In Light Of India

Author : Octavio Paz
ISBN : 0156005786
Genre : History
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Paz looks at the people and landscapes of India, based on his years with the Mexican embassy, offering a collection of essays on Indian history, culture, art, politics, language, and philosophy
Category: History

Light Of India

Author : Warren Dotz
ISBN : 9781607746140
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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With all the zany vibrancy of a Bollywood musical, the colorful matchbox labels of LIGHT OF INDIA present a fascinating confluence of popular culture and a sophisticated graphic arts tradition that stretches back for centuries. Populated with pouncing Bengal tigers, regal jungle elephants, and Hindu gods and goddesses, these miniature masterpieces are worlds unto themselves, skillfully illustrated with a naive yet irresistible charm. This delightful art book is sure to fire the imagination of all who wish to study, preserve, and celebrate India's more humble, but no less brilliant, visual arts heritage. A dazzling collection of more than 300 vintage matchbox labels from India, dating from the turn of the century through the 1950s. Includes a discussion of Hindu iconography, recurring visual themes and symbols, and the cultural and historical significance of matchbox art. A great resource for graphic artists and designers, collectors of paper ephemera or advertising art, and students of Indian culture. Gift edition slipcase includes a textured novelty "striker strip" along the spine.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Light Of India

Author : Mahatma Gandhi
ISBN : UOM:39015033009518
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Light Of Indian Intellect

Author : Dr L M Singhvi
ISBN : 9788184301250
Genre : India
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In Sri Aurobindo’s life was resurrected the vital essence of Karma Yoga, Jnana Yoga and Bhakti Yoga and through him the spirit of yoga came alive and was given back to us as his legacy of love for the heritage of India. --- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s place in the pantheon of India’s freedom struggle is, by common consent, central and significant. By securing the integration of princely States within the Union of India, he became the principal architect of the new Indian State. He had ‘no-nonsense’ attitude to the issues before the nation. He was at once fair and firm, pragmatic and idealistic. His belief to liberal democratic principles was unswerving and unqualified. --- Netaji Subhas Bose displayed tremendous energy and organizational skill in recruiting, training and financing the Indian National Army. He gave them the inspiring call of ‘Jai Hind’ and ‘Dilli Chalo’. He was a doer as well as a thinker, and a fighter who never submitted to defeat. --- Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee was a national leader and statesman of exceptional calibre. He was a great patriot and an ardent votary, committed exponent and inspiring exemplar of the cause of India’s National Unity and National Integration. He lived and died for that cause. His contribution to the making of India’s Constitution of his understanding and the breadth of his national vision. --- Dr. Kalam has the capacity to ignite a million more minds. What a mind! All his speeches are cerebral and inspiring. He worked hard, selflessly and for long hours, led an austere life in an opulent palace. Simplicity, patriotism, equanimity rectitude are the hallmarks of Dr. Kalam.
Category: India

The Gospel Of John In The Light Of Indian Mysticism

Author : Ravi Ravindra
ISBN : 1594770182
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Exploring Christian text from a Hindu perspective, Ravi Ravindra takes readers into the heart of St. John's words, eloquently and convincingly revealing the interconnectedness of all faiths and the growing need in today's world for interfaith dialogue.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Emerson And The Light Of India

Author : Robert Cartwright Gordon
ISBN : 8123749341
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882, American essayist and poet.
Category: Literary Criticism

Light Of Asia

Author : National Archives of India
ISBN : 9383098023
Genre : Motion pictures
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The original (shorter) edition of this key historical reference to Indian silent cinema has been unavailable for years. This revised and expanded version has been edited by original author and former National Film Archive of India (NFAI) director Suresh Chabria. He has brilliantly and painstakingly pieced together a definitive historiography of Indian silent film that would have been all but lost were it not for his efforts.
Category: Motion pictures

Light On Life

Author : Hart Defouw
ISBN : 0940985691
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Light on Life brings the insight and wisdom of Indian astrology to the Western reader. Jyotish, or Indian astrology, is an ancient and complex method of exploring the nature of time and space and its effect upon the individual. Formerly a closed book to the West, the subject has now been clarified and explained by Hart de Fouw and Dr. Robert Svoboda, two experts and long-term practitioners. In Light on Life they have created a complete and thorough handbook that can be appreciated and understood by those with very little knowledge of astrology.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Reinventing India

Author : Stuart Corbridge
ISBN : 9780745666044
Genre : Political Science
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When India was invented as a "modern" country in the years after Independence in 1947 it styled itself as a secular, federal, democratic Republic committed to an ideology of development. Nehru's India never quite fulfilled this promise, but more recently his vision of India has been challenged by two "revolts of the elites": those of economic liberalization and Hindu nationalism. These revolts have been challenged, in turn, by various movements, including those of India's "Backward Classes". These movements have exploited the democratic spaces of India both to challenge for power and to contest prevailing accounts of politics, the state and modernity. Reinventing India offers an analytical account of the history of modern India and of its contemporary reinvention. Part One traces India's transformation under colonial rule, and the ideas and social forces which underlay the deliberations of the Constituent Assembly in 1946 to consider the shaping of the post-colonial state. Part Two then narrates the story of the making and unmaking of this modern India in the period from 1950 to the present day. It pays attention to both economic and political developments, and engages with the interpretations of India's recent history through key writers such as Francine Frankel, Sudipta Kaviraj and Partha Chatterjee. Part Three consists of chapters on the dialectics of economic reform, religion, the politics of Hindu nationalism, and on popular democracy. These chapters articulate a distinct position on the state and society in India at the end of the century, and they allow the authors to engage with the key debates which concern public intellectuals in contemporary India. Reinventing India is a lucid and eminently readable account of the transformations which are shaking India more than fifty years after Independence. It will be welcomed by all students of South Asia, and will be of interest to students of comparative politics and development studies.
Category: Political Science