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Encyclopedia of Indian Heritage and Culture (In 11 Volumes)

K.L. Chanchreek (Editor) Mahesh K. Jain (Editor) Devendra Mishra (Editor)
Synopsis This encyclopedic work in eleven volumes is a very valuable and unique publication scripting all important references pertaining to rich Indian Heritage and Culture. The story of Indian Civilization and Culture is written on her stone pillars, monuments, caves, inscriptions, vast literature, works of art and architecture etc. Its rivers are sacred and mountains gorgeous. Every inch of land is pious and historical, its religious shrines have long history. The Aryan, Buddhist and Jainist Cultures have a glorious past. Many cults and sects besides Saivite, Sikhism, and Islam have flourished on this land. When renaissance began India identified her glorious past, the rich Mohen-jo-Daro and Harappan Civilization and Culture in a big way. Through the ages India's mythology, folklore, ritualism, festivals, historic, social and cultural traditions have attracted the attention of the world. The Chinese, the Arabs and the European scholars have praised her rich heritage and culture as the richest cultural treasure of humanity. The Vedas, the Buddhist and Jaina Canons and the Vast Sanskrit Literature are well known for lofty ideal and thought. Will Durant admired India as the Motherland of European race and Sanskrit as the mother of languages and philosophy. Max Muller praised Indian Culture as one of the oldest cultures on earth. Since ancient days the Greeks, the Romans, the Chinese, the Arabs and many leading races have been highly attracted towards Indian Heritage and Culture. No doubt, a cultural synthesis began in India when the Mughal Dynasty was established on Indian soil. This encyclopedic work is of great reference value. This serious endeavour will prove to be interesting to the readers wherever Indian Heritage and Culture is studied and appreciated in academic circles not only in India but throughout the world. This encyclopedia will certainly enrich and every library's collection.
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About the authors

K.L. Chanchreek

K.L. Chanchreek is a great scholar and Indologist, academician and cultural activist, linquist and folklorist, poet and litteratueur, biographer and bibliographer. Born in delhi (1933) and educated at Agra, Delhi and Punjab Universities (1952-1957), he served in various capacities under the Government of India as Research Assistant, Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology and later Member, Experts Advisory Committee, Chief Librarian, M/o Commerce and Industry, General Manager, Modern Food Industries (A govt. of India Undertaking) Chief Editor, Collected Works of Dr. Ambedkar (Dr. Ambedkar Foundatioin, Govt. of India), and Academic Adviser, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar School of Social Sciences, Bundelkhand University. He has edited several literary and social journals. He has also written an compited books and research publications on a wide range of subjects like Jainology, Buddism, literature, library and information science folklore, Dalit movement, international nad current affairs as well as on national leaders. He has nearly four dozen titles to his credit both in Hindi and English brought out by the leading publishers and Government departments.

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Mahesh K. Jain

Dr. Mahesh K. Jain, born at Rohtak in 1950 and educated at Hathras, Agra and Meerut, obtained his M.A. (Econ.) and M.Com, degrees from Agra University and Ph.D. (Econ.) from meerut. Basically an academic, Dr. Jain is associated with several social, literary, cultural organizations and possesses expertise in Print-media. He has written and edited nearly two dozen research publications on various subjects like: Management, Finance discipline, Planning, Research Methodology, Literature, and Jainology both in English and Hindi. Some of his published works are: (1) Encyclopedia of Jain Religion (Eleven Volume); (2) Jain Agams; (3) Jaina Art and Architecture: Northern and Eastern India; (4) Jaina Art and Architecture: Western, South India and jaina Bronze in Museums; (5) Jaina Economic Life; (6) Jaina Philosophy – in 2 Vols.; (7) Jaina Religion; (8) Jaina Social Life; (9) Jaina Worship and Rituals; (10) Jainism: Rishabha Deva to Mahavira; (11) Jainism and Western Thinkers; (12) Consumer Behaviour; (13) Research Methodology; (14) Management: Principles and Techniques; (15) Elements of Marketing Management; (16) Lord Mahavira; (17) Rojgar Siddhanta and Rajasva (H); (18) Samastigat Arthik Siddhanta (H); (19) Rajasva ke Siddhanta (H); (20) Bhartiya Niyojan (H).

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Bibliographic information

Title Encyclopedia of Indian Heritage and Culture (In 11 Volumes)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 25.03.2008
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8183292474
length 4094p., Plates