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The Ramayana of Valmiki: translated into English
The Ramayana of Valmiki: translated into English
Specification
  • Publisher : Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
  • By : Makhan Lal Sen
  • Cover : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 2008
  • Pages : 621
  • Weight : 
  • Size : 9" x 6"
  • ISBN- 10 : 8121500931
  • ISBN-13 :
  • Product Code: B7189

Description

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Makhan Lal Sen's The Ramayana of Valmiki is a modernized version in English prose of the great Sanskrit epic Ramayana. The appeal and freshness of epic poems transcend all limitations imposed by time, space, age, caste, creed, society, and language. All, irrespective of their age, succumb to the charms and fascinating personalities of its heroes, who have inspired countless men of different generations and spurred them on to perform almost superhuman task. Modern civilization owes most of its dazzling achievements to such inspiration.


Valmiki's Ramayana is something more than an epic. No one has built shrines in honour of Homer's heroes, to worship them as God. In contrast, from the time of its composition to this day, Valmiki's hero never lacked devotees. The reason for this strange phenomenon lies in this: in the Greek epics the cause is ambition, and the effect is the valour of its heroes; in Ramayana the cause is the moral welfare of society and the effect is the ideal conduct of its heroes under the most trying circumstances that destiny can weave. Rama is a personification of all that is expected of an ideal son, ideal brother, ideal husband, ideal prince, ideal ally, ideal commander, and an ideal king.


Translation of epics and rendering them in prose, is, at the best of times, an hazardous and arduous job. Here, the translator has done his best to capture to a remarkable degree the grandeur of the epic, the loftiness of its thought, the simplicity and elegance of its diction, and the freshness of its enduring beauty. This book, being one of those rare ones which elevates one's soul, should find a place under every roof.


About the Book


Makhan Lal Sen's The Ramayana of Valmiki is a modernized version in English prose of the great Sanskrit epic Ramayana. The appeal and freshness of epic poems transcend all limitations imposed by time, space, age, caste, creed, society, and language. All, irrespective of their age, succumb to the charms and fascinating personalities of its heroes, who have inspired countless men of different generations and spurred them on to perform almost superhuman task. Modern civilization owes most of its dazzling achievements to such inspiration.


Valmiki's Ramayana is something more than an epic. No one has built shrines in honour of Homer's heroes, to worship them as God. In contrast, from the time of its composition to this day, Valmiki's hero never lacked devotees. The reason for this strange phenomenon lies in this: in the Greek epics the cause is ambition, and the effect is the valour of its heroes; in Ramayana the cause is the moral welfare of society and the effect is the ideal conduct of its heroes under the most trying circumstances that destiny can weave. Rama is a personification of all that is expected of an ideal son, ideal brother, ideal husband, ideal prince, ideal ally, ideal commander, and an ideal king.


Translation of epics and rendering them in prose, is, at the best of time, an hazardous and arduous job. Here, the translator has done his best to capture to remarkable degree the grandeur of the epic, the loftiness of its thought, the simplicity and elegance of its diction, and the freshness of its enduring beauty. This book, being one of those rare ones which elevates one's soul, should find a place under every roof.

$55
Schopenahuer's Encounter with Indian Thought
Schopenahuer's Encounter with Indian Thought

Specification:

  • Publisher : Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers
  • By :  Stephen Cross 
  • Cover : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 2014
  • Pages :
  • Weight : 750 gm.
  • Size :
  • ISBN-10 : 8121512794
  • ISBN-13 : 978-8121512794

Description:

