Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Tantra > Navagraha-Kosha: A Project of Navagraha-Kosha(Volume one)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Navagraha-Kosha: A Project of Navagraha-Kosha(Volume one)
Navagraha-Kosha: A Project of Navagraha-Kosha(Volume one)
Description
About the Author

Vidyalankara Sastra-Chudamani, Sangita-Kalaratna Professor Saligrama Krishna Ramachandra Rao is a well-known scholar who combines traditional learningwith modern research.Well versed in Sanskrit, Pali, Ardhamagadhi and several modern Indian Languages and acquainted with Tobetan and some European languages, ghe has written extensively on Vedanta, Buddhism, Jainism, Indian culture, art and literature.

In his professional career, however, he was a Professor of psychology. He has headed the department of Clinical Pschology in the National institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, and the Department of Indian Culture in the Callison College Study Centre of the University of the Pacific (USA). At present, he is one the visiting Faculty of National Institute of advanced Studies ( Indian Institute of Science), Bangalore.

He has been Member of the Karnataka State Lalith Kala Academi and Sangit Nritya Academi: he has been member of the Karnataka StateLalith Kala Academi and SangitNritya Academi he has servedon the agama Board ( State Govverhment). He is President of Silpa-Kala Pratishthana. The State Government has honoured him with the 1986 Rajyotsava Award.

He has written more than fifty books in Kannada, a play in Sanskrit, and a Pali Commentary on a Buddhist classic. One of the Books on Iconography in Kannada has won the state saitya academi award, as also another of his books on the tirupati temple.

Among his unmerous English publication are three volumes of Encylopaedia of indianMediicine, ( Poplar Prakashan, Bombay), Tibetan Tantrik Tradition and Tibetan Meditation ( Arnold Heinemann, Delhi),m Consiciousness in Advaita, and a series of six books on Indian temples ( IBH Prakashana, Bangalore), Origins of Indian Thought (Bangalore University); Kalpatharu Research Academy has published his Pratima-Kosha in six volumes, Agama-kosha in twelve volumes, Art and Architecture of Indian Temples in three volumes.

He is also a musicologist, a sculptor and painter, and has held some one-man shows. He presided over the Music Conference of Gayana-Samaja in bangalore for the year 1990

 

Preface

Kalpatharu Research Academy, Bangalore, has entered into the Fifteenth year of its Research and Academic activities. Now it is bringing out another valuable encyclopaedic work bearing on the Nava-Grahas. The Nava-Grahas are of great significance not only to Astrological studies but to people in daily life. The Nava-Grahas are worshipped extensively in Temples and in Homes. It was thought desirable to undertake an elaborate Research and a series of comprehensive publications on the subject. The first volume gives all available details concerning the Nine Grahas in a methodical manner, while the second is intended to serve as a handbook and guide for the worship of the Nine Grahas.

The Academy has already published several Encyclopaedias, which have all been very well received by the public; besides the two important Koshas, Pratima- Kosha and Agama-kosha, several other Koshas like Lalitha-Kosha, Ganesha- Kosha and Oshadhi-Kosha have been brought out. The Academy is planning to undertake a big project on the Devata-Kosha in Ten volumes and Bharathiya-Samskrithi-Sarvasva-Kosha in several volumes. This would be a major contribution to the field of Indology.

As in the previous publications, we were fortunate to secure the co-operation of Vidyalankara, Sastra-Chudamani, Vedanta-Nidhi, Sangita-Kalaratna Prof. S.K. Ramachandra Rao, for this volume also. He has kindly agreed to prepare this volume, and the Academy is grateful to him for this. The Academy also express its deep gratitude to Sri. J.P. Sharma I.A.S., Principal Secretary to the Govt. of Karnataka, for his continuous encouragement and support.

We also sincerely thank all of our friends and well-wishers, who have made this Research programme possible and have generally helped us in our projects.

Our grateful thanks are due to Sri. H. Venkataramaiah and his staff of Mis Payonidhi Printers Pvt. Ltd., for having printed this book neatly and in time.

