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Sanskrit Week

I disagree with letter-writer Sharada Schaffter (July 23) on how old Sanskrit is. An encyclopedia on Indology says: "It is a well-known fact that the Vedas are in Sanskrit language. It is generally accepted that Lord Buddha appeared about 2,500 ... The Hindu, 1 month ago

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Events At Stanford, 2 weeks ago
Events At Stanford

Juned Shaikh: "Indology and Marxism: Caste in the Time of a Vibrant Labor Movement in Bombay, 1928-1974"

. 12:00 PM. Location: Encina Hall West, Room 208 Some of the important 20th century social movements in western India the communist led labor movements and the anti-caste movement turned to ancient Indian history to articulate a politics for ...
 Events At Stanford2 weeks ago
Mid Day

Meet the saviour of India's heritage

In January 2014, Indian newspapers reported the return of three stolen sculptures — two amorous couples (known as Mithunas in Indian art), and a stone sculpture of a male deity from the US Immigration Custom's Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security ...
 Mid Day14 hours ago

Archaeologists discover 8th Century inscription in Purulia village

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu An inscription, dating back to 8th Century carved out on a piece of rock found in West Bengal's Purulia district. Photo: Special Arrangement TOPICS The short epigraph is carved in Siddhamatrka ...
 The Hindu6 days ago

8th Century inscription found in Purulia village

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Archaeologists from the University of Calcutta have found an 8th Century inscription in a village in West Bengal's Purulia district. The inscription running into four lines was found from Dhuluri ...
 The Hindu6 days ago

The house of lords

There's a little known story about Sir C P Ramaswami Aiyar, corroborated by a piece of furniture. It stands plain and tall, so tall in fact that it keeps the writer on his feet and denies him the luxury of a chair. "So he wouldn't nap," explains ...
 Times of India1 week ago

Ananya Vajpeyi: Sanskrit and the fight against prejudice

An article in the Hindu on July 30 revealed that Dina Nath Batra, head of the Shiksha Bachao Andolan Samiti, had formed a Non-Governmental Education Commission (NGEC) to recommend ways to Indianise education. I had encountered Batra's notions about ...
 The Gulf Today1 week ago

The story of my Sanskrit

Sanskrit must be taken back from the clutches of Hindu supremacists, bigots, believers in brahmin exclusivity, misogynists, Islamophobes and a variety of other wrong-headed characters on the right, whose colossal ambition to control India's vast ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
Times of India

We intend to be India's bridge with Europe: Lithuania's culture minister, Sarunas Birutis

He loves India and has been there over six times. Ask him what he misses most and his answer is quick "The spirit of India - the way even the poor smile at you all the time". Soft spoken but aggressive on building a strong cultural connection with ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

Indian music and culture from Manipur in Bulgaria

Recently the ancient culture of India was presented in Bulgaria through the program of the International Folklore Festival in Veliko Tarnovo and several other forums held under the auspices of CIOFF (Council of Organizations of International ...
 BNR2 weeks ago
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