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The French Institute of Pondicherry publishes scientific books, articles, maps and CDs in the fields of Indology, Ecology and Social Sciences.

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Niśvāsamukhatattvasamhitā, A Preface to the Earliest Surviving Śaiva Tantra (on non-Tantric Śaivism at the Dawn of the Mantramārga). Critical Edition, with Introduction & Annotated Translation and an Appendix containing Śivadharmasaṅgraha 5–9.

Author Edited by Nirajan Kafle with a foreword by Dominic Goodall
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient
Pages 555 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 145
Language Sanskrit, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-237-8 (IFP) ; 978-2-85539-240-0 (EFEO)
Price 1000.00 INR (43.00 EUR)

Can Landscape Empower Rural “Minorities” Through Tourism? Eco-Ethnicity in the Highlands of India, Nepal, China, Laos and Vietnam

Author Frédéric Landy, Raghubir Chand, Steve Dery, Pierre Dérioz, Olivier Ducourtieux, Nadège Garambois, Evelyne Gauché, Marie-Anne Germaine, Mauve Letang, Isabelle Sacareau
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines
Year 2020
Pages 31 p.
Series CSH-IFP Working Papers n°16
Language English

Flowers in Cupped Hands for Śiva. A critical edition of the Śambhupuṣpāñjali, a seventeenth-century manual of private worship by Saundaranātha

Author edited by Deviprasad Mishra with the help of the late S. Sambandhaśivācārya and with an introduction by Dominic Goodall
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient
Year 2020
Pages 416 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 144
Language Sanskrit, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-236-1 (IFP) ; 978-2-85539-239-4 (EFEO)
Price 900.00 INR (38.00 EUR)

Debates on Muslim Caste in North India and Pakistan: from colonial ethnography to pasmanda mobilization

Author Julien Levesque
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines
Year 2020
Pages 23 p.
Series CSH-IFP Working Papers n°15
Language English

Inequality of Opportunity in Indian Society

Author Arnaud Lefranc, Tista Kundu
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines
Year 2020
Pages 36 p.
Series CSH-IFP Working Papers n°14
Language English

Pondicherry: A Social and Political History

Author David Annoussamy
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2020
Pages 218 p.
Language English
ISBN ISBN: 978-81-8470-235-4
Price 700.00 INR (28.00 EUR)

The Commentary Idioms of the Tamil Learned Traditions

Author Edited by Suganya Anandakichenin and Victor D’Avella
Publisher Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient / Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2020
Pages iv, 603 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 141 ; NETamil Series n˚ 5
Language English, Tamil
ISBN ISBN: 978-81-8470-232-3 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-236-3 (EFEO).
Price 1000.00 INR (43.00 EUR)

The Three Early Tiruvantātis of the Tivyappirapantam

Author Annotated Translation and Glossary by Eva Wilden with the collaboration of Marcus Schmücker
Publisher Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient / Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2020
Pages xiii, 556 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 143 ; NETamil Series n˚ 7
Language Tamil, English
ISBN ISBN: 978-2-85539-238-7 (EFEO) / 978-81-8470-234-7 (IFP)
Price 900.00 INR (38.00 EUR)

Temple Design in Six Early Śaiva Scriptures. Critical edition and translation of the prāsādalakṣaṇa-portions of the Bṛhatkālottara, Devyāmata, Kiraṇa, Mohacūrottara, Mayasaṃgraha & Piṅgalāmata

Author Libbie Mills
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient
Year 2019
Pages 665 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 138
Language Sanskrit, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-228-6 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-233-2 (EFEO)
Price 1500.00 INR (65.00 EUR)

Pondicherry past and present. Pondichéry hier et aujourd'hui. 2nd ed. [CD-ROM]

Author Jean Deloche
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole Française d'Extrême-Orient
Year 2019
Series Collection Indologie n°107
Language English, French
ISBN 978-81-8470-154-8
Price 300.00 INR (14.00 EUR)

Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntabhūṣaṇam. The Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntabhūṣaṇa of Kauṇḍabhaṭṭa with the Nirañjanī commentary by Ramyatna Shukla and Prakāśa explanatory notes by K.V. Ramakrishnamacharyulu. Part II (Lakārārtha-, Kārakārtha- and Nāmārtha-chapters)

Author Critically edited by K.V. Ramakrishnamacharyulu
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Shree Somnath Sanskrit University, Veraval, Gujarat / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient
Year 2019
Pages [10], xxviii, 598 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚139; Shree Somnath Sanskrit University Shastra Grantha series n˚ 5
Language Sanskrit
ISBN 978-81-8470-230-9 (IFP) / 978-93-83097-33-3 (SSSU) / 978-2-85539-234-9 (EFEO)
Price 1400.00 INR (60.00 EUR)

Tirumaṅkai Āḻvār’s Five Shorter Works: Experiments in Literature

Author annotated translation with glossaries Lynn Ate
Publisher Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient / Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2019
Pages ix, 433 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 140 ; NETamil Series n˚ 4
Language English, Tamil
ISBN 978-81-8470-231-6 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-235-6 (EFEO)
Price 900.00 INR (38.00 EUR)

Evaluating Education Systems

Author Nicolas Gravel, Edward Levavasseur and Patrick Moyes
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines
Year 2019
Pages 40 p.
Series CSH-IFP Working Papers n°13
Language English

Is the preference of the majority representative?

Author Mihir Bhattacharya and Nicolas Gravel
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines
Year 2019
Pages 26 p.
Series CSH-IFP Working Papers n°12
Language English

Jain Sites of Tamil Nadu [DVD-ROM]

Author Nalini Balbir, Karine Ladrech, N. Murugesan, K. Rameshkumar
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2018
Series Regards sur l’Asie du Sud / South Asian Perspectives n˚ 12
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-223-1
Price 300.00 INR (14.00 EUR)

Domestic Rituals of the Atharvaveda in the Paippalāda Tradition of Orissa: Śrīdhara’s Vivāhādikarmapañjikā. Volume I: Book One, Part One: General Prescriptions.

Author Edited with an introduction by Arlo Griffiths & Shilpa Sumant
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient
Year 2018
Pages cxxxiii, 172 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 135
Language Sanskrit, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-224-8 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-227-1 (EFEO).
Price 800.00 INR (35.00 EUR)

Speak, Memory: Oral Histories of Kodaikanal Dalits

Author Alexandra de Heering
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2018
Pages xxi, 401 p.
Series Regards sur l’Asie du Sud / South Asian Perspectives n˚ 11
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-220-0
Price 1200.00 INR (52.00 EUR)

A Grammar of Old Tamil for Students

Author Eva Wilden
Publisher Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient / Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2018
Pages 226 p. + 2 folded sheets
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 137; NETamil Series n˚3
Language English, Tamil
ISBN 978-81-8470-227-9 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-232-5 (EFEO)
Price 650.00 INR (28.00 EUR)

Vertical governance and corruption in urban India: The spatial segmentation of public food distribution

Author Frédéric Landy with the collaboration of Thomas François, Donatienne Ruby, Peeyush Sekhsaria
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines
Year 2018
Pages 17 p.
Series CSH-IFP Working Papers n°11
Language English

A Critical Edition and an Annotated Translation of the Akanāṉūṟu (Part 1 - Kaḷiṟṟiyāṉainirai). அகநானூறு என்னும் நெடுந்தொகை நானூறு முதற்பகுதி - களிற்றியானைநிரை (1 – 120) [ 3 vols]

Author Eva Wilden
Publisher Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient / Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2018
Pages i-cxlix + 1-787; 1-470 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 134 ; NETamil Series 1.1, 1.2, 1.3; Critical Texts of Caṅkam Literature – 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
Language Tamil, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-219-4 (IFP) / 978 2 85539 2257 (EFEO)
Price 3000.00 INR (130.00 EUR)