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Srivastava Sangeeta Srivastava Kamal Shankar Tagore Rabindranath

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Kamal Shankar Srivastava

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Item Description: APH Publishing Corporation, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Public Administration is the management of affairs of the government at all Level national, state and local. It is a branch of the wider field of administration. In broader sense, public administration is any kind of administration in the public Interest which has simply come to mean Governmental administration. There are many Views regarding the scope and range of activities to be included in public administration. Some thinkers take a broader view and include all governmental activities having for their purpose, the fulfillment of public policy, while other take a narrow view and consider only those activities concerned with the executive branch of government as a part of public administration. Public Administration in India has a deep rooted historical prospective and a continuous Tradition of development. In Ancient India, the different branches of Knowledge were grouped under four heads, namely Philosophy, the Vedas, the Economics and Politics. In fact guidance in the practice of actual administration rather than the Construction of a complete and consistent system of Political Theories was the object mainly aimed at in the Study of the public administration. Of the works which treat especially of the subject of public administration the most important is the Kautilya`s Arthasastra. This book entitled `Public Administration in India` is an attempt to cater all Academic requirements of students candidates appearing for Civil Service Examination and especially for administrative understanding of the subject, also to enable them to cultivate a deep interest in the vast and growing literature of public administration. Apart from the subject of public administration and its setup in India it also carves the need, factual elements as well as the Framework of the Development Administration, Sustainable Development and bureaucratic setup because the development has not only economic but also social and Cultural dimension. The top Bureaucracy cultivates exclusiveness, springing from the feeling that they are the ruling class. This Results in dehumanized arrogance leading to insensitiveness to the suffering of the masses. Specialist`s legitimate role has been usurped by generalists. author feels to elaborate these Topics on generalist versus specialists, apart from citizen`s participation and role of non-governmental organization. It is deals in simple elegant and exhaustive manner especially through a decentralized economic and political system in Indian scenario. A specific chapter of centre-state relation is included to evaluate the factual practices among the union and states, which are accountable of the level of the Norms and guidelines of Indian Constitution. States are critical of the fact that the strengths of the government should be tried at the Raj Bhavan and not on the floor of the State Assembly. Governors, it is felt are hired and fired at will and have been consistently misused by the centre for partism political reasons and to whittle downs the power of the state by misusing of article 356 citing as a common weapons as per the direction of centre to subjugate opposition controlled states and cutting dissident Chief Minister to size. Printed Pages: 450. Bookseller Inventory # 41432

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Srivastava Sangeeta Srivastava Kamal Shankar

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Kamal Shankar Srivastava

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Kamal Shankar Srivastava

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Item Description: APH Publishing Corporation, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Public Administration is the management of affairs of the government at all Level national, state and local. It is a branch of the wider field of administration. In broader sense, public administration is any kind of administration in the public Interest which has simply come to mean Governmental administration. There are many Views regarding the scope and range of activities to be included in public administration. Some thinkers take a broader view and include all governmental activities having for their purpose, the fulfillment of public policy, while other take a narrow view and consider only those activities concerned with the executive branch of government as a part of public administration. Public Administration in India has a deep rooted historical prospective and a continuous Tradition of development. In Ancient India, the different branches of Knowledge were grouped under four heads, namely Philosophy, the Vedas, the Economics and Politics. In fact guidance in the practice of actual administration rather than the Construction of a complete and consistent system of Political Theories was the object mainly aimed at in the Study of the public administration. Of the works which treat especially of the subject of public administration the most important is the Kautilya`s Arthasastra. This book entitled `Public Administration in India` is an attempt to cater all Academic requirements of students candidates appearing for Civil Service Examination and especially for administrative understanding of the subject, also to enable them to cultivate a deep interest in the vast and growing literature of public administration. Apart from the subject of public administration and its setup in India it also carves the need, factual elements as well as the Framework of the Development Administration, Sustainable Development and bureaucratic setup because the development has not only economic but also social and Cultural dimension. The top Bureaucracy cultivates exclusiveness, springing from the feeling that they are the ruling class. This Results in dehumanized arrogance leading to insensitiveness to the suffering of the masses. Specialist`s legitimate role has been usurped by generalists. author feels to elaborate these Topics on generalist versus specialists, apart from citizen`s participation and role of non-governmental organization. It is deals in simple elegant and exhaustive manner especially through a decentralized economic and political system in Indian scenario. A specific chapter of centre-state relation is included to evaluate the factual practices among the union and states, which are accountable of the level of the Norms and guidelines of Indian Constitution. States are critical of the fact that the strengths of the government should be tried at the Raj Bhavan and not on the floor of the State Assembly. Governors, it is felt are hired and fired at will and have been consistently misused by the centre for partism political reasons and to whittle downs the power of the state by misusing of article 356 citing as a common weapons as per the direction of centre to subjugate opposition controlled states and cutting dissident Chief Minister to size. Printed Pages: 450. Bookseller Inventory # 41432

