SI – 2: Videos

Swadeshi Indology Conference - 2 (IGNCA, New Delhi)

Monographs

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

Manjushree Hegde – Politics of Sanskrit Studies

Best papers (Themes)

K. Gopinath – A Computational Theory of Rasa

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

NIlesh Oak – Critique of & Rebuttal to Pollock’s Dating for epics (Chronology)

Shrinivas Tilak – Mimamsa critique of Pollock’s History Theory

Sudarshan Therani – The Science of Meaning (Philology)

Subhodeep Mukhopadhayay – Gaṇita Śāstra & Western Mathematics

Sowmya K – Are Sanskrit Grammar & Royal Power Related (Miscellaneous)

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

Plenary Sessions

Dr. R Nagaswamy – Plenary Session 1

Dr. Meenakshi Jain – Plenary Session 2

Dr. Pappu Venugopala Rao – Plenary Session 3

Theme: Rasa

Sharda Narayanan – Rejoinder to Rasa Reader: An Insider View

Charu Uppal – Natyasastra to Bollywood: Rasa, an eternal experience

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

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

Dr. R Ganesh – Rasa one step below Brahman

Dr. R Nagaswamy – Rasa Theory

Naresh Cuntoor – Change and growth of Rasa Theory

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

Dr. Pappu Venugopala Rao – Remarks from Chair – Session 1 on Rasa

Prof. K. Gopinath – Remarks from Chair – Session 2 on Rasa

Theme: Sastra

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

Dr. Aravinda Rao – Remarks from Chair – Session on Sastra

Theme: Desacralization

Sudarshan Therani – The Science of the Sacred

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

Dr. Sonal Mansingh – Impressions of Swadeshi Indology Conference 2

Theme: Chronology

Arvind Prasad – Examining Pollock’s “Sanskrit Cosmopolis”

Theme: Miscellaneous

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

Satyanarayana Dasa – Sanskrit is not dead

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

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

Dr. Shashi Tiwari – Remarks from Chair – Session 1 on Misc. Topics

Theme: Philology

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

Dr. Korada Subrahmanyam – Remarks from chair – Session on Philology

Theme: Mimamsa

Alok Mishra – The divine nature of the Vedas

Prof. K S Kannan – Mimamsa and Ahistoricism

T N Sudarshan – The Science & Nescience of Mimamsa

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

Sharda Narayanan – Brahmanism, Buddhism and Mimamsa

Dr. Koenraad Elst – Remarks from Chair – Mimamsa & some Misc topics

Theme: Buddhism

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

Dr. Koenraad Elst – The Buddha Versus Sheldon Pollock

Sunil M V – Upanishads and Buddha’s Teachings

Dr. R Nagaswamy – Conflict between Buddhism and Hinduism

Ravi Joshi – Commonalities in Hindu & Buddhist Meta Framework

Dr Nagaswamy – Remarks from Chair – Session on Chronology & Buddhism

Dr. Amarjiva Lochan – Remarks from Chair – Session on Buddhism

Closing Session