Photo exhibition “Road of Light and Hope-Voyage of Hellenism to Japan” at the Byzantine Museum of Athens

Duration:January 16, 2019 to January 28, 2019 Working Hours:Monday & Wednesday to Sunday, 8:30- 15:30 (Tuesday closed) Byzantine and Christian Museum of Athens The exhibition is held as part of the anniversary events to celebrate 120 years of diplomatic relations between Greece and Japan. It is co-organized by the Byzantine & Christian Museum of Athens, …

Lecture on “Stereotypes of Ancient Greek & Ancient Indian Theatre” at Lucknow University

You all are cordially invited to a talk on : Stereotypes of Ancient Greek & Ancient Indian Theatre by renowned theatre theorist, musicologist, cultural analyst and international authority on Natyashastra and Classic Greek theatre Prof. Bharat Gupta On January 15, 2019, at 2.30pm At the Seminar Hall of the Department of English and MEL, PG …

The Kalash People in Northern Pakistan

By Dimitra Stasinopoulou The ancient ethnic group of the Kalash people, live high in the remote mountains of Pakistan’s Hindu Kush (an extension of the Himalayas) deep in the valleys of Bumboret, Rumbur and Birir, near the inaccessible mountain border of Taliban-controlled zones of Afghanistan and more specifically in the greater area of Chitral valley, in …

Lecture on “Influences of the Greco-Buddhist Art in China”

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) invites its members and friends to attend a lecture by the Chinese academician Chenzhen Yu on the theme: Influences of the Greco-Buddhist Art in China On Monday, 14 January 2019, at 5 pmAt LAIKO UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS, (Evripidou 12, Athens) The lecture is organized by Dr. Potitsa Grigorakou, Researcher …

The Price of Indiscretion (stories from Panchatantra)

Koula Riga * Panchatantra is a collection of teaching myths of Indian prose and poetry, starring mainly animals. The original text is in Sanskrit for Hindus and Pali for the Buddhists. The collection attributed to Pandit Vishnu Sharma dates back to most scholars around the 3rd century BC. Is based on an earlier oral tradition. …

Bibliotheca Buddhica of the Russian Academy of Sciences

The Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, has made Bibliotheca Buddhica freely available online. Bibliotheca Buddhica (Buddhist Library) is a thirty-volume series of rare Buddhist texts, whose writing was started in 1897 by Indologists Fyodor Shcherbatskoy and C. U. Oldenburg in the Russian Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg …