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Innovation via Sanskrit: The World Sanskrit Book Fair, Bangalore, January 7-11, 2011

by , 4 Nov 2010 | in exhibition | no comments yet

Sanskrit as a modern language to popularize and stimulate innovation enabled by Sanskrit and its rich knowledge base: this is the main object of the 1st World Sanskrit Book Fair, which will be held in Bangalore, India, on January 7-11, 2011. The fair is expected to promote modern Sanskrit Literature and showcase the learning of the language based on new methods and approaches.

The Sanskrit Book Fair is sponsored by th The Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan and the goverment of Karnataka. This is an interview on the initiative by Mallepuram G. Venkatesh, vice-chancellor of Karnataka Sanskrit University. Here two articles on the event from the Deccan Herald and The Hindu.

Jain Art Exhibitions in New York City, NY

by , 14 Nov 2009 | in exhibition | no comments yet

There are two interesting exhibitions on the Jain art in New York city: Victorious Ones: Jain Images of Perfection, which runs through Feb. 15 at the Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th Street, Manhattan; and Peaceful Conquerors: Jain Manuscript Painting, which runs through March 28 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. For more info: Rubin Museum of Art ph. (212) 620-5000; Metropolitan Museum of Art (212) 535-7710.

The New York Times has written a review on the them, and published an online slideshow.