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 28 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Le Bhaguat-Geeta; ou, Dialogues de Kreeshna et d'Arjoon
By Sir Charles Wikins and M. Parraud
Published by Chez Buisson, Paris - 1787

The worlds first French translation of the Bhagavad Gita.

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 19 Jul 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
What is Hindusim
By Mahatma Gandhi
Published by National Book Trust - 1994
Reprint

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What is Hinduism?

If were asked to define the Hindu creed, I should simply say:
Search after Truth through non-violent means. A man may not believe even ... Read More
 6 Jul 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Taittiriya Aranyaka of the Black Yajur Veda, with the Commentary of Sayanacharya
Edited by Rajendralala Mitra
Printed at The Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta - 1872

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 7 Jun 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Hymns of the Tamil Saivite Saints
By Francis Kingsbury and Godfrey Edward Phillips
Published by Association Press, Calcutta - 1921

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The Hindu Saint Manikkavacakar
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 6 Jun 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Stories of Indian Saints
Translation of Mahipati's 'Bhaktavijaya' in Marathi
By Dr.Justin E Abbott and Pandit Narhar R. Godbole
First published in 1933
Volume Two

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 6 Jun 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Stories of Indian Saints
Translation of Mahipati's 'Bhaktavijaya' in Marathi
By Dr.Justin E Abbott and Pandit Narhar R. Godbole
First published in 1933
Volume One

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 6 Jun 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Translation of the second book of the Ramayan, from the Hindi of Tulsi Das
By Adalut Khan
Printed at The Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta - 1871

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 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
 5 Jun 2016 Rare Paintings
Navagrahas
By Raja Ravi Varma

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 5 Jun 2016 Sculpture
A sandstone figural relief of Surya
Central India, 10th/11th Century

The solar deity standing in a frontal hieratic pose with both hands raised and holding a stylized blossoms, a small figure of his consort standing between his boots and accompanied by his two sons Shani and Yama standing on the... Read More
 23 May 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Saiva Saints
By M. Arunachalam
Published by Gandhi Vidyalayam, Mayuram Taluk - 1985

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Karaikkal Ammaiyar, Shaiva Saint

Chola period (880–1279)
ca. late 13th century
India (Tamil Nadu)
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 22 May 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Some Notes on Indian Artistic Anatomy
By Abanindranath Tagore (1871-195)
Published by Indian Society of Oriental Art, Calcutta - 1914

"Originally appeared in Bengali in the 'Prabasi' (Pous and Magh 1320) and has now been translated by Mr. Sukumar Ray and is reprinted from The ... Read More
 22 May 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
Recognizing the Gods
By Vidya Dehejia
Barbara Stoler Miller Professor of Indian and South Asian Art
Columbia University

In India, the aim of art was never to imitate nature or to recreate reality through illusionistic devices; rather, the goal was to produce an idealized form. Sculptors d... Read More
 21 May 2016 Rare Paintings
Krishna Kills The Tornado Demon Trinavarta
Folio from the "Tularam" Bhagavata Purana

India, Gujarat, Surat (?), circa 1625-1650
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

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 21 May 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Le Bhâgavata Purâna
Histoire poetic de Krichna
By Eugène Burnouf
Assisted by A. Roussel and E. L. Hauvette-Besnault
Published by Imprimerie Royale, Paris - 1840
In French
Volume 1

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 20 May 2016 Artefacts
Pendant with Narasimha

India, Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir region
9th-10th century
Jewellery
Copper alloy inlaid with silver; traces of paint

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 20 May 2016 Rare Paintings
Narasimha Disemboweling Hiranyakashipu, Folio from a Bhagavata Purana

India, Himachal Pradesh, Nurpur, circa 1760-1770
Watercolor
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

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 20 May 2016 Sculpture
Narasimha, the Man-Lion Avatar of Vishnu

India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura region, mid-6th century
Sculpture
Mottled red sandstone

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 8 May 2016 Sculpture
Ayyanar (also spelt Aiyyanar, Ayanar or Iyenar) is a Hindu village god of Tamil Nadu also worshipped by Sri Lankan Tamils. He is primarily worshipped as a guardian deity who protects the rural villages. Most officiating priests are derive from local potter community, but other caste members also ... Read More
 20 Apr 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
Hindu: The Most Misinterpreted Term
By Sudipto Das
Swarajya - March 9, 2015

Here I stand, a Hindu, with a constant dichotomy within me as to what it really means—my nationality or my religion.

It’s not a very fortunate thing that even the names by which a major religion, or for that ... Read More