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 5 Apr 2017 New Books
New Book:
Saraswati'S Intelligence: Book 1 of the Kishkindha Chronicles
By Vamsee Juluri
Published by Westland - 2016

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Book summary:
Before the dawn of man, there was Hanuman.

Ancient Kishkindha, the land of Hanuman and his people, is in mortal danger.

T... Read More
 5 Apr 2017 Sculpture
Sri Rama
Kerala, Chera Period, 11th Century
Copper alloy

Cast with the high ornamentation and expressive vitality of the Kerala style, this engaging and accomplished bronze is a rare sculptural depiction of Rama, the hero of India's great epic.

His expression is one of limitless vigor and abili... Read More
 5 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digiital Rare Book:
The Holy Lake of the Acts of Rama
An English Translation of Tulsi Das's Ramacharithamanasa
By W. Douglas P. Hill
Published by Oxford University Press - 1952

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Image:
The coronation of Rama and Sita
Jaipur, 19th century

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 5 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
Ramayana of Valmeeki - Balakhanda
Rendered into English with exhaustive notes
By C.R. Sreenivasa Ayyangar
Printed at The MM Press, Madras - 1910

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Image credit:
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 31 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Satakas or Wise Sayings of Bhartrihari
Translated from Sanskrit by John McFarland Kennedy
Published by T.Werner Laurie Ltd., London - 1913

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Bhart?hari (Devanagari: ????????; also romanised ... Read More
 27 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Philosophy of Gorakhnath with Goraksha-Vacana-Sangraha
By Akshaya Kumar Bannerjea
Foreword by C.P.Ramaswami Aiyar
Published by Mahant Dig Vijai Nath Trust, Gorakhpur - 1961

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 27 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Akbar Watches a Battle between Mughal army and Sanyasis at Thaneshwar
By Basawan Asi
India, Mughal dynasty, possibly Pakistan, 1590?95
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Battle of Thanesar, (also known as the Battle of the Ascetics) was fought during the summer in the year 1567, near Thanesar ... Read More
 27 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Akbar Watches a Battle between Two Rival Groups of Sanyasis at Thaneshwar
By Basawan and Asi
India, Mughal dynasty, possibly Pakistan, 1590?95
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Battle of Thanesar, (also known as the Battle of the Ascetics) was fought during the summer in the year 1567, near Th... Read More
 27 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
A Party of Kanphat Yogis Resting around a Fire
By Mas?ud
India, Mughal dynasty, 1630-40

Tinted drawing with gold; on an album leaf with inner border of marbled paper and an outer border of leaf-motifs in blue and gold.

Credit: ? The British Library Board, Johnson Album Read More
 27 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Babur?s 1519 Visit to Gurkhattri, from Vaki?at-i Baburi (The Memoirs of Babur)
By Kesu Khurd
India, Mughal dynasty, ca. 1590-93

Digital Rare Book:
The Babur-nama in English (Memoirs of Babur)
By Babur, Emperor of Hindustan (1483-1530)
Translated from the original Turki text of Zahiru'd-din Muh... Read More
 27 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
The Yogis at Gurkhattri, from Vaki?at-i Baburi (The Memoirs of Babur)
By Gobind
India, Mughal dynasty, ca. 1590

Digital Rare Book:
The Babur-nama in English (Memoirs of Babur)
By Babur, Emperor of Hindustan (1483-1530)
Translated from the original Turki text of Zahiru'd-din Muhammad Babur Padsh... Read More
 27 Mar 2017 Article/Essay
Essay:
Yogic Identities: Tradition and Transformation
By James Mallinson

The earliest textual descriptions of yogic techniques date to the last few centuries BCE and show their practitioners to have been ascetics who had turned their backs on ordinary society. These renouncers have been consider... Read More
 27 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
J?landharn?th at Jalore.
By Amardas Bhatti
India, Rajasthan, Marwar, Jodhpur, ca. 1805?10.
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

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 27 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Three Aspects of the Absolute, folio 1 from the Nath Charit
By Bulaki. India, Rajasthan, Jodhpur, 1823 (Samvat 1880).

Opaque watercolor, gold, and tin alloy on paper

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 26 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Gorakhnath and the Kanphata Yogis
By George Weston Briggs
Published by YMCA Publishing House, Calcutta - 1938

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Guru Gorakshanath (also known as Gorakhnath; estimated c. early 11th century) was an influential founder of the Nath Hindu m... Read More
 26 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Woman Visiting a Pierced-ear (Kanphata) Yogi
Mughal, style of Payag - c. 1650)
India

Opaque watercolour on paper

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 26 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
A Nath Yogi with two white dogs
Folio from Salim Album
Mughal period
India

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 26 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Nath Yogi and a dog
Attributed to Basawan
Mughal period
India

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 26 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Gorakhnath and medieval Hindu Mysticism
Including text and translation of Macchendra - Gorakh Goshti, Padas and shlokas of Gorakh : Shlokas of Charpatnath
By Dr. Mohan Singh
Foreword by Sir Francis Younghusband and Dr.Betty Heimann
Published by The Author In Lahore - 1937

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 26 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Guru Nanak with Guru Gorakhnath, Mardana and Bala and eleven yogis, Amritsar or Lahore, ca. 1875.

Sikh woodcut.

Guru Nanak sitting with Mardana (with rabab), Bala (with peacock feathers) and twelve yogis and two more yogis flying in the air. The picture illustrates the contest involving a lost... Read More