Some useful link for Orientalists

· Blogs Avacūrikā AWOL – The Ancient World Online Dans le sillage d’Advayavajra Digital Resources for Buddhist Studies earlyTibet Granthinām – Daniel Stender’s blog on Sanskrit philology and associated issues In texts, through thoughts, with pleasure Indological Provocations Jayarava’s Raves Jigtenmig – Classical Tibetan Language Blog New Indology Philologia Tibetica prātibhaṃ netram reading Tibetan manuscripts… Continue reading Some useful link for Orientalists

books · research

♦ Dharma Pātañjala

Andrea Acri, Dharma Pātañjala; A Śaiva Scripture from Ancient Java Studied in the Light of Related Old Javanese and Sanskrit Texts, Egbert Forsten 2012, pp. xviii + 706. Gonda Indological Series XVI The book presents an edition, English translation and study of the Dharma Pātañjala, a previously unpublished Old Javanese-Sanskrit Śaiva scripture transmitted through a single palm-leaf codex… Continue reading ♦ Dharma Pātañjala


♦ Fund-finding campain for “Digital Dharma” a documentary on E. Gene Smith

Today I have received an email from my friend Lara Maconi concerning a fund-finding campain for a documentary on E. Gene Smith (here some among the principal obituaries from newspapers: The Economist, The NY Times, The Telegraph, The Washington Post). Althought the documentary is almost completed, few but essential things are still to be done. The… Continue reading ♦ Fund-finding campain for “Digital Dharma” a documentary on E. Gene Smith


♦ A new tool for monitorizing how many people come across this blog and from where

The particular contents of this blog, and the fact that I add more or less only one post per month, are two relevant factors that contribute, on the one side, to select the visitors on the basis of their interests and, on the other side, to keep the number of visitors low. Indeed, and of… Continue reading ♦ A new tool for monitorizing how many people come across this blog and from where

meetings · research

♦ The Fifth International Vedic Workshop

The Centre for Eurasiatic and Afroasiatic Studies (CEAS), Bucharest organizes: The Fifth International Vedic Workshop Hotel Novotel, sala Paris Rive Droite, Bucharest 20.09.2011 – 11 papers 9.00-11.00 official opening: Sarvaśākhāsamanvayam vaidikamaṅgalam    addresses by the organizers: Michael Witzel, Shrikant S. Bahulkar, Jan E. M. Houben 11.00-11.30 coffee break 11.30-13.00 – plenary session: 3 papers MODERATOR:… Continue reading ♦ The Fifth International Vedic Workshop

meetings · research

♦ The Coffee Break Conference — 2

The following is the agenda, kindly sent via mail by Elisa Freschi, of: The Study of South Asia: between Antiquity and Modernity: Parallels and Comparisons. The Coffee Break Conference — 2 (8-10 September 2011) Where: Institute of Oriental Studies, Caserma Sani, via Principe Amedeo 182b (Underground “Vittorio”), Rome 1 1.1  Language as a Way of… Continue reading ♦ The Coffee Break Conference — 2