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Culture India (Philosophy, Religion, Arts, Literature, Society)
Culture India (Philosophy, Religion, Arts, Literature, Society)
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From the Jacket:
India's culture is broad and many-sided and, though encyclopaedic works are available on the subject, no book of a medium size has been there for the general intelligent reader. The present work was planned and published several years ago during the Tagore Centenary Year, which made a part of the Tagore Centenary Volume, consisting of another work on Rabindra Nath Tagore.

Published under the 'Woolner Indological Series' of the famous V.V. Research Institute, Hoshiarpur, Pb., with a foreword by then Minister of Education, Govt. of India, Prof. Humayun Kabir - and edited by Mahendra Kulasrestha, English Editor of the Institute at the time- it had contributions on most aspects of Indian culture by well known authorities in their respective areas. It formed a balanced and readable compendium on the hoary subject for the general reader, and was much commended for the reason. Several universities in America accepted it as suggested reading.

It is being revived for the modern reader whose need of knowing about various aspects of Indian culture is increasing every passing day.

INDIA BOOK VARSITY provides the best of philosophy, religion, arts and history of the most ancient, essentially thought-oriented, secular-democratic, federative and peace-loving community and culture-India-for the new generation now spread all over the world, looking for their roots, identity and seeking authentic knowledge about it.

This is in part a revival of already published works of great quality by Western scholars over a century ago, thoroughly edited, keeping in view the mindset and requirements of the present-day fast progressing youth, and the globalisation of life in all its aspects.

Any ideas and suggestions, as well as support, would be welcome

The Series-Editor, Mahendra Kulasrestha, has been the first editor of the well known Orient Paperbacks has been associated with the Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, Mumbai, V. Vedic Research Inst,. Hoshiarpur, Pb.; Vision Books; Hind Pocket Books; Rajpal and Sons; Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust; HUDCO; DDA (Slum Wing); SEWA Delhi, etc. He has planned and edited the useful Public Concerns Series, and been Consultant Editor of International Books Update.

His books include: Japan-An Enigma, An Anthology of Japanese Literature in Hindi, Tagore Centenary Volume, The Genius of Tagore, Aspects of Indian Culture, World Poetry Number of a Hindi Literary Magazine, An Anthology of Hindi Short Stories, Existence and Other Poems (English translations of Amrita Pritam's poems), A study of 14 Western philosophers in Hindi, etc.

'...... must be regarded as encyclopaedia of ancient Indian culture.' -Journal of American Oriental Society

'...... relatively precise and complete... the articles on Indian culture are most considerable in extensiveness.' - Critique, Paris

'...... examines the motifs of the spiritual tradition.' - East and West, Rome

'...... written by various authors, among whom are some very eminent names.' - Indo-Asian Culture

'...... the effect is one of impressive orchestration.' - Books Abroad, U.S.A.

'...... contributed by distinguished scholars.....well edited... presents a vivid and clear picture.' - The Illustrated Weekly of India

'..... commendable effort.' - Contemporary Indian Culture

Contributed by:

Dr. Radhakrishnan, Dr. Suniti Kumar Chatterji, Dr. B.C. Law, Dr. Svetoslav Roerich, Dr. Radha Kumud Mookerjee, G.E. Monod Herzen, Prof. K.A Nilakanta Sastri, Dr. A.D. Pusalkar, Dr. A.N. Upadhye, Dr. Nihar Ranjan Ray, Ritha Devi, Balwant Gargi, Ka Naa Subramaniam, Dr. B.Ch. Chhabra, Dr. Indra Sen, Priya Chatterjee Tandura, etc.

Contents

1. The Song of India
Rabindranath Tagore
11
Philosophy, Religion, Culture
2. The Philosophy of India
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
12
3. Culture: A Fusion of Four Races
Dr. Suniti Kumar Chatterji
20
4. Buddhism and the Upanishads
Prin. Bahadur Mal
34
5. The Incredible Jaina Philosophy
Dr. A.N. Upadhye
43
6. The Doctrine of Karma: Common Factor
Dr. B.C. Law
55
7. The New Style Puranas
Dr. A.D. Pusalker
64
8. Indian Ethical Values
Sri Vishva Bandhu
74
9. Vivekananda and Modern India
Sri G.L. Mehta
85
10. Superman: Sri Aurobindo's Experiment in Yoga
Dr. Indra Sen
92
History and Society
11. Ashoka: The First King of Peace
Dr. Radha Kumud Mookerji
101
12. Law and Justice in Ancient India
Prof. Radhakrishna Choudhary
110
13. Varnashrama and Caste
Sri Girish Chandra Misra
120
14. Pacificism Has Been the Ideal
Sri Indra
126
15. Greater India
Dr. B.Ch. Chhabra
133
16. Muslims in India
Prof. Humayun Kabir
140
17. Education in Aryan Times
Dr. Radha Kumud Mookerji
151
18. Education in the Tamil Country
Prof. K.A. Nilakanta Sastri
159
Literature and Arts
19. Rigvedic Poetic Spirit
Dr. P.S. Sastri
168
20. Sanskrit Literature
Sri N. Parameswaran Unni
176
21. Literatures of India: A General Survey
Dr. Suniti Kumar Chatterji
185
22. Ancient Tamil Literature
Sri Ka Naa Subramaniam
194
23. Sciences in India
Dr. B. Ramakrishna Rao
202
24. Buddhist Art
Dr. Nihar Ranjan Ray
209
25. Hindu Temples
Sri G.E. Monod-Herzen
217
26. Indian Painting
Dr. Svetoslav Roerich
228
27. Classical Music
Priya Chatterji Tandura
234
28. Classical Dance
Ritha Devi
247
29. Folk Theatre
Sri Balwant Gargi
262

Culture India (Philosophy, Religion, Arts, Literature, Society)

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2006
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From the Jacket:
India's culture is broad and many-sided and, though encyclopaedic works are available on the subject, no book of a medium size has been there for the general intelligent reader. The present work was planned and published several years ago during the Tagore Centenary Year, which made a part of the Tagore Centenary Volume, consisting of another work on Rabindra Nath Tagore.