 

Introduction

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 cf these Grahas. It was therefore thought desirable that the Kalpatharu Research Academy should take up the study on Navagrahas and to bring out a 'Vishwa- Kosha' on these Grahas. When Daivajna Sri. K.N. Somayaji suggested that a Research Programme may be planned on the subject, and 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 assitance he 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 Krishnaraj a Wodeyar III; I am grateful to the great grandson of this artist, Sri. YV 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 Centre.

 

Navagraha-Kosha: A Project of Navagraha-Kosha(Volume one)

Item Code:
NAE732
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
1995
Language:
Sanskrit Text With English Translation
Size:
10.0 inch x 7.5 inch
Pages:
254
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 650 gms
Price:
$29.00
Discounted:
$21.75   Shipping Free
You Save:
$7.25 (25%)
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Navagraha-Kosha: A Project of Navagraha-Kosha(Volume one)
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 7091 times since 24th Jun, 2013
About the Author

Vidyalankara Sastra-Chudamani, Sangita-Kalaratna Professor Saligrama Krishna Ramachandra Rao is a well-known scholar who combines traditional learningwith modern research.Well versed in Sanskrit, Pali, Ardhamagadhi and several modern Indian Languages and acquainted with Tobetan and some European languages, ghe has written extensively on Vedanta, Buddhism, Jainism, Indian culture, art and literature.

In his professional career, however, he was a Professor of psychology. He has headed the department of Clinical Pschology in the National institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, and the Department of Indian Culture in the Callison College Study Centre of the University of the Pacific (USA). At present, he is one the visiting Faculty of National Institute of advanced Studies ( Indian Institute of Science), Bangalore.

He has been Member of the Karnataka State Lalith Kala Academi and Sangit Nritya Academi: he has been member of the Karnataka StateLalith Kala Academi and SangitNritya Academi he has servedon the agama Board ( State Govverhment). He is President of Silpa-Kala Pratishthana. The State Government has honoured him with the 1986 Rajyotsava Award.

He has written more than fifty books in Kannada, a play in Sanskrit, and a Pali Commentary on a Buddhist classic. One of the Books on Iconography in Kannada has won the state saitya academi award, as also another of his books on the tirupati temple.

Among his unmerous English publication are three volumes of Encylopaedia of indianMediicine, ( Poplar Prakashan, Bombay), Tibetan Tantrik Tradition and Tibetan Meditation ( Arnold Heinemann, Delhi),m Consiciousness in Advaita, and a series of six books on Indian temples ( IBH Prakashana, Bangalore), Origins of Indian Thought (Bangalore University); Kalpatharu Research Academy has published his Pratima-Kosha in six volumes, Agama-kosha in twelve volumes, Art and Architecture of Indian Temples in three volumes.

He is also a musicologist, a sculptor and painter, and has held some one-man shows. He presided over the Music Conference of Gayana-Samaja in bangalore for the year 1990

 

Preface

Kalpatharu Research Academy, Bangalore, has entered into the Fifteenth year of its Research and Academic activities. Now it is bringing out another valuable encyclopaedic work bearing on the Nava-Grahas. The Nava-Grahas are of great significance not only to Astrological studies but to people in daily life. The Nava-Grahas are worshipped extensively in Temples and in Homes. It was thought desirable to undertake an elaborate Research and a series of comprehensive publications on the subject. The first volume gives all available details concerning the Nine Grahas in a methodical manner, while the second is intended to serve as a handbook and guide for the worship of the Nine Grahas.

The Academy has already published several Encyclopaedias, which have all been very well received by the public; besides the two important Koshas, Pratima- Kosha and Agama-kosha, several other Koshas like Lalitha-Kosha, Ganesha- Kosha and Oshadhi-Kosha have been brought out. The Academy is planning to undertake a big project on the Devata-Kosha in Ten volumes and Bharathiya-Samskrithi-Sarvasva-Kosha in several volumes. This would be a major contribution to the field of Indology.

