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Queens Mansion, 3rd Floor, G. Talwatkar Marg, Fort, Mumbai - 400001. India.
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Tel      : +91-22-2207 2974 / 2207 2975
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Tantric Elements in the major schools of Shaiva and Vaishnava Traditions

8 - 12 Sep '18 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm
 
 

The word Tantra in Sanskrit basically means a system and etymologically 'a woven structure’. Over a period of time some of the features of 'tantra' permeated the prevalent religious schools whether Shaiva, Vaishnava or Shakta.

This series of four seminars will explore in detail the ritual, philosophy and spiritual practices of Kashmir Shaivism, Shaiva Siddhanta, as well as Pancharatra and Vaikhanasa, highlighting their Tantric elements.

Day 1. Kashmir's Tantric Tradition and Abhinavagupta.
Day 2. South Indian Shaiva Siddhanta.
Day 3. Intrusion of Tantric tradition in the practice and ritual of Pancharatra.
Day 4. The Philosophy and Rituals of Vaikhanasa.

Registration Fee: Rs. 3000/-
(Rs.1500 with Student ID)

Suppported by : Jai & Sugandha Hiremath, Hikal Ltd.

 
 
 

G.C.Tripathi

Professor Tripathi is a reputed Indologist and Sanskrit scholar. He has received countless awards recognising his scholarship from the government of India as well as from various Indological and Sanskrit institutes in India and abroad. He completed a PhD on 'Vedic Deities and their Subsequent Development' from Sanskrit University in Varanasi (1962); a DPhil from the University of Freiburg (1967) with a focus on Comparative Religions, Indo-European Philology, and Latin; and, a DLitt on Orissan Temple Ritual in the department of Ancient Indian History and Culture at Allahabad University (1986). Trained in manuscriptology and textual criticism of the Leipzig School of Indology, Prof. Tripathi has served for 33 years as Director of or Professor in a number of universities and institutes in India and abroad, including the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, University of Heidelberg, University of Leipzig, as well as University of Oxford. He has authored seven books and edited 19 Sanskrit texts from manuscripts.

 
 
 

Registration Fees: Rs. 3000/-

 
 
 
 
 

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Jnanapravaha
Queens Mansion, 3rd Floor, G. Talwatkar Marg,
Fort, Mumbai - 400001. India.
Tel: +91-22-2207 2974 / 2207 2975.
Fax: +91-22-2207 2976.
Email: to.jnanapravaha@gmail.com,
info@jp-india.org

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