(greek) Χρήσιμες συμβουλές προληπτικής υγιεινής για όσους ταξιδεύουν στην Ινδία

July 15th, 2018 by
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Athens in the rythm of Bollywood

July 8th, 2018 by
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The 6th Bollywood and Multicultural Dances Festival, which was held on Saturday and Sunday 30 June and July 1, 2018, was successfully completed at the Dora Stratou dance theater in Philopappou. With the lead of the 1st Academy Bollywood, dancers from Greece, India, Spain, America, Armenia, Finland, France, Germany, Ukraine, Romania, Georgia and many otherContinue reading


Demetrios Galanos’ books in the Indo-Greek Digital Library

July 1st, 2018 by
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The forerunner of Modern Greek Indology was undoubtedly Dimitrios Galanos the Athenian (1760-1833), who lived and worked for 40 years in Benaras, India, translating into Greek some of the most important texts of Indian literature. The manuscripts of Galanos were transferred, according to his last will, to the National Library of Athens, where they areContinue reading


DEMETRIOS GALANOS: DURGA

June 30th, 2018 by
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by Demetrios Galanos (1760-1833) Durga (Gr. Δουργά) (pages xxxix + 67), includes the translation of Devīmāhātmyam (Greatness of the Goddess). Devīmāhātmyam known also as Durgā Saptashatī, Durgãmãhãtmyam,  Caṇḍī Pāṭha  or simply  Caṇḍī is part of the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa (chap. 81- 93) and it is estimated to have been composed in Sanskrit between 400-600 CE.   Devīmāhātmyam contains hymns to the glory of the goddess of light, Durgă, which destroysContinue reading


DEMETRIOS GALANOS: HITOPADESHA OR PANCHATANTRA

June 30th, 2018 by
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by Demetrios Galanos (1760-1833) The sixth volume of Galanos’s works, published under the title, Hitopadesha or Pancha Tantra, written by the wise Vishnusarna and Psittakos Mythologia Noctrina, contains stories from Hitopadeśa (Part Two, No. 1852, 150 pages), Pañcatantra (Mss., no. 1842 and 1852, 111 pages) and Śuka-saptati or Seventy tales of the parrot (Ms. No. 1850, 77 pages)Continue reading


DEMETRIOS GALANOS: ITIHASA-SAMUCCAYA

June 30th, 2018 by
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by Demetrios Galanos (1760-1833) The book, as its title suggests, is a collection of stories (Itihāsa Samuccaya)  from Mahābhārata one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India which is attributed to Vyāsa. In the manuscript there is a note informing us that Galano had completed this translation in 1824. (Pages xxxvi + 285). The fifth publication in a series of Gananos’ manuscripts (Ms. No. 13).Continue reading


DEMETRIOS GALANOS: RAGHUVAMSHA OR GENEALOGY OF RAGHU

June 30th, 2018 by
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by Demetrios Galanos (1760-1833) The Raghuvamsa or Genealogy of Raghu (Gr. Ραγγου Βάνσα ή Γενεαλογία του Ράγγου) (pages xcv + 275) is the first translation into the Greek language of the epic work Raghuvamśa by the most celebrated Sanskrit poet Kālidāsa (5th century AD). The Sanskrit epic (mahakavya) narrates, in 19 sargas (cantos), the stories related to the Raghu dynasty, namely the family of King Dilipa and his descendantsContinue reading


DEMETRIOS GALANOS: BHAGAVAD GITA

June 30th, 2018 by
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by Demetrios Galanos (1760-1833) Gita or Divine Song (Gr. Γιτά ή θεσπέσιον μέλος) (pages lxxxii + 126), contains the translation of the Bhagavad Gītā. In the manuscript there is a note announcing the completion of this translation on November 12, 1802. The Bhagavad Gītā, (The Lord’s Song), consists of 750 verses divided into 18 chapters. It forms a partContinue reading


DEMETRIOS GALANOS: BALABARATA

June 30th, 2018 by
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by Demetrios Galanos (1760-1833) Balabarata or brevity of Mahābhārata (Gr. Βαλαβαράτα ή Συντομή της Μαχαβαράτας), (pages lxvi + 867), it contains the translation of the Bālabhārata of the Jain poet Amaracandra-Sūri Amaracandra is the author of thirteen texts including a close metrical abridgement of the Mahābhārata called the Bālabhārata. This text is divided into 18 parts (parvas), 44 chapters (sargas), andContinue reading


Krushna Abhishek and Kashmira Shah in Kavala and Thassos for the shooting of their film “Die Tomorrow”

June 29th, 2018 by
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Bollywood’s super stars Krushna Abhishek and Kashmira Shah visited at the end of June 2018 the city of Kavala and the island of Thassos in northern Greece for shooting three musical songs for their film “Die Tomorrow“. The shooting in Thassos lasted four days and includes scenes from the Old Limanaki (the most recognizable spotContinue reading