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 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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 1 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Subhashitavali of Vallabhadeva
Edited by Peter Peterson and Pandit Durga Prasada
Printed at The Education Society's Press, Byculla, Bombay - 1886

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Subhashitavali Vallabhadeva of Kashmir.
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 27 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Vasavadatta, a Sanskrit romance
By Subandhu (6th century)
Translated into English by by Louis Herbert Gray
Published by Columbia University Press, New York - 1913

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 23 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
The Kadambari of Bana
And accompanied by a full abstract of the continuation of the romance by the Author's son Bhushana Bhatta
Translated by Caroline Mary Ridding
Published by Royal Asiatic Society, London - 1896

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 23 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Harsa-Carita of Bana
Translated by Edward Byles Cowell and F.W.Thomas
Printed and Published under the patronage of The Royal Asiatic Society, London - 1897

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 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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 20 Aug 2016 Article/Essay
Article:

Why is the manuscript of Arthashastra in the Oriental Research Institute at Mysore so important?...

..."Until it was identified from a manuscript by Shamashastry, Chanakya?s opus was know only from references."

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 20 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Kautilya Arthashastra
Translated by R. Shamasastry
Printed at The Government Press, Bangalore - 1915

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 20 Aug 2016 Article/Essay
Article:
How Kautilya?s Arthashastra Shaped The Telling Of Ancient Indian History
By Sumedha Verma Ojha
Swarajya - August 19, 2016

The Arthashastra is so much a part of modern Indian vocabulary on politics, economics and society that it is hard to imagine that this was a book unknown to the Eng... Read More
 18 Dec 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Studies in Tamil Literature and History
By V.R.Ramachandra Dikshitar
Published by University of Madras -1936

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 30 Sep 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Nyaya Sutras of Gotama
Translated by Mahamahopadhyaya Satish Chandra Vidyabhushan
Published by The Panini Office, Bhuvaneshvari Ashram, Bahadurganj, Allahabad - 1913

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 15 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
View of the Palace of Nawab Shuja-ud-daula, Lucknow, from the River Gumti - 1789

Pencil and water-colour drawing of the view of the Palace of the Nawab Shuja-ud-daula at Lucknow, from the River Gumti, dated 14-16 August 1789. Inscribed on the front of the mount in pencil (not original inscriptio... Read More
 13 Sep 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Natyasatra - A treatise on Hindu Dramaturgy and Histrionics
Ascribed to Bharata Muni
Translated into English by Manmohan Ghosh
Published by Asiatic Society of Bengal, Calcutta - 1951

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 1 Sep 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Vicramorvasi
By Calidasa
Translated into Italian by Francesco Cimmino
Published by Ermanno Loescher, Torino - 1890
In Italian

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Urvashi and Pururavas painted by Raja Ravi Varma
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 1 Sep 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Raghuvamsa of Kalidasa
With the commentary (the Samjivani) of Mallinatha
By Moreshvar Ramchandra Kale
Published by Gopal Narayen & Co., Bombay - 1922

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 11 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Prema Sagara or Ocean of Love
By Lallu Lal Kavi
Translated by Frederic Pincott
Published by Archibald Constable & Son, London - 1897

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 6 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Siva Purana
Translated by A Board of Scholars
Edited by Prof.J.L.Shastri
Published by Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi - 1970
VOLUME 2

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Shiva Flanked by Ganesha and Durga
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 6 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Siva Purana
Translated by A Board of Scholars
Edited by Prof.J.L.Shastri
Published by Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi - 1970
VOLUME 1

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Page from a Dispersed Shiva Mahatmya
ca. 1710
India (Raj... Read More