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 6 Oct 2016 Sculpture
Goddess Sarasvati
India, Gujarat
1153 AD
Sculpture
White marble

Sarasvati, the Goddess of knowledge, learning, and music, is identified in the inscription on the base of this work. It states that the nobleman Parasuruma commissioned the piece in 1156 from the master builder Jagadeva to replace o... Read More
 6 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
Rama and Homer - An argument that in the Indian epics Homer found the theme of his two great poems
By Arthur Lillie
Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London - 1912

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 6 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
Hindu Fasts and Feasts
By Abhay Charan Mukerji
Published by The Indian Press, Allahabad - 1918

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Srotriya Brahmin
Balthazar Solvyns, A Collection of Two Hundred and Fifty Coloured Etchin... Read More
 4 Oct 2016 Sculpture
Sri Lakshmi
India, Kerala
16th century
Sculpture
Copper alloy

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 4 Oct 2016 Sculpture
Gaja Lakshmi
India, Uttar Pradesh, Kausambi (?)
1st century B.C.
Sculpture
Terracotta

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 4 Oct 2016 Sculpture
Sri Lakshmi
India, Tamil Nadu, Kaveri region
9th century, with circa 12th century recutting
Sculpture
Granite

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 4 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
Shri Rama Chandra - The Ideal King
Some lessons from Ramayana
By Annie Besant
Published by Theosophical Publishing Society, Benares - 1901

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Introduction

Two years ago we were studying togeth... Read More
 3 Oct 2016 Rare Paintings
Chromolithograph pictorial label used for the advertisement and sale of bales of cloth and individual fabric lengths; printed on paper. Durg?, portrayed with ten arms, is standing on the head of the Mahi?a, the buffalo demon.

20thC(early)
Designed in: India
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 3 Oct 2016 Rare Paintings
Seated portrait of Devi, the Great Goddess, showing her eight arms bearing attributes of her divine powers - the conch, goad, lotus, discus, shield, mace, banner, and the sword. The goddess is depicted in a palace setting, is nimbate, and seated on a lotus seat on a hexagonal golden throne with a... Read More
 2 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
The Bhagavadgita with the Sanatsugatiya and the Anugita
Translated by Kashinath Trimbak Telang
Printed at The Clarendon Press, Oxford - 1882

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 2 Oct 2016 Rare Paintings
Goddess Durga Slaying the Demon Nishumbha
Folio from a Devimahatmya (Glory of the Goddess)
India, Rajasthan, Jaipur, circa 1825-1850
Opaque watercolor, gold, silver, and ink on paper

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 2 Oct 2016 Sculpture
Durga slaying the buffalo demon
Indonesia, Central Java, 9th-10th century
Sculpture
Volcanic stone

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 2 Oct 2016 Sculpture
Durga slaying the buffalo demon
India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, circa 200
Sculpture
Mottled red sandstone

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 1 Oct 2016 Sculpture
Durga Slaying the Buffalo Demon
India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, circa 2nd century
Sculpture
Terracotta

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 1 Oct 2016 Sculpture
Durga Shrine

Late 18th - Late 19th century
Bengal, India

Durga represented as Mahishaasuramardini, recounting the legend of her fight against the buffalo demon Mahisha. Durga, mounted on a lion, with ten arms in which she holds the weapons granted by the gods of polytheistic Hinduism, will figh... Read More
 1 Oct 2016 Rare Paintings
The Gods adoring Durga after Her defeat of a demon
Folio from a Devimahatmya (Glory of the Goddess)
India, Madhya Pradesh, Chatarpur (Bundelkhand), circa 1775

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

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 1 Oct 2016 Sculpture
Durga slaying the buffalo demon, Mahishasura
India, Karnataka, 13th century
Hoysala Sculpture
Magnesian schist

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 1 Oct 2016 Rare Paintings
Religious Procession: Durga
India, West Bengal, Murshidabad, circa 1800
Opaque watercolor on mica

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 29 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Sundhya or the Daily Prayers of the Brahmins.
Illustrated in a series of original drawings from nature, demonstrating their attitudes and different signs and figures performed by them during the ceremonies of their morning devotions, and likewise their poojas.
By Mrs. Sop... Read More
 7 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Date of the Maha Bharata War and the Kali Yugadhi
By K. Srinivasa Raghavan
Printed at Srigam Printers, Madras - 1969

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Mahabharata War, Angkor Wat, Cambodia Read More