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‘Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court’ by Audrey Truschke

This book is available at Amazon. Preetha Nair (IANS) Mughal rulers patronised Sanskrit literature in their courts, especially between AD 1560 to 1660, and also took...

The Mughal’s Move: Sanskrit as a political tool

New Delhi: In Audrey Truschke’s recent book, Culture of Encounters, the author discusses the course of the rise and the fall of the Sanskrit language...

Students in Kerala to enjoy training in Sanskrit news reading

Kerala: Iyam Akashvani, Samprati Vartah Sruyanthaam, Pravachako Baladevananda Sagaraha is a line generations of radio listeners are familiar with. Almost poetic and elucidating rendition of...

Sanskrit is the new craze among Mumbaikars

Fiona Fernandez Chandrahas Halai is a man of many pursuits. He is a mechanical engineer, a mathematician, a travel writer and history buff. Tying these...

National Mission for Manuscripts documents over 40 lakh manuscripts so far

New Delhi: Thirteen-year-old government body National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM) has so far documented over 40,82,363 manuscripts. A maximum number of 19,15,374 manuscripts have been...

Celebrating the Kumbabhishekam in Mauritius

Mauritius: The monolithic idol of Lord Venkateshwara is nearing its completion with over 80% of the construction being done for the upcoming celebrations of...

A mum service towards the Vedas and the country

Chennai, TN: R R Rangarajan aspired to study Vedas as a child but this dream of his couldn’t be realized by him. His dream is now...

3 facts you must know about ‘OM’

"Om" is the ultimate cosmic sound of the world. We bring you three facts about this mystic sound which will build your curiosity further.  1.OM is...

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan to introduce Sanskrit in class 11

New Delhi: Sanskrit is all set to be introduced in the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) for Class 11 students. KVS, which functions under the Ministry...

10 acres alloted for establishment of Sanskrit College in Mata Mansa Devi complex

Chandigarh: The Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Board (MMDSB) has finally accepted to establish a Post Graduate Sanskrit College after four repeated reminders from the...

Upholding Hindu Cremation: Lets stay true to our tradition

Here is an article by Sanjay Adhikari wherein he gives a call for upholding Hindu traditional way of life and traditional practices like Cremation....

132 Indian academicians call for removal of Sheldon Pollock as general editor of Murthy Classical Library

New Delhi: A group of 132 eminent Indian academicians, including many well-known Sanskrit scholars, have expressed strong reservations regarding Columbian University Professor Sheldon Pollock,...

Ramakrishna Math offering Sanskrit courses in Chennai

Chennai: Sri Ramakrishna Math in Chennai is offering six-month-long courses in Sanskrit. Classes will be conducted from 7.15 PM to 8.15 PM starting March 2. Eminent...

Famous Indologist Jaroslav Vacek airlifted to Prague

Kozhikode: World famous Czech Indologist Professor Jaroslav Vacek who had suffered a head injury and was in the hospital for over a month was...

Anticipated implementation of ‘three-language formula’ to open gates for Sanskrit learners

Chennai: The Ministry of Human Resource Development, around three months ago, constituted a 13-member expert committee, with former Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami as...

Sanskrit Imposition in Schools opposed by Tamil Nadu leaders

Chennai: The Union government’s attempts to promote Sanskrit in schools by making compulsory the three-language formula have been crticised by the Tamil Nadu leaders...

Sanskrit cell to be set up in IITs to research ancient science

New Delhi: A panel set up by the education ministry of Indian government recommended that all the premier engineering and scientific institutes which are...

Sanskrit University still on papers, no Improvement in Panchkula

Panchkula: The project of building up a Sanskrit university is yet to take place, despite its announcement made by the Haryana education minister Ram...

Story of a Jamaican Yogi who knows Sanskrit and teaches in China

His name is Sasi, a Yogi, well versed in Sanskrit and he was born in Jamaica (a West Indian country with the influence of...

Swami Dayananda Saraswati: The champion of Hindu rejuvenation

(On the 192nd birth anniversary of Swami Dayananda Saraswati of Arya Samaj, NewsGram is reproducing a brief biography of him By Ratnakar Sadasyula) 1838, Tankara, Kathiawar...

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