Prof. (Dr.) Anupa Pande is a gold medalist in M.A. from Advanced Centre of Ancient History, Culture and Archaeology, University of Allahabad, India, from where she also obtained her D.Phil. She is a good Sanskritist and has a fair knowledge of Pali, Prakrit, Chinese, German and Persian languages. She has also got the degrees of Sangita Prabhakar (B. Music) and Diploma in Chinese language. She has published over three dozen research papers in reputed national and international journals and also four research works, A Historical and Cultural study of the Natyasastra of Bharata (Jodhpur, 1991), The Na?yasastra Tradition and Ancient Indian Society (Jodhpur, 1993), Abhinavabharati (Allahabad, 1997), The Buddhist Cave Paintings of Bagh (Delhi, 2002). She has coordinated international and national seminars. In 2003, she coordinated an International Seminar focussing on South-East Asian Art and later also edited its proceedings, Cultural Interface of India with Asia: Religion, Art and Architecture (Delhi, 2004). She has coordinated national and international exhibitions also. She has delivered lectures in various universities and museums in India and abroad. She has been engaged in teaching for the past twenty-six years in the University of Allahabad and the National Museum Institute, New Delhi. She is currently Professor and Head of the Department of History of Art, National Museum Institute, New Delhi. Dr. Mandira Sharma holds a doctorate degree in History of Art from the National Museum Institute, New Delhi. Presently, she is Project Coordinator at Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi.