: 8174790071

Condition: New


Attempt to study more than 30 temples systematically in 25 sites of the Pakanadu region, south-eastern costal tracts of Andhra Pradesh, and search into the historical background to the various religious trends and identification, description and intrepretation of various gods and goddesses and their symbols after tracing mythological and textual background of a particular deity.Printed Pages: 227. View more info

Vision in Long Darkness

By: V.S. Agrawala

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Prithvi Prakashan/Chaukhambha Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100974

Condition: New


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Architecture and Sculpture of the Pushpagiri Temples

By: V.V. Subrahmanya Kumar

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104169

ISBN: 8174790500

Condition: New


This book is devoted to a study of the architectural, sculptural and iconographical wealth of the temples at Pushpagiri in Andhra Pradesh, India and gives exhaustive descriptions ranging from 11th to 16th centuries A D. These temples abound in narrative sculptures of the Vijayanagara period dealing with episodes from the Ramayana, Mahabharata and Bhagavata, besides some interesting episodes relating to saivite mythology. This volume makes a highly informative and useful contribution to the knowledge of architectural, sculptural and iconographical achievements of the Vijayanagara artists. Illus... View more info

The Temple of Muktesvara at Caudadanapura: A Little Known 12th-13th Century Temple in Dharwar District, Karnataka

By: Vasundhara Filliozat & Pierre Sylvain Filliozat

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Abhinav Publications: 1995

Seller ID: 101634

ISBN: 8170173272

Condition: New


The northern part of Karnataka is one of the richest areas of lndia in monuments of great artistic value. It was subjected to the rule of several royal families, CaLukyas of Kalya?a, Ka?acuris and Senas in the tenth to thirteenth centuries CE which has been a period of great cultural refinement. It was the time of the greatest expansion of the Kalamukha-Lakulasaiva movements, and of the rise of Virasaivism.The temple of Muktesvara at Cau?adanapura (Dharwar district) is a beautiful representative of the style and the high culture of that time. Its history is known to us, thanks to a set of seve... View more info

Kalamukha Temples of Karnataka: Art and Cultural Legacy

By: Vasundhara Filliozat & Pierre Sylvain Filliozat (Ed.)

Price: $59.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/D.K. Printworld (P): 2012

Seller ID: 101641

ISBN: 8124606056

Condition: New


The Kalamukha temples in Karnataka are associated with the Lakulasaiva movement especially the beliefs and practices of the Kalamukha Saivites and the Jakka?acari style of temple in Kamataka.This volume is a study of two of the best examples of Kalamukha shrines in the region. It focuses on the Somanathesvara Temple at Hara?aha??i and Ka?ambesvara Temple at Ra??iha??i, splendid examples of conversion of single-cell shrines into triple sancta.With numerous illustrations of the temples including their plans and sculptures and referring to and quoting from the Agamas, the Pura?as and other ancien... View more info

Vishnu Dharmottar Puran Mein Chitrakala Vidhan (in Hindi)

By: Veena Agarwal

Price: $5.15

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sundeep Prakashan: 1990

Seller ID: 112698

ISBN: 8185067457

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 125 with 8 plates. View more info

Megalithic Builders of South India: Archaeo-Anthropological Investigations on Human Skeletal Remains from Kodumanal

By: Veena Mushrif-Tripathy, K. Rajan & S.R. Walimbe

Price: $19.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100154

ISBN: 817305410X

Condition: New


The report on the Kodumanal human skeletal series is important in many ways. The site of Kodumanal is one of the best excavated, best attended and best reported Early Historic-Megalithic sites of the Indian peninsular region. The report deviates from the conventional anthropological design, and follows bio-cultural approach which provides information on many important facets of this bygone population. For the first time in Indian archaeology the human remains recovered from the excavation are not looked as isolated pieces of evidence for mere description of bodily features, but anthropologists... View more info

Encountering the Indian: Contemporary European Images of India

By: Vibha Maurya (Ed.)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100277

ISBN: 8173051623

Condition: New


Encountering the Indian (Contemporary European images of India) is a collection of articles and contributions from different disciplines and different parts of the world and come after several years of debates around the construction of image of the Indian other in contemporary Europe. This volume brings together varied experiences and views bound in a common frame of reference and makes an attempt to reread those cultural texts, which emerged during India's freedom struggle or after the dismantling of the empire. The texts included, are drawn from literary and sociological fields, travelogues... View more info

A Rural Settlement of Ancient Varanasi (Excavations at Anai)

By: Vibha Tripathi & Prabhakar Upadhyay

Price: $53.50

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 2014

Seller ID: 102726

ISBN: 8192698343

Condition: New


Archaeological researches in India have so far focused primarily on mega-sites having imposing and impressive evidence or on city sites mentioned in early literature. But for a real comprehension of city life, study of rural culture is inevitable. Rural settlements that have rarely been paid attention to so far are likely to provide real insight into life of common man. To get a peep into rural life of ancient Varanasi, an excavation was conducted at Anai, a sleepy village near Varanasi which was the capital of Kasi Mahajanapada.The present book, though primarily a report of excavations at Ana... View more info

Early History of Varanasi: Recent Excavations at Rajghat

By: Vidula Jayaswal & B.R. Mani (Authors)

