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Asanga’s Mahayanasamgraha
Rs.400.00
Mahayanasamgraha is one of the most important texts of the Yogacara School of Mahayana Buddhism. In this text, its author, Asanga, developed and systematized the Yogacara philosophy and praxis. This volume presents an English translation of Mahayanasamgraha’s third chapter which discusses the bodh...
Borobudur — Pyramid of the Cosmic Buddha
Rs.5,200.00
Borobudur was constructed during the eighth century as a guide to the Noble Path of the Buddha. Born from silence and unfolding into the serenity of the other shore, it expresses the glory of Indonesia's awareness and creativity, the smile of her plastic forms over the centuries as well as her trave...
Buddhist Iconography in the Butsu-zo-zui of Hidenobu
Rs.1,100.00
The volume presents the Buddhist iconography of Japan as depicted in the Butsuzozui, a collection of iconographic sketches of various Buddhas that falls under the genre of Zuzo collections of iconic drawings in black and white. Inspired by the Chinese style of paintings called Paihuo or Hakubyo, the...
Buddhist Logic and Epistemology
Rs.800.00
The history of Buddhist logical and epistemological theories constitutes an interesting study for Buddhist religious scholars and philosophers. This volume contains scholarly essays, presented at a seminar, that make an in-depth study of Buddhist logical theory in the background of Buddhist epistem...
Buddhist Textiles of Laos, Lan Na and the Isan — The  Iconograhy of Design Elements
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 people associated with it. This book studies the iconography of the design ele...
Cultural Interface of India with Asia — Religion, Art and Architecture
Rs.3,500.00
The reality of the Indian presence in Asian cultures is undeniable. Recent scholarship in the field of Asian cultural studies has laid much stress on the essential oneness of the substratum that defines what may be termed as an Asian identity. Buddhism and Hinduism, having originated in India, trave...
Dictionary of Buddhist and Hindu Iconography — Illustrated: Object, Devices, Concepts, Rites and Related Terms
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. From the simplest, yet eloquent, drawings on the walls of the prehistoric c...
Dictionary of Pali-Sanskrit-Hindi-English
Rs.600.00
As the teachings of the Buddha and the main Buddhist literature in original, as well as in translation, are contained mainly in Pali and Sanskrit languages, apart from Tibetan and Chinese as well, knowledge of Pali and Sanskrit is always essential to study the core of Buddhism -- its basic teachings...
Fudo Myo-O - (Acalanatha Vidyaraja) in art and Iconography of Japan
Rs.1,600.00
Shingon Buddhism -- esoteric Buddhism brought to Japan from China during the early ninth century -- inspired a new spiritual energy that found expression in varied forms, especially in art and iconography. A radical change occurred with the introduction of new deities, among them the Five Great King...
Gods and Masks of the Kathmandu Valley
Rs.1,000.00
The presence of masks as both ritual and art objects is attested among the traditions of mankind’s oldest civilisations. Cutting across cultural and geographical barriers, they have exhibited a remarkable range and diversity of meanings throughout history. The present study focuses on the masks wo...
Gompas in Traditional Tibetan Society
Rs.400.00
The importance of the gompa or the Buddhist monastery in Tibetan history cannot be overemphasized: it was the institution that enabled continuity of Buddhism in Tibetan history by performing multifarious functions and institutionalizing the theory of Buddhism so that it could transcend time and spa...
Impact of Buddhism on Socio-Religious Life of the Asian People — With Special Reference to Sri Lanka, China and Tibet
Rs.550.00
Buddhism is an ancient religion that spread across Asia in a matter of centuries and had a rare kind of influence on the social and religious life of the Asian peoples. The volume stresses on the social and cultural transformation brought about by Buddhism when the royalty in these countries adopted...
Indonesia: Political History and Hindu and Buddhist Cultural Influences (2 Vols. Set)
Rs.1,950.00
The two volumes present a comprehensive study of political, cultural and religious history of Indonesia. Of encyclopaedic significance, they take up a whole gamut of themes relating to history, politics, religion, literature, art and architecture, and sculpture of Indonesia. The first volume is on p...
Interaction Between Brahmanical and Buddhist Art
Rs.1,000.00
Brahmanism and Buddhism adopted symbol and image worship almost simultaneously in the pre and early centuries of the Christian era. With the passage of time, the forms and plethora evolved and despite several distinctive features common elements between the two religions continue and fructified. The...
Kumarajiva Philosopher and Seer
Rs.1,500.00
Kumarajiva, (Jiumóluóshi in Chinese), a philosopher and seer, had a long cherished mission: propagation of the true spirit of Buddhism. He broke political, geographical, cultural and linguistic barriers; travelled through barren lands and rivers, mountains and forbidding terrains to bequeath to us...
