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Inscriptions of Orissa: With Special Reference to Subarnapur

Price : $30.75
ISBN # : 9789350180426
Author : Pabitra Mohan Nayak
pages: 128
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Readworthy Publications
Published : 2011

Sonepur, the headquarters of Subarnapur district of Orissa, has witnessed the rise and fall of many royal dynasties the Bhanjas, Somavamsis, Teluguchodas, Kalachuris, Gangas and Chauhans. They left footprints of their cultural heritage on monuments, copperplates, coins, rocks and stones scattered here and there through the length and breadth of Subarnapur.

This book attempts to record the voice of history engraved on slabs of stone or pieces of metal. It presents interpretation of 19 inscriptions of Subarnapur throwing a flood of light on the political, social, cultural and economic life under the Chauhans who ruled this region for about 300 years.

Contents:
The Stambhes vari Stone Inscription Lupursinga Copperplate The Meghla Grant of Raja Prithvi Sing The Gobindpur Charter of Prithvi Sing The Ghikundhi Copperplate Grant of Prithvi Sing Inscription on the Ka s i Vis vana th Temple of Lupursinga The Baghmarakud Rock Inscription Four Inscriptions of the Gundicha Temple Inscription on the Laks mi -Narasim ha Image of the Gundicha Temple Inscription on a Red Sandstone of the Bhairava Temple Two Marble Inscriptions of the Pa rvati Temple The Gopa lji Temple Inscription The Pan caratha Temple Stone Inscription Marble Inscription of the Pa rvati pati Temple, Parvatipur Appendix I: A New Copperplate Grant of the Time of Mahasivagupta Yayati-II Appendix II Bibliography Index Illustrations

Author Bio:
P.M. Nayak is at present the Director, Valmiki Ramayana Project, Rastriya Sanskrit University, Tirupati. Earlier he served as Reader, Government Colleges of Sundargarh and Rourkela; Principal, Bonaigarh College and Sonepur College; and Registrar, Sambalpur University and Berhampur University. He was promoted to the Professor's grade in 1996 and retired in 1997. Besides publishing a good number of research papers in national and international journals of repute, Prof. Nayak has 17 books to his credit. He has received many awards including the Orissa Sahitya Academy Award.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Tuesday 26 July, 2011.
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