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DetailsThe book essays at discovering what is special about the uniqueness of Sri Harimandar Sahib, and how it embodies, in an architectural form, the body of a dogma, a massive faith, a live tradition and finally the glory of the Supreme.The book has a strong visual thrust and wide-ranging photographs bringing forth the rich monumental wealth, also capturing Sri Harimandar Sahib's round-the-clock glimpses and life at and around the temple.ABOUT THE AUTHORS:Dr. Daljeet, an eminent art scholar, is the Curator-in-charge of the Department of Painting, National Museum. An archaeologist, who later moved to the world of museums, her work has elicited extensive travel both in India and abroad. A prolific writer, she has penned several books, catalogues, portfolios and articles on Indian Art, Architecture and Painting. Her prestigious volume on the Mughal and Deccani Paintings from the collection of the National Museum, New Delhi, has been widely acclaimed both by-scholars and art connoisseurs.Among her other noteworthy publications are Shakuntala, Immortal Miniatures and Monuments of India, Vol. I. She was recently awarded the Delhi State Award, Vishisht Kriti Samman 2002-2003, for her book, Krishna: Raga se Viraga tak. In 1999, at the behest of the Government of Punjab, she set up a special exhibition on the Sikh Heritage at Anandpur Sahib, in commemoration of the tercentenary celebrations of the Birth of the Khalsa. This enterprise culminated in her recent book, The Sikh Heritage: A Search for Totality. Currently; she is working on a catalogue of Pahari Miniatures from the collection of the National Museum.Prof P. C. Jain, an instinctive poet, linguist and aesthetician, commenced his career in 1961, as a lecturer of English literature and accomplished rare research on Hindi linguistics too. Having published his poetry and short stories, he has also translated the book, Introduction to Logic and the Scientific Method, in two volumes. Subsequently, he made a shift to journalism and active politics, and despite his hectic political life, he continued with his academic pursuits and edited the Hindi daily, Lokpath, for over two decades and contributed stories and articles to several other leading newspapers.His recent publication, Gandhi in Stamps, has been rated as 'an outstanding book'. He too is a co-recipient of the Delhi State Award, Vishisht Kriti Samman 2002-2003 for the book, Krishna: Raga ·se Viraga tak and co-authored other important publications with Dr Daljeet, that include Shakuntala, Monuments of India, Vol. 1 and Khjuraho. Among his other forthcoming publications with Dr Daljeet include Indian Miniatures, Tantra and Ramayana.
SKU Code PRK B 6272 Weight in Kg 0.2000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9788172340568 Author Name DR. DALIJEET SINGH & PROF. P C JAIN. Photographs: Rajbir Singh Publisher Name PRAKASH BOOKS