Celebration of the Independence Day of Bangladesh in Athens

March 29th, 2017 by

Ambassador of Bangladesh Mr. Md. Jashim Uddin with his wife and First Secretary of the Embassy Mr. Sujan Debnath welcome President of ELINEPA Dr Dimitrios Vassiliadis and musician Mr. Kostas Kalaitzis at the reception on the occasion of the Independence Day of Bangladesh in Athens H.E. Ambassador of Bangladesh Mr. Md. Jashim Uddin welcomed Greek, Bangladeshis andContinue reading

Indian tourists in Greece

March 27th, 2017 by

Indian tour operators in Acropolis Indian tourists visiting Greece have increased significantly over the recent years. They see the country, that has been the cradle of Western civilization, as a safe and ideal place for the family vacation. They also find people very hospitable and sharing many common customs, habits and perceptions, formed through a long cultural traditionContinue reading

Celebration of the Greek Independence Day in New Delhi

March 25th, 2017 by

On the 25th of March 2017, Greece celebrated its Independence Day and on this occasion the Ambassador of Greece in New Delhi Mr. Panos Kalogeropoulos hosted a reception at his residence where he gave a speech making reference to the good bilateral relations between India and Greece. The reception was attended by government officials, foreignContinue reading

President of India’s Message on the Eve of Independence Day of Hellenic Republic

March 24th, 2017 by

Rashtrapati Bhavan : 24.03.2017  The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Hellenic Republic on the eve of their Independence Day (March 25, 2017). In a message to His Excellency Mr. Prokopis Pavlopoulos, the President of the Hellenic Republic, the President has said, “OnContinue reading

New course on Spanda Kārikā-s of Vasugupta

March 23rd, 2017 by

with Dr Dimitrios Vassiliadis Upon completion of the course on the Yoga Sūtra-s of Patañjali, the Athens Center for Indian and Indo-Greek Studies starts a new course on the Trika philosophy with the study of the Spandakārikā-s of Vasugupta and the  Spandanirṇaya of Kṣemarāja. The course is open to those who have basic knowledge of the Indian philosophy. TheContinue reading

International Seminar, “Greeks in World Literature: The people, their ideas and institutions”

March 23rd, 2017 by

The Greek Chair “Demetrios Galanos” of the School of Language, Literature, and Cultural Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) organizes a two days International Seminar on the theme, “Greeks in World Literature: The people, their ideas and institutions”  from 23 up to  25 March, 2017 at the Committee Hall,  of the JNU Convention Center. The opening of the seminar will be held on MarchContinue reading

6th Thessaloniki Yoga Festival

March 17th, 2017 by

The 6th Yoga Festival of Thessaloniki will be held on Sunday, April 2, 2017 in  the Multipurpose Hall Maurice Saltiel of Thessaloniki Concert Hall. This year’s festival is dedicated to the theme “Our thoughts turn our perceptions: The Art of Pratipaksha Bhavanam in yoga practice and beyond it” and will engage experienced teachers from different schools of yoga. DuringContinue reading

Karma and Free Will

March 15th, 2017 by
karma & free will

Speech of Dimitriοs Vassiliadis in the series “5 Lectures on the Path of Yoga“ on Sunday, March 19, 2016 at 16:00 hrs at Yoga Studio “Gandhi’s Cup of Tea” (16 Trion Ierarchon str., Petralona) The lectures are addressed to students who attend the Marga Yoga teacher training program, but they can be attended also  independently by those whoContinue reading

Holi Celebration in Athens

March 13th, 2017 by

General Secretary of ELINEPA Anthony Papadopoulos and Yoga teacher Aischwarya Devi Mary Soukouli represented ELINEPA at this year’s celebration of Holi, the Indian festival of colors, that was organized by the First Secretary of the Embassy of India, Mr. Ram Verma, on Monday, March 13 at his residence in Athens. The event was attended by prominent members of the Indian community in AthensContinue reading

A fairytale Indian wedding in Athens

March 11th, 2017 by

A couple of Indian origin from London and Nigeria chose Athens for the celebration of their wedding ceremony leaving behind other competing European cities such as Amsterdam, Madrid and Geneva. The beloved city of the goddess of Wisdom is the meeting center of western and eastern civilizations, combining an extremely hospitable atmosphere with all theContinue reading