SI – 2: Presentations

Monographs

TM Narendran – A Pariksa of Pollock’s Three Dimensional Philology

Manjushree Hegde – Politics of Sanskrit Studies

Vakyartha Sadas

Theme: Rasa

Sharda Narayanan – Rejoinder to Rasa Reader: An Insider View

Charu Uppal — From Natyasastra to Bollywood

Karthik S Joshi – Pollock’s views on Rasa: A Critique

Sreejit Datta – Pollock’s “From Rasa Seen to Rasa Heard”: A critique

K Gopinath — A Computational Theory on Rasa

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Naresh Cuntoor – Change and growth of Rasa Theory

Ashay Naik – Pollock’s Desacralisation of the Indian Rasa Tradition

Theme: Desacralization

Sudarshan Therani – The Science of the Sacred

Megh K and Manogna S – Sheldon Pollock & Desacralization of Sanskrit

Theme: Mimamsa

T N Sudarshan — The Science and Nescience of Mimamsa

Shrinivas Tilak – Mimamsa critique of Pollock’s History Theory

Ananth Sethuraman – Mimamsa and the Problem of History in Traditional India

Alok Mishra – The divine nature of the Vedas [Hindi]

Prof. K S Kannan – Mimamsa and Ahistoricism

Sharda Narayanan – Brahmanism, Buddhism and Mimamsa

Theme: Chronology

Megh K & Manogna S – Purvapaksa of Pollock’s Chronology

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Beyond the Pollockian Sanskrit Cosmopolis: A preliminary Study in Chronology

Nilesh Oak – Critique of & Rebuttal to Pollock’s Dating for Epics

Theme: Buddhism

Dr. Koenraad Elst – The Buddha Versus Sheldon Pollock

Dr. Rajath V – Hinduism and Buddhism: Convergent or Divergent

Sunil M V – Upanishads and Buddha’s Teachings

Ravi Joshi – Commonalities in Hindu & Buddhist Meta Framework

Theme: Sastra

Subhodeep Mukhopadhayay – Gaṇita Śāstra & Western Mathematics

Madhu & Sudarshan Therani – Sastra of Science & Science of Sastras

Theme: Philology

T N Sudarshan — The Science of Meaning

Ishani Dutta – Pollock’s Philology: Mixing Ramayana and Political Imagination

Miscellaneous

Sowmya K – Are Sanskrit Grammar & Royal Power Related

Jayaraman Mahadevan – Pollock’s “Death of Sanskrit” – An Analysis

Animesh Aaryan – Pollock’s ‘Irresponsible’ vs Valimiki’s ‘Plausible’ Ramayana

Murali KV – Pollock’s Hypothesis on “Othering” is unscientific

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Manjushree H – Examination of Pollock’s “Project SKSEC”