Published under the 'Woolner Indological Series' of the famous V.V. Research Institute, Hoshiarpur, Pb., with a foreword by then Minister of Education, Govt. of India, Prof. Humayun Kabir - and edited by Mahendra Kulasrestha, English Editor of the Institute at the time- it had contributions on most aspects of Indian culture by well known authorities in their respective areas. It formed a balanced and readable compendium on the hoary subject for the general reader, and was much commended for the reason. Several universities in America accepted it as suggested reading.

It is being revived for the modern reader whose need of knowing about various aspects of Indian culture is increasing every passing day.

INDIA BOOK VARSITY provides the best of philosophy, religion, arts and history of the most ancient, essentially thought-oriented, secular-democratic, federative and peace-loving community and culture-India-for the new generation now spread all over the world, looking for their roots, identity and seeking authentic knowledge about it.

This is in part a revival of already published works of great quality by Western scholars over a century ago, thoroughly edited, keeping in view the mindset and requirements of the present-day fast progressing youth, and the globalisation of life in all its aspects.

Any ideas and suggestions, as well as support, would be welcome

The Series-Editor, Mahendra Kulasrestha, has been the first editor of the well known Orient Paperbacks has been associated with the Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, Mumbai, V. Vedic Research Inst,. Hoshiarpur, Pb.; Vision Books; Hind Pocket Books; Rajpal and Sons; Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust; HUDCO; DDA (Slum Wing); SEWA Delhi, etc. He has planned and edited the useful Public Concerns Series, and been Consultant Editor of International Books Update.

His books include: Japan-An Enigma, An Anthology of Japanese Literature in Hindi, Tagore Centenary Volume, The Genius of Tagore, Aspects of Indian Culture, World Poetry Number of a Hindi Literary Magazine, An Anthology of Hindi Short Stories, Existence and Other Poems (English translations of Amrita Pritam's poems), A study of 14 Western philosophers in Hindi, etc.

'...... must be regarded as encyclopaedia of ancient Indian culture.' -Journal of American Oriental Society

'...... relatively precise and complete... the articles on Indian culture are most considerable in extensiveness.' - Critique, Paris

'...... examines the motifs of the spiritual tradition.' - East and West, Rome

'...... written by various authors, among whom are some very eminent names.' - Indo-Asian Culture

'...... the effect is one of impressive orchestration.' - Books Abroad, U.S.A.

'...... contributed by distinguished scholars.....well edited... presents a vivid and clear picture.' - The Illustrated Weekly of India

'..... commendable effort.' - Contemporary Indian Culture

Contributed by:

Dr. Radhakrishnan, Dr. Suniti Kumar Chatterji, Dr. B.C. Law, Dr. Svetoslav Roerich, Dr. Radha Kumud Mookerjee, G.E. Monod Herzen, Prof. K.A Nilakanta Sastri, Dr. A.D. Pusalkar, Dr. A.N. Upadhye, Dr. Nihar Ranjan Ray, Ritha Devi, Balwant Gargi, Ka Naa Subramaniam, Dr. B.Ch. Chhabra, Dr. Indra Sen, Priya Chatterjee Tandura, etc.

Contents

1. The Song of India
Rabindranath Tagore
11
Philosophy, Religion, Culture
2. The Philosophy of India
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
12
3. Culture: A Fusion of Four Races
Dr. Suniti Kumar Chatterji
20
4. Buddhism and the Upanishads
Prin. Bahadur Mal
34
5. The Incredible Jaina Philosophy
Dr. A.N. Upadhye
43
6. The Doctrine of Karma: Common Factor
Dr. B.C. Law
55
7. The New Style Puranas
Dr. A.D. Pusalker
64
8. Indian Ethical Values
Sri Vishva Bandhu
74
9. Vivekananda and Modern India
Sri G.L. Mehta
85
10. Superman: Sri Aurobindo's Experiment in Yoga
Dr. Indra Sen
92
History and Society
11. Ashoka: The First King of Peace
Dr. Radha Kumud Mookerji
101
12. Law and Justice in Ancient India
Prof. Radhakrishna Choudhary
110
13. Varnashrama and Caste
Sri Girish Chandra Misra
120
14. Pacificism Has Been the Ideal
Sri Indra
126
15. Greater India
Dr. B.Ch. Chhabra
133
16. Muslims in India
Prof. Humayun Kabir
140
17. Education in Aryan Times
Dr. Radha Kumud Mookerji
151
18. Education in the Tamil Country
Prof. K.A. Nilakanta Sastri
159
Literature and Arts
19. Rigvedic Poetic Spirit
Dr. P.S. Sastri
168
20. Sanskrit Literature
Sri N. Parameswaran Unni
176
21. Literatures of India: A General Survey
Dr. Suniti Kumar Chatterji
185
22. Ancient Tamil Literature
Sri Ka Naa Subramaniam
194
23. Sciences in India
Dr. B. Ramakrishna Rao
202
24. Buddhist Art
Dr. Nihar Ranjan Ray
209
25. Hindu Temples
Sri G.E. Monod-Herzen
217
26. Indian Painting
Dr. Svetoslav Roerich
228
27. Classical Music
Priya Chatterji Tandura
234
28. Classical Dance
Ritha Devi
247
29. Folk Theatre
Sri Balwant Gargi
262
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