Kalhana's Rajatarangini by M.A.Stein (2 Vol Set )
If you are a history buff or simply intrigued by the rich culture and heritage of ancient India, then Kalhana's Rajatarangini is a book you simply cannot miss! Penned by the illustrious historian Kalhana, this book is a captivating chronicle of the kings and queens who once ruled the beautiful valley of Kashmir.
Spanning over 800 years, from the ancient era to the medieval period, Rajatarangini paints a vivid picture of the political, social, and cultural landscape of Kashmir. With its detailed accounts of battles, alliances, and the rise and fall of empires, this book is a treasure trove of information for anyone interested in the history of the Indian subcontinent.
But what makes Kalhana's Rajatarangini truly special is the author's masterful storytelling. With his lyrical prose and keen eye for detail, Kalhana brings to life the characters and events that shaped Kashmir's history. From the brave warriors who fought to protect their homeland to the cunning rulers who plotted their way to the throne, each figure in Rajatarangini is portrayed with nuance and depth.
Moreover, the book also provides a fascinating glimpse into the everyday lives of the people who inhabited Kashmir in ancient times. From their customs and traditions to their food and clothing, Kalhana's Rajatarangini gives readers a glimpse into a world that is both distant and familiar.
Sir Stein, recognising the Inestimable value of the only work of its kind, succeeded in publishing the critical edition of the text. This illustrious venture has been presented as a fully annotated translation of the chronicle, in 2 volumes, reprinted as Vol. I and Vol. II here, the former containing the translation of the first seven Taranga's of the original Sanskrit and the latter that of remaining eighth Taranga.
Publisher - Gulshan Books
|Book Name||Kalhana's Rajatarangini (Set of 2 vol)|
|Pages||Vol 1 : 596, Vol 2 : 748|
|Total Book Weight||2.5 kg|