Literature, Music and Dance of Ancient India

Ordered by

Post Date
Artefacts
Article/Essay
Event
Link
New Books
Rare BOOKS
Rare Manuscripts
Rare Maps
Rare Paintings
Rare Photographs
Sculpture
Video
 15 Jan 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Treatment of Nature in Sangam Literature
(Ancient Tamil Literature)
By M. Varadarajan
Published by The South India Saiva Siddhanta Works Publishing Society, Tinnevelly - 1969

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/2jSoX31

Download pdf book:

http://bit.ly/2iywGBk

The Sangam p... Read More
 16 Dec 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
TIRUTTANTA CANKIRAKAM or, A collection of proverbs in Tamil with their translation in English
By Peter Percival
Published by Jaffna Book Society, Jaffna - 1843

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/2hCuhpw

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2gSyHsM

Peter Percival published the fir... Read More
 16 Dec 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
TAMIL PROVERBS with their English translation containing upwards of six thousand proverbs
By Peter Percival
Published by Dinavartamani Press, Madras - 1874

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/2hFTfSd

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2hG76Yr

Peter Percival published the first E... Read More
 26 Oct 2016 Event
New Book Launch:
The Mewar Ramayana
The finest surviving illustrated manuscript in India
By J.P.Losty and Sumedha Verma Ojha
Published by Roli Books - 26 October 2016 Read More
 26 Oct 2016 New Books
New Book Lauch:
The Mewar Ramayana
The finest surviving illustrated manuscript in India
By J.P.Losty and Sumedha Verma Ojha
Published by Roli Books - 26 October 2016

Buy this book:

http://amzn.to/2f6AdHi

Welcome to one of the world's most beautiful Ramayana manuscripts. The original was prepar... Read More
 2 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
The Bhagavadgita with the Sanatsugatiya and the Anugita
Translated by Kashinath Trimbak Telang
Printed at The Clarendon Press, Oxford - 1882

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/2dKdsVb

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2cVvzc0

The Sānatsujātiya refers to a portion of the Mah... Read More
 1 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Subhashitavali of Vallabhadeva
Edited by Peter Peterson and Pandit Durga Prasada
Printed at The Education Society's Press, Byculla, Bombay - 1886

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/2dhqWJU

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2dhrEXC

Subhashitavali Vallabhadeva of Kashmir.
A... Read More
 27 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Vasavadatta, a Sanskrit romance
By Subandhu (6th century)
Translated into English by by Louis Herbert Gray
Published by Columbia University Press, New York - 1913

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/2dwVDbY

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2ddmP0k

Vasavadatta (Sanskrit: वा... Read More
 23 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
The Kadambari of Bana
And accompanied by a full abstract of the continuation of the romance by the Author's son Bhushana Bhatta
Translated by Caroline Mary Ridding
Published by Royal Asiatic Society, London - 1896

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/2cJlqMZ

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2dg3pG... Read More
 23 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Harsa-Carita of Bana
Translated by Edward Byles Cowell and F.W.Thomas
Printed and Published under the patronage of The Royal Asiatic Society, London - 1897

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/2dpPcul

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2cNgUPt

Book Extract :

The great merit ... Read More
 28 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Bhagvat-geeta, or, Dialogues of Kreeshna and Arjoon
By Sir Charles Wilkins
Published by C.Nourse, London - 1785

The worlds first English translation of the Bhagavad Gita.

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/2bIKQfU

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2bsHfj3

Sir Charles Wilk... Read More
 28 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Fables and proverbs from the Sanskrit being the HITOPADESA
By Sir Charles Wilkins (1750-1836)
Published by George Routledge and Sons, London - 1885

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/2bPddbH

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2bIJySt

Hitopadesha (Sanskrit: हितोपदेशः Hitopadeśa)... Read More
 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.

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/2buoFqd

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2bYRlcY

... 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

Read Book Online:

https://goo.gl/oXH9cm

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2buFSE9

..."Until it was identified from a manuscript by Shamashastry, Chanakya’s opus was know o... Read More
 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
 18 Dec 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Studies in Tamil Literature and History
By V.R.Ramachandra Dikshitar
Published by University of Madras -1936

Read book Online:

http://bit.ly/1TTsEwW

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1NsGTqT

Image:
Gouache painting on paper from an album of eighty-two paintings of Hindu dei... Read More
 30 Sep 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Nyaya Sutras of Gotama
Translated by Mahamahopadhyaya Satish Chandra Vidyabhushan
Published by The Panini Office, Bhuvaneshvari Ashram, Bahadurganj, Allahabad - 1913

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1LOi5dF

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1OFxVcc

The Nyāya Sūtras are... Read More
 15 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
View of the Palace of Nawab Shuja-ud-daula, Lucknow, from the River Gumti - 1789

Pencil and water-colour drawing of the view of the Palace of the Nawab Shuja-ud-daula at Lucknow, from the River Gumti, dated 14-16 August 1789. Inscribed on the front of the mount in pencil (not original inscriptio... Read More
 13 Sep 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Natyasatra - A treatise on Hindu Dramaturgy and Histrionics
Ascribed to Bharata Muni
Translated into English by Manmohan Ghosh
Published by Asiatic Society of Bengal, Calcutta - 1951

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1gjDYEc

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1Ooh38O

The ... Read More