Schopenhauer is widely recognized as the Western philosopher who has shown the greatest openness to Indian thought and whose own ideas approach most closely to it. This book examines his encounter with important schools of Hindu and Buddhist philosophy and subjects the principal apparent affinities to a careful analysis. Initial chapters describe Schopenhauer's encounter with Indian thought in the context of intellectual climate of early nineteenth-century Europe. For the first time, Indian texts and ideas were becoming available and the belief that they could bring about a second Renaissance-an "Oriental Renaissance"-was widespread. Schopenhauer shared in this enthusiasm and for the rest of his life assiduously kept abreast of the new knowledge of India. Principal sections of the book consider the two main pillars of Schopenhauer's system in relation to broadly comparable ideas found, in the case of Hindu thought, in Advaita Vedanta, and within Buddhism in the Madhyamika and Yogacara schools. Schopenhauer's doctrine of the world as representation, or a flow of impressions appearing in the consciousness of living beings, is first considered. The convergence between this teaching and India idealism, especially the doctrine of illusory appearance (maya), has long been recognized. Schopenhauer himself was aware of it, emphasizing that it was the result not of influence but of a remarkable convergence between Eastern and Western thought. This convergence is subjected to a much more detailed examination than has previously been carried out, undertaken in the light of twentieth-century Indology and recent studies of Schopenhauer. The second main pillar of Schopenhauer's system, the doctrine of the world as will, is then examined and its relationship to Indian thought explored.

$40
Jaiminiya Mahabharata "Asvamedhika Parva" - Part I
Jaiminiya Mahabharata "Asvamedhika Parva" - Part I
Specification
  • Publisher : Gita Press Gorakhpur
  • By :  Keshoram Aggarwal
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Language : Sanskrit Text and English Translation
  • Edition : 2007
  • Pages : 364
  • Weight : 315 gm.
  • Size : 8.1" X 5.3"
  • ISBN-10 : 
  • Product Code : BK7082
Description

Foreword

As we know, Gita Press is committed to publish literature that is helpful in exhilarating morality, building national character and inculcating fervour for developing devotion to the universe. For this purpose, Gita press has in its agenda, the publication of puranic literature, rare books on religious subjects, Upanisads, Gita, Ramayana and Mahabharata etc. Under this process Gita Press published the Asvamedhika Parva of Mahabharata composed by Maharsi Jaimini, a great scholar, poet, philosopher and also astrologer. His book on astrology is regarded as a mature composition on the subject.


It is said that Maharsi Jaimini composed also Mahabharata- much bigger in comparison to Mahabharata composed by Krsnadvaipayana vyasa. But the current of time swallowed most of it and now remains only Asvamedhika parva which gives a vivid description of Asvamedha Yajna performed by Yudhisthira. There are three thousand Slokas in the Asvamedha parva of Mahabharata composed by Vyasadeva and four thousand Slokas are there in the Asvamedhika Parva of Jaiminiya Mahabharata. It may give an idea how voluminous the complete Jaiminiya Mahabharata must have been.



A few years before it was a rare book. For the first time Gita Press published it in monthly 'Kalyan' in a serial form and afterwards in a book form with original Sanskrit text and Hindi translation. Now it has been decided to present an English translation with original Sanskrit text for the benefit of non-Hindi readers of the country and also abroad.
From the point of story telling it starts with presenting Yudhisthira quite aggrieved on account of the sin he committed in the form of mass massacre in the war. He seriously thinks to abandon the kingship and go to the forest for practicing penance. Vyasa ap

$31
Shri Durga Saptashati (Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation)Shri Durga Saptashati (Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation)
Shri Durga Saptashati (Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation)

Specification:

  • Publisher : Gita Press Gorakhpur
  • By : Gita Press
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Language : Hindi
  • Edition : 2013
  • Pages : 240
  • Weight : 180 gm.
  • Size : 16 x 13 x 3 cm.
  • ISBN-10 :
  • ISBN-13 :

Description:

The Durga Saptashati is well accepted religious text of Hindu religion. Durga Saptashati is full of religious mystery with blessed story of goddess Bhagavati. The devotees motivated by desire and desireless both recite this book with great reverence and attain their desired goal. The book contains is it the procedure of reciting it along with Kavacha, Argal, Kilaka, Vaidika and Tantrika Ratrisukta, Devyatharvashirsha, Navarna Vidhi, original text, Durgashtottaranamastotra, Sri Durgamanasa worship, all the three Rahasyas (secrets), prayer of pardon (Kshama Prarthna), Siddhikunzikastotra and waving light before the idol.




