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
 1 Sep 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Vicramorvasi
By Calidasa
Translated into Italian by Francesco Cimmino
Published by Ermanno Loescher, Torino - 1890
In Italian

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1hRM20K

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1KEd6LM

Image:
Urvashi and Pururavas painted by Raja Ravi Varma
Oleograph Read More
 1 Sep 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Raghuvamsa of Kalidasa
With the commentary (the Samjivani) of Mallinatha
By Moreshvar Ramchandra Kale
Published by Gopal Narayen & Co., Bombay - 1922

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1O63Lvc

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1Xcazxo

Raghuvamsha (Sanskrit: रघुव... Read More
 11 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Prema Sagara or Ocean of Love
By Lallu Lal Kavi
Translated by Frederic Pincott
Published by Archibald Constable & Son, London - 1897

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1L3ah5m

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1N1901N

Lallulal (1763 - 1825) was one of the Indian scholars assoc... Read More
 6 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Siva Purana
Translated by A Board of Scholars
Edited by Prof.J.L.Shastri
Published by Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi - 1970
VOLUME 2

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1K5CR35

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1gNcb09

Image:
Shiva Flanked by Ganesha and Durga
Thailand, Prakhon Cha... Read More
 6 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Siva Purana
Translated by A Board of Scholars
Edited by Prof.J.L.Shastri
Published by Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi - 1970
VOLUME 1

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1EbyvWb

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1DxdFWb

Image:
Page from a Dispersed Shiva Mahatmya
ca. 1710
India (Raj... Read More
 2 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
The Purana Text of the Dynasties of the Kali Age
With introduction and notes.
By Frederick Eden Pargiter
Published by Humphrey Milfortd at The Oxford University Press - 1913

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1JZxnXA

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1M5ki4U

Source: Sage Shuk... Read More
 1 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Sahyadri-Khanda of The Skanda Purana
A Mythological, Historical, and Geographical Account of Western India
First Edition of the Sanskrit Text with Various Readings
By J. Gerson Da Cunha
Published in Thacker, Vining & Co., Bombay - 1877
In Sanskrit

Read Book Online:

http:... Read More
 22 May 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Dasakumaracharitam of Dandin
Sanskrit text with English Notes
By M. R. Kale
Published by Gopal Narayan & Co., Bombay -1925

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1SoKTLI

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1Q1D0rC

Complete text of Dasakkumara Charitam authored by renowned Sanskrit p... Read More
 22 May 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Dasakumaracaritam - die Abenteuer der zehn Prinzen
By Johann Jakob Meyer
Published by Lotus Verlag, Leipzig - 1902
In German

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1PBg9bl

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1F6kkle Read More
 22 May 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Hindoo tales or The adventures of Ten Princes.
Freely translated from the Sanscrit of the DASAKUMARCHARITAM
by Dandin, 7th century.
By Philip Whittington Jacob (1805-1889)
Published by Strahan & Co., London - 1873

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1Hn1FCb

Download pdf Book:

h... Read More
 11 May 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Folklore of the Konkan
By Arthur Mason Tippetts Jackson and Reginald Edward Enthoven
Published by British India Press, Bombay - 1915

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1cJgZ4C

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1K2dWlH

Image:
View in the Conkan - 1833.

Coloured lithograph of a... Read More
 4 Apr 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Ramayana - Sundara Kandam
By Manmatha Nath Dutt
Published by Girish Chandra Chakravarti, Calcutta - 1892

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/19YQ9Uc

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1yL3Wnr

Image:
Hanuman visits Sita in Lanka, Folio from a Ramayana
India, Gujarat, circa 1... Read More
 18 Feb 2015 Rare Paintings
James HUNTER
North Entrance of Tippoos Palace at Bangalore.

James Hunter, who served in India as a Lieutentant in the Royal Artillery, is best known for his Picturesque Scenery in the Kingdom of Mysore, 1805.

Source: Bonhams Read More
 12 Feb 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A Literary History of India
By Robert Watson Frazer (1854-1921)
Published by T. Fisher Unwin, London - 1907

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1zaZluO

Download pdf book:

http://bit.ly/1vo2lSR

Preface:
In essaying to set forth a connected history of India from such evidences ... Read More
 20 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Womens Eyes
Verses of Bhartrihari
By Arthur William Ryder
Published by A.M.Robertson, San Francisco - 1910

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1C40Ijl

Download pdf book:

http://bit.ly/1ymDH9T

Introduction:
In short verses the Hindus excel. Their mastery of form, their play of ... Read More
 20 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
BHARTRIHARI - Niti and Vairagya Shatakas
By K.M Joglekar
Published by Oriental Publishing Co., Bombay - 1911

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1GpSh62

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1CeLpEg

As is often the case with Sanskrit writers, little is known for sure about Bhartrih... Read More
 9 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Bhoja Charitram: An original historical drama in Tamil
By T.S.Narayana Sastri
Printed by Thompson & Co., Madras - 1916

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1xL6PaR

Image:
Standing figure of the Jaina yaks ini Ambikā carved in a coarse white marble. The goddess, originally four-a... Read More
 14 Dec 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Nala and Damayanti - A love-tale of East India
Done out of the Sanskrit of the Mahābhārata, the oldest epic poem of India
By Adelaide Rudolph
Published by The Kirgate Press in Canton, Pennsylvania - 1902

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1srkii3

Download pdf Book:

http://b... Read More
 12 Jul 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Songs of Kabir
Translated by Rabindranath Tagore
Published by The Macmillan Company, New York - 1915

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1oOzWCx

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/U7vHZr Read More
 29 Jun 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Naradiya Dharmasastra of the Institutes of Narada
Translated for the first time from unpublished Sanskrit original
By Dr. Julius Jolly
Published by Trubner & Co, London - 1876

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/THEFw2

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/1qocrEO

Image:
Narada Mun... Read More