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A History of Art, 2 vols.
Rs.4,800.00

Attempts to present before the readers a comprehensive account of the history of art from its early beginnings down to modern days, covering a period of more than 4000 years. Describing all the artistically great and historically important works of ancient and medi...

A Socio-Economic Study of Company Paintings (CE 1757-1857)
Rs.890.00

The paintings of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries are recognised as a valuable source for the study of social and economic life during the colonial period. A deep study of the Company paintings of the time is significant...

Amulets and Pendants in Ancient Maharashtra (3rd c. BC to 3rd c. CE)
Rs.220.00

The book documents India's rich tradition of ornamentation as reflected in its numerous and varied collection of amulets and pendants recovered from archaeological excavations in Maharashtra. It studies the significance of ...

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...

Anekantavada through Paintings
Rs.1,350.00

A thought that comes on a person's mind and is externalised into speech or utterance it stays there in the form or shape of an image as a picture. This image or picture is rather unsubstantial as long as it stays in the depth of the mind. As it gradually surfac...

Antiquities of Himachal
Rs.2,800.00

Antiquities of Himachal attempts to acquaint the reader with little known wooden and stone temples, sculptures in wood and stone, bronzes, and that unique form of art--the metal mask or mohra. A number of indigenous wooden temples which incorporate and continue the...

Ardhanarisvara in Art and Literature
Rs.1,800.00
<p align="justify"><span style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">The scholarly work throws light on the artistic, aesthetic, literary and philosophical aspects of the Ardhanarishvara form of Shiva -- the form which is a divine expression of the amalgamation of th...
ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF SOUTH-EAST ASIA
Rs.1,100.00

Art and Archaeology of South-East Asia is an outcome of two consecutive seminars organised by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi. It has eleven selected studies on South-East Asia by eminent scholars of the subject.
Cultural contacts ...

Art and Craft Workshop Under the Mughals
Rs.750.00
This book makes an in-depth study of the art and craft workshops under the Mughals, with special focus on Jaipur Karkhanas. Based on the karkhanajat papers comprising roznama, arhsatta, siyah and taujih, as well as rare documents in the Town Hall Museum at Jaipur...
ART AND ICON: Essays on Early Indian Art
Rs.2,800.00

The author’s love for ancient Indian art and several years of intensive research are reflected in the essays included in this book. The essays cover a wide spectrum, from the sensuous to the sublime, from an analysis of narrative Ramayana sculptures, to a dis...

Art and Life: Bengal Art through Ages
Rs.1,650.00

Art and Life : Bengal Art through Ages presents a chronological picture of development of Bengal art, various stages of its evolution and its decline in the medieval period. Never ever the successive phases of its development have been studied so comprehen...

Art, Aesthetics and Philosophy
Rs.420.00
<p style="text-align: justify;">The savants of the twentieth century have excavated the past to discerningly reveal the present. Swami Vivekananda, Rabindranath Tagore, Sri Aurobindo, Mahatma Gandhi and Ananda Coomaraswamy, among others, interpreted Indian aesthetics, civilization, c...
Artisans and Craftsmen of Northern India
Rs.1,100.00

The basic aim of the book is to expose the major contributions of artisans and craftsmen in portraying the society in different perspectives. These artisans and craftsmen, were...

Bastar Folk Art: Shrines, Figurines and Memorials
Rs.2,400.00
The present work documents different aspects of the cultural heritage of the district of Bastar. While the varied lifestyles of the Maria and Muria Gonds, and other groups, have been the focus of considerable anthropological research, relatively little is known o...
Bibliography on Indian Buddhist Art and Archaeology
Rs.850.00

The bibliography includes 4081 entries, covering published materials in English and French languages over the last two centuries. It is divided into two parts. The first part contains 2410 entries dealing with Indian Buddhist a...

Birds and Animals in Mughal Miniature Paintings
Rs.1,600.00

The depiction of flora and fauna has been an intrinsic part of Indian painting traditions. The Mughals in their turn, in their fascinating paintings, used the bird and animal imagery to lend a...

Borobudur
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 creat...

