A Social History of India

Chattanar the plural form of Chatta ( Sasta in Sanskrit ) is one of the synonyms of the Buddha which indicates that the family of the author of the Manimekhalai were dedicated Buddhists . One of the cantos of the Manimekhalai which ...

A Social History of India


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A Social History of India
Language: en
Pages: 799
Authors: S. N. Sadasivan
Categories: India
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: APH Publishing

Books about A Social History of India
Glimpses of Art, Architecture, and Buddhist Literature in Ancient India
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: K. Krishna Murthy
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-01-01 - Publisher: Abhinav Publications

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Manimekhalai
Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: சாத்தனார், Merchant-Prince Shattan, Ti. Vē Kōpālayyar
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: New Directions Publishing

A second-century Tamil verse epic reflects the ancient culture of India in the story of a beautiful young dancer who abandons her future as a courtesan in order to dedicate her life to the pursuit of "the bright light of knowledge"
Same-Sex Love in India
Language: en
Pages: 370
Authors: NA NA
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-30 - Publisher: Springer

Lambda literary award finalist, Same-Sex Love in India presents a stunning array of writings on same-sex love from over 2000 years of Indian literature. Translated from more than a dozen languages and drawn from Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, and modern fictional traditions, these writings testify to the presence of same-sex love
Same-Sex Love in India
Language: en
Pages: 370
Authors: R. Vanita, S. Kidwai
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-09-11 - Publisher: Springer

Same-Sex Love in India presents a stunning array of writings on same-sex love from over 2000 years of Indian literature. Translated from more than a dozen languages and drawn from Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, and modern fictional traditions, these writings testify to the presence of same-sex love in various forms since