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 20 Sep 2016 New Books
New Book:
Caraka Samhita
By P. V. Sharma
Published by Chaukambha Orientalia, Varanasi - 2014
Volume 1

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Charaka Samhita
Written by Tel Asiado

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 16 Aug 2016 New Books
New Book:
Thuggee: Banditry and the British in Early Nineteenth-Century India
By Kim Wagner
Published by Springer - 2007

Based largely on new material, this book examines thuggee as a type of banditry, emerging in a specific socio-economic and geographic context. The British usually described th... Read More
 15 Aug 2016 New Books
New Book:
Constructing the Criminal Tribe in Colonial India: Acting Like a Thief
By Henry Schwarz
Published by John Wiley & Sons - 2010

Constructing the Criminal Tribe in Colonial India provides a detailed overview of the phenomenon of the “criminal tribe” in India from the early days of col... Read More
 17 Jul 2016 New Books
New Book:
The Sikh Zafar-namah of Guru Gobind Singh: A Discursive Blade in the Heart of the Mughal Empire
By Louis E. Fenech
Published by Oxford University Press - 2013

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Louis E. Fenech offers a compelling new exami... Read More
 17 Jul 2016 New Books
New Book:
Zafarnama of Guru Gobind Singh
By Professor Sunderjit Singh
Published by Singh Brothers, Amritsar - 2003

Zafarnamah is a historical letter of victory written by Guru Gobind Singh to emperor Aurangzeb in 1706 A.D. The letter, written in lucid Persian, depicts the spirit of Chardi Kala a... Read More
 5 Jun 2016 New Books
New Book:
Mahaviri: Hanuman-Chalisa Demystified
By Nityanand Misra
Published by Niraamaya Publishing Services - 2015

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The Mahaviri commentary by Swami Rambhadracharya has been acclaimed as the best explanation of the Hanuman-Chalisa, one of the most popula... Read More
 29 May 2016 New Books
Book Review: ‘The First Firangis’
By Mark Tully
Live Mint - Feb 21 2015

A history of the foreigner that concludes all Indians are ultimately ‘firangis’—and turns being Indian into a malleable concept.

The mystery of the authentic Indian

Much has been written about the British who cam... Read More
 19 Apr 2016 New Books
Kohinoor Diamond - It's History
by www.DiscoverSikhism.com

An appendix article on the Kohinoor diamond from the book 'Maharaja Duleep Singh - The King In Exile'.

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 18 Apr 2016 New Books
New Book:
Stri - Women in Epic Mahabharata
By Kevin McGrath
Published by Orient Blackswan - 20111

This book is a study of heroic femininity as it appears in the epic Mahabharata, and focuses particularly on the roles of wife, daughter-in-law, and mother, on how these women speak and on the kinsh... Read More
 18 Apr 2016 New Books
New Book:
India: A Sacred Geography
By Diana L. Eck
Published by RHUS - 2012

Summary:

The renowned Harvard scholar Diana Eck offers an extraordinary spiritual journey through the pilgrimage places of the world's most religiously vibrant culture and reveals that it is, in fact, through these sac... Read More
 29 Mar 2016 New Books
Digital Rare Book:
The Beautiful Tree
Indigenous Indian Education in the Eighteenth century
By Dharampal
Reprinted by Other India Press, Goa - 2000

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Associate Professor Dept. Of Stu... Read More
 7 Mar 2016 New Books
Digital Rare Book:
Ways to Shiva: Life and Ritual in Hindu India
By Joseph M. Dye
Published by Philadelphia Museum of Art - 1980

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 7 Mar 2016 New Books
New Book:
Rearming Hinduism
By Vamsee Juluri
Published by Westland - 2014

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Rearming Hinduism is a handbook for intellectual resistance. Through an astute and devastating critique of Hinduphobia in today’s a... Read More
 20 Feb 2016 New Books
New Book:
The Ancient Manuscripts Of Gandharan Buddhism
By Jens Braving and Fredrik Liland
Published by Hermes Publishing, Oslo - 2010

An exhibition of ancient Buddhist manuscripts in the Schoyen collection.

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 13 Feb 2016 New Books
New Book:
India and Japan, a study in interaction during 5th Cent.-14th Cent. A.D.
By Upendra Thakur
Published by Abhinav Publications - 1992

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Dr. Upendra Thakur worked as Professor and Head o... Read More
 5 Feb 2016 New Books
New Book:
Hampi: A Story in Stone
By John Fritz and George Michell
Published by Eminence Publishing - 2010

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The ruins of Vijayanagara, the City of Victory, known better today as Hampi, on the right bank of the Tungabhadra river in northern Karnataka, consti... Read More
 3 Feb 2016 New Books
New Book:
Hampi Vijayanagara
By John M Fritz and George Michell
Published by Jaico - 2014

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Journey into the high seat of one of the most celebrated empires of South India, into a world where the natural wonders of rock and stone combine with the long forgott... Read More
 8 Jan 2016 New Books
New Book:
The Peshwa: The Lion and the Stallion
By Ram Sivasankaran
Published by Westland - 2015
Fiction

It is the 18th century and despite the dominant Mughal rule, the Maratha Confederacy has established itself as a force to be reckoned with in the Indian Subcontinent. The fragile peace betwe... Read More
 7 Jan 2016 New Books
New Book:
Mastani
By Kusum Choppra
Published by Rupa Publications - 2012

Until recently, history told us very little about who Mastani really was. She has been known only as a ‘dancing girl’ due to lack of evidence about her true place in the Peshwa household. Daughter of Maharaj Chhatrasal ... Read More
 17 Dec 2015 New Books
New Book:
The Presence of Siva
By Stella Kramrisch
Published by Princeton University Press - 1992

One of the three great gods of Hinduism, Siva is a living god. The most sacred and most ancient book of India, The Rg Veda, evokes his presence in its hymns; Vedic myths, rituals, and even astronomy... Read More