As in the previous publications, we were fortunate to secure the co-operation of Vidyalankara, Sastra-Chudamani, Vedanta-Nidhi, Sangita-Kalaratna Prof. S.K. Ramachandra Rao, for this volume also. He has kindly agreed to prepare this volume, and the Academy is grateful to him for this. The Academy also express its deep gratitude to Sri. J.P. Sharma I.A.S., Principal Secretary to the Govt. of Karnataka, for his continuous encouragement and support.

We also sincerely thank all of our friends and well-wishers, who have made this Research programme possible and have generally helped us in our projects.

Our grateful thanks are due to Sri. H. Venkataramaiah and his staff of Mis Payonidhi Printers Pvt. Ltd., for having printed this book neatly and in time.

 

Introduction

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 cf these Grahas. It was therefore thought desirable that the Kalpatharu Research Academy should take up the study on Navagrahas and to bring out a 'Vishwa- Kosha' on these Grahas. When Daivajna Sri. K.N. Somayaji suggested that a Research Programme may be planned on the subject, and 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 assitance he 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 Krishnaraj a Wodeyar III; I am grateful to the great grandson of this artist, Sri. YV 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 Centre.

 

Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Navagraha-Kosha: A Project of Navagraha-Kosha(Volume one) (Tantra | Books)

Navagraha Set (Navagraha Vastram for Puja)
Deal 25% Off
Pure Cotton
37 inches x 35 inches
Item Code: SRC66
$45.00$25.31
You save: $19.69 (25 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Saubhagya Navagraha Mandal
Brass Statue
5.9 inch Height x 11 inch Width x 1 inch Depth
1.9 kg
Item Code: ZDA32
$101.00$75.75
You save: $25.25 (25%)
Backorder
Backorder
Golden Navagraha, Set Of Nine Deities
Brass Statue
6 inch Height x 4 inch Width x 1.7 inch Depth - Avg Size
7.8 kg
Item Code: ZCF31
$399.00$299.25
You save: $99.75 (25%)
Backorder
Backorder
Rahu Yantram (The Nine Planets Series, Navagraha Yantra)
Copper
3.8 inch X 3.8 inch
Item Code: HZB24
$22.00$16.50
You save: $5.50 (25%)
 With Frame (Add $50.00)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Navagraha Stotraani (Prayers on Navagraha)
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Sri M B Publishers
Item Code: NAH228
$16.00$12.00
You save: $4.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Navagraha Purana (Tales of the Nine Planets)
Item Code: NAN655
$31.00$23.25
You save: $7.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
नवग्रह दर्पण: Navagraha Darpan
Item Code: NAI889
$29.00$21.75
You save: $7.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Navagraha Temples of Tanjore District of Tamil Nadu
by Vatsala Jambunathan
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
Item Code: IDH562
$16.00$12.00
You save: $4.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Thank you for really great prices compared to other sellers. I have recommended your website to over 40 of my classmates.
Kimia, USA
I am so happy to have found you!! What a wonderful source for books of Indian origin at reasonable cost! Thank you!
Urvi, USA
I very much appreciate your web site and the products you have available. I especially like the ancient cookbooks you have and am always looking for others here to share with my friends.
Sam, USA
Very good service thank you. Keep up the good work !
Charles, Switzerland
Namaste! Thank you for your kind assistance! I would like to inform that your package arrived today and all is very well. I appreciate all your support and definitively will continue ordering form your company again in the near future!
Lizette, Puerto Rico
I just wanted to thank you again, mere dost, for shipping the Nataraj. We now have it in our home, thanks to you and Exotic India. We are most grateful. Bahut dhanyavad!
Drea and Kalinidi, Ireland
I am extremely very happy to see an Indian website providing arts, crafts and books from all over India and dispatching to all over the world ! Great work, keep it going. Looking forward to more and more purchase from you. Thank you for your service.
Vrunda
We have always enjoyed your products.
Elizabeth, USA
Thank you for the prompt delivery of the bowl, which I am very satisfied with.
Frans, the Netherlands
I have received my books and they are in perfect condition. You provide excellent service to your customers, DHL too, and I thank you for that. I recommended you to my friend who is the director of the Aurobindo bookstore.
Mr. Forget from Montreal
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India