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Amrtamandakini: Dr. G.B. Palsule felicitation volume, ed. by Saroja Bhate (in English and Sanskrit)
1998, Paperback

contains forty-two articles covering diverse indological areas and discipline, such as linguistics, dharmashastras, sanskrit literature, classical as well as modern etc. to felicitate dr. g.b. palsule, an indologist and scholar in the field of sanskrit philology.
Modern fiction and criticism
Prakash, R
1999, N

contents: (i) the making of a critic (ii) the twenties: criticism ans cultural transformation (iii) the critic and the creative mind (iv)the creative will: wyndham lewis on art (v) criticism in practice: lewis on contemporary novelists (vi) lewis on eliot\'s impersonal theory of poerty.
Modern Indian novel in English
Pathak, RS
1999, N

the present book contains in-depth analysis of important aspects of modern indian novels written in english. the papers contained in it concentrate mainly on less familiar but crucial aspects of the fictional art of some major writers.
Ayurveda and aromatherapy: the earth essential guide to ancient wisdom and modern healing, U.S.A., 1995
Miller, Light et al.
2012, Hardcover
Political modernization in the Gulf
Ansari, Shahid Jamal
1998, N

contents: (i) poliical modernization: a conceptual framework (ii) education and political modernization (iii) political participation and political change in the arab gulf states (iv) development administration and bureaucracy in the arab gulf (v) regional intergration and pan-arabism (vi) conclusions.
Awaken Bharata: a call for India's rebirth, with a forewordby Ram Swarup
Frawley, David (Vamadeva Shastri)
2012, Paperback

the theme of the present book is the need for a resurgent hinduism, particularly on an intellectual level: a new hindu intelligentsia to meet the challenge of the media and computer age and the burgeoning information revolution. such a new hindu intelligentsia requires both a critique of anti-hindu forces, which are numerous and well-funded, and a self-examination among hindus, ...
Freedom of expression: secular theocracy versus liberal democracy, comp. and ed. by Sita Ram Goel
1998, Hardcover

the concept of secularism as known to the modern west is dreaded, derided and denounced in the strongest terms by the foundational doctrines of christianity and islam. both of these doctrines prescribe theocracy under which the state serves as the secular arm of the church or the ummah, and society is regimented by the sacred canon or the shariat. it is, therefore, intriguing t ...
Genesis and evolution of the Rama Katha in Indian art, thought, literature and culture (from the earliest period to themodern times), 3 vols (Set)
Nagar, Shantilal (b.1927)
1999, Hardcover
The making of modern Hinduism
Sondhi, ML et al. (ed.)
1999, N

this collection of essays covering a span of three decades of writing cover several important themes: the matrix of peace and confluct, religious and philosophical thinking, renewal and renaissance, the gandhian discourse, the emerging role of women and humanism in the arts
Pratityasamutpada (45 essays in Hindi, English and Sanskrit), ed. by R.S. Tripathi
1986, Hardcover

this is a collection of essays on pratityasamutpada, presented by scholars who participated in the all india seminar organized by the institute in 1981. scholars reflect on the department origination theory, the pivot of the buddha doctrine, through traditional, modern and western views. forty five articles are included in this volume out of which 9 are in hindi, 13 are in engl ...
Dalits in modern India: vision and values
Michael, SM (ed.)
1999, Hardcover

this volume explores the social, economic, political and cultural content of the dalit articulatin and its relevance for the nation, both today and in the future.
History through personalities: footprints, handprints and fingerprints on the sands of time
Ramalingam, P
1996, Paperback

provides valuable information and understanding about the great men and women, whose lives, ideas and deeds and achievements been portrayed in the book, starting from ancient to the modern times.
Handbook of Indian art: a chronicle of paintings and sculptures
Khosa, Sunil
1998, Hardcover

contents:- (i) ancient india (ii) early india (iii) classical india (iv) medieval india (v) mughal period (vi) rajput period (vii) modern period.
Peasants, artisan and entrepreneurs: economy of Marwar in the seventeenth century
Bhadani, BL
1999, N

the study examines different aspects of the economy of marwar during the 17th century, with the help of rajasthani and persian texts and documents, european and indian travellers\' accounts and modern records.
Woven on the loom of time: many faiths and one divine purpose
Bryant, M Darrol
1999, Hardcover

the essays study different dimensions of the modern autonomous individual existence such as the pre-selfconscious self and the mind’s ‘insane’ aspects. they discuss artistic, especially aesthetic, experience, and ethics and moral philosophy.
Artisan of the Paradise: a study of Kashmir art and artisans from ancient to modern times
Dhar, DN
1999, Hardcover
Eclipse: a celestial shadow play
Shylaja, BS et al.
1999, Paperback

