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 28 May 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Indian War of Independence of 1857
By An Indian Nationalist (VEER SAVARKAR)
Printed in Netherlands - 1909

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar(28 May 1883 – 26 February 1966)

The Indian War of Independence is an Indian nationalist history of the 1857 revolt by Vinayak Damodar Savar... Read More
 4 May 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Tiruvachagam or, Sacred utterances' of the Tamil poet, saint, and sage Manikka-Vachagar
The Tamil text of the fifty-one poems, with English translation.
By Rev. G.U. Pope
Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford - 1900

Manikkavacakar, the 9th century Tamil poet has composed ... Read More
 15 Mar 2014 New Books
Book Review:
Bhagwanlal Indraji (1839-88) - The first Indian Archaeologist: Multidisciplinary approaches to the study of the past
By Virchand Dharamsey
Published by Darshak Itihas Nidhi,Vadodara - 2012

Although it has ‘prehistoric’ roots, such as early studies of fossils or of classical lan... Read More
 15 Mar 2014 Article/Essay
Essay:
A Photograph of Four Orientalists (Bombay, 1885):
Knowledge Production, Religious Identities, and the Negotiation of Invisible Conflicts
By Filipa Lowndes Vicente

In October 1885, four men got together in a Bombay studio to have a photograph taken of them dressed as Hindu Brahmans. The im... Read More
 15 Mar 2014 New Books
New Book:
BHAGWANLAL INDRAJI (1839-88) - The first Indian Archaeologist: Multidisciplinary approaches to the study of the past
By Virchand Dharamsey
Published by Darshak Itihas Nidhi,Vadodara - 2012

Book Review:

A third kind of sidelined scholarship is introduced to us by Virchand Dharamsey’... Read More
 23 Jan 2014 Article/Essay
Article:
A guide to state secrecy surrounding Subhas Chandra Bose
By Anuj Dhar
8th May, 2013

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose secured our freedom but in the last 6 decades our Government seems to have confined him to hidden vaults, where thousands of secret records about him have piled up.

It... Read More
 23 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
An Indian Pilgrim: Autobiography of Subhas Chandra Bose
Published by Netaji Publication Society - 1948

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 5 Dec 2013 Article/Essay
Essay:
Behind the Veil : visual acuity
By Arindam Sen
July 31, 2011

This post is not a Tagore anthology attempt. In a year that has been dotted with Rabindranath Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations, the poet has predictably engaged many in the research and analysis of his artist... Read More
 4 Dec 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Rabindranath Tagore - A biographical study
By Ernest Rhys
Published by MacMillan, London - 1915


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Image:
Sir Rabindranath Tagore
by Sir William Rothenstein
sanguine and b... Read More
 4 Dec 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore
By Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Published by Macmillan, London - 1918


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Image:
Sir Rabindranath Tagore
by W. Fearon Halliday
sepia-toned... Read More
 4 Dec 2013 Video
Documentary:
RABINDRANATH TAGORE
By Satyajit Ray

Rabindranath Tagore is a 1961 black-and-white short film directed by an Indian director Satyajit Ray on the life and works of noted Bengali author Rabindranath Tagore. Ray started working on the documentary in the beginning of 1958 and it was... Read More
 9 Nov 2013 Rare Manuscripts
Mahatma Gandhi's Last Will - September 23rd 1926

India – M K Gandhi – father of the Indian nation highly important document dated ‘Asho sudi 4 Vikram Samvat 1982’ (September 23rd 1926 on the Gregorian calendar) being the will of M K Gandhi written at the Satyagrah Ashram Sabarmati Bhadar... Read More
 9 Nov 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Wheel of Fortune
By Mahatma Gandhi
Appreciation by Dwijendranath Tagore
Published by Ganesh & Co., Madras - 1922

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 9 Nov 2013
In 1946, Mohandas Gandhi sits next to a spinning wheel (Charkha), a device used to make yarn or thread; the now-famous image came to symbolize the notion of Indian self-sufficiency — and thus independence from British rule.

Photographed by Margaret BourkeWhite Collarn a unique, celebrated ca... Read More
 3 Oct 2013 Video
Rare Video:
A rare video of the young Jiddu Krishnamurti in New York (1928) and Ojai (1930), reading what he had said at the Ommen Camp on August 3, 1929 (dissolution of the Order of the Star).

Watch on Youtube:

http://bit.ly/19kG6GV

For those who are interested in e-books by and about Jiddu K... Read More
 3 Oct 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The PATH
By Jiddu Krishnamurti
Published by Star of the East, Amsterdam - 1920

Excerpt:
I am alone on the road, not a soul in front of me; there may be many behind me, but I do not desire to look back upon the horror of sufferings of the past. On either side of this long and w... Read More
 3 Oct 2013 Rare Photographs
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 3 Oct 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Education as Service
By J. Krishnamurti (Alcyone)
Published by The Rajput Press, Chicago - 1912

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 3 Oct 2013 Rare Photographs
"I maintain that truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect. That is my point of view, and I adhere to that absolutely and unconditionally. Truth, being limitless, unconditioned, unapproachable by any path whatsoever, cannot be organi... Read More
 3 Oct 2013 Rare Photographs
Jiddu Krishnamurti during the annual Star Camp at Ommen, the Netherlands, on August 3, 1929.

Break with the past:

Over the next few years, Krishnamurti's new vision and consciousness continued to develop. New concepts appeared in his talks, discussions, and correspondence, together with an evol... Read More