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Abhayagiriya

Abhayagiriya

Hettiaratchi, SB et al.

Abhayagiri Vihara occupies a unique place in the history of Buddhism in Sri Lanka.

The Adi-Buddha

The Adi-Buddha

Hazra, Kanai Lal

ISBN: 9789380852867, 938085286X

The present work is a detailed study of multifarious origins of Northern Buddhist Gods & their importance in Northern Buddhist world. The work deals with the Adi-Buddha, the Dhyani Buddhas, the Dhyani Bodhisattvas and the Buddhas.

Ancient Anuradhapura: the monastic city, 2nd ed.

Ancient Anuradhapura: the monastic city, 2nd ed.

Seneviratna, Anuradha

ISBN: 9789555737913, 9555737916

Provides information on social, political, and religion besides explaining the value of historical monuments of Anuradhapura, an ancient town in Sri Lanka.

Archaeological findings from the homeland of Buddha

Archaeological findings from the homeland of Buddha

Chaturvedi, Prem Sagar

ISBN: 9788173201301, 8173201307

It provides a comprehensive analysis of historic, protohistoric and prehistoric archaeological findings from the region stretching from Vaisali in the east to Sravasti in the west and from Kapilavastu in the north to Kaushambi in the south that was frequently traversed by Buddha.

An archaeological history of Indian Buddhism

An archaeological history of Indian Buddhism

Fogelin, Lars

ISBN: 9780199948239, 0199948232

The book is a comprehensive survey of Indian Buddhism from its origins in the sixth century BCE, through its ascendance in the first millennium CE, and its eventual decline in mainland South Asia by the mid-second millennium CE.

An archaeological journey of Nalanda (1838-2016)

An archaeological journey of Nalanda (1838-2016)

Lama, G.K.

ISBN: 9789380852904, 9380852908

The book presents a brief history of the archaeological investigations done at Nalanda and its peripheral area since 1838 up to 2016 supported by tables, figures, maps and illustrations.

The Archaeology of the Mons of Dvaravati, 2 vols., tr. from the  French by Joyanto K. Sen

The Archaeology of the Mons of Dvaravati, 2 vols., tr. from the French by Joyanto K. Sen

Dupont, Pierre

ISBN: 9789744800930, 9744800933

Vol.1: Text with app., figs., maps, and plans, xxiv+251p.;Vol.2: Plates (601 col. & b&w), xix+199p.;This book is a pioneering work on the architecture of the Mon kingdom of Dvaravati and the evolution of the styles in the iconography of the statue of the styles in the iconography of the statue of the Buddha. These are based on his exhaustive knowledge of Mon documents and personal involvement i...

Archaeology of Zangskar valley

Archaeology of Zangskar valley

Agrawal, R.C.

ISBN: 9789383221202, 9383221208

In the present book, an attempt has been made to explore the rich archaeological wealth of the region by studying the sites and monasteries and objects housed therein. Zangskar Valley is a part of Ladakh of Jammu and Kashmir state where Buddhism reached around eighth century CE.

Buddhist heritage of Ladakh

Buddhist heritage of Ladakh

Rinpoche, Lama Gangchen Tulku et al

ISBN: 9788171399642, 8171399649

This handbook deals with the history, geography, wildlife, language, people, culture, art and handicrafts, tourism, monasteries of Ladakh besides the history of Buddhism including the middle path Buddhahood, Bodhisattva, timeline, texts, criticism and research related to cultural heritage of Ladakh in general and of Buddhist heritage in particular.

Art of Isurumuniya

Art of Isurumuniya

Wikramagamage, Chandra

ISBN: 9789559640882, 9559640887

Isurumuniya is one of the most popular monasteries in the sacred city of Anuradhapura because of its natural setting and superb stone sculpture.

Art of the ancient Sinhalese, 2nd ed.

Art of the ancient Sinhalese, 2nd ed.

Paranavitana, Senerat

ISBN: 9789559170556, 9559170554

The examples of Dravidian art and architecture found in Ceylon follow the lines of those in South India, and scarcely add anything to what we learn by a study of the great monuments of that art in India. The distinctive contribution which Ceylon has to make to a study of the art of India, or of Asia as a whole, lies therefore in the art of the Sinhalese.

The ascendancy of Theravada Buddhism in Southeast Asia

The ascendancy of Theravada Buddhism in Southeast Asia

Assavavirulhakarn, Pradop

ISBN: 9789749511947, 9749511948

Asoka: the Buddhist emperor of India, ed. by William Wilson  Hunter

Asoka: the Buddhist emperor of India, ed. by William Wilson Hunter

Smith, Vincent A

ISBN: 9788175364509, 8175364505

Biography and administration of Ashoka.

Assimilation of Brahmanism into Buddhism: an iconographic overview

Assimilation of Brahmanism into Buddhism: an iconographic overview

Biswas, Sampa

ISBN: 9788124609286, 8124609284

This scholarly volume addresses the different aspects of this assimilation process by getting into a historical study of Hinayana and Mahayana Buddhism; outlining the political history, and socio-economic and religious changes during 300-700 CE; scanning the political and economic background and the spreading of esoteric Buddhism; emergence of Vajrayana Buddhism; and providing a detailed sketch...

Bamiyan, hariti and kindred iconics

Bamiyan, hariti and kindred iconics

Sharma, Nirmala

ISBN: 9788177421033, 8177421034

The book begins with the sunyata of Bamiyan, discusses its international nexus, the tragic history of its destruction where Hazara tribals once lit an occasional lamp to the glory of their ancestors, its influence on the Buddhist sculptural tradition, the failure of all efforts to prevent iconoclasm, or the positive comment of an Afghan: interest in Afghanistan's past gives hope for Afghanistan...

Bharat ke pramukh Baudha tirtha-sthal (in Hindi)

Bharat ke pramukh Baudha tirtha-sthal (in Hindi)

Singh, Priya Sen

ISBN: 9788185133768, 818513376X

The Bhikkhu Patimokkha: a word by word translation by Bhikkhu Nanatusita

The Bhikkhu Patimokkha: a word by word translation by Bhikkhu Nanatusita


ISBN: 9789552404047, 9552404045

This book is a word by word translation of the Pali text of the Bhikkhu Patimokkha, the code of discipline of Buddhist monks which is recited bimonthly in Buddhist monasteries.

The Bhikkhuni Patimokha of the six schools, transl. into English by Chatsumaran Kabilsingh

The Bhikkhuni Patimokha of the six schools, transl. into English by Chatsumaran Kabilsingh


ISBN: 9788170305705, 8170305705

The present book contains translation of the Patimokkha of six schools namely, Theravada, Mahasangika, Mahissaka, Sarvastivada, Dhamagupta and Mulasarvastivada.

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