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The Vārāṇasīmāhātmya of the Bhairavaprādurbhāva: A Twelfth-Century Glorification of Vārāṇasī

Author by Peter C. Bisschop
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient
Year 2021
Pages iv, 190 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚148
Language Sanskrit, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-240-8 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-243-1 (EFEO)
Price 500.00 INR (19.00 EUR)

Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntabhūṣaṇam. The Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntabhūṣaṇa of Kauṇḍabhaṭṭa with the Nirañjanī commentary by Ramyatna Shukla and Prakāśa explanatory notes by K.V. Ramakrishnamacharyulu. Part III (Samāsaśaktinirṇaya)

Author Critically edited by K.V. Ramakrishnamacharyulu
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Shree Somnath Sanskrit University, Veraval, Gujarat / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient
Year 2021
Pages xxxiii, 547 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚149; Shree Somnath Sanskrit University Shastra Grantha series n˚ 7
Language Sanskrit
ISBN 978-81-8470-241-5 (IFP) / 978-93-83097-46-3 (SSSU) / 978-2-85539-244-8 (EFEO)
Price 1400.00 INR (45.00 EUR)

The Yoga of the Matsyendrasaṃhitā. A critical edition and annotated translation of chapters 1–13 and 55

Author Csaba Kiss
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient
Year 2021
Pages 608 p.
Series Collection Indologie n° 146 / Haṭha Yoga Series n° 1
Language Sanskrit, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-239-2 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-241-7 (EFEO)
Price 900.00 INR (32.00 EUR)

Of glass, skills and life: Craft consciousness among Firozabad’s glassworkers

Author Arnaud Kaba in collaboration with Shankare Gowda
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines
Year 2021
Pages 35 p.
Series CSH-IFP Working Papers n°18
Language English

Linguistic and Textual Aspects of Multilingualism in South India and Sri Lanka

Author Edited by Giovanni Ciotti and Erin McCann
Publisher Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient / Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2021
Pages xiii, 817 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚147; NETamil Series n˚8
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-238-5 (IFP); 978-2-85539-242-4 (EFEO)
Price 2000.00 INR (64.00 EUR)

The Peruṅkuṟiñci (Kuṟiñcippāṭṭu). A critical edition of the text, with the commentary of Nacciṉārkkiṉiyar

Author T. Rajeswari
Publisher Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient / Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2020
Pages clxxxii, 364 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚142; NETamil Series n˚6
Language Tamil (with an introduction in English)
ISBN 978-81-8470-233-0 (IFP); 978-2-85539-237-0 (EFEO)
Price 1000.00 INR (34.00 EUR)

Niśvāsamukhatattvasaṃhitā, 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 / Asien-Afrika-Institut, Universität Hamburg
Year 2020
Pages 555 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 145 / Early Tantra Series n˚ 6
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°17
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

Spaces of Intermediation and Political Participation: A Study of Kusumpur Pahadi Redevelopment Project 2019. Field-Work Grant, IAPI -2019

Author Naomi Prachi Hazarika
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines
Year 2020
Pages 23 p.
Series CSH-IFP Working Papers n°16
Language English

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)

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 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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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