Happy Women’s Day

Ευτυχισμένη ημέρα της γυναίκας अंतर्राष्ट्रीय महिला दिवस की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं Happy Women’s Day On the occasion of the celebration of the International Women’s Day, we present Dimitra Stasinopoulou’s video with images of women from India and other developing countries of the so-called “Third World”. Numerous examples of courage, dignity, and optimism – silent heroines of …

Condolences for the death of Sridevi

Sridevi, Bollywood’s first superstar actress passed away at age 54 early Sunday morning after a severe cardiac arrest in Dubai. Saddened by the ultimate demise of noted actress, the Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) expresses its condolences to her loved ones and fans. Sridevi Kapoor (13 August 1963 – 24 February 2018) was an Indian film actress and producer who …

New Year Greetings 2018

The Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture & Development (ELINEPA) and the Athens Center for Indian & Indo-Hellenic Studies wish you and your family Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2018. सर्वेषां स्वस्तिर्भवतु ।     सर्वेषां शान्तिर्भवतु । सर्वेषां पूर्नं भवतु । सर्वेषां मड्गलं भवतु ॥ May be health for allMay be peace for allMay be completeness for allMay be prosperity for …

Ηelpline for ICCR Scholarship Students

Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) sponsors scholarships for foreign students under various Schemes. Under these schemes, the Council handles more than 2000 admissions of foreign students at various Universities/Institutes on an annual basis. In this connection, the Council receives a large number of queries from foreign students related to course selection, hostel issues, stipend, …

Condolences to Flood Victims in South Asia

Photograph of the floods in South Asia © theguardian The Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture & Development (ELINEPA) expresses its deep condolences to families who have been effected by the devastating rain and floods in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan that killed more than 1200 people and shut 1.8 million children out of school. ELINEPA will organize …

Happy Independence Day Greetings

On the auspicious occasion of India’s Independence Day, the President and the Board of Directors of ELINEPA extend their warm greetings and felicitations to all Indian members and friends of ELINEPA. May the Independent Spirit of India shine forever. Read more about the Independence Day of India HERE

Father’s Day

Photo: Federico Barocci (1598) – Aeneas leaves the burning Troy carrying his father Anchises. Happy Father’s Day – पिता दिवस की शुभकामना The International Father’s Day is celebrated worldwide as a sign of respect and gratitude for the contribution that fathers make to the lives of their children and to society. This is the day …

World Environment Day 2017

सर्वभूतस्थमात्मानं सर्वभूतानि चात्मनि। ईक्षते योगयुक्तात्मा सर्वत्र समदर्शनः ।।                                            श्रीमदभगवद्गीता 6.29 The one who has realized the union has equal looks everywhere He sees all beings in Himself and Himself in all beings.                                                                                                           Βhagavad-Gītā, 6.29 World Environment Day [WED] was designated by the UN General Assembly in 1972 and it is celebrated each year on 5 June for encouraging …

2 PhD positions for Marie Sklodowska-Curie European Training Network on explaining global India

IBEI – Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals Application Deadline expanded up to 6 June 2017 Call for 2 PhD students (Early Stage Researchers) to develop the PhD at the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI) in collaboration with the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, involved in the Marie S. Curie European Training Network project …

Happy Mother’s Day

Photo: Georgios Jakobides  (Greek, 1852-1932)  “Mother and Child”   oil on canvas  90.2 x 66 cm (35.5 x 26 in)  private collection  Ευχές σε όλες τις μητέρες του κόσμου – मातृ दिवस की सभी माताओं को हार्दिक बधाई – Greetings to all mothers in the world. या देवी सर्वभुतेषु मातृरूपेण संस्थिता । नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो …