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 20 Nov 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
How Chanakya Dealt With Fake Currency And Corruption
By Sumedha Verma Ojha
Swarajya - November 18, 2016

Chanakya ultimately faced the same problems as the current government is facing in the present with corruption, counterfeiting and tax evasions. Flooding the economy with fake coins wo... Read More
 10 Oct 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
Chanakya and Machiavelli – Two Realists in Comparison
By Jaideep A.Prabhu

“Politics,” Ronald Reagan once said, “is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.” Today, the former US president’s words m... Read More
 20 Aug 2016 Article/Essay
Article:

Why is the manuscript of Arthashastra in the Oriental Research Institute at Mysore so important?...

..."Until it was identified from a manuscript by Shamashastry, Chanakya’s opus was know only from references."

The Oriental Research Institute (ORI), set up in 1891 by the then Mahara... Read More
 20 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Kautilya Arthashastra
Translated by R. Shamasastry
Printed at The Government Press, Bangalore - 1915

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 20 Aug 2016 Article/Essay
Article:
How Kautilya’s Arthashastra Shaped The Telling Of Ancient Indian History
By Sumedha Verma Ojha
Swarajya - August 19, 2016

The Arthashastra is so much a part of modern Indian vocabulary on politics, economics and society that it is hard to imagine that this was a book unknown to the E... Read More
 29 Jul 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Chandragupta Maurya
By Purushottam Lal Bhargava
Foreword by Dr.Radha Kumud Mookerji
Published by The Upper India Publishing House, Lucknow - 1935

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 6 Mar 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Age of Imperial Unity
The history and culture of the Indian people
Foreword by K.M.Munshi
General Editor : R.C. Majumdar
Assistant Editor: A.D. Pusalker
Published by Bharathi Vidya Bhavan, Bombay - 1951

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 9 Feb 2016 Article/Essay
Archaeological Report:
Excavations at RAKHIGARHI [1997-98 to 1999-2000]
Dr. Amarendra Nath
Archaeological Survey of India

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The present report unfolds discovery of the earliest civilization of South Asia that flourished at Rakhigarhi, Haryana India du... Read More
 9 Feb 2016 Article/Essay
Article:
Rakhigarhi, the biggest Harappan site
By T. S. Subramanian
The Hindu - March 27, 2014

Bigger than Mohenjo-daro, claims expert

The discovery of two more mounds in January at the Harappan site of Rakhigarhi in Hisar district, Haryana, has led to archaeologists establishing it as the bigg... Read More
 9 Feb 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Indus Valley Civilization
By Sir Mortimer Wheeler
With rare photographs
Published by The Cambridge University Press - 1968

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 9 Feb 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Indus Delta Country: A Memoir, Chiefly on Its Ancient Geography and History
By Malcolm Robert Haig
Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London - 1894

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 20 Dec 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Positive Sciences Of The Ancient Hindus
By Brajendranath Seal (1864-1938)
Published Longmans, Green & Co., London - 1915

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Brajendra Nath Seal, one of the greatest savants of the nineteenth/... Read More
 25 Oct 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Ancient Indian Colonies In The Far East - SUVARNADVIPA
By R.C.Majumdar
Published by Asoke Kumar Majumdar, Dacca - 1937

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Image:
India Orientalis
Map Maker: Jodocus Hondius
Amsterdam / 1606 ca

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 22 Oct 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Amaravati Sculptures In The Madras Government Museum
By Calambur Sivaramamurti
Published by The Superintendent, Government Press, Madras - 1956

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 4 Oct 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A Review of Beef in Ancient India
By Jaidayal Dalmia
Published by Gita Press, Gorakhpur - 1971

A book that refutes all beef eating theories in ancient India.

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 20 Sep 2015 Sculpture
Elephant with Riders
India, Uttar Pradesh (?), 1st century B.C.
Sculpture
Terracotta

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 3 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Ancient Indian Historical Tradition
By Frederick Eden Pargiter
Published by Humphrey Milford, London - 1922

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Page from a manuscript of the Bhāgavata Purāṇa. On the verso, painting in... Read More
 31 Jul 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Studies in the Puranic Records on Hindu Rites and Customs
By Rajendra Chandra Hazra
First published in Dacca - 1940

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 27 Jul 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Universities in Ancient India
By D.G.Apte
Published by Maharaja Sayaji Rao University, Baroda -1923

This brochure contains a brief account of the famous universities in Ancient India. The term 'university' as used here simply means a centre where higher education was imparted ... Read More
 26 Jul 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Taranatha's History of Buddhism in India
Translated by Lama Chimpa and Alaka Chattopadhyaya
Published by Motilal Banarsidass Publications - 1970

Born in A.D. 1575, Lama Taranatha wrote this book in 1608. V. Vasilev of St. Petersburg translated it from Tibetan into Russian in A... Read More