Goddess Lalitambika in Indian Art, Literature & Thought
|Author||: C.V. Rangaswami|
|Description||:xviii+ 258 p., 53 b/w illus., Glossary, Appendix, Bibliography, Index|
About the Book
About the Author
Dr C.V. Rangaswami (b. 1926) had his higher education from Mysore University & Karnatak University. He served in both the universities and its colleges from 1947 to 1986 as a Lecturer in History and Archaeology and later retired as a Reader. He did his Ph.D. thesis entitled ‘The Government and Administration under the Chalukyas of Badami’, under the guidance of Dr P.B. Desai, an authority in History.
In a span of 39 years (1947-86), he has published many textbooks for degree courses and more than 50 articles. His major research work with U.G.C and ICHR are projects on ‘Revenue Settlement Reports as a Source to the History of Twin Cities of Hubli-Dharwad’ & ‘Sri Lalitambika in Literature, Art and Thought’. Other major research work is on ‘Sri Pitambara Devi (Devi Bagalamukhi) in Socio-cultural Field’ was submitted to the ICHR, New Delhi. He has written a short book on ‘Siddha Parvatavasini Devi Bagalamukhi (Pitambara Mai)’ and edited ‘Bagalamba Sataka’ of Cidananda Avadhutaru Rajayogi, an ardent worshiper and saint at Sindhanur near Raichur district, Karnataka. At the age of 86, the author is still active in writing books and articles.