Selected Publications of Nalini Rao, PhD

2020: The Hindu Monastery in South India: Social, Religious and Artistic Traditions. Lexington Books, MD US. Rao, N.

2020: “New Perspectives on Jain Architecture and Sculpture at Sravana Belagola,” Int. J. of Indic Religions, Vol. 2, No. 3, Art. 2, pp. 1-18. Rao, N.

2019: Archaeology and Community Identity: The Case of Siddhapur in Western India.

2019: “An Analysis of Political Power through Royal Iconography,” Nidan, Vol 4, No. 1 (July 2019), pp. 157-180. (Sept.)

2018: Indus Valley Civilization. Encyclopedia. Hinduism and Tribal Religions. Edited by Jain, Pankaj; Sherma, Rita; Khanna, Madhu.

2017: “Journey to the Beyond: Expressionist Paintings and Poetry of Rabindranath Tagore,” Nidan – Int. J. for Indian Studies, Vol. 2, No. 4, p. 24 (Dec.).

2017: “Religious Kingship in Cambodia and India: The Role and Status Purohita (King’s Priest) in the Context of the Devarāja (god-king) Tradition,” Nidan – Int. J. for Indian Studies, Vol. 2, No. 1, (July), pp. 1-12.

2016: “Navaratri in South India. Symbolism and Power in Royal Rituals,” Sagar – A South Asia Research J., Vol. XXIV.

2016: “Royal Religious Beneficence in Pre-Modern India: Political and Social Implications,” Int. J. of Dharma Studies, Vol. 4, Art. 7, (July), pp. 1-11.

2014: Yoga: The Art of Transformation, curated by Debra Diamond. An Exhibition Review. Exemplar, Vol. 2.2 (Fall 2014), pp.41-49. Rao, Nalini and Banerji, Debashish.