Publication of studies on the sacred sites of Ganges

May 20th, 2018 by

On the occasion of the scheduled ELINEPA’s cultural tour to some of the most important pilgrimage centers along the Ganges in Northern India, INDIKA published online two studies by Dr Rana P.B. Singh, Emeritus Professor of Cultural Geography & Heritage, Banaras Hindu University. The studies are available on the links below. THE GAṄGĀ RIVER: IMAGES,Continue reading

Ganga Dussehra

May 20th, 2018 by

Ganga Dussehra is a Hindu festival dedicated to Goddess Ganga. It is believed that Ganges, the most holy and sacred river in India, descended from heaven to earth on this day. Ganga Dussehra takes place on the  10th day (dashami) of the waxing moon of the Hindu lunar month Jyeshtha (May – June in Gregorian calendar). The festival celebration lasts tenContinue reading

Scholarship for Hindi studies in India 2018-19

May 19th, 2018 by

KENDRIYA HINDI SANSTHAN AGRA Deadline for submission of applications up to 31 May 2018. The Kendriya Hindi Sansthan in Agra is inviting every year application forms  from foreign students under the scheme “Propagation of Hindi Abroad at Kendriya Hindi Sansthan”. The scheme is administered by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Τhe followingContinue reading

ELINEPA’s Annual Indian Dinner 2018

May 17th, 2018 by

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) invites its members and friends to attend its annual Indian Dinner on Sunday, May 27, 2018 time 20:00 at Royal Indian Chef Restaurant in Athens (9, Sygrou Av.) Guest of honour H.E. the Ambassador of India to Greece Ms. Samma Jain, who will have the chance toContinue reading

“Indus Streams & Delphi Hills” painting exhibition by Dr Rekha K. Rana in Mumbai

May 15th, 2018 by
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Do not miss if you are around Mumbai. You are cordially invited to attend the solo show of paintings by distinguished freelance artist Dr Rekha K. Rana “Indus Streams & Delphi Hills” from 29th May to 4th June 2018 at Jehangir art gallery, Mumbai Dr Rekha K. Rana studied painting at the School of PerformingContinue reading

Investing in Greece

May 14th, 2018 by
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After a long period of crisis, the Greek economy has started developing again and regains its rightful dominant position in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Balkans and Europe. New investment opportunities are emerging in areas, such as tourism, energy, shipping, transportation, production and processing of agricultural products, environmental sciences, industry, etc. The attraction of investors isContinue reading

Socrateia 2488

May 13th, 2018 by

Socrates’ friends from Greece and abroad gathered on May 12th, 2018, at the Aition Cultural Center in Athens to celebrate the birthday of the wisest man of ancient Greece. In Socrateia 2488, Yannis Ganassos presented the subject “Eudemonia and the modern illusion of Happiness” as understood by the Greek sages, and Eumichanos Moschonas, speaking inContinue reading

Greek South Asian Awards 2018

May 10th, 2018 by

A unique musical-dancing program involving artists from Greece, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan took place on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 21:00, at the National Garden of Zappeion Megaron (open air). The program was organized by the Zappeion Megaron and South Asian cultural associations based in Athens to help further improve friendly relations between variousContinue reading

Concert of Greek-Indian music with the master of sarangi Ilyas Khan in Athens

May 9th, 2018 by

The Indian saraηgi virtuoso Ilyas Khan accompanied by musicians Nikos Touliatos (drums), Makis Tselentis (keyboards), Giorgos Dinakos (naughty guitar), Giorgos Krionas (classical guitar), Sophia Andrianou (song), Yiannis Economou (song) and Nadi Raj (song) will play LIVE music on Wednesday, May 23, at 9 o’clock at 1002 Nights (10 Karaiskaki str., Psirri, Athens). The musical evening will begin withContinue reading

Swami Lakshmanjoo’s Birthday

May 9th, 2018 by

Swami Lakshmanjoo, the last living master of Kashmir Shaivism in Kashmir, was born in Srinagar, Kashmir on May 9, 1907. On this special day we remember his birthday.