Footfalls of Indian History

Footfalls of Indian History

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Author: Sister Nivedita
Publisher: Rupa
Year: 2002
Language: English
Pages: 264
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171676588


In Footfalls of Indian History, the reader will discover the rich cultural heritage of India through a loving study of how she came to be. The book is a fascinating historical journey from the ancient seats of Buddhism to the caves of Ajanta.

It delineates the travels to India of the legendary Fa Hien and Hiouen Tsang. It reflects on the rise of and relation between religions like Buddhism and Hinduism.

It also embarks on a study of the great epics-Mahabharata and Ramayana. And to guide the reader on this great journey is one of the most pious and enlightened souls associated with the intellectual and spiritual awakening of India, Sister Nivedita.


The History of Man as Determined by Place

The History of India and its Study

The Cities of Buddhism

Rajgir: An Ancient Babylon


The Ancient Abbey of Ajanta

The Chinese Pilgrim

The Relation between Buddhism and Hinduism

Elephanta the Synthesis of Hinduism

Some Problems of Indian

The Final Recension of the Mahabharata

The Rise of Vaishnavism under the Guptas

The Historical Significance of the Northern Pilgrimage

The Old Brahmanical Learning

The City in Classical Europe: A Visit to Pompeii

A Study of Banaras