it traces the history of eclipses from ancient records, mythology and folklore, right up to the modern day, state-of-the-art astronomical research.
India's secularism: new name for national subversion, original in Hindi by Sita Ram Goel, tr. into English by Yashpal Sharma
1999, Paperback

the ideology secularism had taken shape during the european enlightenment (18-19 centuries). pandit jawaharlal nehru who had never used the term in his pre-independence writings or speeches, simply picked up a prestigious world form the western political parlance and made it mean the opposite of what it meant in the west. the outcome of this perversion proved disastrous for the ...
Theory and practice of Muslim state in India
Lal, KS
1999, Paperback

the theory part is traced to the quran, the hadis and the sunnah of the prophet; the practice part to the principal activities of muslim rulers in india as narrated by their chroniclers. muslim state in india has not ceased to exist even in modern times and indian muslims on account of islamic laws and separate identity almost form a separate state within the indian state.
Towards freedom: documents on the movement for Independencein India 1938, 3 Parts, with a preface by Sarvapalli Gopal (Set)
Chatterji, Basudev (ed.)
1999, Hardcover

contents: (i) british india: political cross-currents (ii) economic nationalism (iii) nation building (iv) provincial autonomy at work (v) provincial ministries (vi) indian states (vii) struggle for responsible government in india states.
Independence years: the selected Indian and Commonwealth papers of Nicholas Mansergh, foreword by Sarvapelli Gopal
Mansergh, Diana (ed.)
1999, Hardcover

this volume consists of a series of articles and lectures that offer a historical commentary on the events leading to india\'s independence and subsequent developments.
The partition in retrospect
Singh, Amrik (ed.)
2000, Hardcover

contents: (i) towards partition (ii) the punjab tangle (iii) the division of bengal (iv) perspective on partition (v) the partition and beyond.
The Bhagavadgita for our times
Lipner, Julius J (ed.)
2000, Hardcover

a collection of seven essays exploring the meaning and symbolism of this challenging ancient text to reveal how it is still relevant in addressing the problems of the modern world, in terms of dharma (duty), kama (desire), artha(wealth) and moksa(freedom).
Independence and partition: the erosion of colonial power in India
Mahajan, Sucheta (b.1958)
2000, Hardcover
The Martyr: Bhagat Singh experiments in revolution
Nayar, Kuldip
2000, Hardcover
Treasures of Indian art: Germany's tribute to India'a cultural heritage, ed. by Saryu Doshi
Gadebusch, Raffael Dedo et al.
1998, Hardcover

reproduction of treasures displayed at an exhibition at national museum, new delhi, indian museum, calcutta and national gallery of modern art at mumbai on the occasion of india\'s 50 years of independence.
India ink:letters from India 1953-61 by Martha McKee Keehn and the Keehn collection of modern Indian art
2000, Hardcover
On Hinduism: reviews and reflections, foreword by David Frawley
Swarup, Ram (1920-1998)
2000, Paperback

there are two major groups of religions in the world today. first are the conversion-based monotheistic creeds of christianity and islam. second are the pluralistic dharmic traditions of india, of which hinduism is the oldest and the largest. chinese taoism and japanese shinto have an affinity with dharmic traditions. so also the indigenous religious traditions of pre-christian ...
Meditations: yogas, gods, religions, foreword by David Frawley
Ram Swarup
2000, Hardcover

the exploration of consciousness is an ancient and unique specialization of hindu spirituality which sees consciousness as the very ground and being of the entire universe. consciousness is the key word for the hindu mind and meditation is the main methodology to develop it. there is a new interest in spirituality today, evidenced by the popularity of yoga and meditation worldw ...
Resurgent Bengal: Rammohun, Bankimchandra, Rabindranath
Datta, Bhabatosh (b.1925)
2000, Hardcover

these articles written on different occasions over decades contain a general understanding of the historic phenomenon.
Political history of Santal Parganas from 1765 to 1872
Kochuchira, John TOR (b.1957)
2000, Hardcover

it shows how santal parganas played a very significant role in the political history of british raj in india and how the santals took part in the struggle for india\'s emancipation from british and \'diku\' oppression.
Botanical and medicinal plants: As depicted in ancient texts, art and archaeology from dawn of civilization to the modern age, 2 vols (Set)
Nagar, Shantilal (b.1927)
2000, Hardcover

vol.1: text. vol.2: plates.
The Ramakrishna mission: the making of a modern Hindu movement
Beckerlegge, Gwilym
2000, Hardcover

it offers selected studies of aspects of the movement\'s development down to the present day and examines the role of personalities, other than ramakrishna and vivekananda, who also played a part in the growth of the movement.
Royalty, feudalism and gender: as portrayed by foreign travellers
Bhargava, Hem Bala
2000, Hardcover