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Srivastava Kamal Shankar

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Item Description: APH Publishing Corporation, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. The earliest Conception of the Nature of Buddha that we find that he was a human being. He comes to have superhuman attributes ascribed to him, but they are not those of the popular Gods of the time. The attributes also develop but no quite different lines from the conceptions of contemporary polytheism. A quite distinct question from that of the nature of Buddha is to ask how much actual biographical History is contained in the reports of Gotama`s life. There are three periods round which the legends are grouped, the early life, the renunciation and enlightenment and public career. It is quite possible to hold that the legends are based on the actual Career of a man, it is a very different matter to hold that by applying the canons of historical Criticism we can extract the thread of credible story. As a Young Gotama leaves his weeping parents, renounces the Wealth of a high born Kshatriya Family, and becomes an ascetic. After attaining enlightenment and founding an order his life is spent in traveling and preaching through the lands of the Magadha and Kosalas, until he finally settled at Savathi (SRAVASTI). Even in certain portions of his career we find longer legends incorporated but they are still very different from those in the commentaries. All the three Religious system of India, Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism developed well filled pantheons, and it is not always easy to decide to which of these three systems a particular Image should be assigned. The Importance of the Study of iconography, which primarily concerns itself with the proper Recognition of an ages thus becomes apparent. It is observed that a free interchange of deities actually took place at the very outset of Buddhism and Jainism an in more promiscuous Tantric Age. The Jainas and Buddhist alike borrowed Hindu Gods in their earlier stages, but in the Tantric Age, Buddhist Gods were commonly exploited. The ultimate origin of Buddha image is a matter of research. It is to understand to be meant both the earliest Indian examples and fully developed types as we meet with it in Gupta and Medieval India, and in farther India and the far-east. There can be no doubt that this fully developed type in his subject of Dr. A Foucher`s Thesis, for he is careful to extend his filiations throughout the area and periods referred to. As Dr. Foucher pointed out the question of the origin of Jaina and Brahmanical types of Iconography is equally involved. The Jaina figures on Account of their close resemblance to those of the Buddha and because of the parallelism of the Jaina and Buddhist development are here considered together with the Buddha type, while the Brahmanical figures in order to avoid too great an extension of the field to be examined, are only incidentally referred to. The question of the origin of Bodhisattva types in inseparable form that of the origin of Buddha figure. The problem of correct Identification of Buddhist Images presents real difficulty which great scholars have more than once attempted to solve. Scholars of several Countries notably Waddell, Grunwedel, Foucher, Burgess, Getty including Dr. A.K. Coomaraswamy, Bhattasali and Rakhaldas Benerji, Dr. A. Foucher, Dr. A.L. Basham, Dr. Stella Kramrisch. Prof. B. Bhattacharya have written useful and authoritative works and collected together a considerable amount of information on Buddhist iconography as well as the study of the origin and development of Buddhist icons and also furnishes valuable clues to the nature of Buddhism during different epochs. The available rich Sculptural material from Central India, Bihar, Gandhara Ujjain and Mathura Regions has been studied in order to trace the evolution of the early Buddhist Art from the Symbolic to the anthropomorphic forms. Indian Art entered a Phase of intense activity in the Second Century B.C., when under the direct influ Printed Pages: 190. Bookseller Inventory # 41849