$15
Nachiketa and Other Stories
Nachiketa and Other Stories

Specification:

  • Publisher : Amar Chitra Katha Pvt. Ltd.
  • By : Subba Rao 
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 2007
  • Pages : 32 pages
  • Weight : 90 gm.
  • Size : 24.1 x 17.7 x 0.6 cm
  • ISBN-10 : 8175082771
  • ISBN-13 : 8175082771
Description:

The three stories depicted here are from the Upanishads, which are also called Vedanta or "the end of the Veda". This is because they from the last branch of Vedic literature where one finds in them the final aim of the Vedas- that of self-realisation.


The first story is that of young Nachiketa, who struggles to comprehend the truth of life and death. He approaches Yama, the God of Death, and is tested by the Lord before found worthy of divine instruction. The second story is about Satyakama's search for the ultimate reality or "Brahman". Here, nature is the best teacher as Satyakama experiences Brahman directly rather than through verbal instruction by his guru, Gautama. In the third story, Prajapati - the father, the guru and the guide - utters a single syllable "DA" as instruction to the dissatisfied gods, humans and demons who are seeking contentment and peace. "DA" was understood and interpreted differently by the pupils in light of their own experiences.


These three stories are, in essence, about the guru and the pupil, where one who embarks on the path of true knowledge surely achieves it.

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Chandragupta Maurya - Amar Chitra Katha
Chandragupta Maurya - Amar Chitra Katha

Specification:

  • Publisher : Amar Chitra Katha Pvt. Ltd.
  • By : Shail Tiwari
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 2011
  • Pages :  32 pages
  • Weight : 90 gm.
  • Size : 20.3 x 25.4 x 4.7 cm
  • ISBN-10 :  818999915X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-8189999155

Description:

Nearly 2300 years ago, Chandragupta Maurya brought about the political unification of north India and established an empire that successfully resisted the Macedonian invasion. His empire extended form Mysore (present-day Karnataka) in the south to the dorders of Persia (present-day Iran) in the northwest.

Many Legends describe the early career of Chandragupta, making it difficult to distinguish fact form fantasy in the stories about his later years. But what remains true is that he was the first true emperor of India, as no king before him had ever built such a vast kingdom.

Vishakhadatta’s famous play on Chandragupta, Mudra Rakshasa, was written in the 9th century AD. Two Sanskrit works followed this, nearly 700 years later – Mudra Rakshasa Katha by Mahadeva Tirtha of Tanjore and Mudra Rakshasa Katha Sara by Ravikartana of Kerala, both of which serve as introductions to earlier play.
Kempu Narayana, a scholar at the court of Krishnaraja Wedeyar III of Mysore, made a study of these works on chandragupta, and 1823, wrote mudra Manjusha in Kannada. This Amar Chitra Katha is based on Kempu Narayana’s pioneering work. Though Chandragupta was born in the north, he spent his last days at Shravanabelagola in

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Chandra Shekhar Azad - Amar Chitra Katha
Chandra Shekhar Azad - Amar Chitra Katha

Specification:

  • Publisher : Amar Chitra Katha Pvt. Ltd.
  • By : Shail Tiwari
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 2011
  • Pages :  32 pages
  • Weight : 90 gm.
  • Size : 24.2 x 17.6 x 0.4 cm
  • ISBN-10 :  8189999168
  • ISBN-13 : 978-8189999162

Description:

Chandra Shekhar Azad was a great revolutionary who lived and died for the Motherland. When Ramprasad Bismil, the leader of the Uttar Pradesh Revolutionaries, was caught and hanged by the British for his role in the Kakori conspiracy, Azad assumed the leadership.

Azad eluded the British for ten years. Together with his band of dedicated young men he fought to liberate India form the foreign rules. The activities of Azad and his associates contributed in no small measure to the awakening of the Indian masses – a task which the national leaders of the day were trying to achieve through peaceful means.