Buddhist Art in India and Sri Lanka
Rs.1,000.00

The book is a comprehensive study of the evolution and development of Buddhist visual art in India and Sri Lanka, taking into consideration their diverse forms and the impact of regional trends on them. Consulting a number of o...

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...

Buddhist Tantra and Buddhist Art
Rs.700.00

In (perhaps) secret defiance of the rigid prescriptive codes of the Buddhist monastic order cropped up a new, esoteric cultic phenomenon. Which, later known as Buddhist tantra, not just compromised Shakyamuni's ethical lega...

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...

Bull in Early Indian Art
Rs.850.00

The work deals with various aspects of the bull as reflected in Indian art and literature up to the sixth century ad. Perhaps the first effort to showcase the representation of the bull in ancient India, it examines the bull...

Conservation of Wooden Objects
Rs.350.00

The book deals exhaustively with conservation of our ancient heritage existent in the form of wooden artefacts. This volume contains four chapters. The first chapter deals with the history of use of wood, location of wooden artefacts and the n...

Cosmology and Cosmic Manifestations
Rs.2,400.00

Indian thought-currents are deeply rooted in the theory and concept of rtam as the framework in which the process of creation, sustenance and dissolution operates. It views man and nature in a holistic perspective. Space, time, primal elements are the essentials as...

Cultural History of Uttarakhand
Rs.1,500.00

  Cultural History of Uttarakhand is an out-come of many years of keen observation of the linguistic and cultural phenomena of the whole Himalayan region, right from Ladakh in the west to Bhutan in the ea...

Cultural Interface of India with Asia
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...

Cultural Landscapes and the Lifeworld
Rs.475.00
This book expounds in a colourful way the diverse literary images that Banaras, the city known as the Cultural Capital of India and the holiest city for Hindus, has inspired and continues to inspire in different writers in the course of history. Few other cities ...
Deccani Scroll Paintings in the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art
Rs.3,500.00
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 sta...
DISCOVERING VIDISHA
Rs.1,800.00

Vidisha is one of the richest regions of Central India yielding vast archaeological wealth. Renowned in ancient literature as the capital of Akara and Dasarna and as a centre of cultural activities, with trade routes passing through it, the place has naturally attr...

Early Sculptural Art in the Indian Coastlands
Rs.1,200.00

Scholars of early Indian art traditions have mostly viewed the coastlands as being marginal to the cultural efflorescences that happened in the interiors of the subcontinent. The classical schools of Indian sculptural art which blossomed at Ma...

Eighty-four Asanas in Yoga
Rs.1,300.00

Physical postures (asanas)are the most important and often the only constituent of modern Yoga. Many practitioners believe that the postures derive from an ancient original set of eighty-four asanas. This book, for the first time...

Eighty-four Asanas in Yoga
Rs.800.00

Physical postures (asanas)are the most important and often the only constituent of modern Yoga. Many practitioners believe that the postures derive from an ancient original set of eighty-four asanas. This book, for the first time...

Elements of Indian Art
Rs.850.00

The book is a study of the fundamental principles of ancient Indian art and architecture, dealing with essentials of Hindu thinking and practice of art like the Hindu view of Godhead, iconography and iconometry, and symbols and...

Elements of Indian Art
Rs.400.00

The book is a study of the fundamental principles of ancient Indian art and architecture, dealing with essentials of Hindu thinking and practice of art like the Hindu view of Godhead, iconography and iconometry, and symbols and...

Feminine Beauty in Indian Art and Literature
Rs.750.00

The book is a study of Indian art representing devotion, love, human moods and sentiments, especially in its depiction of female sculptures on ancient temples. It begins with a discussion on Indian art as synthesis of the subli...

Fudo Myo-O
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 occu...

Glimpses of Paintings from Kala Mandapa of Jnana Pravaha
Rs.125.00

Indian miniature paintings have a rich and variegated tradition that ranges from the earliest known examples painted on slender palm leaf folios in Buddhist monasteries to Company paintings. Glimpses of Paintings from Kala M...