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Item Description: APH Publishing Corporation, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. The earliest Conception of the Nature of Buddha that we find that he was a human being. He comes to have superhuman attributes ascribed to him, but they are not those of the popular Gods of the time. The attributes also develop but no quite different lines from the conceptions of contemporary polytheism. A quite distinct question from that of the nature of Buddha is to ask how much actual biographical History is contained in the reports of Gotama`s life. There are three periods round which the legends are grouped, the early life, the renunciation and enlightenment and public career. It is quite possible to hold that the legends are based on the actual Career of a man, it is a very different matter to hold that by applying the canons of historical Criticism we can extract the thread of credible story. As a Young Gotama leaves his weeping parents, renounces the Wealth of a high born Kshatriya Family, and becomes an ascetic. After attaining enlightenment and founding an order his life is spent in traveling and preaching through the lands of the Magadha and Kosalas, until he finally settled at Savathi (SRAVASTI). Even in certain portions of his career we find longer legends incorporated but they are still very different from those in the commentaries. All the three Religious system of India, Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism developed well filled pantheons, and it is not always easy to decide to which of these three systems a particular Image should be assigned. The Importance of the Study of iconography, which primarily concerns itself with the proper Recognition of an ages thus becomes apparent. It is observed that a free interchange of deities actually took place at the very outset of Buddhism and Jainism an in more promiscuous Tantric Age. The Jainas and Buddhist alike borrowed Hindu Gods in their earlier stages, but in the Tantric Age, Buddhist Gods were commonly exploited. The ultimate origin of Buddha image is a matter of research. It is to understand to be meant both the earliest Indian examples and fully developed types as we meet with it in Gupta and Medieval India, and in farther India and the far-east. There can be no doubt that this fully developed type in his subject of Dr. A Foucher`s Thesis, for he is careful to extend his filiations throughout the area and periods referred to. As Dr. Foucher pointed out the question of the origin of Jaina and Brahmanical types of Iconography is equally involved. The Jaina figures on Account of their close resemblance to those of the Buddha and because of the parallelism of the Jaina and Buddhist development are here considered together with the Buddha type, while the Brahmanical figures in order to avoid too great an extension of the field to be examined, are only incidentally referred to. The question of the origin of Bodhisattva types in inseparable form that of the origin of Buddha figure. The problem of correct Identification of Buddhist Images presents real difficulty which great scholars have more than once attempted to solve. Scholars of several Countries notably Waddell, Grunwedel, Foucher, Burgess, Getty including Dr. A.K. Coomaraswamy, Bhattasali and Rakhaldas Benerji, Dr. A. Foucher, Dr. A.L. Basham, Dr. Stella Kramrisch. Prof. B. Bhattacharya have written useful and authoritative works and collected together a considerable amount of information on Buddhist iconography as well as the study of the origin and development of Buddhist icons and also furnishes valuable clues to the nature of Buddhism during different epochs. The available rich Sculptural material from Central India, Bihar, Gandhara Ujjain and Mathura Regions has been studied in order to trace the evolution of the early Buddhist Art from the Symbolic to the anthropomorphic forms. Indian Art entered a Phase of intense activity in the Second Century B.C., when under the direct influ Printed Pages: 190. Bookseller Inventory # 41849

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Item Description: APH, New Delhi, 2007. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. Abbreviations. 1. Economic and social life in Ancient India an introduction i. Economic life. ii. Social life. 2. Social and economic life on literary sources. 3. Foreign elements in Ancient Indian Society and caste system. 4. Social and economic life in Northern India. 5. Social and economic life in South India. 6. Trade and communication in Ancient India. 7. Guild organization in Ancient India. 8. Polyandry Tradition in Ancient India. Bibliography. Index. The present work entitled Economic and Social Life in Ancient India is an attempt to depict the picture of economic and social conditions of India since Vedic Period to A.D. 1200. In this work the author has tried to put an authentic and comprehensive account in a proper perspective of society and economy of Ancient India. So that its readers can get an opportunity to have a better access to original materials and gain an insight to their different aspects particularly those who have not received elaborate treatment in the available books. Indeed the pictures of social and economic life of Ancient India can be traced and carved from various inscriptions coins artifacts and literary sources apart from archaeological data and foreign accounts. The present monograph is based upon these especially Asokan Inscription Mandasore Pillar Inscription Coins Maurya Sunga Kusana and Gupta Periods. These Numismatic sources provides information not only about the religion faiths and beliefs through the effigies of deity depicted on them and important archaeological trends of temples Stupas and palaces and private dwellings works of art like images frescoes and most of articles used by contemporary people unearthed by the spade of the archaeologists throw fascinating glimpse into the social and economic life of Ancient India. It is also observed the ample materials in Samskrit Pali Prakrit and Tamil Literature of India. An earnest effort has been a made to draw a clean picture of economic and historical conditions as well as life in Ancient India. It will be author's pleasure for indulgence of generous readers for any shortcomings as well as valuable suggestions. 318 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 68332