Price: $47.00

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

Seller ID: 110413

ISBN: 8173055483

Condition: New


"The Ganga plain has been the cradle of Indian civilization right from the ancient times. This is well attested by the archaeological findings of a number of city and village sites of the Early Historical times. The region also witnessed formation of early states and urban centres. According to ancient texts, Kashi was an important janpada, with Varanasi as its capital. On account of antiquity and continuity, it is also claimed to be one of the oldest living cities of the world. The expertise in tangible skills in technologies, arts and crafts, and spiritual attainments reflected in ideolo... View more info

Varanasi and Ganga: Geomorphological and Archaeological Investigations at Ramnagar

By: Vidula Jayaswal, Uma Kant Shukla & Meera Sharma (Authors)

Price: $71.00

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

Seller ID: 110400

ISBN: 8173055548

Condition: New


"The book embodies results of the first multi-disciplinary study carried out on the banks of the river Ganga. The scientific information collected by geological and archaeological investigations by experts brings to light many unknown facets of the centre of Indian culture – Varanasi, and its lifeline – the river Ganga. Needless to say that Ganga and Varanasi are inseparable physically View more info

Resurgence: Revival of Indian Embroideries

By: Villoo Mirza, Carole Douglas & Molly Kaushal (Eds)

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100110

ISBN: 8173054762

Condition: New


Indian embroidery is well known for its variety, composition, colour palette, motif, technique and its contextual significance. It forms part of our festivals, traditions, rituals, beliefs and spiritual practices. Each kind of embroidery has its own historical background and a traditional context. Over centuries of practice, the processes, methods and skills were developed which continued to evolve in specific ways through generations giving a particular character to the respective craft. The present volume includes some rare pieces from the IGNCA archives, which displays a fine insight into t... View more info

Mathura: An Art and Archaeological Study

By: Vinay K. Gupta (Author) & Dilip K. Chakraborty (Frwd)

Price: $102.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104149

ISBN: 8174791418

Condition: New


This book presents a comprehensive account of art and archaeology of Braj region which covers a wide area in and around Mathura district, Uttar Pradesh in India. The area of Mathura is world famous for its art heritage but till recently no comprehensive archaeological record is available for this region. It is for the first time that this book is bringing out the data of this region which includes about a thousand explored sites and hundreds of terracottas and sculptures discovered from various sites and villages. An analysis of settlement pattern and the probable ancient routes has been done ... View more info

Mani-Sushma Archaeology and Heritage (Dr B.R. Mani Festschrift), 3 Vols

By: Vinay Kumar & Brijesh Rawat (Ed.)

Price: $299.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, B.R. Publishing Corporation: 2015

Seller ID: 110287

ISBN: 9789350502259

Condition: New


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Indo-Aryan Colonization of Greece and Middle-East

By: Vishnukant Verma

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pratibha Prakashan: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101352

ISBN: 8177020153

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 460. View more info

Rock Art in Kerala (IGNCA Rock Art Series-4)

By: Yashodhar Mathpal

Price: $18.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100227

ISBN: 8173051305

Condition: New


Yashodhar Mathpal's present work, does not suggest theoretical propositions and obviously it is not the objective of this monograph to create a new hypothesis. Being an artist himself, his identification and diligent and systematic recording of the rock art sites in this volume is a welcome contribution towards the understanding and comprehension of the primal vision as seen in the distinctive and yet universal representation of art in Kerala. The tabulation of motifs and other details are methodically recorded. Rock art material, along with ethnographical evidence, suggests a close dynamic re... View more info

Rock Art in Kumaon Himalaya (IGNCA Rock Art Series-3)

By: Yashodhar Mathpal

Price: $18.50

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100229

ISBN: 8173050570

Condition: New


This book brings into focus facets of pre-historic Rock Art of Kumaon Himalaya-an area comparatively un-known. An attempt has been made in this work to document and record various sites of roc art and rock shelters hitherto unidentified. The materials incorporated in this volume are quite distinctive and definitely new. The rock paintings as noticed in this area show as usual man and nature relationship in a simplistic representation. The most interesting paintings found in Kumaon region are the dancing scenes, which are in large varieties followed by drumbeating figures, hunters and others. ... View more info

Rock Art in Kerala

By: Yashodhar Mathpal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Aryan Books International: 1998

Seller ID: 101658

ISBN: 8173051305

Condition: New


The present study is based on a thorough survey of painted shelters of Kerala, the southern most region of India. Rock Art samples from Kerala are unique. The book brings to light a distinct style in rock art tradition, especially in terms of engraved geometric motifs.Printed Pages: 96. View more info

The Plays of Sankaradeva: Introduction, Life and Works, All His Six Plays with Transliterated Text and English Translation

By: Yashodhara Medhi

Price: $50.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113511

ISBN: 8120840941

Condition: New


Sankaradeva (1449-1568), composed the six plays called the Ankiya Natas in Brajavali language during the 15th - 16th century Assam for the propagation of the Vaisnava cult, known as the Eka Sarana Nama Dharma. The book gives a faithful representation of the texts of all the six plays of Sankaradeva, in transliteration along with their English translation for the first time. The Neo-Vaisnavite movement initiated by Sankaradeva (1449-1568) was not merely a religious movement, but was also a cultural movement which had far-reaching impact on literature, song, dance as well as abhinaya and drama. ... View more info