Azad had a strong physique, plenty of common sense and patriotic zeal. The British described him as a terrorist. But he considered himself a freedom fighter. Though the national leaders of the time did not approve of his cult of violence, they had great affection and regard for Azad.

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Amar Singh Rathor - Amar Chitra Katha
Amar Singh Rathor - Amar Chitra Katha

Specification:

  • Publisher : Amar Chitra Katha Pvt. Ltd.
  • By : Kamlesh Pandey
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 2000
  • Pages :  32 pages
  • Weight : 90 gm.
  • Size : 24.2 x 17.6 x 0.4 cm
  • ISBN-10 :  8184821859
  • ISBN-13 : 978-8184821857

Description:

Rajasthan and Bundelkhan abound in stories of valour and sacrifice. Names like Rana Pratap and Chhatrasal are the bright lights that dazzle like the sun. but there are smaller stars as well, like Alha-Udal and Bappa Rawal, to whom history accords a brief tribute. Amar Singh Rathor belongs to this galaxy of stars.

Amar Singh Rathor, a brave Rajput warrior, was the Commander of Shah Jahan’s army, and was held in great esteem by the Mughal Emperor himself. He was brave with a great sense of self-worth. As long as Shah Jahan honoured him, he fulfilled his duties zealously. But when the king. Tricked by his jealous and scheming courtiers, hurt Amar Singh Rathor’s pride and self-respect, he fought the emperor with his small but courageous army and died a martyr’s death.

The story in this Amar Chitra Katha is about Amar Singh Rathor’s brave death, and the ensuing battle by two valiant young lads to bring back his body form Shah Jahan. It is based on the bood Amar Singh Rathor by the late Shri Gheesaram.

$7
Adventures of Krishna - Paperback Comic Book
Adventures of Krishna - Paperback Comic Book

Specification:

  • Publisher : Amar Chitra Katha Pvt. Ltd.
  • By : Anant Pai
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 2000
  • Pages :  96 pages
  • Weight : 230 gm.
  • Size : 20.3 x 25.4 x 4.7 cm
  • ISBN-10 :  8184820658
  • ISBN-13 : 978-8184820652

Description:

Lord Krishna is one of the most endearing deities of Indian mythology and considered to be one of the avatars of Lord Vishnu. Goddess Lakshmi, the divine consort of Lord Vishnu, was born upon earth as his companion during his many incarnations.

Krishna is, at times, the simple cowherd indulging the milkmaids in playful lbanter. At other times, he is the supreme intellectual – engaged in the exposition of the Gita philosophy. Krishna’s beguiling childish pranks and his dignified wisdom have, in turn, infjuenced the Hindu consciousness for centuries.

This Amar Chitra Katha valume brings to you three adventures of invincible Lord Krishna. The first title in this volume narrates the story of Narakasura whose deeds were so dark that his name has always been identified as a symbol of darkness. Many who celebrate the festival of lights, deepavali, believe they are actually rejoicing the death of Naraka and the consequent emancipation of all good spirits.

The second story deals with Jarasndha, who was the emperor of northern India at a time when the Pandavas ruled Indraprastha. Most of the kings of North India had acknowledged Jarasandha’s suzerainty out of fear. To establish the supremacy of the Pandavas, it was necessary to subdue him. Although Jarasandha was considered unconquerable, he had a vital flaw only known to Krishna. How the lord brought about the fall of the mighty and evil emperor is narrated in this tale. The third tale is about Paundraka Vaasudeva, who shared his name with Krishna Vaasudeva. His sycophants made him believe that he was as strong and powerful as Krishna and, in fact, that he was perhaps the real Vishnu incarnate. How he fell into disgrace and met with disaster is fold in this story. All the three stories in this volume are based on the Bhagawat Purana.