GLOBAL ROCK ART
Rs.3,000.00

The vast corpus of rock art that occurs in most of the countries of the world serves as an almost universal expression and communication of human thought since the dawn of humanity. It is one of our greatest surviving art treasures. The intrinsic efficacy of rock a...

Glorious Indian Diamonds
Rs.6,500.00

India, for many millennia, was the diamond capital of the world and controlled the global diamond business. Indians were the first to discover, mine, curate and market diamonds in the world, and were the first to discover that diamond can be cut only by diamond, an...

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 diversit...

Gopeshwar: Mirror of the Art of Uttarakhand (Himalaya)
Rs.450.00

Gopeshwar has played an important role in History of Uttarakhand particularly Garhwal Himalaya located at a distance of about 10 km. from Chamoli on Rishikesh-Badrinath motorable road. Being located in the middle of the holy shrine of Kedarnath & Badrinath, Gop...

HISTORICITY OF THE MAHABHARATA
Rs.995.00

To the faithful, everything mentioned in the Mahabharata is true to the very letter, whereas the skeptic holds that the epic is nothing more than a mere figment of imagination. How, then, can one ascertain the truth? It is here that archaeology comes to our rescue....

Indian Art Treasures
Rs.3,500.00

JNANA-PRAVAHA

Jnana-Pravaha, the Centre for Cultural Studies & Research at Varanasi represents the vision of its founders, Bimla Poddar an...

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 featur...

JAINA ART AND AESTHETICS
Rs.3,900.00

The present book on Jaina Art and Aesthetics is the outcome of long study and research on Jaina art in its totality. The book delves deep into the contributions and landmarks of Jaina art in its multiplicity and in reference to its being the part of the whole of th...

KALADARPANA: THE MIRROR OF INDIAN ART
Rs.4,500.00

Kaladarpana: The Mirror of Indian Art is a stimulative and perceptive survey of different aspects of Indian art, architecture and iconography. The book provides unparalleled source of insight into Indian art through the ages, incorporating the latest researches on ...

Kalamukha Temples of Karnataka
Rs.3,000.00

The Kalamukha temples in Karnataka are associated with the Lakulashaiva movement especially the beliefs and practices of the Kalamukha Shaivites and the jakkanacari style of temples in Karnataka. This volume is a study of two of the best examp...

Kantha
Rs.1,500.00
Kantha – the embroidered poetry on cloth – speaks volumes about the imagination of Bengali women and the aspirations that her craftwork reflects. It is a well-conceived art work, which has always attracted people from all walks of life. She creates th...
Konarka
Rs.995.00

One of the greatest treasures of Indian Temple architecture and on the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites, The Sun Temple of Konarka on the East coast of Orissa stands as a witness to the cult of Surya. Even in its dilapidated...

LEGACY OF INDIAN ART
Rs.3,600.00

A great art gathers together an entire culture in the affirmative celebration of its foundational truth. It is precisely why the 'self' can engage with Indian art for liberating itself not only from the overly restrictive conception of what we call a modern...

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 inspi...

Love Songs of Narsinh Mehta
Rs.500.00

Love Songs of Narsinh Mehta is a commentary on Narsinh Mehta’s love songs. Narsinh (1408-65), a Vaishnava bhakti poet of medieval India, is considered as the adi-kavi of Gujarat. He is also regarded as a shringara kavi, a p...

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.

Mughal Inlay Art
Rs.280.00

The book studies 'INLAY' art as it developed in Mughal Architecture indigenously, from Humayan to Shah Jehan (c. 1535 to 1658 AD), landmark examples of which have been illustrated. Mughal inlay is architectural, ...

Mughal Paintings, Drawings, and Islamic Calligraphy
Rs.3,000.00

This beautifully written and illustrated book is the fourth publication of the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art, whose collection of paintings, drawings and other types of Indian art is of such exceptional quality that it has long commanded the attenti...

NAGA IN INDIAN ICONOGRAPHY AND ART
Rs.7,500.00

Ophiolatry or serpent- worship (most commonly referred to in India as Naga cult) seems to have been one of the oldest and most widespread form of religion the world has ever known. The cult assumed a special significance and importance for India as in no other part...

