Thursday, February 24, 2011

Nicholas Kazanas' lectures in Chennai: starting Sat Feb 26 at IITM

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kazanas is an expert on the indus-sarasvati civilization and has helped debunk the 'aryan invasion hoax' aka 'aryan migration hoax' (TM JNU)

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Please see attached the full list from Kalyanaramanji pasted below and the pdf flyer specific to IITM attached






(Director OMILOS Meleton Cultural Institute,Greece)


1.       Date :                        26th February 2011 (Saturday)

Time :                          6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Venue :                      Central Lecture Theatre (CLT), near Gajendra Circle, IIT Madras, Chennai

Topic :                        “The Collapse of Aryan Invasion Theory and the prevalence of Indigenism”

Chair person:                   Prof. Govardhan, Dean Students, IIT Madras (Viswanath: 9092684801)


2.      Date :                         27th February 2011

Time :                         10:30 A.M. to 12 Noon 

Venue :                     Jagadguru Vallabhacharya Auditorium,D.G Vaishnav College Campus, Gokulbagh, 833 Periyar EVR High Road, Arumbakkam, Chennai

Topic :                        Vedic civilization and its relevance to modern times”

   Chairperson:           Dr S. Narasimhan, Principal, DG Vaishnav College, Chennai. (24751264)

3.       Date:                                     28 February 2011

Time:                          3: 30 PM to 5 PM

Topic:                         Interaction session with Vedic-Sanskrit studies research scholars

Venue:                      Kuppuswamy Sastri Research Institute, Sanskrit College, Luz, Mylapore,                 Chennai 600004

Chairperson:                        Dr. Kameshwari, Director (24985320)


4.       Date :                        1st March, 2011  

Time :                         3 PM to 4:30 PM

 Venue :                     ORI. Platinum Jubilee  Auditorium, Marina Campus,

                                    University of Madras, Chennai.  

Topic :                        "All inclusiveness of Veda".

 Chair person:          Dr. Siniruddha Dash, Professor and Head Department of

                                    Sanskrit, University of Madras. (9444469505)


5.       Date :                        2nd March 2011 

Time :                         11:45 AM  to 1 PM

Venue :                     College Auditorium, Vivekananda college, Mylapore,

                                    Chennai 600 004.  

Topic :                        “Vedic Civilisation and its spread”

   Chair person:          Dr S. Swaminathan, Principal, Vivekananda College. Chennai. (Dr. Ramachandran 9444079958)

6.       Date :                        2nd March 2011

Time :                         7 PM  to 8:30 PM

Venue :                     International Headquarters Hall of the Theosophical

                                    Society, Adyar, Chennai 600 020.  

Topic :                        “The All Inclusiveness of Rig-Veda”

 Chair person:          Smt.G.Sundari, President, Adyar Lodge,  Chennai. (24912474)


About the speaker


Prof. Nicholas Kazanas,  is a scholar of Vedic Studies.

Prof. Nicholas Kazanas was born in the Greek island Chios in 1939. He studied English Literature at University College, Economics and Philosophy at the School of Economic Science and Sanskrit at the School of Oriental and African studies - all in London; also post-graduate at SOAS and at Deccan College in Pune. (India). He taught in London and Athens and since 1980 has been Director of Omilos Meleton Cultural Institute.He is on the Editorial Board of Adyar Library Bulettin (Chennai). He has also produced a three-year course of learning Sanskrit for Greeks. From 1997 he has turned towards the Vedic Tradition of India and its place in the wider Indo-European culture. This research comprises thorough examination of Indo-European cultures, comparing their philosophical ideas and values, their languages, mythological issues and religions. He has translated in Greek many Gnostic texts (Gospel of Thomas, etc) and has composed an extensive study on Christ's original teaching (one in Greek and one in English). He has also translated the ten principal Upanishads (ISA, KENA, KATHA, MANDUKYA, BrHADARANYAKA, etc.) from the original Sanskrit  text into  Greek. He is on a promotional tour for a new world-class, peer-reviewed, academic journal to be edited by him, called Vedic Venues: Journal of the Continuity of Vedic Culture.


Contact:  Mr.Ajith S. Ranganathan: 9840337088; Mr.Kalivaradan : 9382817652

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