International Seminar “Hellenistic Culture in Asia”

Under the auspices of HE President of the Hellenic Republic The Greek Culture in the East in the post-Alexandrian Hellenistic period in the light of archaeological excavations November 29, 2006 from 9 am to 7 pm Auditorium of the French Institute, Sina 31, Athens. With the support of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Culture, Education, …

Mahatma Gandhi’s Legacy to the Modern World

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On the occasion of the completion of 137 years from the birth of  Mahatma Gandhi, father of the Indian nation and fighter lawyer,   The Athens Bar Association Athens  (D.S.A.) The Indian Embassy in Greece and The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) organised an event on 2nd  October 2006 in the room of ceremonies …

Indian Parliamentary Delegation visits Greece

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An Indian Parliamentary delegation, headed by Speaker of the Lok Sabha (House of the People) Somnath Chatterjee, visited Greece from 24 to 28 September 2006. This first ever  bilateral visit was made possible after an invitation by the Greek Parliament and aimed to strengthen relations between the Parliaments of India and Greece and increase the …

APPROACHING CLASSICAL LANGUAGES: CONSIDERATIONS ON METHOD

Andreas Katonis The Ancient World bequeathed remarkable cultures and, together with them, their unique languages to posterity. Among these, perhaps the most important are the Greek, the Roman and the Indian world, and Greek, Latin and some of India’s tongues respectively. Two disciplines are competent to approach the languages of these cultures, as well as …

ELINEPA’s “Philoxenia” Grant to the Athens Bangla Academy

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The proposal of ELINEPA’s Vice-president, Dr.  Helen Ampadzi to actively support the education of the economically weak children of South Asia who live and study in Greece has been welcomed by all the members and immigrant friends of the Society in Greece and abroad. Mrs Ampadzi, who has worked several years for the development  of …

BREATH AWARENESS IN WORLD’S RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS

Giorgos Halkias   Breathing is a manifest condition and quintessential expression of life. It has been literally and metaphorically entangled with spiritual principles inspiring sacred meanings and practices across varied religious domains. We can surmise that the periodic operation of respiration, in its heart-felt indispensability and visceral relation to life, impressed upon devoted minds and …