Courses in Indian Philosophy – Study of the Yoga Sutra

The Athens Center for Indian and Indo-Greek Studies  and the Shakti Yoga Studio organize weekly Sanskrit text study courses for advanced students in Indian philosophy with Indologist Dr Dimitrios Vassiliadis. Madhyama Level – Specialization in Yoga Study of the Yoga Sutra-s of Patanjali 2nd year (Vibhuti Pada and Kaivalya Pada) Every Thursday, 12.00 – 14.00 hrs. (Starting: October 13, 2016). At …

Introduction to Yoga Philosophy (8 lectures)

The Athens Center for Indian & Indo-Greek Studies and the Shakti Yoga Studio organize a series of eight lectures on the theme “Introduction to Yoga Philosophy” with Indologist Dr Dimitrios Vassiliadis. Course starts: Saturday, October 22, 13: 00 – 15: 00 hrs. At Shakti Yoga Studio (17–19 Labrou Fotiadou str., Metz, Athens). PROGRAM OF LECTURES 1. “Ηistorical development and definition of Yoga,” Saturday, 22/10/2016 at 13:00-15:00 …

Speech – Presentation on Greeks and Buddhism by Dimitrios Vassiliadis

Within the framework of the cultural events THOUGHTS OF SOLIDARITY organized in Paleo Faliro from 1 until October 10, 2016 under the auspices of the Municipality of Palaio Faliro The Association of Greek Visual Artists and Cultural Creators “Technosfera,” the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) and the Athens Centre for Indian and Indo-Greek …

Special event on Mahatma Gandhi

On the occasion of the 147th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and the International Day of Non-Violence The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) and the “Technosfera” Association of Greek Visual Artists & Cultural Creators organized a Special event – presentation on the theme: The Values of Mahatma Gandhi in the 21st Century Date: Monday, October …

ELINEPA’s Indian Lunch in Athens

On September 11, 2016 the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development organized an Indian lunch at Indian Haveli restaurant to reward those who participated in the trip to Dharamshala, Kashmir and Ladakh  in July 2016. In the beautifully decorated Indian restaurant, the pictures from the photo-contest with the highest rates were shown and prizes were given to the best photographers. See …

Morari Bapu praises Lord Rama and Socrates in Athens

Popular in India and abroad spiritual teacher Morari Bapu visited Athens from 23 to 31 July 2016, where he gave a series of devotional talks on Lord Rama (Rama Katha) and Socrates. The whole Athenaeum Intercontinental hotel was books for the event; as over a thousand devotees from various parts of the world came to hear him. The monumental speeches were …

Photo Contest “Dharamshala, Kashmir, Ladakh – 2016”

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture & Development (ELINEPA) organizes an online photo contest to reward  12 best photos of the cultural tour in the beautiful areas of Dharamshala, Kashmir and Ladakh that took place in July 2016. The members of ELINEPA, who participated in the trip, will compete in the photo contest, thus sharing their most vivid impressions. …

The archaeological sites of Filippoi and Nalanda in the list of the New UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Unesco updated for the year 2016 its list of more than a thousand places of “outstanding universal value to humanity” including the archeological and historic sites of Filippoi (Greece) and Nalanda (India). Below you will find some useful information about these two sites which we recommend to add to your travel list.  ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OF PHILIPPI Where: Northeastern …