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Oracles and demons of Tibet: the cult and iconography of the Tibetan protective deities
Nebesky-Wojkowitz, Rene de
1998, Hardcover

the valuable information presented in this book was obtained first hand by the author from tibetan lamas, priests, officials and incarnate lamas. the painstaking efforts made during hazardous and turbulent years of tibetan exodus have made available for the researchers and scholars invaluable material specially on the ceremonies involving ritual dances, divination, black magic ...
Oracles and demons of Tibet: the cult and iconography of theTibetan protective deities, Nepal
Nebesky-Wojkowitz, Rene De
1993, Hardcover
Dictionary of Buddhist iconography, Vol. 1: Abarokiteishubara--Amoghavajra
Lokesh Chandra
1999, Hardcover
Iconography of Jaina deities, 2 vols (Set)
Nagar, Shantilal (b.1927)
1999, Hardcover
Tathagata Akshobhya and the Vajra Kula: Studies in the iconography of the Akshobhya family, with foreword by Lokesh Chan
Jha, Achyutanand (1953- )
1993, N

highlights the socio-economic problems of two minor tribes, asur and the birjia of chotanagpur and the cultural changes which have taken place. a comparison of the two minor tribes, who share a number of common things presented.
Eleven-headed Avalokitesvara: Chenresigs, Kuan-Yin or Kannon Bodhisattva: its origin and iconography
Neville, Tove E
1999, Hardcover

contents: (i) introduction. (ii) the origins of eleven headed avalokitesvara. (iii) iconography of eleven headed avalokistesvara: examples from india, cambodia, nepal and tibet. (iv) background for the eleven-headed kuan-yin in china. (v) iconography of eleven-headed avalokitesvara as kuan-yin in china, kuan eum in korea and kannon in japan.
Riddle of Indian iconography (Zetetic on rare icon from Tala), foreword by Pramod Chandra
Nigam, LS (ed.)
2000, Hardcover

the present book is a result of a postal seminar organised by the editor. apart from tala icon, it throws light on the history and art-tradition of daksina kosala, presently known as chattisgarh.
Dictionary of Buddhist iconography, Vol. 2:
Lokesh Chandra
2000, Hardcover
Narasimhapriya: essays on Indian archaeology, epigraphy, numismatics, art, architecture, iconography and cultural history (Prof. A.V.N. Murthy felicitation volume), 2 vols., ed.... (Set)
2000, Hardcover i.k. sarma et al.
Iconography of Southern India, translated from the French by A.C. Martin
Dubreuil, G Jouveau
2001, Hardcover

it is concerned with the iconography of dravidian architecture and the tamil language, which comprise the ten districts of n. arcot, madras, chingleput, s. arcot, salem, coimbatore, trichinopoly, tanjore, madura and tinnevelly.
The iconography of Vaisnava images in Orissa
Donaldson, Thomas Eugene (b.1933)
2001, Hardcover
Jain temples of Rajasthan: architecture and iconography
Kumar, Sehdev
2001, Hardcover

this book explores the architectural and iconographical details of two sites of jain temples in rajasthan, one at dilwara in mount abu and the other at ranakpur, which the larger tradition of indian arts and temple architecture.
Iconography of the Buddhist sculpture of Orissa, 2 vols (Set)
Donaldson, Thomas Eugene
2001, Hardcover

particular emphasis in this book is placed on the reciprocal influence between brahmanical and buddhist art in orissa, both religions expanding at the same time in regard to the proliferation of deities and their variant forms, and each apparently competing with the other for patronage and converts. volume 1 contains text and volume 2 contains plates.
Iconography of Buddhist and Brahmanical sculptures in the Dacca Museum, Dacca, 1929
Bhattasali, Nalini Kanta
2001, Hardcover

the present work is practically an iconographical survey of east bengal-- of what was anciently known as vanga and samatata. the nucleus of the series described is of course the collection in the dacca museum obtained mostly from places within the limits of these two ancient and far-famed seats of civilization and culture.
Elements of Hindu iconography, 2 vols. in 4 pts., 2nd edition (Set)
Gopinatha Rao, TA
1993, Hardcover
Sri Subrahmanya smrti: essays on Indian pre-history, proto-history, archaeology, iconography, art, architecture, epigraphy, numismatics, crafts and conservation: Dr. Raviprolu ... (Set)
2001, Hardcover

