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Facets of Indian Culture : A Commemoration Volume in Celebration of the Birth Centenary of Swami Prajnanananda Vols. I and II

Edited by A.K. Bhattacharyya

Published by Bharatiya Kala Prakashan, 2010
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Contents Vol I Prologue Sri Ramakrishna and his spiritual message Sri Ramakrishnas Contribution to the social and religious life of India Swami Abhedanandas Work in the West Swami Prajnanananda His life and spiritual legacy Swami Prajnanananda A unique blend of scholastic and monastic life Swami Prajnanananda as a musicologist I Religion 1 The tree cult of Mohenjodaro and the Vedic tree cult 2 Sadhana or God realisation 3 Image worship and Pancaratra 4 A study of Vaisnavism 5 The ideal of compassion love 6 On the antiquity of image worship in India 7 The theories of jneya and vijneya in the Three Dharmas from the viewpoint of the Abhidharma Samuccaya 8 Essence of Jainism 9 Religious trends in Rajasthan Jainism 10 On Sankaras Authorship of the Kenopanisadbhasya 11 Message of Vedanta in modern life 12 Islam A religion of tolerance peace and universal brotherhood 13 Muslim saints and mystics noted in the Lithic records of medieval India II Sakti cult and Tantra 1 Sakti cult in Western India 2 The evolution of Sakti cult at Jajpur Bhubaneswar and Puri 3 Symbolism of Mandala and its various parts III Spiritualism science and culture 1 Indian culture its essence 2 Science and spiritualism in India 3 Swami Abhedananda on the relation between religion philosophy and science IV Philosophy 1 The fundamentals of Indian philosophy 2 The real the unreal and the illusory 3 The concept of intuition 4 The Jaina conception of truth and reality 5 Humanistic development of Indian philosophy 6 Indian concept of self and subjectivity Appraisal of the analytical study by modern scholars V Pre historic and historic art and iconography 1 The culture of Indus Civilization a birds eye view 2 Harappa culture 3 The significance of Indian sculpture 4 Rock sculptures in Bihar 5 Peoples involvement in Visual art Bharhut Sanchi experience 6 Gupta art in temples at Deogarh 7 Ramayana scenes from Hazara Ramachandra Swamy Temple at Hampi 8 Art and architecture of North Kanara Region 9 On a disputed element in the iconography of Early Mahisasuramardini images 10 Jaina images of Purulia North and Lower Bengal Burdwan and Midnapore and their iconography 11 Jaina sculptures from Bir Chhabili Tila Fatehpur Sikri 12 The painters art in ancient India Ajanta 13 The discovery of Baburnama codices and the spirit of Yasak in the formation of the Mughal School of Miniature painting 14 Mughal court painting 15 Padmasambhava and Buddhist art of Tibet 16 Painted treasures from Tibet 17 Modern Bengali Painting 18 Abanindranath Tagore an assessment of his early works 19 A survey of Indian ceramics 20 Indian wood carvings a historical overview 21 Early Indian terracottas 22 Early terracottas from Tamralipta Vol II VI Architecture 1 Nagara Dravida and Vesara 2 An outline of Muslim architecture in Bengal VII Epigraphy and numismatics 1 Epigraphy and numismatics as archaeological evidence for the reconstruction of Early Indian History 2 Numismatic and epigraphic evidences of the monetary systems in early and medieval Orissa 3 Epigraphic records of India mentioning natural Calamities political crisis and social evils 4 Religious elements on Non Muhammadan Indian coins 5 Little known facts of the Early History of Jharkhand an epigraphical perspective VIII Music and dance 1 Chandas and the Vedic basis of Indian Music 2 Divergent effect of Harmony and Melody in Indian Music 3 Rhythm Music spirituality 4 The future of Hindustani Raga Music in India 5 Musical instruments of India 6 Indian dancing 7 Classical dance Kathak 8 Rasa and Bhava in Bharat Natya 9 The philosophy of dance IX Language and literature 1 Al Biruni and Sanskrit 2 A note on the Sanskrit phrase Devanam Priya 3 Jain literature 4 The folk literature of Bengal X Social Institutions 1 A note on the Raksasa form of marriage 2 Caste system as delineated in the Digha nikaya XI Folk lore and folk art 1 Folklore of Assam with special reference to verbal art 2 Folk art of Kumaon 3 Basketry and mat weaving in India XII Indian cultu. Bookseller Inventory # 85290

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Title: Facets of Indian Culture : A Commemoration ...

Publisher: Bharatiya Kala Prakashan

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: 27 b/w figs, 106 plates

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