travellers had shown a special interest in the indian royalty and were fascinated by the grandeur and magnificence of royal courts, the lifestyle of women and love of art. their accounts gave a fairly good idea of social life in royal states, their festivals, religion, customs, rites and ceremonies.
Lucknow 1857 (the two wars of Lucknow: the dusk of an era)
Taqui, Roshan
2001, Hardcover

this book with the help of original references and contexts reveals that the war of independence was started on 3rd of may 1857 from lucknow only.
The revolt of 1857: Saugor and Nerbudda territories, foreword by J.P. Mishra
Mukharya, PS (b.1932)
2001, Hardcover

as the historians have paid scant and inadequate attention to the revolt of 1857 in the saugor and nerbuddha territories, an important and vital gap has been created in the nationalist movement of india in general and these territories in particular. the object of this book is to fill this gap.
Martyrdom in the Sikh tradition: playing the `Game of Love'
Fenech, Louis E
2005, Paperback

this book examines the notion of martyrdom and the role of martyrs in the religious and political history of sikhism.
Educational philosophies of Swami Vivekananda and John Dewey, ed. by Digumarti Bhaskara Rao
Bharathy, D Vijaya (b.1953)
2000, Hardcover
Birth of a new India (fresh light on the contributions madeby Bentinck, Dalhousie and Curzon in the nineteenth century
Ghosh, Suresh Chandra
2001, Hardcover

it consists of four articles on bentinck, dalhousie and curzon which appeared in the learned journals abroad in the past three decades.
Medicine in India: modern period
Jaggi, OP
2000, Hardcover

civilization, vol.ix, part 1) the work deals with modern medicine extensively, but also delves deeply into the indigenous systems of medicine - ayurveda, unani, homeopathy, nature cure, faith healing and yoga.
Despair and modernity: reflections from modern Indian paintings, with a foreword by Ashis Nandy
Dehejia, Harsha V et al.
2000, Hardcover

dehejia has tried to create a place within the main frame of culture and philosophy of indian art for a legitimate analytic theory called despair.
Modern American literature
Mittapalli, Rajeshwar et al. (ed.)
2001, Hardcover

an effort has been made in this anthology to put together deeply perceptive articles on some of the most influential and representative american authors and literary works.
Art and aesthetics of Abanindranath Tagore: (Awarded Asutosh Mookherjee Gold Medal for 1966 by the University of Calcutta), Calcutta, 1983
Nandi, Sudhir Kumar
2000, Hardcover

the book present an analytical discourse on the aesthetics of abanindranath tagore, the doyen of indian painters of modern times.
Hindu revivalism in Bengal, 1872-1905: some essays in interpretation
Sen, Amiya P
2001, Paperback

in this work the author examines the period of roughly thirty years separating the brahmo marriage bill controversy and the launching of the anti-partition agitation.
The making of modern Indian art: the progressives
Dalmia, Yashodhara
2006, Hardcover
Self and sovereignity: individual and community in South Asian Islam since 1850
Jalal, Ayesha
2001, Hardcover

the book examines the shifts in muslim thought and politics in response to colonial rule in india through to the period of decolonization and partition.
The major works of Sri Aurobindo, 22 vols (Set)

vol. 1: bande mataram: early political writings. vol. 2: essays on the gita. vol. 3: the secret of the veda. vol. 4: hymns to the mystic fire. vol. 5: the upanishads: texts, translations and commentaries. vol. 6: the foundations of indian culture. vol. 7: the human cycle: the ideal of human unity: war and self-determination. vol. 8: the life divine. vol. 9: the synthesis of yog ...
The partitions of memory: The afterlife of the division of India
Kaul, Suvir (ed.)
2001, Hardcover

the essays in this book suggest ways in which the tangled skein of partition might be unravelled. two of them deal with culture and history in what is now a part of pakistan. other contributors range over issues as diverse as literary reactions to partition; the relief and rehabilitation measures provided to partition refugees; and the dalit claim, at the prospect of partition, ...
The Bhagavad Gita: a sublime hymn of yoga composed by the ancient Seer Vyasa; trans. from Sanskrit by Nataraja Guru with explanatory dialogue, by Guru Nitya Chaitanya Yati, 2nd ...
1993, N

this commentary uncovers the perennial philosophy at the heart of the gita. it transcends sectarian dogma to reveal the work as a fully-developed scientific psychology, whose insights can be readily appreciated by modern man.
M. Hiriyanna
Ramachandran, TP
2001, Hardcover

this volume brings together the cream of hiriyanna\'s contribution, spread over his numerous articles and books, in one conspectus and evaluates his place among the builders of indian philosophy.