...subrahmanyam commemoration volume, 2 vols., ed. by i.k. sarma et al.;;;contains sixty-three valuable papers on different aspects of pre-history, proto-history, historical archaeology, iconography, epigraphy and numismatics.
The Tibetan iconography of Buddhas, Bodhisattvas and other deities: a unique pantheon
Lokesh Chandra and FW Bunce
2002, Hardcover

it is a rare set of 360 wood-cuts/xylographs, representing varying forms and manifestations of the buddhas, bodhisattvas, tantric and tutelary deities, arhats, sages, teachers, dharmapalas and protective divinities.
The iconography of Tibetan lamaism
Gordon, Antoinette K
1998, Hardcover
Early Brahmanical cults and associated iconography: c.400 B.C. to A.D. 600
Sikri, Richa (b.1970)
2002, Hardcover

it discusses vaisnava, saiva, mother-goddess and others include yaksas, nagas, kinnaras, gandharvas in detailed form, besides throws light on the concept of the rituals, puja and temples.
Essays on Buddhist, Hindu, Jain iconography and epigraphy, ed. by Enamul Haque
Bhattacharya, Gouriswar (b.1924)
2000, Hardcover
Temples at Srisailam: a study of art, architecture, iconography and inscriptions
Anuradha, Vemulapalli
2002, Hardcover

srisailam in andhradesa is a renowned saivakshetra and has a hoary past.
The iconography of the Brhadisvara temple, ed. by Lalit M. Gujral
L\'Hernault, Francoise (1937-99)
2002, Hardcover

the present volume with over 150 plates sheds light on the iconographical forms of the two capital sites of the cholas, viz., tanjavur and gangaikondacholapuram.
A thousand petalled lotus: Jain temples of Rajasthan: architecture and iconography
Kumar, Sehdev
2001, Hardcover
Iconography of the Derge Kanjur and Tanjur, foreword by Lokesh Chandra, New Delhi, 1978
Kolmas, Josef
2002, Hardcover

the author presents in this volume an impressive array of xylographed sketches of buddhas and bodhisattvas in their serenity, gods and goddesses in their charm, teachers and historic personages who appear in the 316 volumes of the tibetan canon xylographed at derge.
The iconography of architectural plans: a study of the influence of Buddhism and Hinduism on plans of South and Southeast Asia
Bunce, Fredrick William (b.1935)
2002, Hardcover
Indian contribution to the development of Far Eastern Buddhist iconography
Bhattacharyya, AK
2002, Hardcover

the present work deals with major mahayana deities including some of the female concepts that were given forms in east asia under saktism in india and tibet. these include individual deities as described in sadhanas, dharmapala and a few interesting japanese godheads etc.
Iconography of the Jain images in the Government Museum, Chennai, documentation and explanations by R. Kannan et al
2001, Hardcover
The iconography of Avalokitesvara in mainland south-east Asia, foreword by Lalit M. Gujral
Chutiwongs, Nandana
2002, Hardcover

the book offers a deep insight into the religious life of ancient southeast asia, which had provided the backdrop to the veneration of avalokitesvara, the buddhist personification of compassion.
Pratima-kosha: encyclopaedia of Indian iconography, Vols.3-6
Ramachandra Rao, SK
1990-92, Hardcover

vol.3: rs.140, vol.4: rs.125.00, vol.5: rs.100.00, vol.6: rs.150.00
Dictionary of Buddhist iconography, Vol. 6: Bde.mchog
Lokesh Chandra
2002, Hardcover