Presentation of the book ”The Great Indian Yoga Masters” – Tribute to Yogacharya BKS Iyengar (1918-2014)

The Indo Hellenic Society for Culture & Development (ELINEPA) and Shakti Yoga Studio organise a presentation dedicated to the Great Indian Yoga Masters. This event is specially dedicated to Yoga Acharya BKS Iyengar who passed away on August 20, 2014.The Program:Welcome address by Mr. Ram Verma, First Secretary, Embassy of India in Greece.Presentation of the …

Book Presentation “Life in India” by Kleon Arzoglou

The presentation of Kleon Arzoglou’s third book, “Life in India” (Greek:Η Ζωή στην Ινδία), held  on October, 3, 2014 at Gavrielides Publications, 17 Agias Irinis str., Monastiraki, was a big success. It was attended by many new and old friends of India.  Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis, Indologist and Chairman of ELINEPA, pointed out the significance of the …

Mahatma Gandhi’s 145th Birthday Celebration

On the occasion of the 145th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA), the New York College of Athens and the Indian Embassy in Athens organize a special presentation  on Thursday, 2nd October 2014, at 19.00 hrs at the New York College of Athens (38 Amalias Ave. Syntagma). The program: Welcome address by …

Meeting of Greek and Indian Foreign Ministers

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos met in New York yesterday, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 – within the framework of Ministerial Week of the 69th UN General Assembly – with the Foreign Minister of India, Sushma Swaraj. A main item of discussion was India’s positive stance on Greece in the International Monetary Fund Board …

International Buddhist Conclave 2014 – Visit to Holy Sites of Buddhism

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by Dr. Demetrios Vassiliades The International Buddhist Conclave took place for the fourth time, between 26-28 September 2014. Its participants were distinguished figures of the international spectrum of philosophy and culture, monks, journalists and representatives of numerous travel agencies from all Indian states, as well as of 33 other countries. Most guests came from Asian …

Seminar: Introduction to the Philosophy of the Indian Kitchen – Inspired by the Movie “The Lunchbox”

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With Mary Devoli, author of the Book “Yogic Cooking” (Garouda Hellas Publishers,  2012)   On Monday 8 September, hours,  17:30 – 19:30 Venue:  Pink Elephant  Restaurant (Socratous  4α,, Chalandri)   Under the auspices of the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture & Development Few Words about the Movie: A mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects …

Indian fashion designers inspired by the designs of ancient Greece

Designer duo Arhhan Singh and Junaaid launched new spring summer collection 2014 under AnuNakki at Kimaya in Mumbai. Arhhan who gained popularity as a child star in the movie dekh bhai dekh, said that the collection has been inspired by the designs of ancient Greece. Greece and India have close cultural relations for more than …

“SELAS” Greek Art Exhibition in India

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SELAS – the land of the bright stoneThe title of the exhibition, “Selas” designates the land of the bright stone. Four artists from Hellas (Greece),   ΙΟΑΝΝIS MONOGYIOS – etching, MARIA PAPATZELOU – painting, GEORGE POLITIS – painting, and  FROSO VIZOVITOU – painting from different backgrounds and works aspire to communicate their contemporary concepts and …