Happy Earth Day 2018

Earth Day must encourage us to think that we are all children of Mother Earth and members of one family. Protecting the Earth, we are protecting life and humanity. अयं बन्धुरयं नेति गणना लघुचेतसाम् । उदारचरितानां तु वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम् ॥ ayaṁ bandhurayaṁ neti gaṇanā laghucētasām |  udāracaritānām tu vasudhaiva kuṭumbakam || (महोपनिषद्, षष्ठोऽध्यायः ७१) Ο ένας είναι …

Happy New Year – Vikram Samvat 2075

18 Μαρτίου 2018. Happy New Year (Vikram Samvat 2075) and Happy Navaratri 18 मार्च 2018. हिन्दू नववर्ष 2075 एवम् चैत्र नवरात्र स्थापना दिवस पर आप सबको हार्दिक अभिनन्दन तथा शुभकामनाये । सूर्य संवेदनापुष्पेः दीप्ति कारुण्यगंधने । लब्ध्वा शुभम् नववर्षेअस्मिन् कुर्यात्सर्वस्यमंगलम्।। As the sun gives (unhindered) light, sensibility brings compassion, flowers give pleasant fragrance ~ may the …

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 Indo-Hellenic 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 Indo-Hellenic 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 Indo-Hellenic 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

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 …