“West Asian and Hellenistic Elements in Indian Art” by Vinay Kumar

Book review by Sushma Mani Kumar, Vinay. 2015. West Asian and Hellenistic Elements in Indian Art. B.R.Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, figs. and maps 67, plates 242, pp. 145. Price Rs.3000. Despite the wealth of material contained in various published works and article, the study of West Asian and Greco-Roman elements in Indian art and their transformation needed a …

Presentation of the book “Mahatma Gandi – The Great Guide” by Sophia Makraki

Ioanna Mexi Στις 30 Ιανουαρίου 2018 είχαμε μια όμορφη βραδιά στο Νέκταρ Αγάπης, επετειακή για τα 70 χρόνια από το θάνατο του Δασκάλου Μαχάτμα Γκάντι. Έγινε η παρουσίαση του βιβλίου των εκδόσεων Αιώνιος Ηνίοχος για τον Μαχάτμα Γκάντι από την κα. Σοφία Μακράκη. Η συγγραφέας με ιδιαίτερη αγάπη και παλμό ψυχής αναφέρθηκε στα ιδιαίτερα γνωρίσματα …

“Greek Desher Itihas” the first book on Greek history to be written in any Indian language.

Priyadarshi Dutta Published in July, 1833 “গ্রীক দেশের ইতিহাস” (Greek Desher Itihas), a Bengali book written by Khettro Mohun Mookerjea, was meant to serve as text book for school students and those appearing in private examinations. Published by Calcutta School Book Society, it is an abridged translation of Dr. Oliver Goldsmith’s book titled History of …

A Self Portrait of the University of Athens in Hindi

एथेंस राष्ट्रीय एवं कपोडीष्ट्रियन विश्वविद्यालय – एक आत्म चित्र A Self Portrait of the University of Athens has been translated into Hindi and is now available on the website of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), so that speakers of the national language of India can be informed in their own language about the history and …

The Snake Charmer by Nina Maria Paschalidou

A Film Documentary by Nina Maria Paschalidou* Cyprus, Greece, 2017, 58 min The Snake Charmer follows Amir Khan, one of the most popular and influential Bollywood actors in India today, on a journey across India, as he uses his gifts as a charmer to lure his audience into adopting radical new ideas and practices concerning the way men treat …

Common Yoga Protocol (pdf and video)

On the occasion  of the celebration of the 3rd International Day of Yoga, the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), Government of India, published in collaboration with the  Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga a Common Yoga Protocol in the form of a booklet and video in Hindi and other languages  (English, French, …

Nyaya and Aristotelian Logic: A Comparative Study

ATHENS CENTER FOR INDIAN & INDO-GREEK STUDIES RESEARCH DEPARTMENT Section: Indo-Hellenic Studies Type of Work: Research Thesis Title: “Nyaya and Aristotelian Logic: A Comparative Study” Researcher’s name: Dimitrios Chaniotis* Started: December 2016. Status: Ongoing Languages: English, Greek, Sanskrit Contact, e-mail:  dc113@student.london.ac.uk AIM & REQUIREMENTS The currently undertaken research project, aims at comparing the origins of logic as …

Mythological connections between Greece and India, in the eyes of Devdutt Pattanaik

Renowned Indian writer Dr Devdutt Pattanaik gave on March 21, 2017 a lecture on the theme, “From Apollo to Dionysus, Vishnu to Shiva: Mythological connections between Greece and India” on the occasion of the publication of his new book Olympus: An Indian Retelling of Greek Myths by Penguin India. The event was organized by the Greek Embassy at the India International …