• Purankosh : an encyclopedia on the Mahabharat and the Puranas
    The Purankos project is a painstaking effort undertaken by Dr. Nrisinhaprasad Bhaduri, noted Indologist and author, to compile a Bengali encyclopedia on terms from the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and the major Puranas. The work will be published in several volumes, the first of which is already out. Now, in order to make the fruits of […] keyboard_arrow_right
  • Yamunakinare – Towards the History of Kirtan : Academics and Archive
    The tradition of `Kirtan’ – symbolizing the Bhakti movement and widely practiced in Bengal, Odissa, Assam, Tripura, Manipur, Jharkhand and Vrindavan – constitutes one of the fundamental elements of our country’s pluralist and syncretic culture. Over a period of time the `Kirtan’ has also experienced significant doses of transformation in matters of composition, style and […] keyboard_arrow_right