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Item Description: Sangeeta Prakashan/ Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office, Varanasi, India, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Among the several sacred cities of the world, Kasi has a distinct individuality that gradually developed over the ages since the hoary past when the city was founded four thousand years ago, and in consequence the people of this ancient city have in course of these centuries evolved philosophy of life quite distinct from that of other place in India or outside of the nation. Starting from the righteous Vedic Culture Kasi continued to develop along normal Aryan lines. There was plenty of spiritual exaltation from the Rigvedic lore combined with the music of the Sama and the scientific sprit of the Atharva, strengthened later by Vaisheshik philosophy; but simultaneously there was the bard who "tells the lore of living" and a combination of these religious and philosophical elements with the scientific and the utilitarian produced the Aryan concept of life and how it was to be lived. Kasi (popularities known as Varanasi) however soon started on its own individual course and when one of its kings became a top philosopher of his times, it was realized that spiritual and intellectual bliss was an essential element for the achievement of beatitude, and so Varanasi developed an attitude of mind unaffected by physical and 'other worldly adversities, which were merely the punishment for earlier sins and had to be borne in any case. Where was the good of crying over these unimportant aspects of life and the graciousness of Goddess Annapurna, and Visvanatha gave additional strength to bear calamities and even continuous suffering with a smile and with a contentment not usually met with elsewhere. Why weep for the present passing phase of suffering. Thus while faith strengthened the will to wear a smile even in misfortunes of life, it; also gave the strength to bear them without flinching, in addition to the feeling that Lord Visvanatha was in Varanasi, and so "all is right with the world that is Lord Siva at Kasi his own established city sacred an Ancient Fond of betel and his mouth full of it, the typical person of Kasi roamed about in his scanty dress, with a flower garland round his neck (which he had just received from his Lord in the temple) and saffron sandal paste on his forehead, serene and contented, and "cared for no man he" and , if he had the good luck of having a draught of the famous Varanasi Thandai coloured with the favourite herb intoxicant of the city, he considered himself no way inferior to a king. Early morning walks to distant gardens or across the Ganga to the sands on the other side on a boat, a draught of freshly prepared thandai there and a return to the holy river for a bath followed by some sort of worship, and then a bee-line to some temple. That was the routine and as he left the fane after paying his obeisance to his Lord, he was a happy man indeed-full of bliss that was not of this earth. He greeted his friends with hearty smile and did not mind a Joke or two at his expense-or even A Few loving abuses, and was able to give a hearty laugh even against himself on suitable occasions it is only due to the grace of Lord Siva. Caste, religion, sect and even nationality have never been barriers in the matter of accepting the Kasi Samskriti and persons of all persuasions could and did become followers of this creed inspite of their diversity in other respects. All who came to make Varanasi their home become converts to this view of life soon enough, and even if they went out again they did not cease to be its votaries in realms beyond. One could recognize a Varanasiman in other cities-even in foreign countries-such was the stamp of its culture that he carried about it, and even today he is clearly marked out in this respect. In spite of its distant to place and he remains there as clearly marked out personality, and own individuality if one were to sum up the entire gamut of Kasi Culture in one or tow words, they would be Mauj and Masti-two words which seem to have no parallels in the English language. The former e. Bookseller Inventory # 100907

