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Known as Kodagu in Kannada, Coorg is a picturesque hill-country forming the Southern tip of Karnataka. It forms the border between Karnataka and Kerala, and is in many ways, the gateway to the Malabar region in Kerala. Today it is primarily known for its scenic beauty and spectacular views of

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कुलीनः क्षुद्राय प्रवर इति धत्ते निजसुतां अनार्यान् विज्ञाश्च प्रभव इति गायन्ति शतशः | बलं बाह्वोर्लुप्तं हृतमपि च वाग्वीर्यमरिभिः दशां देशस्यैतां प्रतिपदमयं ध्यायति जनः || Kāvyakaṇṭha Gaṇapati-muni was dear both to Bhagavān Ramaṇa Maharśi and to Sri Arubindo. He worked hard to bring out the essence of the Vedas. He had a powerful intellect and

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निष्पिष्टापि परं पदाहतिशतैः शश्वद्बहुप्राणिनां संतप्तापि करैः सहस्रकिरणेनाग्निस्फुलिङ्गोपमैः | छागाद्यैश्च विचर्चितापि सततं मृष्टापि कुद्दालकै र्दूर्वा न म्रियते तथापि तरां धातुर्दया दुर्बले || A hundred years before India gained independence, William Bentic forced the Goḻīśrī Saṃskṛtapāṭhaśālā in Kolkata to shut down. It was an institution which had earned the appreciation of William Jones, Wilson and others. 

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निष्पिष्टापि परं पदाहतिशतैः शश्वद्बहुप्राणिनां संतप्तापि करैः सहस्रकिरणेनाग्निस्फुलिङ्गोपमैः | छागाद्यैश्च विचर्चितापि सततं मृष्टापि कुद्दालकै र्दूर्वा न म्रियते तथापि तरां धातुर्दया दुर्बले || A hundred years before India gained independence, William Bentic forced the Goḻīśrī Saṃskṛtapāṭhaśālā in Kolkata to shut down. It was an institution which had earned the appreciation of William Jones, Wilson and others. 

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In this instructive video Claude Alvares introduces the crucial work carried out by Dharmpal (1922-2006) in Indian History. Alvares shares his personal story of encountering Dharmpal's work while pursuing his doctoral studies in Netherlands. He explains how this chance encounter turned his view about Indian sciences. Alvares was also fortunate to meet and interact closely

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Ananda Coomaraswamy remains one of the most staunch defenders of the Indian tradition in the mold of what David Frawley calls an intellectual kshatriya. Coomaraswamy wrote a series of articles about the state of (the British-imposed) Indian education and alerted Indians about its perils. Ananda Coomaraswamy mostly wrote for a scholarly

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