ORDINARY LIFE IN MUGHAL INDIA
Rs.1,450.00

The present study illustrates the life of the people at the bottom of the society, frequently overlooked by the historians.
The volume, containing no less than ninety illustrations, provides an authentic visual documentation of people’s life and their...

OUTLINES OF INDIAN ARTS
Rs.3,600.00

This volume is a collection of papers presented in a seminar that was held under the auspices of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. It endeavours to offer an integral vision of Indian arts in their autonomous and related domains and is designed to meet...

Pahari Drawings in the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art
Rs.3,500.00
Pahari drawings are sketches by artists of the states located in the foothills of the western Himalayas. These states, some thirty in all were ruled by Hindu rajas, and comprised Jammu (Kashmir), the northern hill region of the Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, and Garhw...
Pahari Paintings in the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art
Rs.5,500.00

This beautifully written and profusely illustrated catalogue of Pahari paintings in the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art in Hyderabad is a major contribution to the study of miniature painting in the Punjab Hills. It presents in detail many exquisite b...

Pahari Paintings of an Ancient Romance
Rs.3,200.00

Among ancient love stories of India, that of Usha-Aniruddha has a pride of place. Being a part of various Puranas such as the Harivamsha, Bhagavata and Vishnu Puranas it acquires a sacrality and legitimacy. We are privy to the ...

Painted Words
Rs.1,400.00

No celebration of ritikavya can be complete until we have enjoyed the sonorous poetry of Matiram and the sensuous images of Purkhu.

Wit...

Paintings of Bundelkhand
Rs.2,800.00
This volume, a visual journey, through its meticulous deliberations on the wall paintings and miniature paintings of Bundelkhand makes us reminisce the footfalls of valiant Bundella kings, ankle bells of elegant court-dancers, evocative poetry of mahakavi
Proto-Historic Pottery of Indus Valley Civilisation
Rs.3,500.00
In the 1920s was found one of the world’s oldest, most mysterious civilizations: the Indus Valley. Which, in view of the relatively more recent archaeological evidence, could possibly have evolved from a much older, indigenous culture: of about nine millenn...
Rajasthani Drawings in the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art
Rs.5,000.00

This catalogue presents the Mittal Museum's holdings of drawings from Rajasthan, which are among the finest of their kind in the world. The collection was formed with the superb eye and discriminating taste of Jagdish Mittal and his wife, Kamla. As trained arti...

Rajasthani Paintings in the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art
Rs.5,000.00

This catalogue of Rajasthani paintings in the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art features many unpublished works by the best-known artists working in different states and thikanas of Rajasthan from the early 16th to the mid 19th century. Five leading sch...

Rasikapriya
Rs.5,800.00

Rasikapriya is a lakshan granth, a foundational text, of ritikavya or mannered poetry, and Keshavdas is the father of ritikal. It was the early seventeenth century, and in the court of Raja Indrajit of Orchha in Bundelkhand, Keshavdas, th...

RESURGENCE: Revival of Indian Embroideries
Rs.1,495.00

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 back...

ROCK ART OF ANDHRA PRADESH
Rs.2,500.00

The present volume embodies comprehensive documentation, classification and analysis of the rock art of Andhra Pradesh, which is one of the important regional rock art zones of peninsular India. The rock art data is analysed from the thematic and stylistic perspect...

ROCK ART OF CENTRAL INDIA
Rs.1,950.00

The present book is based on the explorations and excavations carried out by the author, his students and colleagues for over last five decades in the North Vindhyan region consisting of the present districts of south Varanasi (now Chandauli), Sonbhadra, Mirzapur, ...

Rock Art of India
Rs.2,700.00
Rock art is a vital archaeological source to study and analyse the cognitive evolution of the human intellect across the world. The importance of rock art and its dating has long been a key issue of rock-art research and continues to be attended by difficulties a...
ROCK ART STUDIES (Set of 2 Vols.)
Rs.10,500.00

Rock art is the first visual articulation and manifestation of humankind which emanates from his sense of sight. The proximity of this art and its affinity with the art of many living communities of the world today makes it all the more significant and valuable. It...