$15
Prasna Marga, Part-1
Prasna Marga, Part-1

Specification:

  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
  • By :  Bangalore Venkata Raman 
  • Cover : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 1999
  • Pages 717 pages
  • Weight : 550 gm.
  • Size :  0.1 x 7.3 x 9.1 inches
  • ISBN-10 : 8120809149
  • ISBN-13 : 978-8120809147

Description:

Prasna Marga is a unique work on astrology, natal and horary, of vital importance to every astrological scholar, practitioner and student. The author, a Nambudari Brahmin of Kerala who wrote this book in 1650 A.D., was a renowned scholar and has culled valuable information from a number of ancient sources.


This ancient work, and English translation of which is presented here in simple and elegant English interspersed with copious notes incorporating the author's own experiences, touches on some of the most important aspects of life marriage, children, longevity, death, disease, etc.


Part 1 is an exhaustive treatise on the various aspects of predictive astrology of immense practical utility, which deals not only with the various aspects of Prasna or Horary Astrology, but also with almost the entire range of the forecasting art-Jataka or predictive astrology, Muhurta or electional astrology, Parihara or remedial astrology and Nimittas or the science of indications (Omens).


Part II, is an encyclopaedic work on matters that affect all areas of human life, such as marriage, childre, causes of diseases as given in karma vipaka and the remedies, matters relating to deities, rulers, war, natural calamities, travel, rainfall, digging wells, details for finding underground water, theft cases, dreams and their interpretation as indicators for death of disease and its timings, etc.


$29
Prasna Marga, Part 2Prasna Marga, Part 2
Prasna Marga, Part 2

Specification:

  • Publisher :  Motilal Banarsidass 
  • By :  Bangalore Venkata Raman
  • Cover : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 2010
  • Pages : 599 pages
  • Weight : 570 gm.
  • Size : 5.2 x 1.5 x 7.5 inches
  • ISBN-10 :  8120810341
  • ISBN-13 :  978-8120810341

Description:

Prasna Marga is a unique work on astrology, natal and horary, of vital importance to every astrological scholar, practitioner and student. The author, a Nambudari Brahmin of Kerala who wrote this book in 1650 A.D., was a renowned scholar and has culled valuable information from a number of ancient sources.


This ancient work, and English translation of which is presented here in simple and elegant English interspersed with copious notes incorporating the author's own experiences, touches on some of the most important aspects of life marriage, children, longevity, death, disease, etc.


Part 1 is an exhaustive treatise on the various aspects of predictive astrology of immense practical utility, which deals not only with the various aspects of Prasna or Horary Astrology, but also with almost the entire range of the forecasting art-Jataka or predictive astrology, Muhurta or electional astrology, Parihara or remedial astrology and Nimittas or the science of indications (Omens).


Part II, is an encyclopaedic work on matters that affect all areas of human life, such as marriage, childre, causes of diseases as given in karma vipaka and the remedies, matters relating to deities, rulers, war, natural calamities, travel, rainfall, digging wells, details for finding underground water, theft cases, dreams and their interpretation as indicators for death of disease and its timings, etc.

$29
Devavanipravesika
Devavanipravesika

Specification:

  • Publisher :  Motilal Banarsidass
  • By : Robert P. Goldman, Sally J. Sutherland Goldman 
  • Cover : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 2011
  • Pages : 574
  • Weight : 750 gm.
  • Size :  8.6 x 5.7 x 1.5 inches
  • ISBN-10 :  8120832949
  • ISBN-13 : 978-8120832947

Description:

The purpose, in writing this book, is to provide a self-contained primer, workbook and reader for teaching first year Sanskrit students with no previous linguistic training. The author has tried throughout the work to introduce, explain and illustrate the most significant features of the language and through verses, quotations, and readings.

To these ends the grammar has been, in several areas, simplified to prevent the beginner from being more hampered than is absolutely necessary by relatively insignificant paradigms, rules and exceptions.

Upon completion of this course, students should have a real working knowledge of the major outlines of Sanskrit sentences with some facility and read, with the help of dictionary, approximately five to ten verses of the Valmiki Ramayana or a similar text in an hour.