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Item Description: APH, New Delhi, 2007. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. 1. Lord Buddha and Buddhist Art an introduction. 2. Lord Buddha and Buddhist Philosophy. 3. Origin of Buddha image. 4. Lord Buddha and Buddhist icon myths and development. 5. Dhyani and mortal Buddhas. 6. Forms of Avalokitesvara. 7. Forms of Amoghasiddhi. 8. Forms of Ratnasambhava. 9. Other Buddhist deities. 10. Buddhist icons in India. 11. Conclusion. Bibliography. Index. The earliest conception of the nature of Buddha that we find that he was a human being. He comes to have superhuman attributes ascribed to him but they are not those of the popular Gods of the time. The attributes also develop but no quite different lines from the conceptions of contemporary polytheism. A quite distinct question from that of the nature of Buddha is to ask how much actual biographical history is contained in the reports of Gotama's life. There are three periods round which the legends are grouped the early life the renunciation and enlightenment and public career. It is quite possible to hold that the legends are based on the actual career of a man it is a very different matter to hold that by applying the canons of historical criticism we can extract the thread of credible story. As a young Gotama leaves his weeping parents renounces the wealth of a high born Kshatriya Family and becomes an ascetic. After attaining enlightenment and founding an order his life is spent in traveling and preaching through the lands of the Magadha and Kosalas until he finally settled at Savathi (SRAVASTI). Even in certain portions of his career we find longer legends incorporated but they are still very different from those in the commentaries. All the three religious system of India Hinduism Buddhism and Jainism developed well filled pantheons and it is not always easy to decide to which of these three systems a particular image should be assigned. The importance of the study of iconography which primarily concerns itself with the proper recognition of an ages thus becomes apparent. It is observed that a free interchange of deities actually took place at the very outset of Buddhism and Jainism an in more promiscuous Tantric Age. The Jainas and Buddhist alike borrowed Hindu Gods in their earlier stages but in the Tantric Age Buddhist Gods were commonly exploited. The ultimate origin of Buddha image is a matter of research. It is to understand to be meant both the earliest Indian examples and fully developed types as we meet with it in Gupta and Medieval India and in farther India and the far east. There can be no doubt that this fully developed type in his subject of Dr. A Foucher's Thesis for he is careful to extend his filiations throughout the area and periods referred to. As Dr. Foucher pointed out the question of the origin of Jaina and Brahmanical types of iconography is equally involved. The Jaina figures on account of their close resemblance to those of the Buddha and because of the parallelism of the Jaina and Buddhist development are here considered together with the Buddha type while the Brahmanical figures in order to avoid too great an extension of the field to be examined are only incidentally referred to. The question of the origin of Bodhisattva types in inseparable form that of the origin of Buddha figure. The problem of correct identification of Buddhist images presents real difficulty which great scholars have more than once attempted to solve. Scholars of several countries notably Waddell Grunwedel Foucher Burgess Getty including Dr. A.K. Coomaraswamy Bhattasali and Rakhaldas Benerji Dr. A. Foucher Dr. A.L. Basham Dr. Stella Kramrisch. Prof. B. Bhattacharya have written useful and authoritative works and collected together a considerable amount of information on Buddhist iconography as well as the study of the origin and development of Buddhist icons and also furnishes valuable clues to the nature of Buddhism during different epochs. The available rich sculptural material from Central India Bihar Gandhara Ujjain and Mathura. Bookseller Inventory # 68323

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Item Description: APH Publishing Corporation, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Among the several Sacred Cities of the world, Kasi has a distinct individuality that gradually developed over the ages since the hoary past when the City was founded four thousand years ago, and in consequence the people of this Ancient city have in course of these centuries evolved Philosophy of life quite distinct from that of other place in India or outside of the nation. Starting from the righteous Vedic Culture Kasi continued to develop along normal Aryan lines. There was plenty of Spiritual exaltation from the Rigvedic lore combined with the Music of the Sama and the Scientific sprit of the Atharva, strengthened later by Vaisheshik philosophy; but simultaneously there was the bard who "tells the lore of living" and a combination of these Religious and Philosophical elements with the scientific and the utilitarian produced the Aryan concept of life and how it was to be lived. Kasi (popularities known as Varanasi) however soon started on its own individual course and when one of its kings became a top philosopher of his times, it was realized that spiritual and intellectual bliss was an essential element for the achievement of beatitude, and so Varanasi developed an attitude of mind unaffected by Physical and `other worldly adversities, which were merely the Punishment for earlier sins and had to be borne in any case. Where was the good of crying over these unimportant aspects of life and the graciousness of Goddess Annapurna, and Visvanatha gave additional Strength to bear calamities and even continuous suffering with a smile and with a contentment not usually met with elsewhere. Why weep for the present passing phase of suffering. Thus while Faith strengthened the will to wear a smile even in misfortunes of life, it; also gave the strength to bear them without flinching, in addition to the feeling that Lord Visvanatha was in Varanasi, and so "all is right with the world that is Lord Siva at Kasi his own established city sacred an Ancient Fond of betel and his mouth full of it, the typical person of Kasi roamed about in his scanty dress, with a flower garland round his neck (which he had just received from his Lord in the temple) and saffron sandal paste on his forehead, serene and contented, and "cared for no man he" and , if he had the good luck of having a draught of the famous Varanasi Thandai coloured with the favourite Herb intoxicant of the city, he considered himself no way inferior to a king. Early morning walks to distant gardens or across the Ganga to the sands on the other side on a boat, a draught of freshly prepared thandai there and a return to the Holy River for a bath followed by some sort of worship, and then a bee-line to some temple. That was the routine and as he left the fane after paying his obeisance to his Lord, he was a happy man indeed-full of bliss that was not of this earth. He greeted his friends with hearty smile and did not mind a Joke or two at his expense-or even a few loving abuses, and was able to give a hearty laugh even against himself on suitable occasions it is only due to the grace of Lord Siva. Caste, religion, sect and even nationality have never been barriers in the matter of accepting the Kasi Samskriti and persons of all persuasions could and did become followers of this creed inspite of their diversity in other respects. All who came to make Varanasi their home become converts to this view of life soon enough, and even if they went out again they did not cease to be its votaries in realms beyond. One could recognize a Varanasiman in other cities-even in foreign countries-such was the stamp of its culture that he carried about it, and even today he is clearly marked out in this respect. In spite of its distant to place and he remains there as clearly marked out personality, and own individuality if one were to sum up the entire gamut of Kasi Cul Printed Pages: 170. Bookseller Inventory # 41841