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

Sacred Art in East and West
Rs.775.00

An eminent Swiss metaphysician and scholar of oriental languages, Titus Burckhardt (1908-84) devoted his life to the timeless and universal wisdom present in Sufism, Vedanta, Taoism, Platonism and the other great esoteric and sapiential traditions. His book Sac...

Sakti Cult in Orissa
Rs.2,400.00

In the Hindu world-view, Shakti is the Mother of the Universe: the highest primal power. She is, accordingly, the all-pervading, intagible energy principle that propels the cosmos and its endless human dimensions with the life-...

Saptamatrka Worship and Sculptures
Rs.1,500.00

The worship of Saptamatrika; the seven Mother Goddesses (or the seven Saktis, the divine feminine powers), is over a millennia and half old, pan-Indian phenomenon. And, over the centuries, the Matrika conce...

Science and Golden Ratios in Mandala Architecture
Rs.900.00

Indian temples are a rich repository of the religious, cultural, and artistic life of the society. Of special importance here are the circular, intricate, and artistic patterns called the mandalas, which are placed in th...

Sculptures and Antiquities in the Archaeological Museum, Amravati
Rs.1,600.00

The Amaravati sculptures are famous throughout the world for their special features and they form a distinct school of art called Amaravati school of art. Though Amaravati art pieces take the pride of place in India's best museums, the scu...

Sculptures in Bangladesh
Rs.5,000.00

Sculptures in Bangladesh is a descriptive inventory of select Hindu, Buddhist and Jain stone and bronze images (up to the c. 13th century) in the museums and private collections of Bangladesh. This volume is the outcome of a collaborative effort of five sc...

Siva-Parvati and Allied Images (2 Vols. set)
Rs.8,000.00

The work explores the physical and emotional interaction between Shiva and Parvati as represented in sculptural works in the Indian subcontinent. In two volumes, it examines a host of images supported by classifications of Shiv...

Sublime Delight Through Works of Arts
Rs.2,500.00
The art collection of Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art, Hyderabad, has been widely perceived, since its establishment in 1976, as one of the pre-eminent assemblages of Indian art in the world. The Museum was a major lender to the Festivals of India i...
Tantra and Sakta Art of Orissa (3 Vols. set)
Rs.7,000.00

The emergence of Tantrism and Shaktism in the sixth-seventh centuries in ancient India symbolised a belief in fertility worship, worship of the female principle with the Devi/Goddess supreme as the Energy/Power -- the substance...

Tantra Mantra Yantra in Dance
Rs.900.00

The Indian perspective has always been holistic and all-inclusive: thought and activity in different fields, at different levels, have been interlinked to produce what has been timeless. Indian arts is a classic example of such...

Temples in India
Rs.850.00

This volume is a study of the beginning and evolution of temple architecture in India which covers sculptures and carvings as well.

Temples in India
Rs.500.00

This volume is a study of the beginning and evolution of temple architecture in India which covers sculptures and carvings as well.

Terracottas of Bengal
Rs.4,000.00

This book on the Terracottas of Bengal, covers the discussion on terracotta plaques found in the archaeological sites and monuments in the Bengali-speaking area of the Indian sub-continent. The area politically divided between India and Bangladesh but speaking the ...

The Ananda-Vana of Indian Art
Rs.2,750.00
Prof:  (Rtd.) Dr. Rai Anand Krishna needs no introduction to the world of Indian Art and Culture. On his father Rai Krishnadasa’s rich foundation, he structured his own creativity, experience of study, research and publication in this field. His creati...
The Buddhist Art of Kausambi
Rs.2,500.00

One of the major centres of Buddhist art in ancient times, Kausambi provides evidence of an uninterrupted art tradition spanning centuries. Pointing to the scant attention Kausambi has received from scholars in the past, this w...

THE HERITAGE OF HAIDER ALI AND TIPU SULTAN
Rs.5,950.00

This book is a pioneering work on an area which has received scant attention in the past. Studies on the period of Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan – the ‘Mysore Sultans’ inevitably focus on the dominant narrative of political history of the time and it...

