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 18 Oct 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
The Brahmans, Theists and Muslims of India.
Studies of Goddess-Worship in Bengal, Caste, Brahmaism and Social Reform, with Descriptive Sketches of Curious Festivals, Ceremonies, and Faquirs.
By John Campbell Oman
Published by T. Fisher Unwin, London - 1907

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 10 Oct 2015 Rare Paintings
A woman milking a cow while a boy holds the calf
Painted on paper.
By Surendra Nath Kar
Bengal School
1920

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 4 Oct 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A Review of Beef in Ancient India
By Jaidayal Dalmia
Published by Gita Press, Gorakhpur - 1971

A book that refutes all beef eating theories in ancient India.

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 14 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
Dancers
By Tilly Kettle
Late 18th century
Oil on Canvas

Source: National Gallery Of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi Read More
 13 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
An Indian Dancing Girl with a Hookah - 1772
By Tilly Kettle, 1735–1786, British, active in India (from 1769 to 1776)

Aternate title:
Dancing - girl Faizabad

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 23 Jun 2015
A Studio Portrait of a group of Yogis
Colin Murray for Bourne & Shepherd, ca. 1880s. Read More
 3 Jun 2015 Article/Essay
Article:
Why Muslims and Christians are safer in India than most places on earth
By Minhaz Merchant
daily O - 2nd June 2015

Our country, the birthplace of nearly half the world's nine major religions, has long been a haven for the other half.

When the Narendra Modi government took office last M... Read More
 31 May 2015 Rare Paintings
A nobleman seated in an interior
Mysore, circa 1860
Gouache and gold on paper, yellow border

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 11 May 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Folklore of the Konkan
By Arthur Mason Tippetts Jackson and Reginald Edward Enthoven
Published by British India Press, Bombay - 1915

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View in the Conkan - 1833.

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 8 Apr 2015 Rare Paintings
A Man on a Sedan Chair
India, Bihar, Patna, circa 1825
Watercolor
Opaque watercolor on paper; embossed paper border

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 7 Apr 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A Hindu at Home
By Rev. J.E. Padfield
Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., London - 1908

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Watercolour view of a Hindu temple from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Patna to Benar... Read More
 7 Apr 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Hindu Manners, Customs and Ceremonies
By The Abbe J.A. Dubois
Translated by Henry K. Beauchamp
Published by The Clarendon Press, Oxford - 1906

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PREFATORY NOTE
By the Right Hon. F. Max Muller
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 11 Feb 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Hand-book of Chinese Buddhism, being a Sanskrit-Chinese Dictionary
With vocabularies of Buddhist terms in Pali, Singhalese, Siamese, Burmese, Tibetan, Mongolian and Japanese
By Ernest John Eitel (1838-1908)
Published by Sanshusha, Tokyo - 1904

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 11 Feb 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Student's Pali-English Dictionary
By Maung Tin
Published by British Burma Press, Rangoon - 1920

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The Pāli Language and Literature

Pāli is the name given to the language of the texts of The... Read More
 9 Feb 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
History and Doctrines of the Ajivikas, a Vanished Indian Religion
By Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Published by Motilal Banarsidass Publications - 1951

The book presents the history and the Doctrines of the Ajivikas who formed a third heretical sect besides the sect of Gautama Budd... Read More
 9 Feb 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The AJIVIKAS
By Beni Madhab Barua
Published by The University of Calcutta - 1920

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Ajivika, an ascetic sect that emerged in India about the same time as Buddhism and Jainism and that lasted unti... Read More
 17 Jan 2015 Rare Paintings
Miniature. “A Group of Recruits to Skinner’s Horse regiment”
India, Delhi; 1815-1816

The leaf comes from one of the famous Fraser albums, with miniatures commissioned by the two Scottish brothers William and James Fraser. The motif shows some of the Indian recruits for the Second Regiment of Ski... Read More
 17 Jan 2015 Rare Paintings
Two miniatures. “Kala with Saber Drawn” and “Kala in Uniform”
India, Delhi; 1815-1816

Two groups of Company paintings in particular have become famous: the c. 300 botanical and zoological studies that were commissioned by Lady Mary Impey in around 1780, and the c. 100 paintings of native troops ... Read More
 3 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Life and Labour of the People of India
By Abdullah Yusuf-Ali
Published by John Murray, London - 1907

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 8 Jun 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Life in ancient India in the age of the mantras
By P.T.Srinivasa Iyengar
Published by Srinivasa Varadachari & Co., Madras - 1912

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Image:
Sri Yantra
'Yantra' or metal plaque covered with 'mantra... Read More