BooksHinduNavagrah...

Navagraha Kosa (In Two Volumes)

Description Read Full Description
From the Jacket The ideology of the nine Plantetary deities (The Nava-Grahas) is an important one in our country. All the rituals, daily and occasional involve the propitiation of these Grahas. The volumes include all the available texts relating to the worship of the planetary deities. Mainly it includes texts of Navagraha Puja Vidhi and Graha Yoga Paddhati excepts from Popular texts like Mantra Mahodadhi and from rare texts like Vaikhanasa agama Khiladhikara and Bhrigu Samhita relating ...
From the Jacket

The ideology of the nine Plantetary deities (The Nava-Grahas) is an important one in our country. All the rituals, daily and occasional involve the propitiation of these Grahas. The volumes include all the available texts relating to the worship of the planetary deities. Mainly it includes texts of Navagraha Puja Vidhi and Graha Yoga Paddhati excepts from Popular texts like Mantra Mahodadhi and from rare texts like Vaikhanasa agama Khiladhikara and Bhrigu Samhita relating to the worship of the Nava Grahas especially of Surya.

 

About the Author

Vidyalankara Sastra Chudamini Sangita Kalaratna Professor Saligrama Krishna Ramchandra Rao is a well known scholar who combines traditional learning with modern research. Well versed in Sanskrit Pali, Ardhmagadhi and acquainted with Tibetan and some European languages he has written extensively on Vedanta Buddhism, Janism Indian Culturem art and literature. He has written more than sixty books in Kannada a play in Sanskrit and a Pali commentary on a Buddhist classic. Among his numerous English publications are three vols. Of encyclopedia of India Iconography Tibetan Tantrik Traditional and Tibetan Meditation consciousness in Advaita and a series of six books on India temples origins of Indian thought.

 

Introduction from the First Volume

The ideology of the nine planetary deities (the Nava-Grahas) is an important one in our country. All the rituals daily and occasional involve the propitiation of these Grahas. It was therefore thought desirable that the Kalpatharu Research Academy should take up the study on Navagrahas and to bring out a Visva Kosa on these Grahas. When Daivajna Sri K.N. Somayaji suggested that a research programme may be planned on the subject the requested me to undertake its preparation I readily agreed for this work as it would be useful to many.

I thank him for the opportunity and assistance be provided me to prepare this volume. Not being familiar with Astrology, I have mostly confined my attention to the details found in religious philosophical iconographic and general works in Sanskrit.

I have suggested to the Academy that a separate work may be planned to cover the Astrological aspects of the planets and their influence in the subsequent volumes.

The illustrations in the volume include some line drawings from a medieval scroll prepared by one of the palace artists of the court of Krishnaraja Wodeyar III; I am grateful to the great grandson of this artist Sri. Y.V. Subrahmanya Raju the well known painter for permission to reproduce them there are also some drawings included here prepared by the staff of the Art Design Centre (all India handicrafts and design development centre) Bangalore: I acknowledge the kind courtesy of the director of the center.

I am grateful to my friends at Indian books center Delhi for bringing out this second edition of the book.

 

Introduction from the Second Volume

This is a sequel to the first volume which dealt with the ideology of the nine planetary deities in the Indian context. The present volume is more practical in purpose it presents all the available texts relating to the worship of the planetary deities. Principally it includes Navagraha-puja-Vidhi (the text of the which was collected and prepared for the press by Dr. S.R.N. Murthy formerly of the Geological Survey of India) and Graha Yaga Paddhati as prevalent in south India. An illustrated account as well as propitiation of the sun god widely in practice in our country is also appended. Included here besides the surya upanisads and stotras of the grahas are excerpts from popular texts like Mantra Mahodadhi and from rare texts like Vaikha-nasa-agama Khiladhikara and Bhrgu-samhita relating to the worship of the nava grahas especially of surya.

I am thankful to Indian books center for bringing out this second edition of the book.

Sample Pages

















Item Code: IHL249 Author: S.K. Ramchandra Rao Cover: Hardcover Edition: 2005 Publisher: Sri Satguru Publications ISBN: VolI: 9788170308379
Vol2: 9788170308386
Language: English Size: 8.8 Inch X 5.7 Inch Pages: 709 (Illustrated Throughout In Full B/W Other Details: Weight of the Book: 1.0 Kg
Price: $75.00
Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
Viewed 13261 times since 16th Aug, 2019
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Navagraha Kosa (In Two Volumes) (Hindu | Books)

Navagraha (The Nine Planets) Deities - With Each Deity Facing the Correct Direction (Highly Auspicious and Suitable for Ritual and Worship for the appeasement of Navagraha or Nine Planets)
Navagraha Set (Navagraha Vastram for Puja)
Navagrahas: Nine Planetary Gods ) From the left Ravi, Chandra, Mangal, Budha, Guru, Shukra, Shani, Rahu and Ketu)
Guru – Jupiter Yantram (The Nine Planets Series, Navagraha Yantra)
Navagrahas - The Nine Planets
2 Colors
Navagrahas - The Nine Planets
Navagraha Stotraani (Prayers on Navagraha)
नवग्रह स्तोत्र एवं शांति विधि: Navagraha Stotra and Shanti Vidhi
ನವಗ್ರಹಗಹ ಚರಿತ್ರೆ ಮತ್ತು ಪ್ರತಿಷ್ಠಾಪನಾ ಪದ್ಧತಿ: Navagraha Charithre Mattu Pratishtapana Paddhati (Kannada)
నవగ్రహ ప్రరాణం: Navagraha Puranam in Telugu
Navagraha Upasana: Shanti Padhati with Transliterated Mantras and English Translation (Sanskrit Text Transliteration with English Translation)
नवग्रह दर्पण: Navagraha Darpan
नवग्रह पूजन विधान और अनिष्ट ग्रह निवारण: Navagraha Puja Vidhan and Prevention of Forbidding Planets
नवग्रह जपविधि: The Chanting Method of Navagraha
नव ग्रह साधना: Navagraha Sadhana
श्रीनवग्रहस्तोत्रसंग्रह: Shri Navagraha Stotra Samgraha
Testimonials
I have always been delighted with your excellent service and variety of items.
James, USA
I've been happy with prior purchases from this site!
Priya, USA
Thank you. You are providing an excellent and unique service.
Thiru, UK
Thank You very much for this wonderful opportunity for helping people to acquire the spiritual treasures of Hinduism at such an affordable price.
Ramakrishna, Australia
I really LOVE you! Wonderful selections, prices and service. Thank you!
Tina, USA
This is to inform you that the shipment of my order has arrived in perfect condition. The actual shipment took only less than two weeks, which is quite good seen the circumstances. I waited with my response until now since the Buddha statue was a present that I handed over just recently. The Medicine Buddha was meant for a lady who is active in the healing business and the statue was just the right thing for her. I downloaded the respective mantras and chants so that she can work with the benefits of the spiritual meanings of the statue and the mantras. She is really delighted and immediately fell in love with the beautiful statue. I am most grateful to you for having provided this wonderful work of art. We both have a strong relationship with Buddhism and know to appreciate the valuable spiritual power of this way of thinking. So thank you very much again and I am sure that I will come back again.
Bernd, Spain
You have the best selection of Hindu religous art and books and excellent service.i AM THANKFUL FOR BOTH.
Michael, USA
I am very happy with your service, and have now added a web page recommending you for those interested in Vedic astrology books: https://www.learnastrologyfree.com/vedicbooks.htm Many blessings to you.
Hank, USA
As usual I love your merchandise!!!
Anthea, USA
You have a fine selection of books on Hindu and Buddhist philosophy.
Walter, USA