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A man of languages

Meet Hartmut Scharfe, German Indologist and passionate admirer of Sanskrit grammarian Panini. What do Max Muller, William Jones and Megasthenes have in common? All three are among the long line of prominent Indologists and their studies are still ... The Hindu, 1 month ago

Visit to Kolkata is like a pilgrimage for me

VILNIUS (Lithuania): Moments before her first India trip, Laimute Kiseliene, the daughter of Antanas Poska — one of the world's greatest explorers who visited India from Lithuania on a motorbike in 1929 — felt like going on a "pilgrimage". ...
 Times of India2 days ago CU to give Lithuanian, Antanas Poska, a posthumous doctorate  Times of India2 days ago Calcutta University to confer posthumous doctorate to Lithuanian traveller and anthropologist Antanas Poska  Times of India2 weeks ago

Bengal honour for Baltic biker boy

In the autumn of 1929, 26-year-old Antanas Paskevicius-Poska set off on a rather long motorbike ride. The Lithuanian would travel down south to Egypt, through Central Asia, with India as his final destination. From Iran, he took a ship to Bombay. In ...
 Calcutta Telegraph4 days ago

Dear Ms Smriti Irani, JFYI: A Note On The Three-Language Formula

Dear Ms Smriti Irani Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) The Press Trust of India (PTI) reports you as saying today that a controversy over German being replaced in KV schools has been created "deliberately" and that its ...
 Outlook India5 days ago

Spearheading the Spread of Sanskrit

Breaking barriers created by the popular notion that Sanskrit has limited scope and that a Sanskrit University has nothing much to offer, is a mission that the Sree Shankaracharya University of Sanskrit in Kalady, Kerala, has taken upon itself. ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago The story of my Sanskrit  The Hindu4 weeks ago
Times of India

Lost Jain text on Indian thought reconstructed

AHMEDABAD: Analyses contained in Dwadasharnayachakra - a fifth century AD Jain treatise on comparative Indian philosophy - are key points of reference for scholars from across the globe who come to Gujarat to study Indian religious thought, ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Lost Jain text on Indian philosphy reconstructed  Times of India2 weeks ago

Going back to the fountainhead

AHMEDABAD: It is not only the scriptures such as Dwadasharnayachakra, written in fifth century, that are getting new lease of life by experts at the LD Institute of Indology; the teachers are now trying to introduce the younger generation to the ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

Travels with the Mystic Master - Taking notes about philology

Next day. Valencia airport. My note-taking continued even without request: While waiting for the flight, Baba said, The Bay of Basque was originally a part of Atlantisthats why it is so shallow. Wherever the sea is shallow, there are big ...
 Speaking Tree3 weeks ago

Marking 100 years of sociology teaching and research in India

Sociology as an independent course for teaching and research has completed 100 years in India. As a subject that studies man and society, it was first introduced in 1914 at the Bombay University under a grant from the Government of India, though ...
 Sangai Express1 month ago

The many positions on Kamasutra

Kamasutra is not just about satisfying prurient curiosity but also raises issues of gender sexuality, colonial interpretations and nationality. Yogesh Pawar speaks to a range of experts for their views on the much misunderstood and celebrated text ...
 DNA India1 month ago
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