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Item Description: APH Publishing Corporation, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Among the several Sacred Cities of the world, Kasi has a distinct individuality that gradually developed over the ages since the hoary past when the City was founded four thousand years ago, and in consequence the people of this Ancient city have in course of these centuries evolved Philosophy of life quite distinct from that of other place in India or outside of the nation. Starting from the righteous Vedic Culture Kasi continued to develop along normal Aryan lines. There was plenty of Spiritual exaltation from the Rigvedic lore combined with the Music of the Sama and the Scientific sprit of the Atharva, strengthened later by Vaisheshik philosophy; but simultaneously there was the bard who "tells the lore of living" and a combination of these Religious and Philosophical elements with the scientific and the utilitarian produced the Aryan concept of life and how it was to be lived. Kasi (popularities known as Varanasi) however soon started on its own individual course and when one of its kings became a top philosopher of his times, it was realized that spiritual and intellectual bliss was an essential element for the achievement of beatitude, and so Varanasi developed an attitude of mind unaffected by Physical and `other worldly adversities, which were merely the Punishment for earlier sins and had to be borne in any case. Where was the good of crying over these unimportant aspects of life and the graciousness of Goddess Annapurna, and Visvanatha gave additional Strength to bear calamities and even continuous suffering with a smile and with a contentment not usually met with elsewhere. Why weep for the present passing phase of suffering. Thus while Faith strengthened the will to wear a smile even in misfortunes of life, it; also gave the strength to bear them without flinching, in addition to the feeling that Lord Visvanatha was in Varanasi, and so "all is right with the world that is Lord Siva at Kasi his own established city sacred an Ancient Fond of betel and his mouth full of it, the typical person of Kasi roamed about in his scanty dress, with a flower garland round his neck (which he had just received from his Lord in the temple) and saffron sandal paste on his forehead, serene and contented, and "cared for no man he" and , if he had the good luck of having a draught of the famous Varanasi Thandai coloured with the favourite Herb intoxicant of the city, he considered himself no way inferior to a king. Early morning walks to distant gardens or across the Ganga to the sands on the other side on a boat, a draught of freshly prepared thandai there and a return to the Holy River for a bath followed by some sort of worship, and then a bee-line to some temple. That was the routine and as he left the fane after paying his obeisance to his Lord, he was a happy man indeed-full of bliss that was not of this earth. He greeted his friends with hearty smile and did not mind a Joke or two at his expense-or even a few loving abuses, and was able to give a hearty laugh even against himself on suitable occasions it is only due to the grace of Lord Siva. Caste, religion, sect and even nationality have never been barriers in the matter of accepting the Kasi Samskriti and persons of all persuasions could and did become followers of this creed inspite of their diversity in other respects. All who came to make Varanasi their home become converts to this view of life soon enough, and even if they went out again they did not cease to be its votaries in realms beyond. One could recognize a Varanasiman in other cities-even in foreign countries-such was the stamp of its culture that he carried about it, and even today he is clearly marked out in this respect. In spite of its distant to place and he remains there as clearly marked out personality, and own individuality if one were to sum up the entire gamut of Kasi Cul Printed Pages: 170. Bookseller Inventory # 41841

