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 14 Jul 2019 Article/Essay
Essay:
What Did J.D. Salinger, Leo Tolstoy, and Sarah Bernhardt Have in Common?
By A.L.Bardach
Published in Wall Street Journal - March 30, 2012

The surprising—and continuing—influence of Swami Vivekananda, the pied piper of the global yoga movement

By the late 1960s, the most famous writer in ... Read More
 14 Jul 2019 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna
According to M. (Mahendra) a son of the lord and disciple
Published by San Francisco Vedanta Society, San Francisco - 1912

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My Dear M,

Many many many many thank... Read More
 13 Jul 2019 Article/Essay
Essay:
Remembering Vivekananda’s Chicago Address: A Speech That Transformed Western View Of India
By Sudarshan Ramabadran
Published in Swarajya - September 11, 2017

What was most astounding about Swami Vivekananda was that he was proud to be a Hindu, yet at the same time, he had a universal appe... Read More
 13 Jul 2019 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The World's Parliament of Religions
An illustrated and popular story of the World's first parliament of religions, held in Chicago in connection with the Columbian exposition of 1893
By John Henry Barrows
Published by The Parliament Publishing Company, Chicago - 1893
Volume 2
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 3 Jul 2019 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Abhinava Gupta
By G.T. Deshpande
Published by Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi - 1989

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Abhinavagupta (c. 950 – 1016 AD[1][2]) was a philosopher, mystic and aesthetician from Kashmir. He was also con... Read More
 17 Jun 2019 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Speaking of Siva
Edited and translated by A.K. Ramanujan
Published by Pengiun Books, England - 1973

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Speaking of Siva is a book of vacanas. A vacana is a religious lyric in Kanna... Read More
 16 Jun 2019 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Purandara and the Haridasa Movement
By M.V. Krishna Rao
Published by Karnatak University, Dharwar - 1966

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Fountainhead of Carnatic music
By G.Dwarkanath
Published in The Hindu - December 02, 20... Read More
 15 Jun 2019 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Musings of Basava
By S.S. Basawanai and K.R. Sreenivasa Iyengar
Printed at The Basel Mission Press, Mangalore - 1940

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Book Preface:

In presenting our ‘free rendering" of Basava's vachanas we d... Read More
 1 Jun 2019 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The last days in England of Rajah Rammohun Roy
By Mary Carpenter
Published by Rammohun Library and Free Reading-Room, Calcutta - 1915

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PREFACE

The Rajah Rammohum Roy was, in the land of his bi... Read More
 12 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Saiva Saints
By M.Arunachalam
Published by Gandhi Vidyalayam, Tiruchitrambalam - 1985

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Tirmankaiyawar holding a sword in the right hand and a shield in the left

Holding a sword in t... Read More
 2 May 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare book:
Hindu Conception Of The Deity As Culminating In Ramanuja
By Bharatan Kumarappa
Foreword by Dr. L.D. Barnett
Published by Luzac & Co., London - 1934

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 1 May 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Life of Sri Ramanuja
By Swami Ramakrishnananda
Published by Sri Ramakrishna Math, Madras - 1959

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What makes Sri Ramanuja relevant today? Dr. Prema Nandakumar wites in The Hindu on the saint-phi... Read More
 18 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Life And Letters Of St. Francis Xavier
By Henry James Coleridge (1822-1893)
Published by Burns and Oates, London - 1872
Volume 2

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St. Xavier began his apostolic labors at Goa, which still p... Read More
 18 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Life And Letters Of St. Francis Xavier
By Henry James Coleridge (1822-1893)
Published by Burns and Oates, London - 1872
Volume 1

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 26 Mar 2017 Article/Essay
Article:
India's first aviator Prof.Setti's contributions hover around Mysore
By Dr.Anantha Krishnan M.
Published in Star of Mysore

Did you know that India?s first aviator was from Mysore?

In this article, Dr. Anantha Krishnan M. throws light on the contributions of Prof. Venkata Subba Setti w... Read More
 16 Dec 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
Robert Bruce Foote: The father of India?s prehistory
By Deepa Kandaswamy
Live Mint - 16 December 2016

In the mid-19th century, Foote almost single-handedly tried to reconstruct India's unwritten past.

In 1859, Charles Darwin published the theory of natural selection in his book, ?Origin ... Read More
 25 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The life and life work of J.N. Tata
By Sir Dinshaw Edulji Wacha (1844-1936)
Published by Ganesh & Co., Madras - 1915

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 10 Oct 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
Chanakya and Machiavelli ? Two Realists in Comparison
By Jaideep A.Prabhu

?Politics,? Ronald Reagan once said, ?is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.? Today, the former US president?s words may seem trit... Read More
 28 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Eminent Orientalists: Indian, European, American
First published in 1922

Sir Willam Jones
Sir Charles Wilkins
Henry T. Colebrooke
Horace Hayman Wilson
James Fergusson
Dr. Rajendralal Mitra
Kashinath Trimbak Telang
Dr. Buhler
Sir Monier Monier Willams
Friedrich Max Mueller
John... Read More
 15 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Prophets of the New India
By Romain Rolland
Translated by E.F. Malcolm-Smith
Published by Cassell and Co., London - 1930

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