Devashayam Pillai’s  sainthood canonization by the Roman Catholic Church

By H.E. Knight Commander Georgios Olympios Nearly 3,000 holy men and women have been canonized as saints by the Roman Catholic Church since the practice began in 1234. Some of them were born, died, or lived in India. Best known among them are St. Thomas the Apostle (Mar Thoma), the Apostle of India, who allegedly …

यूनानी महान दार्शनिकों एवं इतिहासकारों की जीवनी और शिक्षाएँ (हिंदी वीडियों में )

भारतीयों और यूनानियों ने अपने पूरे इतिहास में दर्शन के लिए एक महान प्रेम दिखाया है और पूर्व और पश्चिम में इसके विकास की नींव रखी है। नीचे हिंदी वीडियो में कुछ महान यूनानी दार्शनिकों एवं प्राचीन इतिहासकारों  की शिक्षाएं और जीवन दिए गए हैं। हमें उम्मीद है कि ये वीडियो हिंदी बोलने वालों को …

Significance of the Greek Revolution of 1821 for Greece and India

An article by Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis on the occasion of the Painting Exhibition organized in New Delhi for the Greek Revolution of 1821. As part of the celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution (1821-2021), the Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) in collaboration with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations and …

Anagarika Dharmapala – A pioneer in the revival of Buddhism in India

BY DIMITRIOS VASSILIADIS Anagārika Dharmapāla (17 September 1864 – 29 April 1933) is best known as a major  reformer and revivalist of Sinhala Buddhism and a leading figure in the Sri Lankan independence movement against British rule. He founded the Maha Bodhi Society in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and raised funds for the restoration of the most important Buddhist sites …

Felicitations letter from the President of India on the 200th anniversary of Greece’s independence

Excellency, On behalf of the people and Government of India and on my own behalf, I extend our warm greetings and felicitations to Your Excellency and to the Government and friendly people of the Hellenic Republic, on the occasion of your Independence Day, which also marks the 200th anniversary of the Independence of Greece. India …

Greek Foreign Minister: On many international issues Greece’s position is identical with India’s

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias commented in an interview with Ta Nea on a variety of issues, including exploratory contacts between Greece and Turkey. Dendias also spoke about new US President Joe Biden and what this could mean for Greece. Finally, he discussed Greece’s relations with the Arab World, Russia and India. The part of Dendias’ interview …

”The legacy of Alexander the Great in Central Asia, Bactria and India” with Prof. Osmund Bopearachchi

The internationally renowned Professor Osmund Bopearachchi, Numismatist and Archaeologist, specialist in the Hellenistic Kingdoms spoke about the legacy of Alexander the Great in Asia, Bactria and India on Cosmos FM Radio New York by Mike Stratis with collaborator Ms. Smaragda Mouriki Art Director Lydia Griva, from Germany, who created a visual work of art. Special …

National Education Day

National Education Day is celebrated across India, every year on November 11, to commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s First Education Minister, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (11 November 1888 – 22 February 1958) was an Indian scholar and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress during the independence movement. Following India’s independence, he became the …