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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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 9 Feb 2016 Article/Essay
Heritage champion of Rakhigarhi

Meet Wazir Chand - The scientific community has intervened very late at Rakhigarhi. The villagers had been selling finds from this site to bounty hunters for the past 20 years. Wazir Chand was one local resident who didn't sell, but built up a collection which he ... Read More
 9 Aug 2015 Article/Essay
Essay:
England's First Non-European Civil Servant
By Jennifer Howes

This portrait is of Raja Ram Roy, the first non-European to be employed within the British Civil Service. When he arrived in Europe in 1831, it was never his intention to work in London. However, circumstances altered the fortun... Read More
 9 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The last days in England of Rajah Rammohun Roy
By Mary Carpenter
Published by E.T.Whitfield, London - 1875

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 8 Jun 2015 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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 8 Jun 2015 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 1
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 22 May 2015 Article/Essay
Ghulam Yazdani - The first man to photograph Ajanta.

Ghulam Yazdani, OBE (22 March 1885 - 13 November 1962) was an Indian archaeologist who was one of the founders of the Archaeological Department of His Exalted Highness The Nizam's Dominions (Hyderabad State). He also edited the Arabic and Pers... Read More
 28 Apr 2015 Article/Essay
Article:
Why India Must Celebrate Shankara
By Suhas Mahesh

One of India's greatest philosophers, and a poet of the first order, ?ankara is the personification of the distilled essence of Hindusim.

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 24 Jan 2015 Article/Essay
Personality:
A.A. Krishnaswami Ayyangar was born in a traditional Vaishnavaite family. He studied at Pachaiappas College, Chennai (Madras), and was awarded his M.A. in Mathematics in 1911 when he was 18 years old. He was then appointed to teach mathematics at Pachaiappas College and he taught the... Read More
 12 Jul 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Songs of Kabir
Translated by Rabindranath Tagore
Published by The Macmillan Company, New York - 1915

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 26 Jun 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Agastya in the Tamil land
By K.N. Sivaraja Pillai
Published by The University of Madras - 1923

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Agastya Muni
By Thomas Daniell, 1749?1840 and
William Daniell, 1769?1837

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 29 May 2014 New Books
New Book:
Veer Savarkar - Father of Hindu Nationalism
By Jaywant Joglekar
Published by the Author - 1983

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 29 May 2014 Video
Movie:
VEER SAVARKAR

Veer Savarkar is a Hindi language Indian film based on the life of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. This version was released on DVD format. This film was produced by Savarkar Darshan Prathisthan, under the president-ship of Sudhir Phadke. It premiered on November 16, 2001, in Mumb... Read More
 28 May 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Indian War of Independence of 1857
By An Indian Nationalist (VEER SAVARKAR)
Printed in Netherlands - 1909

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar(28 May 1883 ? 26 February 1966)

The Indian War of Independence is an Indian nationalist history of the 1857 revolt by Vinayak Damodar Savarka... Read More
 4 May 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Tiruvachagam or, Sacred utterances' of the Tamil poet, saint, and sage Manikka-Vachagar
The Tamil text of the fifty-one poems, with English translation.
By Rev. G.U. Pope
Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford - 1900

Manikkavacakar, the 9th century Tamil poet has composed ... Read More
 15 Mar 2014 New Books
Book Review:
Bhagwanlal Indraji (1839-88) - The first Indian Archaeologist: Multidisciplinary approaches to the study of the past
By Virchand Dharamsey
Published by Darshak Itihas Nidhi,Vadodara - 2012

Although it has ?prehistoric? roots, such as early studies of fossils or of classical languag... Read More
 15 Mar 2014 Article/Essay
Essay:
A Photograph of Four Orientalists (Bombay, 1885):
Knowledge Production, Religious Identities, and the Negotiation of Invisible Conflicts
By Filipa Lowndes Vicente

In October 1885, four men got together in a Bombay studio to have a photograph taken of them dressed as Hindu Brahmans. The im... Read More
 15 Mar 2014 New Books
New Book:
BHAGWANLAL INDRAJI (1839-88) - The first Indian Archaeologist: Multidisciplinary approaches to the study of the past
By Virchand Dharamsey
Published by Darshak Itihas Nidhi,Vadodara - 2012

Book Review:

A third kind of sidelined scholarship is introduced to us by Virchand Dharamsey?s ... Read More
 23 Jan 2014 Article/Essay
Article:
A guide to state secrecy surrounding Subhas Chandra Bose
By Anuj Dhar
8th May, 2013

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose secured our freedom but in the last 6 decades our Government seems to have confined him to hidden vaults, where thousands of secret records about him have piled up.

It... Read More