$28
Inner Tantric Yoga
Inner Tantric Yoga
Inner Tantric yoga presents the deeper tradition of Tantra, its multidimensional vision of the Divine and its transformative practices of mantra and meditation that take us far beyond the outer models of how Tantra is usually presented today. The book can expand your horizon about masculine and feminine energies, Self and world, universe and the Absolute into a living experience of the Infinite and Eternal both within and around you.

Review:

With Inner Tantric Yoga, David Frawley reminds us that we have, hidden within our own deeper awareness, wonderful Gods and Goddesses in embryo who have but one intention: to bring the sacred back into our lives. — Deepak Chopra and David Simon, The Chopra and David Simon, The Chopra Center for Wellbeing

Vamadeva (Dr.Frawley) is a living rishi who guides his students to the fullest scope of yogic insight and realization. His book weaves Tantra, Veda and Yoga, Shakti and Shiva, into a magnificent tapestry of wisdom, beauty and delight.-Shambhavi Chopra, author of Yogini, Unfolding the Goddess Within

David Frawley continues to bring new understandings of the esoteric aspects of Tantra and Yoga. This work is invaluable for all seekers of yoga who would know it in its fullest context as a spiritual art and practice.-Mukunda Stiles, author of Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy

David Frawley, (Vamadeva Shastri) is the preeminent American born authority on Hindu philosophy and scripture. Inner Tantric Yoga is a new jewel from Vamadeva's store of precious treasures, and a ""must have"" for serious students of Eastern mystical teachings and dedicated practitioners. It receives my highest recommendation.-Thomas Ashley-Farrand, author of Healing Mantras and Shakti Mantras
$25
Changing Minds
Changing Minds
This book by Dr. Desmarais is by all means a positive contribution in the field of Yoga, Indology and cognitive neurosciences. It covers Eastern and Western, ancient and modern, religion and metaphysics, psychology and epistemology, as well as the cultural heritage for these. The book is arranged in six chapters using our common concept of show as a metaphysical stage: getting ready for the show; entering the theatre; taking the stage; all the world as stage; following the plot; thickening of the plot; and finally, the lights come up. This has its source in the Samkhya metaphor of prakrti as analogous to a divine actor, on the world stage and in a cosmic drama. Another symbolic metaphor that comes before our mind is that of Ardhanarinatesvara of Lord Siva, depicted as the Cosmic divine Supreme actor endowed with half-female in his person. The reader, the spectator or audience member, symbolizes the Purusa of Samkhya and yoga.

CONTENTS

Acknowledgements, Foreword, Abbreviations, Introductions: Getting Ready for the Show, 1. Entering the Theatre 2. Taking the Stage 3. All the World's a Stage 4. Following the Plot 5. The Plot Thickens 6. Lights Up, References, Index
$23
Shrimadbhagvadgita Tattva Vivechani, Deluxe Edition) (Hindi Edition)
Shrimadbhagvadgita Tattva Vivechani, Deluxe Edition) (Hindi Edition)
SPECIFICATION:
  • Publisher : Geeta Press Gorakhpur; 1st edition (1 January 2015)
  • Product Code: 0002
  • By : Jayadayal Goyandka
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Language : Hindi
  • Edition : 2015
  • Pages : 799
  • Weight : 1.42 Kg
  • Size : 10.62 x 8.26 x 1.18 inches
  • ASIN : B01MDVDWOE
DESCRIPTION:
A magnificent commentary on Gita, the song celestial, by Brahmalina Sri Jaydayal Goyandka, the founder of Gita Press, with a view to propagate the divine preaching of Lord Krishna to each and every person. Gita has emanated from the lotus-like lips of the Lord himself. As a book of scripture, the Bhagavadgita has assumed a position of universal interest. The commentary consists of 2515 questions and answers thereof. The descriptive explanation of Slokas of Gita, full of its deepest mystery, has been given in a simple language. By studying it carefully even ordinary persons are able to understand easily the deepest mystery of the Gita. By holding its essence into their heart they can make their lives meaningful.
$36
A Concise History of South India: Issues and Interpretations
A Concise History of South India: Issues and Interpretations
SPECIFICATION:
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • By: Noboru Karashima
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 2014
  • Pages : 418 pages
  • Weight :  658 g
  • Size : 23.88 x 18.29 x 2.79 cm
  • ISBN-10 : 0198099770
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0198099772

DESCRIPTION:

The course of south Indian history from pre-historic times to the contemporary era is a complex narrative with many interpretations. Reflecting recent advances in the study of the region, this volume provides an assessment of the events and socio-cultural development of south India through a comprehensive analysis of its historical trajectory.

