The History and Culture of the Pālas of Bengal and Bihar, Cir. 750 A.D.-cir. 1200 A.D.
The Palas Of Bengal And Bihar Had Contributed Immensely For The Growth And Development Of The History And Culture Of Our Ancient Past. In More Sense Than One, It Is A Glorious Period Also In The Cultural History Of The Above Land. During This Period, An Efflorescence Of Lierature, Hinduism, Jainism And Buddhism, And Art And Architecture Enriched Our Cultural Heritage. Not A Single Monograph Has So Far Been Published On Their Numerous Epigraphs Which Has Attracted Our Attention More And More, And Finally We Are Able To Produce A Comprehensive Monograph On The Above Subject. The Subject Matter Includes Introduction, The Pala Insriptions In Outline, Political History Of The Pala Kings And Their Genealogy, Administration, Social And Economic Life, Religion And Iconography, Art And Architecture, The Learning And Education Of The Society And The Literary Value Of The Inscriptions And Bibliography. It Was Submitted As Thesis For The Ph.D. Degree In Jadavpur University In 1987. Three Of The Examiners Of India And Abroad Have Expressed Their High Opinions Regarding This Monumental Work.
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A.D. approx A.S.I. Memoir architecture artists Asiatic Society Banerjee Bangadh Bangaon Bangla Desher Itihasa belonging Bengal and Bihar Bhagalpur Bhagalpur Copper Plate Bihar Brahmanas Brahmin Buddha Buddhist Calcutta coins Copper Plate grant Copper Plate Inscription D.C. Sircar dated deities Devapala Dharmapala Dinajpur district donated engraved epigraphs famous Gauda Gaudalekhamala Gaya goddess Gopala Govindapala Gupta Hindu History of Bengal Ibid Image Inscription India Indian Museum Itihasa Journ Kanauj Kavya Khalimpur Copper Plate Kulyavapa land Madanapala Mahlpala Maitreya Majumdar Manuscript mentioned minister monastery Monghyr Nalanda Narayanapala Nepal Paharpur paintings Pal Yuger Chitrakala Pal-Sen Yuger Bamsanucharita Pala dynasty Pala empire Pala kingdom Pala kings Pala period Pala rulers preserved Purana Rajshahi Rajyapala Ramacharita Ramapala records references regnal reign religion religious royal Saiva Sanskrit Saraswati Sastri scholars sculptures Sena Shilalekh sikhara Siva Stone Inscription stupas Surapala Tamrasasanadir Prasanga temple Vaidyadeva Varendra verse Vigrahapala Vihara village Visaya Vyakarana