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A Dictionary of Buddhist and Hindu Iconography
Rs.1,200.00

Man has, from times immemorial, exhibited a striking predilection for symbols. Which, through written words, drawings, sculptures or other visual/iconographic representations, seem to have shaped much of mankind's culture. ...

An Encyclopaedia of Buddhist Deities, Demigods, Godlings, Saints and Demons
Rs.7,000.00

Beginning with a few aniconic symbols, like foot prints, a throne, the Bo tree or stupas, in the prechristian Indian art, Buddhism came to evolve a variety of picturesque representations of a Self-Existent, Superimmanent...

An Encyclopaedia of Hindu Deities, Demi-Gods, Godlings, Demons and Heroes (3 Vols. set)
Rs.11,000.00

The Hindu pantheon is a bewildering profusion: a mix of deities, demons, and heroes, which perplexes not only the neophytes, but even the best of scholarly minds. Yet, despite the multitude of its divinities, Hinduism isn't...

Buddhist Textiles of Laos, Lan Na the Isan
Rs.2,400.00

Textiles from Laos, Lan Na and the Isan are prized for their artistic brilliance and aesthetic beauty. They speak volumes on a weaving tradition that has evolved through centuries and shaped the socio-cultural life of the peopl...

Crossess -- Christian and Otherwise
Rs.1,250.00

In “top-of-the-mind” reading, crosses are the iconographic representation of Christianity, though cross became an embodiment of Christian iconography only after the fifth century ce. In this volume, the author unveils the existence of 500 plus crosses, ...

Islamic Tombs in India
Rs.1,250.00

The work by an Indological scholar who has studied different architectural traditions of the world covers the architecture and iconography of some 36 Islamic tombs in India spanning a period of over 500 years from c. ad 1230 to...

Monuments of India and the Indianized States
Rs.2,000.00

This volume presents the plans of temples, tombs, palaces and pavilions found in the Indian subcontinent and the Indianised states of Java, the Khmer, Pagan, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia. They contain detailed diagrams of pla...

Mudras in Buddhist and Hindu Practices
Rs.1,500.00

Mudras occupy an important place in Buddhist and Hindu religious practices as these signify special meanings, associated with specific divinities and rites, which cannot be represented any other way.

Numbers
Rs.400.00

In his effort to find an explanation for the unknown, the mysterious around him, the ancient man saw in "numbers", among other things, a high significance. And frequently used them to explain the ineffable or even pre...

Royal Palaces, Residences and Pavilions of India
Rs.1,300.00

The book brings out the outstanding features of the palaces, pavilions and residences of the ruling class in medieval India -- from the 13th

Temples with Multiple Garbhagrihas
Rs.1,500.00

Hindu temples are raised to their deities. They are a means to acknowledge the deity and to enshrine his/her images. People honour and worship the deity. Within the Hindu pantheon, there is an array of divinities spread over three major sects — Vaishnava, Sha...

The Iconography of Architectural Plans
Rs.2,000.00

Over the rolling centuries, Buddhism and Hinduism, two of the world's oldest sustained faiths, came to evolve a complex, yet precisely defining, iconic language: not just for figural representations, but for the architectur...

The Iconography of Water
Rs.1,150.00

While numerous Indian monuments are well known in the annals of architectural research and excavation, a category of monuments – baoli, bawadi, kere, kulam, kunda, talao, tanka, wav and zing – was neglected in the oeuvres of architects and art. A few ar...

The Mosques of the Indian Subcontinent
Rs.900.00

The spread of Islam in India produced some of the most spectacular monuments, the mosques stand as testimony to the great architectural skill and expertise of the Indian subcontinent through centuries and constitute one of the ...

The Sacred Dichotomy
Rs.550.00

With numerous illustrations, this work examines the dichotomy of the male and female principles in South Asian and Mediterranean religious and cultural traditions: Hindu (Sanskritic), Buddhist, Greek, Latin and Western mystical...

The Yantras of Deities and their Numerological Foundations
Rs.1,500.00

Hinduism is known for the bewildering profusion of its deities, who are represented not only in two or three dimensional anthropomorphic images, but also in abstract configurations, known as yantras. In yantras is, thus, seen a...

Vajrayana Images of the Bao-xiang Lou (3 Vols. set)
Rs.14,000.00

The three volumes contain an iconographic analysis and compilation of the over 760 images from the six chapels of the Pao-hsiang Lou (Bao-xiang Lou) in the garden of the Tzu-ning Kung (Palace of Kindness and Tranquillity) in th...