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The Indo-Asian Culture January 1953


In satyagraha the aim is to make the will of the satyagrahi prevail over the other by enlisting the co-operation of the erstwhile 'enemy'. [...] In the sixteenth century under the great Mughals both the streams met on the plains of the Indus and the Ganges to come to terms with each other and enrich the Indian soil with their union. [...] Guru Arjun the fifth Guru of the Sikhs and the copiler of the Sikh Scriptures was once asked what was the best religion of the world. [...] The Pitaka in the Eastern dialect was in a Prakrit not yet discovered but probably similar to the Prakrit used in the Asokan inscription of the east while the Pitaka in the Western dialect was in PaiAaci or Sauraseni the refined and revised form of which is Pali and the third in the North-Western dialect prevalent around Mathura and Gandhara a form of Sanskrit with Prakrit mitures known as [...] Just like its ancient Indian prototype (the Natya) it consists of dancing singing and instrumental music the modulation of the vocal expression being much more subtle and intense than the expression of the features while gesture is restricted to the conventional postures of dance." And as in the major types of the ancient Indian plays the usual scene of the Burmese drama is the palace and the
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i-x A.C. Sen view
Mahatma Gandhi’s Satyagraha VS. War
235-246 Nirmal Bose view
Some Aspects of Indo-Kambuja Culture
247-253 R.C. Majumdar view
The Religion of Guru Nanak
254-260 Sardul Caveeshar view
The Pali Language
261-265 Nalinaksha Dutt view
The Dances of Burma and the Indian Natya
266-272 Manomohan Ghosh view
The Kandyan Dance
273-275 Rabindranath Tagore view
Islam in India—the First Phase
276-283 N.B. Roy view
Tribal Life in India and Its Problems
284-293 Tarak Das view
Places of Buddhist Pilgrimage: Bodhgaya and Sarnath
294-300 A. Ghosh view
Buddha’s First Discourse in Ban Aras-Sarn Ath
301-305 unknown view
Dhamma-Cakka-Pavattana Sutta
306-309 unknown view
Theravadinam Kotuhala-Janaka Nikayantara-Sangahita Katipaya Gantha
310-315 unknown view
Contemporary Indian Thought
316-330 unknown view
News of the Quarter
331-352 unknown view
Book Reviews
353-358 unknown view
i-ii unknown view

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