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Item Description: Agam Kala Prakashan, Delhi, India, 2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. The present work entitled, "cultural aspects of the life" is an attempt to trace an account of the life after death, which is still a matter of unknown reality. The great conqueror of Greece, Alexander also influenced to expand his message to the whole world, that everyone had to depart empty handed. The adoption of the motifs described in present monograph is traced, with the dynamic reality of nature and divine aspects of the death, which is free from tyranny of senses and languages, apart from the concept of heaven, where there is no fear. In this present work, an effort has been made by Dr. Srivastava to trace, to discuss and to sum up the various cultural and philosophical aspects of life and death. The monograph includes the chapters of Introduction to ultimate reality, message of ?gveda, philosophy of kat?opani?ad – retold, Sa?kara’s Advaita, Unknown realities in Indian philosophy. Doctrine of karma, life after death, Soul after death and Summing up, apart from select bibliography. Dr. Srivastava has given a lucid exposition of present delicate discussive cultural and philosophical theme of the life after death which is sure to stimulate further fascination on the present work by scholars, philosophy-readers and the general readers. The work deals in simple, lucid, elegant and exhaustive manner.Printed Pages: 204. Size: 19 x 26 Cm. Bookseller Inventory # 101519

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Item Description: APH, New Delhi, 2007. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. 1. An introduction to journalism. 2. Essentials of journalism. 3. Journalism trends and development. 4. Reporting of news. 5. News technique. 6. Editing principles. 7. Art of writing. 8. Freedom of the press and constitutional provision in India. 9. Role of press and government. 10. Press and politicians. 11. Public relations and mass communication. 12. Theory of mass communication. 13. Mass communication research a survey. 14. Historical development of mass media in Independent India. 15. Electronic media television role and development. 16. Origin and development of global media. 17. Advanced journalism. Bibliography. Index. Information is now flowing fast to the people through various media print and electronic. The media are known to be playing an effective role not only in informing the people but also in influencing their thinking and shaping their attitudes. Journalists who write news stories features articles and editorials for daily newspapers and magazines have to act with a great sense of responsibility because their writings have a tremendous impact on the society. In fact journalism and mass media are the tools or technologies that facilitate dissemination of information and entertainment to a vast number of consumers. They are the tools of large scale manufacture and distribution of information and related messages. In deed journalism or mass communication is the mirror of society. The social responsibility of journalist is or paramount importance. This book entitled Principles of Indian Journalism and Mass Communication is an attempt to carve the historical approach trend and development of Indian journalism apart from the mass media including folk group and interpersonal communication indeed the principles of the journalistic and mass media oriented approaches. It also includes the press laws in India as well as the specific chapter of advanced journalism. 476 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 68299

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Item Description: APH, New Delhi, 2007. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. 1. Public administration an introduction. 2. Public administration nature and scope. 3. Evolution of administration in India. 4. Administration and people in India. 5. History and development of Indian administration. 6. Administrative reforms. 7. People's participation in administration. 8. People participation in development. 9. Generalists and specialists. 10. Bureaucracy and public policy. 11. Bureaucratic theory. 12. Peoples empowerment concept and practice. 13. Empowerment strategies political administrative and economic. 14. Evolution of Local Govt. in India. 15. Corruption in public administration. 16. Judicial review of administrative action principles. 17. Centre state relations. 18. Sustainable development. Appendices. Public Administration is the management of affairs of the government at all level national state and local. It is a branch of the wider field of administration. In broader sense public administration is any kind of administration in the public interest which has simply come to mean governmental administration. There are many views regarding the scope and range of activities to be included in public administration. Some thinkers take a broader view and include all governmental activities having for their purpose the fulfillment of public policy while other take a narrow view and consider only those activities concerned with the executive branch of government as a part of public administration. Public Administration in India has a deep rooted historical prospective and a continuous tradition of development. In Ancient India the different branches of knowledge were grouped under four heads namely Philosophy the Vedas the Economics and Politics. In fact guidance in the practice of actual administration rather than the construction of a complete and consistent system of political theories was the object mainly aimed at in the study of the public administration. Of the works which treat especially of the subject of public administration the most important is the Kautilya's Arthasastra. This book entitled Public Administration in India is an attempt to cater all academic requirements of students candidates appearing for Civil Service Examination and especially for administrative understanding of the subject also to enable them to cultivate a deep interest in the vast and growing literature of public administration. Apart from the subject of public administration and its setup in India it also carves the need factual elements as well as the framework of the Development Administration sustainable development and bureaucratic setup because the development has not only economic but also social and cultural dimension. The top bureaucracy cultivates exclusiveness springing from the feeling that they are the ruling class. This results in dehumanized arrogance leading to insensitiveness to the suffering of the masses. Specialist's legitimate role has been usurped by generalists. author feels to elaborate these topics on generalist versus specialists apart from citizen's participation and role of non governmental organization. It is deals in simple elegant and exhaustive manner especially through a decentralized economic and political system in Indian scenario. A specific chapter of centre state relation is included to evaluate the factual practices among the union and states which are accountable of the level of the norms and guidelines of Indian Constitution. States are critical of the fact that the strengths of the government should be tried at the Raj Bhavan and not on the floor of the State Assembly. Governors it is felt are hired and fired at will and have been consistently misused by the centre for partism political reasons and to whittle downs the power of the state by misusing of article 356 citing as a common weapons as per the direction of centre to subjugate opposition controlled states and cutting dissident Chief Minister to size. 440 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 68333

