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  • Gita Govinda - 12th Century Sanskrit Poem on Radha and Krishna: Adopted in Painting, Music and Dance.

  • The Cosmic Manifestation of Vaikuntha and Visvarupa - Prof. Thomas Stuart Maxwell of University of Bonn delivered a captivating lecture on `Vaikuntha and Visvarupa’ of Visnu. The talk revolved around the cosmic concept of superimposed multiheaded sculptures which manifested as a movement of worship and took a definite route geographically only to bring about a cosmic harmony...
  • Conference on Continuing Creation of Vraja - The region of Vrindavan and Mathura known as Vraja bhumi is a major focus of study under the Kshetra Sampada programme in IGNCA, which examines the holistic impact of Kshetra on the culture of the local people....  Article by Krishna Dutt
  • Vraja: Krishna's Playground - Robyn Beeche, the well known photographer, associated with the IGNCA'S Vraja Prakalpa project, has documented the yearly rituals and the festivals of Vraja since 1983...
  • From New Jersey to Vraja: Journey of an Editor - Dr. Margaret H. Case of New Jersey is one of the most eminent editors hand has been through hundreds of Mss. At the prestigious Princeton University Press for over two decades. Apart from her "love" for editing she developed inclination for the land of mystic India for decades. Today she spends half of the year in Vraja to "live another life"...
  • Vishnupriya - The Forgotten Wife of Sri Gauranga - Srimati Vishnupriya, the second wife of Gauranga Mahaprabhu of Bengal, in our worldly estimate, led a lonely life after the sannyas of her husband. Since then the followers of Mahaprabhu have been casually remembering Vishnupirya – to them Lord Gauranga is the acme of divine ecstacy of Brajabhumi... Article by Gautam Chatterjee
  • Garuda in Thai Art - Dr. Neeru Misra, art historian, is Programme Director with Indian Council for Cultural Relations and currently on deputation to United Nations Development Programme. Having specialized in Medieval Indian History, she has made significant contributions in the areas of history and social process...
  • Hinduism and Buddhism - is one of the last works of Coomaraswamy and among his most significant as was recognized by Rene Guenon who, in a review written in 1946 in Les Etudes traditionelles, referred to it an "ouvrage importante"...Book Reviewed by Seyyed Hossein Nasr

 


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