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engraved knowledge

Great inscriptions were made of complex and exciting literary stuff, writes B. N. Goswamy A scribe at work. Detail from a painted wooden bookcover of probably a 14th century manuscript. Oriental Research Institute, Mysore Epigraphy (from Greek, meaning “written upon”): the study of inscriptions engraved into stone or other permanent materials, or cast in metal; the […]

Inscriptions in the spotlight

It was concern for a vital link in the dissemination of knowledge, true and unimpeachable, which had brought personalities from three spheres together on the same dais — Rukmini Arangam of Kalakshetra. The head of the Kanchi Kamakoti Pitam, Sri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswati, Dr. Sachidananda Joshi, Member-Secretary, IGNCA (Indira Gandhi Centre for the Arts), New […]

Sanskrit as a source of knowledge is waiting to be tapped, says Governor

Five-day workshop on Sanskrit Inscriptions of India inaugurated Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Sunday said that Sanskrit was home to many religious, scientific and literary compositions and that there was a huge treasure of knowledge still waiting to be tapped from Sanskrit sources like inscriptions. Addressing the gathering at the inauguration of a five-day workshop on […]

Book Release – Epigraphs – Vol-IV Part 2 & 3- 3rd July 2008

The history of this great country is punctuated by constant integration of migrating people with diverse cultures. Even as early as 4000 B.C., our country has emerged as a region of highly developed civilization with all its colourful canvas, portraying a unique assimilation of ethnic groups, displaying varied cultures and religions. In fact, this uniqueness […]

Uttankita Sanskrit Vidya Aranya Epigraphs Volume XI – Book release – 2nd June 2019

Chennai. XI vol. of Uttankita Vidyaranya #Epigraphs will be released by Hon.ble Governor of Tamilnadu Sri Banwarilal Purohit in benign presence of Jagadguru Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal at Kalakshetra, Chennai on 2nd June 2019. Workshop on # Sanskrit Inscriptions will also be held- Pujyashri #Shankaracharya Swamigal will bless the inaugural session with Anugraha […]