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  • THE SCIENCE OF RELIGION OR SANATANA VAIDIKA DHARMA: An Attempt at an Exposition of Principles. by Das, Bhagavan.
    Das, Bhagavan.
    THE SCIENCE OF RELIGION OR SANATANA VAIDIKA DHARMA: An Attempt at an Exposition of Principles.

    Edition: Second edition.

    Banares, India: The Ananda Publishing House (Theosophical Society - Indian Section) (1948). Hardcover - Includes a new preface to this edition. The publication information on the copyright page indicates a first edition in 1917 of 1000 copies and this edition, also in 1000 copies. 128 pp.

    Condition: An inexpensively printed book but overall very good in medium blue cloth with dark blue lettering.

    Book ID: 80994
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  • Ebersole, Robert.
    BLACK PAGODA.

    Edition: First printing.

    Gainesville: University Of Florida Press, 1957. dj. Hardcover first edition - A study of the Orissan Hindu temples which began in the 8th century and culminated in the Temple of the Sun completed in the 13th century. After seven centuries the ruins of the Black Pagoda still stand in eastern India, and this book contains many photographs of the temple and of details of the sculpture which adorns the entire surface. Large format. Notes, bibliography, 105 pp.

    Condition: Fine in a good only dustjacket (chips to dj, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 46306
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  • LEELA, THE GAME OF SELF-KNOWLEDGE: Commentaries. by Joharim, Harish; Foreword by Claudio Naranjo.
    Joharim, Harish; Foreword by Claudio Naranjo.
    LEELA, THE GAME OF SELF-KNOWLEDGE: Commentaries.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, (1975). First edition - Leela is an ancient Indian game - the version used as the basis for this translation was brought to the US in 1969 by Harish Johari, foreword by Claudio Naranjo. 143 pp. ISBN: 0-698106474.

    Condition: Good only in black illustrated wrappers (rubbing to covers). No game board.

    Book ID: 88532
    Keywords: hindu, Occult and magic
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  • IN HANUMAN'S HANDS: A Memoir. by Rao, Cheeni.
    Rao, Cheeni.
    IN HANUMAN'S HANDS: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperOne / Harper Collins, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first book (although he had short stories and plays published). Although Rao notes in his introduction that this is not a "factually accurate recounting of his life" but a book "pulled from my experiences and from the stories of my relatives." An account of how this "descendant of generations of Brahmin priests chose a tragic path to enlightenment. His powerful memoir describes in harrowing detail Raos troubles with crack addiction and the spiritual awakening that led to his recovery." (Washington Post) 399 pp. ISBN: 978-0060736620.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (toning to pages)

    Book ID: 88874
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  • AN UNRESTORED WOMAN. by Rao, Shobha.
    Rao, Shobha.
    AN UNRESTORED WOMAN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Flatiron Books, (2016). SIGNED first edition - The author's first book, a collection of twelve paired stories, which are rooted in the 1947 partition between India and Pakistan, a time when nearly a million immigrants were killed, and tens of thousands of women were abducted and brutalized. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Author's note. Glossary. 242 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated black wrappers.

    Book ID: 67316
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