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

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


ISBN: 9788184700862, 8184700865

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 surviving South Indian ma...

The body adorned: dissolving boundaries between sacred and profane in India's art.

The body adorned: dissolving boundaries between sacred and profane in India's art.

Dehejia, Vidya

ISBN: 9788189995041, 8189995049

The author draws on the literature of court poets, the hymns of saints and acharyas, and verses from inscriptions to illuminate premodern India's unique treatment of sculpted and painted form. She focuses on the coexistence of sacred and sensuous images within the common boundaries of Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu sacred spaces, redefining terms like sacred and secular in relation to Indian archite...

Brahma Sri: researches in archaeology, history and culture in the new millennium, Dr. P.V. Parabrahma Sastry felicitation volume, 2 vols

Brahma Sri: researches in archaeology, history and culture in the new millennium, Dr. P.V. Parabrahma Sastry felicitation volume, 2 vols

Chenna Reddy, Pedarapu (b.1959)

ISBN: 9788188934164, 818893416X

The 59 papers included in this volume deal with a variety of themes and disciplines such as archaeology, rock art, temple art and architecture, iconography, epigraphy and numismatics, Hindu, Buddhist and Jaina religion and philosophy, Indian literature of various periods, folklore, new history and contemporary social issues.

Brhadisvara temple: form and meaning

Brhadisvara temple: form and meaning

Nagaswamy, R

ISBN: 9788173053887, 817305388X

The great Temple at Tanjavur is a visual representation of Cosmic power on earth that remains, according to the pious wish of the builder, so long as the sun and moon lasts. The Brhadisvara temple locates for the first time in Indian history, the 108 forms of nrtta karanas on the upper storey around the sanctum wall in sculptural form and reflects the concept of cosmic space in which Siva's dan...

Bridges, buildings & black beauties of northern railway: glimpses of the rich heritage of India's premier railway, foreword by Sir Mark Tully

Bridges, buildings & black beauties of northern railway: glimpses of the rich heritage of India's premier railway, foreword by Sir Mark Tully

Mathur, Vinod N

ISBN: 9788190562515, 8190562517

The book provides glimpses of the history and heritage of the buildings, bridges and steam locomotives of Northern Railway, one of the largest Zones of the Indian Railway system. It covers the growth and development of the system from its beginnings till recent times and provides interesting accounts of some of the extraordinary challenges faced by railway men and women during their careers. A ...

Buddhist art and thought

Buddhist art and thought

Shashibala

ISBN: 9788188643066, 8188643068

This book ecompasses a number of themes related to the study of cultural interflow among Asian countries, sharing philosophy, literature, arts and architecture, systems of polity and ways of living and thinking. It is a journey through the history of dissemination of Buddhism by monk-scholars to Central, East, Fareast and Southeast Asia. It brings forth the manifestations of divine forms of Bud...

Carved wooden pillars at Shri Swaminarayan temple, Ahmedabad: a testimony to the first war of Indian Independence

Carved wooden pillars at Shri Swaminarayan temple, Ahmedabad: a testimony to the first war of Indian Independence

Chauhan, Onkar (b.1950)

ISBN: 9788186787090, 8186787097

A careful examination of the carvings, keeping in mind their contemporary historical background, reveals some remarkable and hidden facts beneath the outer lustre.

Christian themes in Indian art: from the Mogul times till today

Christian themes in Indian art: from the Mogul times till today

SJ, Anand Amaladass et al

ISBN: 9788173049453, 8173049459

This book is a pioneering wok, showcasting Christian themes in Indian art from the beginnings of Christianity in India till today. The authors have, supplemented this with one chapter on architecture, particularly that of church buildings, and one on popular art, including stamps. Around 1100 rare coloured illustrations make this publication a unique reference book.

Chronological identity in Indian art

Chronological identity in Indian art

Padhi, Braja Kishor

ISBN: 9788173201042, 8173201048

The book deals with the various religious places of Jainism, Buddhism, Hindu temples of Vaishnavism, Shaivism, Shaktism, etc., and Kabyas of Upendra Bhanja relating to the religion, culture, art and architecture.

Eloquent spaces, meaning and community in early Indian architecture

Eloquent spaces, meaning and community in early Indian architecture


ISBN: 9780367375010, 036737501X

This book adopts the twin analytic of meaning and community to write a fresh history of building in early India. It presents a new perspective on the principles and practices of early Indian architecture.;

Concepts of space in traditional Indian architecture

Concepts of space in traditional Indian architecture

Pandya, Yatin

ISBN: 9788188204267, 8188204269

This study unravels the inherent virtues of traditional Indian architecture and interprets them as universal dictums, relevant even in today's world.

A concise history of modern architecture in India

A concise history of modern architecture in India

Lang, Jon

ISBN: 9788178243054, 8178243059

Written in an extremely readable manner, it traces, from the 1920s till the end 20th century, the architectural and political influences, identifies the pioneers and the trendsetters, describes the styles with its variations, mutations and revivals and studies the search by the Indian architect for an appropriate idiom.

Contemporary Indian architecture

Contemporary Indian architecture

Shah, Jagan

ISBN: 9788174364463, 8174364463

This book showcases emerging and established talent in the field of Indian architecture during the last two decades, and devotes itself to unique designs ranging from residential and commercial to public spaces.

Cosmology and cosmic manifestations: Shaiva thought and art of Kashmir

Cosmology and cosmic manifestations: Shaiva thought and art of Kashmir

Malla, Bansi Lal

ISBN: 9788173055164, 8173055165

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 are the primary faculties of sense perceptions. The scholars have been investigating many dimensions of these fundamental concepts....

Decorative arts of South Indian temples

Decorative arts of South Indian temples

Adinarayana, M (b.1955)

ISBN: 9788186050736, 8186050736

The study encapsules the various elements of figure, sculpture and geometrical designs including depiction of flora and fauna as found carved on a few temples located at Mukhalingam, Simhachalam and Srikurmam built during the period between the 9th and 13th centuries A.D.

The design development of Indian architecture, with introductory note by Subhash Parihar

The design development of Indian architecture, with introductory note by Subhash Parihar

Batley, Claude

ISBN: 9788173053801, 8173053804

This book has been reprinted after fresh typesetting and introductory note.

Designs and motifs in Indian art, 3rd enl. edition

Designs and motifs in Indian art, 3rd enl. edition


ISBN: 9788186806340, 8186806342

This study covers designs in sculptures, punch-mark coins, icons, decorations, furniture, textile, jewellery, architecture, structural forms, and discovers their roots in the sensibilities of communities spread throughout the country.

Dialogues, with Indian master architects, ed. by Narendra Dengle

Dialogues, with Indian master architects, ed. by Narendra Dengle


ISBN: 9789383243068, 9383243066

In this book, seven of India's seniormost architects who have played a significant role in shaping independent India's architecture, urban design and planning-Achyut P. Kanvinde, Raj Rewal, Anant Raje, Hasmukh C. Patel, Balkrishna V. Doshi, Uttam C. Jain and Charles Correa - speak to Narendra Dengle.

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