SI – 3: Presentations

Plenary Presentations

Tamil Nadu: The Land of Dharma — R Nagaswamy

How to Falsify (Kill) AIT? — Nilesh Oak

Panel Discussion Presentations

Dravidian Hinduphobia – Dehindunization of Tamil Literature – Jataayu

Hinduphobia: Legal Percpectives — Ayush Garg

Pan Indic Traditions: Ayurveda & Siddha — Dr. S Venugopalan

The Language of Manipravala — Dr. M A Alwar

Grama Devathas and Kuladevathas: Continuity of Little and Great Traditions in Tamil Nadu –Prof. Kanagaraj Easwaran

Jainism in Tamil Nadu — J Neelakesi

Paper Presentations

Theme: Spiritual Streams of Tamil Nadu

Rāmāyaṇa and Mahābhārata Interactions with Tamil Literary and Cultural Traditions — Partha Desikan

Battling Social Hierarchy, the Shri-Vaishnava-Sampradaya Way — Prerna Thiruvaipati & Sreejit Datta

Umapati Sivacharya, Saiva Siddhanta and the present times in Tamil Nadu –Dr. Sundari Siddhartha

Dharmic Principles of Ancient Tamil Nadu and its Downswing: A Comparative Study — Sujatha Bala

The Nature of Philosophy of Rāmānuja: Emancipation from Identity and not from Social Order, It’s Relevance to Current Context — Shanthi Narayanan

A Study of Vedic References in the
Sixth Tirumuṟai of Appar’s Tēvāram —Dr. Saraswati Sainath

Tirumūlar’s Contribution To Dharma — Dr. Shrinivas Tilak

Integration of Tamil Isai with the
Vedic and Sanskritic Tradition — K. VRINDA ACHARYA

SANGAM LITERATURE AND VAIDIKA MÄRGA — K. Vidyuta

Theme: Embedded Sacredness

The Chronology of Ancient Tamilagam — Vedveer Arya

NAADI ASTROLOGY: A METAPHYSICAL REALITY OR MONOPOLY — C HARIHARAN

Was There Tali or not During “Sangam period”? – A Critical Study in Historical Perspective –K. Chitra Rao (Presented by Sri K.V Ramakrishna Rao)

சிலப்பதிகாரம் ஓர் இந்தியக் காப்பியம் — முனைவர் அன்னபூர்ணா

Tamil and Sanskrit in the History of Indian Grammar — Dr. Sankareswari

Theme: Roadmap to Future

The Shift From Shaivagama Tantra Tradition to Bharatanatyam in Modern Times — Padmaja Suresh

From Cilappatikāram to Maṇimekalai: Of Appropriations and Misinterpretations in the Understanding of a Pan-Indian Culture — Ishani Dutta

Thirukkural and Its Affliation to Sanathana Dharma — A.V Gopala Krishnan

UNIQUE ASPECTS OF TAMIL GRAMMAR IN COMPARISON WITH SANSKRIT GRAMMAR: A BIRD’S EYE VIEW — DR. V. YAMUNA DEVI

A Critical Study of Karanams of the Ancient Tamils and the Samskaras — K V Ramakrishna Rao

SRI VAISHNAVISM – FRAMEWORK FOR ECOLOGY: PHYSICAL UNIVERSE AS THE BODY OF LORD VISHNU — GODA DEVI S

COSMIC CONSCIOUSNESS; DANCE OF NATARĀJA & AGASTYA’S INFLUENCE ON SHAIVA TRADITION; AN ASTRONOMICAL CASE — RUPA BHATY

Rediscovering the Lost Bridges: Tantrayukti – Tandiravutti; An Ancient Pan-Indian, Trans-lingual Text – Construction Manual — Jayaraman Mahadevan Ph.D

Theme: Modern Hinduphobia and Dravidian Movement

DeColonizing the Tamil Mind: A Case Study — T N Sudarshan

HINDUPHOBIA IN TAMIL TELEVISION: A CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS — K PRADEEP

DRAVIDIANISM WITH LANGUAGE EQUALING RACE — Ravi Joshi and Yamuna Harshavardhana (Part 1)

DRAVIDIANISM WITH LANGUAGE EQUALING RACE — Ravi Joshi and Yamuna Harshavardhana (Part 2)

Theme: Dravidian Movement and Evidence — Chaired by Shri. Srikant Talageri / Dr. Shrinivas Tilak / Nilesh Oak

Yogic Perceptions of Aryan-Dravidian Controversy — Subhodeep Mukhopadhyay

ARYAN INVASION THEORY: A TASTE OF THEIR OWN MEDICINE — DR. SHIVSHANKAR SASTRY

The A of ABC of Indian Chronology: Dimensions of the Aryan Problem Revisited in 2017 — Manogna Sastry & Megh Kalyanasundaram

What falsifies AIT: Evidence Beyond Linguistics, Archaeology, Genetics & Rigveda — Nilesh Oak

Problems in Assumptions and Methodology of Mahadevan’s Indus Decipherment — Dr. Jayasree Saranathan

Deconstructing the False Narrative of De-linking the Literature of Tamil Classical Tradition from the Literature of the Bhakti Movement — Prerna Thiruvaipati & Sreejit Datta

Science of the Aryan Hypothesis — Dr. Premendra Priyadarshi & Dr. K V Murali

The Science & Nescience of Comparative Linguistics — Madhu, Sudarshan & Haricharan

Theme: Caste, Untouchability and Hinduism — Chaired by Subbiah Shanmugam

Annihilation of Capitalising on Caste: Battling Politicisation of a Constructed Fault Line for Proselytisation — Sreejit Datta

Official Use of Nagari/Nandinagari South of Vindhya — Bimal Trivedi

Mini Presentations

Theme: Spiritual Streams of Tamil Nadu

Vedas and Alwars — S Renganayaki

SIVA IN SACRED TAMIL LITERATURE — LAVANYA PRAVIN

Theme: Embedded Sacredness

Contribution of Shilpi Tradition to Tamil Nadu — Ponni Selvanathan

The Cosmic Dance of Shiva: R S Vaidyanathan

Music and Devotion: Contextual Influence and Divine Presence of Narada in Dakshin Bharat’s Spiritual Traditions — Dr. P Sasikala

Dimensions of Tamil Life: Embedded Sacredness Exploring the Art Form of Kootthu of the Ancient Tamil — Dr. Sujatha Mohan

Theme: Tamil Identity Reasserting its Pan-Indic Nature

Velirs and Kelirs: Towards an Inclusive Dravidian Identity — Srinivas Bharadwaj

Ancient Account of Nationalism in Tamil Nadu — Shivani Rajwade

Tolkappiam and Panineeyam — Dr. Sankareswari

Dravidianism and the Cultural Fabric of India & South-East Asia — Rajath Vasudevamurthy

Vedci Studies in Tamil Nadu — Sharda Narayanan