Life of Buddha in Indian Sculptures (Asta-Maha-Pratiharya)
Rs.2,250.00
The life of the Buddha has been a great source of perennial inspiration to scholars, artists and poets since the early times. Many events from the life of the Buddha have inspired some of the greatest relief compositions in Indian art, which have been depicted in sculptures and monuments. Tracing th...
Mudras in Buddhist and Hindu Practices — An Iconographic Consideration
Rs.2,000.00
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. This book is a dictionary of mudras in Hindu and Buddhist religious practices that lists the various...
Nagarjuna’s Verses — on the Great Vehicle and the Heart of Dependent Origination
Rs.320.00
No one can, perhaps, question the philosophical genius of Nagarjuna. In the dialectic of this AD second century Buddhist scholar — also acknowledged as the founder of Madhyamika school, is seen the clearest expression of Shkyamuni Buddha's profound, even the subtlest teachings. Here is, in three ...
Numbers — Their Iconographic Consideration in Buddhist & Hindu Practices
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 predict through “numerology”. Astrology became a parallel, interwoven science ...
Students English-Tibetan Colloquial Dictionary
Rs.480.00
The Dictionary is a practical handbook that attempts to provide a quick yet thorough understanding of the colloquial Tibetan language. A special feature of the Dictionary containing more than eleven thousand words including honorific words, is that the Tibetan words are presented in romanised form f...
Students English-Tibetan Colloquial Dictionary
Rs.380.00
The Dictionary is a practical handbook that attempts to provide a quick yet thorough understanding of the colloquial Tibetan language. A special feature of the Dictionary containing more than eleven thousand words including honorific words, is that the Tibetan words are presented in romanised form f...
Sunya Purusa — Bauddha Vaisnavism of Orissa
Rs.500.00
This pioneering study of the indigenous philosophical tradition of Orissa which evolved between the 15th — 16th century ce brings into limelight the wonderful syncretism of Buddhism and Vaishnavism, traditions that are generally considered philosophically antithetical. A deep metaphysical quest un...
Thailand — Political History and Buddhist Cultural Influences (2 Vols. Set)
Rs.1,000.00
The book is a comprehensive study of different aspects of Thai political life, religion, art and literature with the emphasis on the role of Buddhism in influencing the Thai culture and way of life. Showing how Thailand has a unique blend of a glorious past traceable to very early times and remarkab...
The Goddess Within and Beyond the Three Cities
Rs.2,200.00

In this groundbreaking study on Sarvamnaya Shakta Tantra in Nepal, Jeffrey S. Lidke combines the study of primary sources with the investigation of living interpretations of these sources by contemporary Nepalese practitioners. Lidke focuses his twenty-year analysis on a specific Tantric...

Vajrayana Images of the Bao-Xiang Lou (Pao-hsiang Lou) 3 Vols.
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 the Forbidden City, Beijing. The pavilion Pao-hsiang Lou, a two-storied si...
Voice of the Void
Rs.3,200.00
The research undertaken here about Buddhist mandalas is basically designed under the philosophical question how the visible dimensions of forms are related to their invisible contents. The textual sources in reference to Buddhist mandalas teach that the essence of mandalas is shunya (void) and their...
Void and Fullness in the Buddhist, Hindu and Christian Traditions — Sunya — Purna — Pleroma
Rs.600.00
Interreligious dialogue is one of the important ways for overcoming cultural and religious differences and misunderstandings, and for contributing to world peace. But such a dialogue has to go beyond the social, institutional and purely academic areas: it has to reach the very depths of the spiritua...
Walking Along the Paths of Buddhist Epistemology
Rs.620.00
The monograph highlights the philosophical arguments offered by Buddhist thinkers on different aspects of knowledge. Various aspects of Buddhist epistemology right from the basic question of what the Buddhists mean by knowledge, the varieties of knowledge according to their belief and their explanat...
Windows to World Religions
Rs.480.00
The volume is concerned with the role of religion in the present day. Presenting proceedings of a global “Congress on World’s Religions after September 11” held in September 2006 at Montreal, Canada, it stresses the need for interfaith friendships to develop understanding between faiths and re...
Zen Kama Sutra
Rs.500.00
Zen Kamasutra is loaded with esoteric wisdom on how to achieve samadhi through transforming sex. It uncovers the mystery of gods and goddesses, why Hindus worship the Shiva Lingam and why is sex sacred? What is Kundalini? How and why to raise the Kundalini? It explains the much-guarded secret of th...