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Bhattaramakanthaviracita Kiranavrttih= Bhatta Ramakantha's commentary on the Kiranatantra, edition and annotated by Dominic Goodall, Vol.1: chapters 1-6
1998, Hardcover

this is a critical edition and annotated translation of the first 6 (of 12) chapters of the kashmirian bhatta ramakantha. the kirnatantra contains 64 chapters and touches on every aspect of the cult: its theology, its yoga, its observances, and its rituals and all that relates to them, including architecture and iconography. the apparatus presents the readings of the 4 survivin ...
Indian temple traditions, ed. by Daivajna K.N. Somayaji
Ramachandra Rao, SK
1997, N

a comprehensive and illustrated account of the indian temple in all aspects: architecture, sculpturem, symbolism worship and festivals. it highlights the essential aspects of the temple tradition.
Trade, ideology and urbanization: South India 300 BC to AD 1300
Champakalakshmi, R
1999, Paperback

this book is based on extensive fieldwork in tanjavur, kumbhakonam and kanchipuram, and is the result of the author\'s ongoing interest in temple towns, their inscriptions, iconography and architecture.
Contemporary architecture and city form: the south Asian paradigm
Ameen, Farooq (ed.)
1997, N

contents: (i) pre-text: the cultural paradigm (ii) contemporary architecture and city form (iii) redefining the paradigm.
Sanchi: a cultural story
1997, Paperback

contents: (1) historical perspective. (2) architecture. (3) costume. (4) coiffuer and head-dresses. (5) personal ornaments (6) furniture (7) arma and armour (8) musical instruments (9) conveyances (10) royal insignia (11) domectic vessels and house-hold objects.
The art and architecture of the Kakatiyas
Singh, B Satyanarayana (b.1943)
1999, Hardcover
Mud architecture of Indian desert
Jain, Kulbhushan and Minakshi Jain
1992, Paperback
Elements of Indian art and architecture
Nath, R
1986, Hardcover
Arts of India
Krishna, Chaitanya (b.1918)
1987, Hardcover

deals in indian architecture, sculpture, painting and music.
Temples of Kerala
Jayashanker, S
1997, Hardcover
Houses of Goa, foreword by Gerard da Cunha, photographs by Ashok Koshy, ill. by Sunita Dalvi
Pandit, Heta et al.
1999, Hardcover
Dayanand: a philosophical novel
Nigham, BP
1999, Hardcover

the author takes us on several journeys in his epic attempt to understand both the western and the eastern philosophies of life; beginning in america with a group of intellectuals, the novel\'s protagonists must go to india to seek out the ancient translation of human spirituality into the temples, rituals and architecture as well as the religious groups who channel this into a ...
Sri Aurobindo on Indian art: selections from his writings with photographs by Elisabeth Beck
1999, Hardcover

contains the complete text of the chapters on architecture and sculpture from the foundations of indian culture as well as excerpts from this text.
Jaina sculptures in Indian and world museums
Nagar, Shanti Lal
2000, Hardcover
Some aspects of Indo-Islamic architecture
Parihar, Subhash (b.1953)
1999, Hardcover
Iconography of Jaina deities, 2 vols (Set)
Nagar, Shantilal (b.1927)
1999, Hardcover
Indian architectural theory: contemporary uses of vastu vidya
Chakrabarti, Vibhuti
1999, Hardcover
The cultural glory of ancient India: a literary overview
Banerji, Sures Chandra (b.1917)
2000, Hardcover

the book surveys the vedic literature, epics, puranas, classical sanskrit poetry and prose and the vast sastras to throw light on diverse facets — from politics, religion and philosophy to agriculture, botany and architecture — of ancient indian culture.
Baroque India: the Neo-Roman religious architecture of South Asia: a global stylistic survey
Pereira, Jose
2000, Hardcover

baroque india is the fruite of over 40 years of research, and is the work of one professionaly trained in the history of indian art.
Islamic architecture of the Indian sub-continent, photographs by Federico Borromeo
Alfieri, Bianca Maria
2000, Hardcover
Vastu-Sastra, 2 vols (Set)
Shukla, DN
1993, Hardcover

vol. 1: hindu science of architecture: engineering, town planning, civil architecture, palace architecture, temple architecture and an anthology of vastu-laksanas. isbn 8121506115 vol. 2: hindu canons of iconography and painting: with an anthology of pratima-laksana and citra-laksana as well as an outline history of indian painting, archaeological and literary. isbn 8121506123
Glimpses of Sri Lankan Buddhism
Ahir, DC
2000, Hardcover

contents: (i) historical survey. (ii) pali canon and commentaries. (iii) the sinhala sangha. (iv) buddhist shrines, art and architecture. (v) buddhist ceremonies and festivals. (vi) india-sri lanka cultural interaction in the past. (vii) sri lanka\'s contribution to buddhist revival in india. (viii) sri lanka\'s contribution to world buddhism.
Delhi: the built heritage: a listing, 2 vols (Set)
1999, Hardcover
Architecture of the Indian desert
Jain, Kulbhushan et al.
2000, Paperback
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

