India is a vibrant nation with a rich cultural heritage; a land of continental proportions with a unique mosaic of languages and religions. Eternal India brings to mind the celestial peaks of the Himalayas, myriads of folk legends, colourful performing art traditions, the immortal murals of the Ajanta caves and the Brhadisvara temple of the Thanjavur and the exquisite friezes of the Konarak and Khajuraho temples.
Along with proud heritage of the, there is the story of the emergence of a dynamic and modern nation, the largest democracy of the world. Hence India, its history, heritage, flora and fauna, living traditions of arts and crafts, deserves to be explored and savoured. Let this be a starting point…
This CD-ROM provides a broad perspective on Indian paintings, from prehistoric art to the 20th century. It has over 500 images of masterpieces of India paintings, including murals from sites in all parts of India and miniatures from museums and privates collections in India and around the world.
1. Murals 15th century to 19th century
2. Manuscript Paintings (Pala and Jain)
3. Mughal Miniatures
4. Deccani Miniatures
5. Rajasthani Miniatures
6. Company Paintings
7. Rock Art
8. Folk and Tribal Art
9. The Modern Idiom
About Publications Division
The Division is among oldest National Publishing houses of India and has brought out nearly 8000 titles since its inception in 1942. Its mandate is to publish books and periodicals on matters of national importance in the areas of History, Economy, Art and cultural heritage, Biographies of national leaders and Children’s Literature etc. The division also publishes 21 Journals and Periodicals in English, Hindi and major Indian languages. With the publication these multi-media CDs, the Division has entered into the arena of e-publishing. In brief, the Division is a single window for authentic facts about India.
Minimum System Requirements:
PC: 350 Mhz with 64 MB of Ram; Windows98, Windows 2000, Windows NT; 24X or faster CD ROM drive; 1024x768 monitor setting at 16 bit pixls colour, sound