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Fifty-five documents in a western-Himalayan language dealing with land, pilgrimage, legality and temple-economy are presented. They explicate how ‘lesser states’ patronized numerous shrines and the role of Nath-Siddha-ascetics in creating consent-to-rule, and constructing hybridity between the ...
This book offers a new interpretation of the older Upaniṣads. Issues of textual authority in the Upaniṣads are examined, and the book also outlines a theory of textual criticism as applied to oral texts.
Edited by T. Goudriaan and J.A. Schoterman
This book is a close study of the Āpaddharmaparvan which situates it within its context in the great Sanskrit epic the Mahābhārata and within Indian political and social thought, and explores the relationship of its didacticism to the broader literary context of the Mahābhārata.
The Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Ancient Kashmir and Its Influences is a stylistic study of the corpus of stone sculpture, mostly fragmentary, in the Sri Pratap Singh Museum in Srinagar, and elsewhere in Kashmir, in comparison with other examples in collections both in India and abroad.
John Hurd, and Ian J. Kerr, University of Manitoba
This handbook provides an indispensable reference guide to most aspects of the history of India’s railways. The secondary literature is surveyed, primary sources identified, statistical and cartographic data discussed, and a massive bibliography made available.
Drawing on textual and art historical sources, this book traces the conceptual and iconographic development of the Indian riverine goddess of knowledge Sarasvati from sometime after 1750 B.C.E. to the seventh century C.E.
Recorded and edited in staff notation by Emmie te Nijenhuis
In this publication devotional songs of the South Indian composers Tyāgarāja, Muttusvāmi Dīkṣitar and Śyāma Śāstri are presented in a detailed Western music notation. The introductory chapters contain general cultural information, biographical details as well as the original song texts with an ...
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