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 7 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Rishis in Indian Art and Literature
By Calambur Sivaramamurti
Published by Kanak Publications, New Delhi - 1981

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Image:
Gouache painting on paper, part of an album of seventy paintings of Indian deities.

A rishi, probably Vasishtha, ... Read More
 6 Apr 2017 Article/Essay
Essay:
How The Classic Indian Epic Texts Continue To Shape Our Consciousness
By Subhash Kak
Swarajya - Aug 28, 2016

Classic epic texts like the Mahabharata, and those pertaining to the epic song and dance traditions, like the Natya Shastra, are explored at length in this essay.

There is a brief... Read More
 5 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Ramo Vigrahavan Dharmah : Rama Embodiment of Righteousness
By Calambur Sivaramamurti
Published by Kanak Publications, New Delhi - 1980

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Calambur Sivaramamurti, (1909–1983) was an Indian museologist, art historian and epigraphist who is... Read More
 5 Apr 2017 Rare Manuscripts
Two leaves from an illustrated manuscript, probably of the Ramayana
Shorapur, late 18th Century

Persian manuscript on paper, one and two columns of text in nasta'liq script in black ink with one heading in red, intercolumnar rules in black, inner margins ruled in colours and gold, probably trim... Read More
 5 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
RAMAVIJAYA - The mythological history of Rama
Published by Dubashi & Co., Bombay - 1891

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 5 Apr 2017 Article/Essay
Essay:
Pondering on Ramayana - Why it is Itihaasa and not History
By Akanksha Damini Joshi

The other night i was reading one of the many Ramayanas that have come to us. It was describing the time of the birth of Rama.

The queens shone like celestials. Kaushalya gave birth to the Eternal Being i... Read More
 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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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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 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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Bhartṛhari (Devanagari: भर्तृहरि; 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
Jālandharnāth 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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