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Nanda Devi
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: John Roskelley
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-09-01 - Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

In 1976, John Roskelley joined an expedition to climb Nanda Devi, a 26,645-foot peak in India's remote northwest frontier. What unfolded during this climb was a story of strong emotion, conflicting ambitions, death and victory, desire and regret. This is the story of Willi Unsoeld, the expedition leader who supported
Nalinibala Devi
Language: en
Pages: 47
Authors: Preeti Barua
Categories: Women poets, Assamese
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Sahitya Akademi

On the life and works of Nalinibala Devi, 1898-1977, Assamese poetess.
Rukmini Devi Arundale, 1904-1986
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Avanthi Meduri
Categories: Bharata natyam
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishe

The essay in this book endeavour to capture the multifaceted cultural and aesthetic legacy of Rukmini Devi preserved both in India and international scholars, including dance cirtics, dance administrators, dancers, dance teachers, bueraucrats, and alumni of the world-renowned lalakshetra arts institution that Rukmini Devi founded in 1936. The essaysalso discuss
Nanda Devi
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Hugh Thomson
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-16 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The story of an amazing journey to one of the remotest, most mysterious places on earth Until 1934 the Nanda Devi Sanctuary had never been visited by human beings. Surrounded by 20,000 foot peaks which effectively seal off the mountain at their centre it is virtually impenetrable. But in 1934
Language: en
Pages: 373
Authors: John Stratton Hawley, Donna Marie Wulff
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-07-01 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

The monotheistic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have severely limited the portrayal of the divine as feminine. But in Hinduism "God" very often means "Goddess." This extraordinary collection explores twelve different Hindu goddesses, all of whom are in some way related to Devi, the Great Goddess. They range from