Literature, Music and Dance of Ancient India

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 9 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Adventures of the Panjab hero Raja Rasalu, and other folk-tales of the Panjab
Collected and compiled from original sources by Rev.Charles Swynnerton
Published by W. Newman & Co., Ltd., Calcutta - 1884

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 9 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Romantic tales from the Panjab with Indian nights' entertainment
By Charles Swynnerton
Published by Archibald Constable, London - 1908

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Heer and Ranjha
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 5 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Indian Nights' Entertainment or, Folk-tales from the Upper Indus
By Rev.Charles Swynnerton
Published by Elliot Stock, London - 1892

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 5 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Santal Folk Tales
By A.Campbell
Printed at Santal Mission Press, Pokhuria - 1891

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Pata, scroll. Two registers; blue elephant; women figures. Frayed edges and repairs. Painted in water-colour on paper.
Santal
1920-1930 (circa)

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 3 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Indian Folk-tales: Being side-lights on village life in Bilaspore, Central Provinces
By E.M.Gordon
Published by Elliot Stock, London - 1909

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 3 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Folk-tales of Kashmir
By Rev. J. Hinton Knowles
Published by Trubner & Co., London -1888

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 3 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Folk-tales of the Khasis
By K.U.Rafy
Published by Macmillan and Co., London - 1920

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 3 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Folk-tales of Bengal
By Rev. Lal Bihari Day
Illustrated by Warwick Goble
Published by Macmillan and Co., London - 1912

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 31 Mar 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Report of a second tour in search of Sanskrit manuscripts made in Rajputana and Central India in 1904-5 and 1905-6
By Shridhar R. Bhandarkar
Printed at The Government Central Press, Bombay - 1907

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 31 Mar 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Rhymes of Rajputana
By Col.G.H.Trevor
Published by Macmillan and Co., London - 1894

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 22 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
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The Mewar Ramayana

Welcome to one of the world's most beautiful Ramayana manuscripts. The original was prepared for Maharana Jagat Singh, the ruler of the Rajput kingdom of Mewar in Rajasthan, in the middle of the seventeenth century.

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 22 Mar 2014 Rare Manuscripts
Article:
The Mewar Ramayana at the British Library in London
By Asha Kasbekar

Commissioned by Rana Jagat Singh of Mewar (1628?52), who as a Kshatriya and suryavanshi regarded himself a direct descendent of Lord Rama, the Mewar Ramayana is a collection of over 400 paintings in seven volumes produ... Read More
 22 Mar 2014 Rare Manuscripts
Article:
Hidden for 164 years, Mewar Ramayana paintings dazzle London
By Dipankar De Sarkar, IANS

London : Hidden away in the vaults of the British Museum for 164 years, more than 100 stunning paintings from the Ramayana, dating back to the 17th century, went on public display Friday at the Brit... Read More
 6 Jan 2014 Artefacts
Gond musical instrument made of wood, cord (vegetable fibre).

'Wood musical instrument; each arm terminates in a clapper, which is pierced and secured by a vegetable fibre cord. "Chatka". Makes a "clapping noise" when strings are pulled (strings missing).'

19th century
Chhindwara District

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 13 Dec 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Games Ancient and Oriental and How to Play Them - Being the games of the ancient Egyptians, the Hiera Gramme of the Greeks, the Ludus Latrunculorum of the Romans and the oriental games of chess, draughts, backgammon and magic squares.
By Edward Falkener
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 20 Nov 2013 Rare Paintings
Woman playing vina to Miyan Sari at night.

Opaque watercolour on paper.
Mughal Style
Mughal dynasty
17th Century (late)

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 22 Oct 2013 New Books
New Book:
The Kathakali Complex - Actor, Performance & Structure
By Philip Zarrilly
Published by Abhinav Publications - 1984

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 21 Oct 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Art of Kathakali
By Gayanacharya Avinash C. Pandeya
Published by Kitabistan, Allahabad - 1943


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 11 Oct 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Tales of the Punjab told by the People
By Flora Annie Steel
With illustrations by J. Lockwood Kipling and notes by R. C. Temple
Published by Macmillan, London - 1917

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 1 Oct 2013 Article/Essay
The Sri Lankan version...

A SHORT HISTORY OF HELADIVA

In the world map Sri Lanka (Heladiva) is in latitude 5.55 to 9.51 east. It?s in length and breadth is 432 and 224 kilometres respectively and in area is 65,525 square kilometres. The southwest monsoon starts in May and ends in September ... Read More