Investigating the region’s states and configurations, this book cover a wide range of topics that include the ancient kingdoms, advancement of agriculture, new religious movements based on bhakti, and consolidation of centralized states in the medieval period. It further explores the growth of industries in relation to the development of East-West maritime trade in the Indian Ocean as well as the course of commercial relations with various European countries. The book then goes on the discuss the advent of early-modern state rule, impact of the raiyatwari system introduced by the British, debates about whether the region’s economy developed or deteriorated during the eighteenth century, decline of matrilliny in kerala, emergence of the Dravidian movement, and the intertwining of politics with contemporary popular culture.

Well illustrated with maps and images, and incorporating new archaeological evidence and historiography, this volume presents fresh perspective on a gamut of issues relating to communities, languages, and cultures of a macro-region that continues to fascinate scholars and readers alike.

$43
Inhin Hathiyaron Se (Hindi Edition)
Inhin Hathiyaron Se (Hindi Edition)
SPECIFICATION:
  • Publisher : L Prakashan; 3rd edition (1 January 2016)
  • By : Amarkant
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Language : Hindi
  • Edition : 2016
  • Pages : 535
  • Weight : 670 gm
  • Size : 7.87 x 5.51 x 1.57 inches
  • ISBN-10 : 8126715189
  • ISBN-13 ‏: ‎978-8126715183
$29
Vaiyakaran Siddhanta Kaumudi (Set of 2 Volumes)  (Sanskrit Edition)
Vaiyakaran Siddhanta Kaumudi (Set of 2 Volumes) (Sanskrit Edition)
SPECIFICATION:
  • Publisher : Chaukhamba Subharati Prakashan
  • By : Shri Sitaram Shastri and Prof. Bala Shastri Shri Guruprasad Shastri
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Language : Sanskrit
  • Edition : 2012
  • Pages : 1761
  • ISBN-10 ‏: ‎938148418X
  • ISBN-13 ‏: ‎978-9381484180
$44.90
Vyakarana Siddhant Kaumudi (set of 7 vols)  (Sanskrit Edition)
Vyakarana Siddhant Kaumudi (set of 7 vols) (Sanskrit Edition)
SPECIFICATION:
  • Publisher : Chaukhamba Subharati Prakashan
  • By : Shri Govindacharya
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Language : Sanskrit
  • Edition : 2019
  • Pages : 6924
  • Weight : 7 Kg
  • Size : 8.27 x 5.91 x 3.94 Inches
  • ASIN : B07TXT9YW5
$160
Parlok Vigyan: The Science of Afterlife (Hindi Edition)
Parlok Vigyan: The Science of Afterlife (Hindi Edition)
SPECIFICATION:
  • Publisher : Chaukhamba Subharati Prakashan
  • By : Arun Kumar Sharma
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Language : Hindi
  • Edition : 2012
  • Pages : 374
  • Weight : 420 gm
  • Size : 8.5 X 5.5 Inch
  • ISBN-10 : 9381484864
  • ISBN-13 : 978-9381484869
$31
A Comparative Study of Jainism and Buddhism
A Comparative Study of Jainism and Buddhism
SPECIFICATION:
  • Publisher : Sri Satguru Publications
  • By: Brahmachari Prasad
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 1982
  • Pages :304  pages
  • Weight : 500 g
  • Size : 20 x 14 x 4 cm
  • ISBN-10 : 8170300827
  • ISBN-13 : 978-8170300823

DESCRIPTION:

This book on Jaino-Buddhist religion places stress on the common factors on the religious life of the Jaina and Buddhists. On comparing the literature of both, the writer has come to the conclusion that coming in close association each sect has either borrowed from the other or both have derived material from a common source. He has shown the similarities between old Jainism and old Buddhism and proved that both were one and the same at their base; that the old Buddhism was nothing but old Jainism and that Gautama Buddha must have preached the same philosophy that was preached by old Buddhism. This is a reprint of the 1932 classic.

