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 5 Sep 2016 Sculpture
Ganesha in Jainism

Udayagiri, Cave 6, detail showing Dv?rap?la, Vi??u and Ga?e?a in Udayagiri has probably one of the oldest datable Ga?e?as in India (9th-10th Century).

Ganesha is worshipped by most Jainas, for whom he appears to have taken over certain functions of Kubera. Jaina connections w... Read More
 5 Sep 2016 Sculpture
Dancing Ganesha
India, Madhya Pradesh, 11th century
Sculpture
Sandstone

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 5 Sep 2016 Sculpture
Four-Armed Ganesha Seated on Two Lions

9th?early 10th century
Pakistan (Northwest Frontier Province, probably Swat Valley)
Bronze with silver inlay

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 5 Sep 2016 Rare Paintings
Ganesha

This is one of 12 miniatures from a manuscript of Hindu rituals and devotional tracts. The manuscript is written in the Sanskrit language, in Sarada script. It has 74 pages and was made in Kashmir during the 18th century.

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 5 Sep 2016 Rare Photographs
Temple of Ganapathi, Khatav, Satara District - 1897

Photograph of the Temple of Ganapati at Khatav in the Satara District of Maharashtra, taken by Henry Cousens in 1897-98. This side view, shows the massive masonry blocks used in the construction. In the Progress report for the Archaeological Su... Read More
 5 Sep 2016 Rare Photographs
Nawgaon Ganapati Temple, Dhar - 1902

Photograph of the Nawgaon Ganapati Temple at Dhar, Madhya Pradesh, taken by an unknown photographer in c.1902.

Dhar in the Malwa region of central India has a long tradition of history encompassing both Hindu and Muslim rule. It was once the capital of the ... Read More
 28 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Bhagvat-geeta, or, Dialogues of Kreeshna and Arjoon
By Sir Charles Wilkins
Published by C.Nourse, London - 1785

The worlds first English translation of the Bhagavad Gita.

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 28 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Fables and proverbs from the Sanskrit being the HITOPADESA
By Sir Charles Wilkins (1750-1836)
Published by George Routledge and Sons, London - 1885

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Hitopadesha (Sanskrit: ????????? Hitopade?a) is a collection of... Read More
 28 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Le Bhaguat-Geeta; ou, Dialogues de Kreeshna et d'Arjoon
By Sir Charles Wikins and M. Parraud
Published by Chez Buisson, Paris - 1787

The worlds first French translation of the Bhagavad Gita.

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 19 Jul 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
What is Hindusim
By Mahatma Gandhi
Published by National Book Trust - 1994
Reprint

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What is Hinduism?

If were asked to define the Hindu creed, I should simply say:
Search after Truth through non-violent means. A man may not believe even ... Read More
 6 Jul 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Taittiriya Aranyaka of the Black Yajur Veda, with the Commentary of Sayanacharya
Edited by Rajendralala Mitra
Printed at The Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta - 1872

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 7 Jun 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Hymns of the Tamil Saivite Saints
By Francis Kingsbury and Godfrey Edward Phillips
Published by Association Press, Calcutta - 1921

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The Hindu Saint Manikkavacakar
India, Tamil Nadu, early 12... Read More
 6 Jun 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Stories of Indian Saints
Translation of Mahipati's 'Bhaktavijaya' in Marathi
By Dr.Justin E Abbott and Pandit Narhar R. Godbole
First published in 1933
Volume Two

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 6 Jun 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Stories of Indian Saints
Translation of Mahipati's 'Bhaktavijaya' in Marathi
By Dr.Justin E Abbott and Pandit Narhar R. Godbole
First published in 1933
Volume One

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 6 Jun 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Translation of the second book of the Ramayan, from the Hindi of Tulsi Das
By Adalut Khan
Printed at The Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta - 1871

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 5 Jun 2016 New Books
New Book:
Mahaviri: Hanuman-Chalisa Demystified
By Nityanand Misra
Published by Niraamaya Publishing Services - 2015

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The Mahaviri commentary by Swami Rambhadracharya has been acclaimed as the best explanation of the Hanuman-Chalisa, one of the most popula... Read More
 5 Jun 2016 Rare Paintings
Navagrahas
By Raja Ravi Varma

Source: Baroda Art Gallery Museum Read More
 5 Jun 2016 Sculpture
A sandstone figural relief of Surya
Central India, 10th/11th Century

The solar deity standing in a frontal hieratic pose with both hands raised and holding a stylized blossoms, a small figure of his consort standing between his boots and accompanied by his two sons Shani and Yama standing on the... Read More
 23 May 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Saiva Saints
By M. Arunachalam
Published by Gandhi Vidyalayam, Mayuram Taluk - 1985

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Karaikkal Ammaiyar, Shaiva Saint

Chola period (880?1279)
ca. late 13th century
India (Tamil Nadu)
Co... Read More
 22 May 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Some Notes on Indian Artistic Anatomy
By Abanindranath Tagore (1871-195)
Published by Indian Society of Oriental Art, Calcutta - 1914

"Originally appeared in Bengali in the 'Prabasi' (Pous and Magh 1320) and has now been translated by Mr. Sukumar Ray and is reprinted from The ... Read More