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 15 Apr 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Indian Song of Songs : From the Sanskrit of the Gîta Govinda of Jayadeva
By Edwin Arnold
Published by Trubner & Co., London - 1875


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 15 Apr 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Le Gita-Govinda: Pastorale de Jayadeva
By M. Gaston Courtillier
Published by Ernest Leroux, Paris - 1904
In French

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 15 Apr 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Gita Govinda of Jayadeva
With an English introduction by Dr.M.V. Krishna Rao
Published by Satsangha Seva Samithi, Bangalore - 1900

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 9 Apr 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Kādambarī of Bāna
By Bana Bhatta and Bhushana Bhatta
Translated by Caroline mary Ridding
Published under the patronage of Royal Asiatic Society, London - 1896


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 1 Apr 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Viswaguna Darsana: or Mirror of Mundane Qualities
Translated from the Sanskrit of Venkatachari into English
By Caveli Venkata Ramaswami
Published in Calcutta - 1825


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 30 Mar 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Biographical Sketches of Dekkan Poets: Being memoirs of the lives of several eminent Bards, both ancient and modern, who have flourished in different Provinces in the Indian Peninsula
By Cavelly Venkata Ramaswamie
Published in Calcutta - 1829


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 27 Mar 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
History of Hindu Mathematics
By Bibhutibushan Datta and Avadesh Narayan Singh
Published by Asia Publishing House, Bombay - 1935

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 13 Feb 2013 Article/Essay
Ayurveda: An Alternative or Compementary Medicine?
By Dr.Robert E. Svoboda

Question: How can we understand Ayurveda?

The Ayurvedic model takes the approach advocated by Michael Polyani, who in his classic book Personal Knowledge showed that (even though most scientists like to claim otherwise)... Read More
 11 Feb 2013 Rare Paintings
A physician and nurse attending a sick patient and her servant.

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 10 Feb 2013 Article/Essay
Essay:
The Anatomical Man And His Sanskrit Context
By Dominik Wujastyk

"A widely-known painting currently in the Wellcome Library depicts an anatomical view of the male human body according to the tenets of classical Indian medicine, or ayurveda. The painting is surrounded by text passages i... Read More
 13 Jan 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
GAJASIKSA
By Naradamuni
Edited by E.R.Sreekrishna Sarma
Published by The Oriental Research Institute, Tirupati - 1975
In Sanskrit

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 12 Jan 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
GAJA SASTRAM
By Palakapya Muni
Edited with translation in Tamil by K.S.Subrahmanya Sastri
Summary in English by S.Gopalan
Printed at The Trichinopoly United Printers, Tiruchirapalli - 1958
In Sanskrit

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