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  • COGNITIVE MAP of Muktesvara Temple. The web version of COGNITIVE MAP (with background Audio) and following five volumes of News Letter has been uploaded at the Website of IGNCA.
  • American Council for Southern Asian Art. The American Council for Southern Asian Art (ACSAA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the study and awareness of the art of South and Southeast Asia.
  • South Asian Art Archive at the University of Pennsylvania. The South Asia photographic archive at the University of Pennsylvania, set up in 1979, principally duplicates the holdings of the American Institute of Indian Studies' Center for Art and Archaeology in Gurgaon, near Delhi, India. Holdings currently consist of approx. 80,000 black-and-white photographs (classified by period and region), site and museum indexes, and approx. 4,000 color slides. By agreement with the AIIS and the Smithsonian Foreign Currencies Program, which funds the Gurgaon Center, photographs added to the Gurgaon archive are added also to the archive in Philadelphia, keeping it a current tool for research. Strong in architecture and sculpture, the archive also has documentation in the areas of miniature painting, Baroque architecture in India, and architecture and sculpture from other parts of South Asia.
  • Michael W. Meister's Home Page. Michael W. Meister, former Chair of the History of Art Department at the University of Pennsylvania, is a specialist in the art of South Asia. His research focuses on temple architecture, the morphology of meaning, and other aspects of the art of the Indian sub-continent.
  • The National Museum of India. The National Museum, opened to the public in its current location on December 18, 1960, houses more than 2, 00, 000 works of art, Indian and international, spanning more than five thousand years. Apart from extensive and varied collections from around the world, a major attraction here is the gallery on Buddhist art.  Eighty-four select exhibits are displayed which include the highly revered sacred relics of the Buddha (5th century BC) excavated from Piprawaha in the Basti district of Uttar Pradesh, Thankas, Kapardina Buddha from Ahicchhatra, Buddha's foot-prints from Nagarjunakonda and scenes from his life while at Sarnath. Other sculptures, terracotta figures, and ritual items, from the three principal Buddhist sects - Hinayana, Mahayana and Vajrayana - line the walls, representing Nepal, Tibet, Central Asia, Burma, Java and Cambodia, as well as India. 
  • Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Berlin
  • Global Hindu Electronic Network Gallery of Hindu Pictures. The Global Hindu Electronic Networks presents an extensive gallery of Hindu pictures and art. This extensive collection is comprised of several thousand categorized images.
  • The Black Peacock Gallery. Art miniatures and architecture from India
  • Asian Arts
  • Indian Art (Berger Foundation)
  • Goloka (Black Peacock). Kangra paintings; thirty seven paintings from the Mewari school dating back to the late 17th-early 18th century, illustrating Jayadeva Goswami's Gita-Govinda; scenes from Rama's exile in the forest from the Ramayana, and others.
  • RH Meadow of Harvard University
  • Sacred Visions, Early Paintings from Central Tibet. Curators Steven M. Kossak & Jane Casey Singer of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York from October 6, 1998 to January 17, 1999 and at the Rietberg Museum, Zurich, Switzerland from February 14 to May 16, 1999.
  • Early Tibetan Mandalas: The Rossi Collection. Early Tibetan Mandalas: The Rossi Collection has been exhibited in Paris, France, Maastricht, Holland, and most recently in Peaceful Wind Gallery, Santa Fe, NM from Sept. 16 - October 29, 1994. The collection featured 14 fine Tibetan paintings of mandalas dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries, from Rossi & Rossi, London.
  • Buddhist Thangka Gallery from the Taeger Collection
  • Mandir: Hindu Temples Reference Center. A listing of temple locations, events, resources, news, photos, art, histories, and articles.
  • Templenet - Indian Temple website
  • Harappa: the Latest Discoveries 1995-98 by JM Kenoyer of the University of Wisconsin
  • Harappa: The Indus Valley Civilization
  • Coins of India. A list of various resources on ancient and modern Indian coinage.
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