The Iconography of Vaisnava Images in Orissa
Rs.3,500.00

This work is a well-researched attempt to analyse the Vaishnava iconography of Orissa which is unique in that there are to be found an overwhelming number of Vishnu images in the region despite paucity of Vishnu temples and ins...

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 Indian Temple Traceries
Rs.3,600.00

The present m'onograph is unique in that it, for the first time, extensively treats the subject of Indian temple j alas or grilles together with an in depth discussion in the light of relevant medieval vastusastra passages ...

The Metaphors of Indian Arts and Other Essays
Rs.1,950.00

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 w...

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 Panorama of Jaipur Paintings
Rs.1,800.00

Over the centuries, Indian art tradition came to have its differentiative regional, even local, specificities. For instance, the Jaipur School of Painting. Isolating itself from other Rajasthani genres like Mewar, Bikaner or Bu...

The Power of the Female
Rs.4,800.00

This book is an offering to New Art History taking the study of Indian classical sculptural art and traditional Indian iconography to newer heights of interpretation. Sculptures of female figures in classical Indian  architectural traditions have enjoyed a spe...

The Royal Temple Theater of Krishnattam
Rs.1,700.00
Krishnattam, a unique Sanskrit ritualistic dance-theater of Kerala, is one among India’s treasure trove of rare living artistic masterpieces. In time past, Krishnattam, based on the Sanskrit poem Krishnagiti by the Zamorin King Manaveda, thrived in the roya...
The Tibetan Iconography of Buddhas, Bodhisattvas and other Deities
Rs.5,600.00

Beginning with a few aniconic symbols, like footprints, the Bo tree or stupas, in the pre-christian Indian art, Buddhism, over the centuries, came to evolve a be-wildering array of deities -- in ever-increasing number of panthe...

The Tibetan Tantric Vision
Rs.1,500.00

Tibetan Buddhism has held a place of its own in the Buddhist tradition, having preserved and evolved the religious culture of the Vajrayana, the final phase of Buddhism in India. Within that, the Tibetan Tantric belief has a un...

THE TIMELESS ART OF AJANTA
Rs.3,900.00

Ajanta caves are well known for their creativeness and artistic excellence. Nowhere else at one place is shown such a grand display of the three disciplines—architecture, sculpture and painting—in a highly mature and technically perfect state. In the re...

The Torana in Indian and Southeast Asian Architecture
Rs.4,200.00

The present work discusses in depth the subject of toranas (arched portals or festoons) in the ancient and medieval architecture of South- and South-east Asia, with spec...

THE WORLD OF ROCK ART
Rs.2,500.00

Rock art is one of the richest cultural resources in the world, which depicts the earliest expressions of humankind. The proximity of this art and its affinity with the art of many living communities of the world today makes it all the more significant and valuable...

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...

TRADITION AND MODERNITY IN INDIAN ARTS
Rs.1,800.00

The present monograph, Tradition and Modernity in Indian Arts, is an exhaustive study of the concepts of tradition and modernism in visual arts of painting and sculpture. It tries to unveil the untouched and lesser known facets of Indian artistic tradition during t...

UNDERSTANDING INDIAN ART
Rs.1,950.00

The present volume generates a liaison between the past and present. It reveals a dignified unity in Indian art which regulates its future. An appraisal of the art of India since ancient times with a
case study of S.P. Verma's innovations and experiment...

Unique Art of Warli Paintings
Rs.700.00

Warli painting has its own place in adivasi art of India. It takes its name from the Warli tribes of Maharashtra. It seems their roots are in the rock shelters...

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...

Vishnu Temples of Kanchipuram
Rs.4,800.00

Kancipuram was the important capital of north Tamil Nadu for a long period -- from the first-second century ce to the end of the seventeenth century. It was a beautiful city laid out in the form of a lotus, according to the poe...

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 th...

Yoga-Tantra and Sensuousness in Art
Rs.600.00

The word yoga and the various concepts associated with it are being interpreted and understood with great interest the world over especially in recent years. This work by a noted research scholar, Dr. T. N. Mishra explor...