దేశంలోని అన్ని మాధ్యమాలలో ‘హిందూ మహా వృత్తాంతానికి’ సంబందించిన చర్చ పెద్ద ఎత్తున జరగాలి. ఇది చాలా ప్రాముఖ్యత కలిగిన, చాలా లోతైన అవగాహన అవసరమైన విషయం అవ్వటం వలన మన మేధో వర్గం దీనిని దూరదృష్టితో, అఖుంటిత దీక్షతో చేపట్టాలి.
This case study highlights the criticality of engaging with original Indian texts and more importantly, knowledge of संस्कृतम् so that more Indian scholars and intellectuals can evaluate claims, analyze evidence and figure out the truth.
There should be a robust evaluation mechanism overseen by traditional Sanskrit grammarians for the acceptability of such sources. Whatever is not justifiable should be discarded as fanciful hallucinations of folks cut off from any ‘on-the-ground’ lived experience or sensitivity to cultural contexts.
Are the lack of Sanskrit debates, speeches and articles by Indologists primarily driven by a fundamental inability of most Indologists to speak in fluent and chaste Sanskrit with the right accent? Will they come off looking like amateurs if they start speaking in the language they are studying – Sanskrit?
Who were the Harappans? How are they related to present-day Indians? Was there never an “Aryan Invasion”? The drying-out of the river is the most significant factor in the history and migrations of the ancient Indians. With new evidence, the time has come for a significant paradigm shift in Indology.
Which other global language and cultural studies area relies predominantly on a corpus of translated, second-hand reference sources & not the primary Sanskrit text sources.
This book Essays on Indic History is not just a chronology of events from the past. In fact, it is a deep connection to our present It makes us who we are.
This essay was originally published in French and has been translated into English by Dr. Edward P. Butler for reproduction here. Abstract: The Mahābhārata is an immense epic which likely…
Indic Academy has established an Inter Gurukula-University Center for promoting Research, Designing of Courses and organizing Workshops, Seminars and Conferences on Shastras, Indic Knowledge Systems & Indology. Over the last…
In order to build support systems for academic studies pertaining to Sanskrit, Indian Literature and Culture, Inter-Gurukula University Centre of Indic Academy would like to announce a short term fellowship…