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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)

Contribution To A Public Good Under Subjective Uncertainty

Author Anwesha Banerjee and Nicolas Gravel
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines
Year 2018
Pages 26 p.
Series CSH-IFP Working Papers n°10
Language English

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)

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)

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)

Exploring Urban Economic Resilience : The Case of A Leather Industrial Cluster in Tamil Nadu

Author Kamala Marius, G. Venkatasubramanian
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines
Year 2017
Pages 29 p.
Series USR 3330 "Savoirs et Mondes Indiens" Working papers series n°9. SUBURBIN Papers Series n°3
Language English

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)

The Archaeology of Bhakti II. Royal Bhakti, Local Bhakti

Author edited by Emmanuel Francis & Charlotte Schmid
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient
Year 2016
Pages ix, 609 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 132
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-212-5 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-221-9 (EFEO)
Price 1300.00 INR (56.00 EUR)

Tantric Studies. Fruits of a Franco-German project on Early Tantra

Author Edited by Dominic Goodall and Harunaga Isaacson
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient / Asien-Afrika-Institut, Universität Hamburg
Year 2016
Pages xxx, 305 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 131; Early Tantra Series n˚ 4
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-211-8 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-220-2 (EFEO).
Price 800.00 INR (35.00 EUR)

Shadows of Gods: An Archive and its Images

Author Gopinath Sricandane
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient
Year 2016
Pages 84 p.
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-215-6 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-223-3 (EFEO)
Price 900.00 INR (38.00 EUR)

The Four Hundred Songs of Love. An Anthology of Poems from Classical Tamil. The Akanāṉūṟu.

Author Translated and annotated by George L. Hart
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2015
Pages xx, 485 p.
Series Regards sur l’Asie du Sud / South Asian Perspectives n˚ 7
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-213-2
Price 1000.00 INR (43.00 EUR)

The Brahmayāmalatantra or Picumata. Volume II. The Religious Observances and Sexual Rituals of the Tantric Practitioner: Chapters 3, 21, and 45

Author A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Csaba Kiss
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient / Asien-Afrika-Institut, Universität Hamburg
Year 2015
Pages 373 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 130; Early Tantra Series n˚ 3
Language Sanskrit (in Roman transliteration), English
ISBN 978-81-8470-207-1 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-153-3 (EFEO)
Price 750.00 INR (32.00 EUR)

Selected Readings on Small Town Dynamics in India

Author Bhuvaneswari Raman, Mythri Prasad-Aleyamma, Rémi de Bercegol, Eric Denis, Marie-Hélène Zérah
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines
Year 2015
Pages 114 p.
Series USR 3330 "Savoirs et Mondes Indiens" Working papers series n°7. SUBURBIN Papers Series n°2
Language English

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

Author Critically edited by K.V. Ramakrishnamacharyulu
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry & Shree Somnath Sanskrit University, Veraval, Gujarat
Year 2015
Pages xl, 592 p.
Series Regards sur l’Asie du Sud / South Asian Perspectives n˚ 6 ; Shree Somnath Sanskrit University Shastragrantha series n˚ 2
Language Sanskrit
ISBN 978-81-8470-208-8
Price 1200.00 INR (52.00 EUR)

Water Governance and Climate Change Issues in Chennai

Author Samuel Roumeau, Aicha Seifelislam, Shazade Jameson, Loraine Kennedy
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry & Centre de Sciences Humaines
Year 2015
Pages 30 p.
Series USR 3330 "Savoirs et Mondes Indiens" Working papers series n°8
Language English

Early Tantric Vaiṣṇavism: Three Newly Discovered Works of the Pañcarātra. The Svāyambhuvapañcarātra, Devāmṛtapañcarātra and Aṣṭādaśavidhāna

Author Critically edited from their 11th- and 12th-century Nepalese palm-leaf manuscripts with an Introduction and Notes by Diwakar Acharya
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient / Asien-Afrika-Institut, Universität Hamburg
Year 2015
Pages lxxxvi, 229 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 129; Early Tantra Series n˚ 2
Language Sanskrit, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-206-4 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-152-6 (EFEO).
Price 700.00 INR (30.00 EUR)

The Niśvāsatattvasaṃ̣hitā. The Earliest Surviving Śaiva Tantra. Volume 1. A Critical Edition & Annotated Translation of the Mūlasūtra, Uttarasūtra & Nayasūtra

Author Edited by Dominic Goodall in collaboration with Alexis Sanderson & Harunaga Isaacson with contributions of Nirajan Kafle, Diwakar Acharya & others
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient / Asien-Afrika-Institut, Universität Hamburg
Year 2015
Pages 662 p
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 128; Early Tantra Series n˚ 1
Language Sanskrit, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-205-7 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-151-9 (EFEO)
Price 1200.00 INR (52.00 EUR)

Bhāṭṭatantrarahasyam. The Bhāṭṭatantrarahasya of Khaṇḍadeva with the Sāraprakāśikā commentary by N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya

Author N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya; associate editor S. Lakshminarasimham
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2015
Pages xxi, 664 p.
Series Regards sur l’Asie du Sud / South Asian Perspectives n˚ 4
Language Sanskrit
ISBN 978-81-8470-204-0
Price 1200.00 INR (52.00 EUR)

The Parākhyatantra. A Scripture of the Śaiva Siddhānta.

Author A critical edition and annotated translation by Dominic Goodall
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole Française d'Extrême-Orient
Year 2015
Pages cxxvi, 669 p.
Series Collection Indologie nº98
Language Sanskrit, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-118-0