Τhe famine and after it – Nagarjun

अकाल और उसके बाद / नागार्जुन akaal aur usake baad / naagaarjun Poem by Nagarjun* Translation: Dimitrios Vassiliadis कई दिनों तक चूल्हा रोया, चक्की रही उदास kaii dinon tak choolhaa royaa, chakkii rahii udaas  For many days the oven was crying, the mill was sad कई दिनों तक कानी कुतिया सोई उनके पास kaii dinon tak …

नगर – कोन्स्टेंटिनोस कवाफिस की एक कविता

सरेश सलिल एवं दिमित्रियो वासिलियादिस द्वारा हिंदी में अनुवादित Είπες· «Θα πάγω σ’ άλλη γη, θα πάγω σ’ άλλη θάλασσα. तुमने कहा, ‘‘मैं किसी अन्य देश जाऊँगा, किसी अन्य तट पर उतरूँगा । Μια πόλις άλλη θα βρεθεί καλλίτερη από αυτή. खोजूँगा कोई अन्य नगर इससे बढ़ कर। Κάθε προσπάθεια μου μια καταδίκη είναι γραφτή· …

Kazi Nazrul Islam – the national poet of Bangladesh

Dimitrios Vassiliadis Kazi Nazrul Islam (24 May 1899 – 29 August 1976), the national poet of Bangladesh, was a Bengali philosopher, poet, writer, musician, and anti-colonial revolutionary. Popularly known as Nazrul, he produced a large body of poetry and music with themes that included freedom, humanity, love, religious devotion and rebellion against the atrocities committed by humans on human beings. His poems, songs, novels, short stories, plays, and political activities expressed …

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. …

Greek poetry in Telugu – Dr. Lanka Siva Rama Prasad

Dr. Lanka Siva Rama Prasad,* the legendary poet, writer and founder of the Writers’ Corner at Warangal, a major city in the south Indian state of Telangana, arrived in Athens for a two days visit on October 8 and 9, 2018 to establish inter-cultural bonds between Greek and Telugu writers. ELINEPA’s President Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis …

Coins (for the Greek Kings in Bactria and India)

Konstantinos P. Kavafis Coins with Indian inscriptions:They are the mightiest monarchs,of Eboukratintaza, of Strataga,of Manantraza, of Eramaiaza.This is how the wise book renders the Indianinscriptions for us on one side of the coins.But the book also shows us the other side which is,moreover, the good sidewith the figure of the king. And here,how the Greek …

“Address to the Greeks” by Henry Louis Vivian Derozio (Poem)

Henry Louis Vivian Derozio (Kolkata, 18 April 1809 – Kolkata, 26 December 1831) was a Bengali philhellene educator and poet of Portuguese descent and perhaps the first nationalist poet of Modern India. He studied Greek philosophy, drama and classical literature and was influenced by the Greek values of liberty and justice which left a strong impact on …

Where are you looking for me bound man? – Kabir

संत कबीर की कविता – Poem of saint Kabir Translation: Dimitrios Vassiliadis मोको कहाँ ढूंढे रे बन्दे, मैं तो तेरे पास में Moko kahan dhoondhe re bande, Main to tere paas mein Where are you looking for me bound man1? I2 am next to you   ना तीरथ (तीर्थ) में ना मूरत (मूर्त) में, ना कंठ (एकान्त) निवास में Naa teerath mein naa moorat mein, Naa kanth nivaas mein I do not exist …