By Surendranath Dasgupta

During this benchmark five-volume research, initially released among 1922 and 1955, Surendranath Dasgupta examines the central faculties of suggestion that outline Indian philosophy. A unifying strength more than paintings, literature, faith, or technology, Professor Dasgupta describes philosophy because the most crucial success of Indian suggestion, arguing that an realizing of its heritage is critical to understand the importance and possibilities of India's advanced tradition. quantity III deals an exam of the Bhaskara college of philosophy, the Pancaratra, the Arvars, the Visistadvaita institution of inspiration, the philosophy of Yamunacarya, the Ramanuja university of concept, Nimbarka's philosophy, the philosophy of Vijnana Bhiksu, and the philosophical speculations of a few of the chosen Puranas.

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Pāla Bronzes LXV. Life-size Bronze Figure of a Goddess, Ceylon LXVI. Dancing giva. Bronze, Cōla LXVII. (a) Head of Dancing Śiva. Bronze, Cola (b) Śiva as Lord of Beasts. Bronze, Cōla LXVIII. Śiva as Teacher. Bronze, Cōla LXIX. (a) Pārvatī. Bronze, Cola (b) Kali. Bronze, Cola LXX. Kali as Demoness. Bronze, Cōla LXXI. King Krsna Deva Rāya and Two Queens. Bronze LXXII. Avalokiteśvara-Padmapāni. Mural, Ajanta LXXIII. Head of Avalokiteśvara, Ajantā LXXIV. The Temptation of the Buddha, Ajanta before LXXV.

G. Panjāb, Satlej, etc. 2 Endpapers not included in this edition. 3 At the time of going to press it has not been possible to trace the present owners of the copyright of the following c: plates XVIb, XIXc, XXa, XLIIb, LIX. They are asked to communicate with the Publisher. CONTENTS Preface List of Illustrations Line Drawings and Maps Chronology of Pre-Muslim India Pronunciation Chapter I. INTRODUCTION: India and her Ancient Culture The Land of India: The Discovery of Ancient India: The Glory of Ancient India II.

G. Bhāndārkar (d) Sir John Marshall V. Mohenjo Daro. A Hypothetical Reconstruction VI. (a) “First Street”, Mohenjo Daro (b) The Great Bath, Mohenjo Daro VII. Statuette of a Bearded Man, Mohenjo Daro VIII. (a) Male Torsos, Harappā (b) Bronze Statuette of a Girl, Mohenjo Daro IX. (a–f) Seals of the Harappā Culture (g) Monkey. Harappā Culture X. B. XI. (a) Aerial View of the site of Śiśupalgarh (b) The Great Stūpa, Sānchī XII. (a) Dhamekh Stūpa, Sarnath (b) The Great Stūpa, Nalanda (c) Remains of Monasteries, Nalanda (d) Corner Turret, Great Stūpa, Nalanda [Page xiv] XIII.

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