..by i.k. sarma et al.
Ancient monuments of Kashmir, with an introd. note by B.M. Pande
Kak, Ram Chandra
2000, Hardcover

the prsent volume contains an excellent account of the history and architecture of the valley.
Le Rauravagama: Un Traite de Rituel et de doctrine Sivaites, tomes I-II, introduction, traduction et notes par B. Dagens et M.-L. Barazer-Billoret, (in French) (Set)
2000, Hardcover

rauravagama is one of the 28 fundamental texts (mulagama) of the saivasiddhanta system. it deals with various subjects in 80 chapters: formation of mantras, daily rituals, temple festival, several ceremonies (installation of images, funeral rites, initiations, atonements etc.), iconography, architecture, etc. as well as tattvas, the sixfold path of liberation, saiva yoga etc.
Buddhist art in India and Sri Lanka (3rd century BC to 6th century AD): a critical study, with a foreword by R.C. Sharma
Dabral, Virendra Kumar
2000, Hardcover

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. it examines architecture, sculpture, painting, and use of symbols like the lotus and sri lanka devil masks.
Monumental legacy: Khajuraho
Desai, Devangana
2000, Hardcover

this book describes each of twenty-two temples of khajuraho in detail, it also discusses the newly excavated bijamandala temple and the three museums at the site.
Encyclopaedia of architecture in the Indian subcontinent, 2vols., by E.B. Havell (Set)
2004, Hardcover

vol.1: ancient and early medieval. vol.2: medieval and later (from the first muhammadan invasion onwards). this book is a scholarly account of the glories of india\'s architectural heritage and deals with the entire subcontinent including pakistan, nepal, bangladesh and sri lanka.
Jain pilgrimages: reverence and art, photography by Mahendra Bhansali
Sagar, Lalitprabh
2000, Hardcover

this book compiles the art of jain centres of pilgrimage such as delwara-abu, ranakpur and jaisalmer.
The architecture of Lucknow and its dependencies, 1722-1856: a descriptive inventory and an analysis of Nawabi types
Tandan, Banmali
2001, Hardcover
Vijayanagar temples
Kamble, MT
2000, Hardcover
Traditions in architecture: Africa, America, Asia and Oceania
Crouch, Dora P et al.
2001, Paperback

this is the first wide ranging, one-volume study to examine the architectural achievements of diverse cultures outside the euro-american tradition.
Eternal stone: great buildings of India
Bhatia, Gautam (ed.)
2000, Hardcover
Mughal architecture of Delhi: a study of mosques and tombs (1556-1627 A.D.)
Sharma, Praduman Kumar (b.1960)
2000, Hardcover

it covers all the mosques and tombs constructed in delhi during the period of akbar and jahangir (1556-1627 a.d.).
Anegondi: architectural ethnography of a royal village, illustrations by Graham Reed
Tobert, Natalie
2000, Hardcover

the volume presents a detailed survey of over fifty houses, ranging from simple one-roomed dwellings to elaborate mansions inhabited by the descendants of the ruling house of anegondi (karnataka).
The world's greatest royal places
Morelli, Marcello (ed.)
2000, Hardcover
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.
Mandu: city of joy: the supreme glory of Malwa
Pathak, Subhash Chandra
2001, Hardcover

the main aim is to acquaint and guide the visitors of the rich history and architecture of mandu which is indeed the supreme glory of malwa with a long history and matchless architectural splendour.
Art and architecture of the Gaya and Bodh Gaya
Kumar, Anjani (b.1962)
1992, Hardcover

presents a study of archaeological sites and artistic as well as architectural material remains from old gaya district in bihar. based primarily on archaeological evidences, it focuses mainly on religious structures, stone sculptures, bronze statuettes and terracota figurines.
Captured moments: A life, biographical essays by Chandrima Shaha
Shaha, Shambhu (1905-1988)
2001, Hardcover

this volume bring together in print shambhu shaha\'s best known photographs, along with a comprehensive biographical essay, and a selection of his sketches, including that of last years of rabindranath tagore, royal weddings, portraits of famous personalities and national leaders, street life, industrial photography and architecture.
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.
Temples of Kannor district by S. Jayashanker
2001, Hardcover
Journal of the Ganganatha Jha Kendriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Vols. 40-41 (1994-1995) comb.: Govindabhinandanam, Prof. Govinda Chandra Pande felicitation volume, Part I, .......
1999, Hardcover

ed. by gaya c. tripathi et al. part i has four sections (i) biographical, (ii) archaeology, (iii) history and culture and (iv) buddhism. the articles are mainly in english and some in hindi. part ii will be published as combined volume nos. 42-43 and will have sections (v) religion and philosophy, (vi) art and architecture and (vii) language & literature.
Indian art
Mitter, Partha
2001, Hardcover

a lively new survey of over 2000 years of indian art and architecture, viz the hindu, buddhist, islamic, colonial and contemporary periods, incorporating discussion of modern bangladesh and pakistan.
Vastu, astrology and architecture (papers presented at the First All India Symposium on Vastu, Bangalore, held on June 3-4, 1995)
Vasudev, Gayatri Devi
2001, Hardcover
Mughal art and imperial ideology: collected essays
Koch, Ebba
2001, Hardcover

the eleven studies in this book offer a fresh and unique interpretation of mughal art and architecture and its heterogeneous sources--central asian timurid, indian, persian, and european--fused creatively to express an imperial ideology of universal aspirations.
Stones in the sand: the architecture of Rajasthan, ed. by Giles Tillotson
2001, Hardcover

this volume presents the characteristic traditional architecture of rajasthani towns and cities, the stone-built forts, palaces, and havelis, temples, tanks, and kunds, from the 16th century onwards when the region developed the distinctive style of domestic and civic architecture for which it is well known.
The architecture of language, ed. by Nirmalangshu Mukherji et al
Chomsky, Noam
2006, Paperback