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 5 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
Ramayana of Valmeeki - Balakhanda
Rendered into English with exhaustive notes
By C.R. Sreenivasa Ayyangar
Printed at The MM Press, Madras - 1910

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 31 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Satakas or Wise Sayings of Bhartrihari
Translated from Sanskrit by John McFarland Kennedy
Published by T.Werner Laurie Ltd., London - 1913

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 27 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Philosophy of Gorakhnath with Goraksha-Vacana-Sangraha
By Akshaya Kumar Bannerjea
Foreword by C.P.Ramaswami Aiyar
Published by Mahant Dig Vijai Nath Trust, Gorakhpur - 1961

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 27 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Akbar Watches a Battle between Mughal army and Sanyasis at Thaneshwar
By Basawan Asi
India, Mughal dynasty, possibly Pakistan, 1590–95
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Battle of Thanesar, (also known as the Battle of the Ascetics) was fought during the summer in the year 1567, near Thanesa... Read More
 27 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Akbar Watches a Battle between Two Rival Groups of Sanyasis at Thaneshwar
By Basawan and Asi
India, Mughal dynasty, possibly Pakistan, 1590–95
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Battle of Thanesar, (also known as the Battle of the Ascetics) was fought during the summer in the year 1567, near ... Read More
 27 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
A Party of Kanphat Yogis Resting around a Fire
By Mas’ud
India, Mughal dynasty, 1630-40

Tinted drawing with gold; on an album leaf with inner border of marbled paper and an outer border of leaf-motifs in blue and gold.

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 27 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Babur’s 1519 Visit to Gurkhattri, from Vaki’at-i Baburi (The Memoirs of Babur)
By Kesu Khurd
India, Mughal dynasty, ca. 1590-93

Digital Rare Book:
The Babur-nama in English (Memoirs of Babur)
By Babur, Emperor of Hindustan (1483-1530)
Translated from the original Turki text of Zahiru'd-din... Read More
 27 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
The Yogis at Gurkhattri, from Vaki’at-i Baburi (The Memoirs of Babur)
By Gobind
India, Mughal dynasty, ca. 1590

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The Babur-nama in English (Memoirs of Babur)
By Babur, Emperor of Hindustan (1483-1530)
Translated from the original Turki text of Zahiru'd-din Muhammad Babur Pad... Read More
 27 Mar 2017 Article/Essay
Essay:
Yogic Identities: Tradition and Transformation
By James Mallinson

The earliest textual descriptions of yogic techniques date to the last few centuries BCE and show their practitioners to have been ascetics who had turned their backs on ordinary society. These renouncers have been consider... Read More
 27 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Jālandharnāth at Jalore.
By Amardas Bhatti
India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Jodhpur, ca. 1805–10.
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

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 27 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Three Aspects of the Absolute, folio 1 from the Nath Charit
By Bulaki. India, Rajasthan, Jodhpur, 1823 (Samvat 1880).

Opaque watercolor, gold, and tin alloy on paper

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 26 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Gorakhnath and the Kanphata Yogis
By George Weston Briggs
Published by YMCA Publishing House, Calcutta - 1938

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Guru Gorakshanath (also known as Gorakhnath; estimated c. early 11th century) was an influential founder of the Nath Hindu m... Read More
 26 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Woman Visiting a Pierced-ear (Kanphata) Yogi
Mughal, style of Payag - c. 1650)
India

Opaque watercolour on paper

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 26 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
A Nath Yogi with two white dogs
Folio from Salim Album
Mughal period
India

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 26 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Nath Yogi and a dog
Attributed to Basawan
Mughal period
India

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 26 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Gorakhnath and medieval Hindu Mysticism
Including text and translation of Macchendra - Gorakh Goshti, Padas and shlokas of Gorakh : Shlokas of Charpatnath
By Dr. Mohan Singh
Foreword by Sir Francis Younghusband and Dr.Betty Heimann
Published by The Author In Lahore - 1937

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 26 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Guru Nanak with Guru Gorakhnath, Mardana and Bala and eleven yogis, Amritsar or Lahore, ca. 1875.

Sikh woodcut.

Guru Nanak sitting with Mardana (with rabab), Bala (with peacock feathers) and twelve yogis and two more yogis flying in the air. The picture illustrates the contest involving a lost... Read More
 12 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Elevation of the black stone arch, ca. 1820 - ca. 1822.

Company style painting.

The arch is covered with figures of Vaishnavite gods and hung with rings. A crowd of Hindus are celebrating the festival of the Dol Jatra or Swing festival in which the image of Vishnu and his consort are swung in a... Read More
 12 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
KRISHNA AND RADHA CELEBRATING HOLI
Opaque watercolour and gold on paper
Nurpur
c. 1775

Krishna is an incarnation of the god Vishnu. He is shown with Radha, the beloved of his youth, and other gopis or young cowherd women. Four cowherd boys complete the crowd. In celebration of the Holi sprin... Read More
 25 Feb 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Studies in the Puranic Records on Hindu Rites and Customs
By R.C.Hazra
Published by University of Dacca - 1936

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Painting, Bhagavata Purana, Krishna revealing his nature as Vishnu, opaque watercolour on paper, Malwa, ca. 1730.

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