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Item Description: APH, New Delhi, 2007. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. Kasi important events chronological order. 1. Kasi an introduction. 2. Kasi the sacred city of Lord Siva. 3. Antiquity of Kasi. 4. Kasi the seat of Indian religions. 5. Religious beliefs in Kasi. 6. Economic life in Ancient Kasi. 7. Eminent spiritual personalities of Kasi. 8. Conclusion. Bibliography. Index. Among the several sacred cities of the world Kasi has a distinct individuality that gradually developed over the ages since the hoary past when the city was founded four thousand years ago and in consequence the people of this ancient city have in course of these centuries evolved philosophy of life quite distinct from that of other place in India or outside of the nation. Starting from the righteous Vedic Culture Kasi continued to develop along normal Aryan lines. There was plenty of spiritual exaltation from the Rigvedic lore combined with the music of the Sama and the scientific sprit of the Atharva strengthened later by Vaisheshik philosophy but simultaneously there was the bard who tells the lore of living and a combination of these religious and philosophical elements with the scientific and the utilitarian produced the Aryan concept of life and how it was to be lived. Kasi (popularities known as Varanasi) however soon started on its own individual course and when one of its kings became a top philosopher of his times it was realized that spiritual and intellectual bliss was an essential element for the achievement of beatitude and so Varanasi developed an attitude of mind unaffected by physical and other worldly adversities which were merely the punishment for earlier sins and had to be borne in any case. Where was the good of crying over these unimportant aspects of life and the graciousness of Goddess Annapurna and Visvanatha gave additional strength to bear calamities and even continuous suffering with a smile and with a contentment not usually met with elsewhere. Why weep for the present passing phase of suffering. Thus while faith strengthened the will to wear a smile even in misfortunes of life it also gave the strength to bear them without flinching in addition to the feeling that Lord Visvanatha was in Varanasi and so all is right with the world that is Lord Siva at Kasi his own established city sacred an Ancient Fond of betel and his mouth full of it the typical person of Kasi roamed about in his scanty dress with a flower garland round his neck (which he had just received from his Lord in the temple) and saffron sandal paste on his forehead serene and contented and cared for no man he and if he had the good luck of having a draught of the famous Varanasi Thandai coloured with the favourite herb intoxicant of the city he considered himself no way inferior to a king. Early morning walks to distant gardens or across the Ganga to the sands on the other side on a boat a draught of freshly prepared thandai there and a return to the holy river for a bath followed by some sort of worship and then a bee line to some temple. That was the routine and as he left the fane after paying his obeisance to his Lord he was a happy man indeed full of bliss that was not of this earth. He greeted his friends with hearty smile and did not mind a joke or two at his expense or even a few loving abuses and was able to give a hearty laugh even against himself on suitable occasions it is only due to the grace of Lord Siva. Caste religion sect and even nationality have never been barriers in the matter of accepting the Kasi Samskriti and persons of all persuasions could and did become followers of this creed inspite of their diversity in other respects. All who came to make Varanasi their home become converts to this view of life soon enough and even if they went out again they did not cease to be its votaries in realms beyond. One could recognize a Varanasiman in other cities even in foreign countries such was the stamp of its culture that he carried about it and even today he is clearly marked out in this respect. Bookseller Inventory # 68335

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