CONTENTS:- Preface; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; List of Contributors; Professor Ajay Mitra Shastri: Brief Biodata; Bibliography of the Writings of Prof. Ajay Mitra Shastri; Published Posthumously; Volume I: Tributes; My Pitajee / Avinash Upadhyaya; Prof. Ajay Mitra Shastri: Down the Memory Lane / Bhagwant Sahai; Ajay Mitra: My Friend / B.N. Mukherjee; Commemorating Prof. Ajay Mitra Shastri / Hans Bakker; Late Ajay Mitra Shastri / I.K. Sarma; Prof. Ajay Mitra Shastri: My Friend, Philosopher and Guide / Devendra Handa; Prof. Ajay Mitra Shastri: My Guru / Chandrashekhar Gupta; Prof. Ajay Mitra Shastri: An Unfathomable Ocean of Knowledge / S.K. Bhatt; Prof. Ajay Mitra Shastri: Reminiscences of a Scholar / Bharati Shelat; A Scholar with Diligence and Industry / Rasesh Jamindar; Prof. Ajay Mitra Shastri / Joseph Velinkar; Section I: Archaeology and History; 1. A Few New Fossil Sites from the Upper Godavari Valley, Nasik District, Maharashtra / Arun Kumar & G.L. Badam; 2. Palaeoenvironmental and Taphonomic Assessment of Western Maharashtra from Mid. Pleistocene Times / G.L. Badam; 3. Some New Thoughts on the Discovery of Ancient Dwarka / Sundaresh, A.S. Gaur, K.H. Vora, Sila Tripati & S.N. Bandodker; 4. Underwater Explorations of a Sangam Period Port Town at Poompuhar, East Coast of India / A.S. Gaur, Sundaresh & Sila Tripati; 5. Recent Explorations in District Adilabad, Andhra Pradesh / V. Shivananda & N.B. Sahu; 6. Excavation of Megalithic Burials at Dhamna (Linga), District Nagpur, Maharashtra / Chandrashekhar Gupta & Ismail Kellellu; 7. Knobbed Vessels in Southeast Asia / Ashok K. Singh & Pranab K. Chattopadhyay; 8. Antiquarian Remains of Buxar / Kumar Anand; 9. Unique Findings in Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh / G. Jawaharlal; 10. Contribution of Eran to Indian History / V.D. Jha; 11. Sir Alexander Cunningham (1814-1893) / Purushottam Singh; 12. A Brief Study of Medicine and Medical Care in Ancient India / Vijoy Lakshmi Pandeya; 13. Mauryan State's Attitude Towards Tribes and Frontier People / Aloka Parasher-Sen; 14. Himalayan Expenditions of the Maukharis vis-à-vis Huna Invasion / R.C. Bhatt, K.P. Nautiyal & M.K. Nautiyal; 15. Gopala: The Saviour of Kirttivarman Chandella / K.L. Agrawal; 16. Jagaddeva Episode in Chalukya History / Shrinivas Ritti; 17. The 'Meru' Problem in Rastrakuta History / Brahmanand Deshpande; 18. An Eyewitness Account of the Religious Bigotry of Aurangzeb by Mahamati Prananatha / P.S. Mukharya; 19. Trade and Commerce Under the Qutb Shahis (AD 1518-1687) / P. Chenna Reddy & G. Dayakar; Section II: Art and Architecture; 20. Asva-mukhi Yaksi / Gourisankar De; 21. Buddhist Architecture in Vidarbha Region / M. Ilyas Quddusi; 22. Ajanta's Dhabdhaba / Walter M. Spink; 23. Bahubali Images in Karnataka / Maruti Nandan Tiwari; 24. Reclassification of Chandella Sculptures / S.K. Sullery; 25. Temples of Boudh / P.K. Nayak; 26. Trikuta Surya-Narayana Temple at Magala / K.M. Suresh; 27. Miniature Dehura: A Unique Temple Style In Banjar, Dist. Kullu (H.P.) / M.S. Chauhan; 28. Mason Marks and Dating of Bilhari Temple (Dist. Katni) / Madan Mohan Upadhyay; 29. Vijayanagara Period: Resurgence and Continuity in Architecture, Art and Religion / J. Manuel; 30. Mahisamardini alias Sachchika in Western Rajasthan / R.C. Agrawala; 31. Six-armed Images of Avalokitesvara in the Art of Bihar / Bhagwant Sahai; 32. The Metamorphic Journey of Kubera-Vaisravana in Pan Asian Context / Preety A. Trivedi; 33. An Illustrated Manuscript of Sundara Srngara by Kaviraja Jagannatha / Shridhar Andhare; 34. The Pattern of Town in Ancient Karnataka / A.V. Narasimha Murthy; 35. Who Constructed the Rani-ki-Vav of Patan? / Suman Pandya; Volume II: Section III: Epigraphy and Numismatics; 36. Yupa Inscriptions / Vibha Upadhyaya; 37. A Note on Skandagupta's Bhitari Inscription VV. 8-12 / Hans Bakker; 38. Copperplate Inscription of Sri Harsa from Punjab / Manmohan Kumar; 39. A Survey of Inscriptions from Haryana / Devendra Handa; 40. Glimpses of Warfare and Military Organization in Ancient Chhattisgarh (Daksina Kosala) / S.R. Sharma; 41. Kandavindha Copperplate Chapter of Mahabhavagupta IV Udyotakesarin, Year 3 / Snigdha Tripathy; 42. The Brhadisvara Temple Inscription of the Bhosales of Tanjore / Vidya Gadgil; 43. Epigraphs of Gujarat/ Bharati Shelat; 44. Nasik: The Training Centre of Buddhist Monks / Shobhana Gokhale; 45. Two New Scepter Type Coins of Chandragupta / Prashant P. Kulkarni; 46. Medieval Coins of Ellichpur Mint / G.S. Khwaja; Section IV: Miscellaneous; 47. Tracing the Formative Stage of Family / Atul C. Bhowmick; 48. Varnas/Caste as Conceived in the Vedas / B.K. Pandeya; 49. The Curse of Dice / N.K. Ojha; 50. Sita in Valmiki Ramayana / G.C. Nayak; 51. A Note on Ramopakhyana / Satya Vrat; 52. Manu on Women / Ashvini Agrawal; 53. Brahmanism and Cultural Integration of Bharata / P.V. Parabrahma Sastry; 54. India and Nepal / I.K. Sarma; 55. Some Peculiar Orissan Place Names and their Cultural History / Malati Mahajan; 56. Holy Places and Temples in the Works of Sri-Harsa / Samarendra Narayan Arya; 57. Role of Water in the Growth of Indian Culture with Reference to Preservation of Water / Rasesh Jamindar; 58. Wonder that is India: Unity in Diversity / S.K. Bhatt.