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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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

My Sapphire-hued Lord, my Beloved! A complete, annotated translation of Kulacēkara Āḻvār’s Perumāḷ Tirumoḻi and of its medieval Maṇipravāḷa commentary by Periyavāccāṉ Piḷḷai, with an introduction

Author Suganya Anandakichenin
Publisher Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient / Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2018
Pages xi, 604 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 136 ; NETamil Series n˚ 2
Language English, Tamil
ISBN 978-81-8470-225-5 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-226-4 (EFEO)
Price 1500.00 INR (65.00 EUR)

The Brahmayāmalatantra or Picumata. Volume I: Chapters 1–2, 39–40 & 83. Revelation, Ritual, and Material Culture in an Early Śaiva Tantra

Author Shaman Hatley
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient / Asien-Afrika-Institut, Universität Hamburg
Year 2018
Pages xiv, 695 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 133; Early Tantra Series n˚ 5
Language Sanskrit, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-226-2 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-231-8 (EFEO).
Price 1600.00 INR (70.00 EUR)

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)

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)

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)

L’Inde française et la Grande Guerre / French India and the Great War

Author Sous la direction de Frédéric Landy ; avec les contributions de Vanessa Caru, Jacques Frémeaux, Muhammad Lutful Haq, Raphaël Malangin ; traduction vers l’anglais Maurice Shukla
Publisher Consulat Général de France à Pondichéry / Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2018
Pages 160 p., ill.
Language French, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-229-3
Price 1000.00 INR (20.00 EUR)

The Study of Stolen Love. Iṟaiyaṉār Kaḷaviyal. [rev. ed]

Author With Commentary by Nakkīraṉār. Translated from Tamil by David C. Buck and K. Paramasivam
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2017
Pages xxxv, 347 p.
Series Regards sur l’Asie du Sud / South Asian Perspectives n˚ 9
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-216-3
Price 1000.00 INR (43.00 EUR)

Gôpalla Grâmam ou le village de Gôpallam (édition bilingue tamoul-français / Tamil-French bilingual edition)

Author Récit traduit du tamoul et présenté par Elisabeth Sethupathy
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2017
Pages 267 p.
Series Regards sur l’Asie du Sud / South Asian Perspectives n˚ 10
Language Tamil, French
ISBN 978-81-8470-217-0
Price 650.00 INR (28.00 EUR)

Avacchedakatāniruktiḥ. The Avacchedakatānirukti (of the Dīdhiti and Gādādharī) with the Subodhā commentary by N.S. Ramanuja Tatacharya

Author Associate Editor S. Lakshminarasimham
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya
Year 2017
Pages vi, 290 p.
Series Regards sur l’Asie du Sud / South Asian Perspectives n˚ 8 / Vyākhyānamālā no 2. SCSVMV University Publication Series n˚ 38
Language Sanskrit
ISBN 978-81-8470-210-1 (IFP)
Price 650.00 INR (28.00 EUR)