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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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Śaiva Rites of Expiation. A First Edition and Translation of Trilocanaśiva’s Twelfth-Century Prāyaścittasamuccaya (With a Transcription of Hṛdayaśiva’s Prāyaścittasamuccaya)

Author Critically edited & translated by R. Sathyanarayanan with an introduction by Dominic Goodall
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient
Year 2015
Pages 651 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 127
Language Sanskrit, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-203-3 (IFP) / 978-2-85539-218-9 (EFEO)
Price 1200.00 INR (52.00 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)

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)

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)

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

An Enquiry into the Nature of Liberation : Bhaṭṭa Rāmakaṇṭha’s Paramokṣanirāsakārikāvṛtti, a commentary on Sadyojyotiḥ's refutation of twenty conceptions of the liberated state (mokṣa).

Author For the first time critically edited, translated into English and annotated by Alex Watson, Dominic Goodall, S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole Française d'Extrême-Orient
Year 2013
Pages 508 p.
Series Collection Indologie n°122
Language Sanskrit, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-195-1
Price 900.00 INR (38.00 EUR)

Bilingual Discourse and Cross-Cultural Fertilisation: Sanskrit and Tamil in Medieval India.

Author Edited by Whitney Cox and Vincenzo Vergiani
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole Française d'Extrême-Orient
Year 2013
Pages x, 466 p.
Series Collection Indologie n°121
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-194-4
Price 900.00 INR (38.00 EUR)