$30
A Companion to Dharmasastra
A Companion to Dharmasastra
SPECIFICATION:: 
  • Publisher : D.K. Print World Ltd
  • By: Sures Chandra Banerji
  • Cover: Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 2000
  • Pages : 279 pages
  • Weight : 499 g
  • Size : 20 x 14 x 4 cm
  • ISBN-10 : 8124600988
  • ISBN-13 : 978-8124600986

DESCRIPTION:

Dharmasastra is not just a corpus of scriptural texts, It is rather a genre, in its own right, of writings comprising prescriptive codes of righteous conduct in different spheres: whether familial, societal, ritualistic, legal, or even political. For the first time, this book offers a quintessentials view of the dharmasastra (smrti) literature. Which today, along with its digests and commentaries, looks like a vast reservoir of literary workds that have been accumulating over the centuries since their legendary beginnings with Manu.

Designed primarily for reference, this Companion is styled and structured to bring forth the dharmasastra-essentials in the quickest time. Listed here, alphabetically, are the major authors with their biographic sketches. And, these besides, the titles, together with descriptive details of their thematic content, dates/probable dates of their composition, published editions and commentaries their upon. Also included here are as many as 12 appendices which, in their totality, embody dharmasastrra-based information on geographi, flora and fauna mixed castes/tribes, neop-smriti schools, and the kind of relation smrti literature has with the Mahabharata, Puranas, and tantra, among other aspects.

Professor Banerji’s book not only tries to show how dharmasastra words are representative of the ancient/medieval political, social and cultural milieus, but is also a painstaking attempt to gauge their influence in conditioning the Indian way of life and psyche. Supported by an extensive glossarial index of smrti literature, it is indisputably a valued companion to the dharmasastraspecialists, Indologists and the scholars of ancient/medieval Indian sociology.

$27.77
Sri Aurobindo and the Mother on Education (English Edition)
Sri Aurobindo and the Mother on Education (English Edition)
SPECIFICATION:
  • Publisher : Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publication Department
  • By: Sri Aurobindo and the Mother
  • Binding : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 2016
  • Pages: 188
  • Weight: 200 g
  • ISBN-10 : 9352101162
  • ISBN-13 : 978-9352101160

DESCRIPTION:

Among the essays included here is the series "A System of National Education", first published in the journal Karmayogin in 1910, in which Sri Aurobindo introduces certain general principles of a sound system of teaching. Also included are two articles written in 1949 on the importance of physical education and the perfection of the body as an essential component for the eventual divinisation of material life. Selections from the Mother's writings include essays on physical, vital, mental, and psychic and spiritual education.

$20
Stories on the City by Premchand (English Edition)
Stories on the City by Premchand (English Edition)
SPECIFICATION:
  • Publisher  Penguin Viking
  • By: Premchand 
  • Cover :Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Edition : 2018
  • Pages: 160
  • Weight: 240 g
  • Size :  20 x 14 x 4 cm
  • ISBN-10 : 9780670091461
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0670091461

DESCRIPTION:

Munshi Premchand is one of the most important writers of the Hindi-Urdu canon in India. His prolific writing contributed largely to shape the genre of short stories as we know it in India. His range and diversity were limitless as he tackled themes of romance and satire, gender politics and social inequality, with unmatched skill and compassion.
Premchand's wrote prolifically about life in the city in the India of his time . In fact, his fictional corpus, if read uncritically, would lend itself to an easy binary between country life and city life. This collection attempts to break away from the misconceptions to bring to light the nuance in his understanding of city life.

$17.71

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