Contribution of western indologists

by NatthЕ«lДЃla Gupta

Publisher: Mohit Publications in New Delhi

Written in English
Published: Pages: 163 Downloads: 801
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Includes short biographical sketches on western indologists.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-163).

StatementN.L. Gupta.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 163 p. ;
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3592174M
ISBN 108174450270
LC Control Number2002295894

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This book constitutes the inaugural volume of a new and hopefully prodigious series: Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies. The majority of the fifteen contributions grew out of papers delivered between and at the annual Jaina Studies Workshop . An authentic Study on the History of Indian Theories of polity, the book critically analyses Ancient Texts like the Mahabharata, the Ramayana, the Arthasastra, epigraphic records and the other branches of Sanskrit literature. With a deep sight into the subject the author highlights various types of states in ancient India, the origin of kingship, rules of succession among the hiers of a. For this reason alone, this book ought to be on the reading list of every student of Indian history and religious studies. While I am extremely sympathetic to Nicholson’s approach, the book also contains some weaknesses, principally relating to its treatment of German Indologists. I cite three examples here. This book highlights the contribution of language standardization to the economic rise of the West between and Previous studies have been unable to explain why during this period almost all.

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The Making of Western Indology explains and evaluates Colebrooke’s role as the founder of modern Indology. The book discusses how Colebrooke embodies the significant passage from the speculative yearnings attendant on eighteenth-century colonial expansion, to the professional, transnational ethos of nineteenth-century intellectual life and scholarly enquiry.

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Indology and its eminent western savantas: Collection of biographies of western Indologists4/5(1). Western Indologists: A Study in Motives of love, of poetry and of science, may we hail a revival of thy past in our Western future.' This Contribution of western indologists book cut Max Muller to the quick and he said while reviewing it that 'the author seems to have been taken in by the Brahmins of India'.

'Perhaps the paucity of Indian contribution to other sciences. There is a widespread belief among Indian scholars and the educated public that western Orientalists and indologists have been invariably actuated by purely academic interests, pursued in an objective, scientific and critical spirit.

While some of them have undoubtedly approached. About The Book The history of Western knowledge of India began about years ago, but the history of Indology only about years ago. It happened in Kolkata, as a fusion of colonial and scholarly interests, but also not uninfluenced by the scholarly traditions of India.

The book is a journalistic fake, not an honest critical production.” Such has always been the broad contours of motivated Western scholarship on India and the designs and methods of their spokespersons here. Our nationalist stalwarts, seeing through such works, did not back-out from an aggressive engagement with the critics of Hinduism.

Rajiv Malhotra has been a ground-breaking thinker and writer on matters related to Hinduism and Indian civilization for decades now. He has single-handedly and courageously challenged a coterie of Western Indologists and associated forces bent on denigrating Indic traditions and denying the national and civilizational unity of India and Hinduism.

In this work, he exposed the hidden motives of western indologists and historians to prove beyond doubt that the history of India has been written by their enemies. He cites from the letters and works of these fraud indologists to showcase their hidden motives.

They had two-fold agenda – to spread Christianity and make Hindus hate their heritage. Hinduphobia rampant among Western Indologists and therefore his flippant rejection of the scholars who initiated the petition reminds me of Richard Crasta's book 'Impressing the Whites.' A small but significant contribution towards changing the discourse.

Abbé Dubois' book has run through a dozen of reprints in England and remains the best primer for the average western traveler to India to this day. Abbé Dubois influenced James Stuart Mill's malicious History of British India which was written in six volumes in Indologists analyse social phenomena by interpreting the classical texts.

Apart from Sanskrit scholars and Indologists, many sociologists have also used exten­sively traditional texts to study Indian society. Therefore, it is called as “textual view” or “textual perspective” of social phenomena as it depends upon texts.

Valerie wrote: "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West is a "Western?"" I consider the term "Western" to mean fiction -- although the list maker didn't specify such.

That certainly doesn't apply to Dee Brown's book. Indology or Indian studies is the academic study of the history and cultures, languages, and literature of India and as such is a subset of Asian studies. The term Indology (in German) Indologie is often associated with German scholarship, and is used more commonly in departmental titles in German and continental European universities than in the anglophone academy.

In the Septemedition of Newsweek, p Bernal, the author of the page book, BLACK ATHENA, published inexplores the reason why in the beginning of the 18th century European scholars intentionally omitted the names of Egypt and Canaan from the family tree of Western.

Foreword Professor Probodh Chandra Bagchi’s contribution on Sino-Indo Tibetology was the topic of the National Seminar held by the Asiatic Society on 18th November This Seminar was organised to mark the birth centenary of Professor Bagchi.

Professor Bagchi was an Indologist in its true sense, a genuine Linguist, and the greatest of the Sinologues. Ed Gorman – I’ve raved about his books Trouble Man and Wolf Moon on this blog many times.

But you’ll also enjoy Death Ground, Guild, hell, anything with his name on it. H.A. DeRosso – One of the darkest western writers out there and one of the least well known. His books include, The Gun Trail, and Under the Burning Sun.

My first book in this sphere of interest was Ram Janmabhoomi vs. Babri Masjid: A Case Study in HinduMuslim Conflict (). I now find it a somewhat clumsy attempt to understand the Ayodhya controversy, but at the time it served a good purpose, viz.

to break the false impression that the world of scholarship including Western Indologists was. Get this from a library. Indology and its eminent western savantas: collection of biographies of western Indologists. [Gauranga Gopal Sengupta] -- Chiefly on the Indologists from Germany and Great Britain.

Over the last two hundred years, several Indian and Western scholars have done a lot of work on Indology and published several works also. Various aspects of the religion, philosophy, scriptures and culture have been dealt with in these treatises.

An attempt has been made here to give brief biographical sketches of such Indologists. ‘Author of several books on Hinduism, his writings seek to contrast the generally flippant and dry academic presentations of western Indologists.’ ‘Although they are familiar to Indologists, these republics are hardly known to other historians.’.

Names like David Frawley, Wendy Doniger, Sheldon Pollock, and Koenraad Elst are popular Western Indologists in the Hindu literature. However, the arrival of these westerners into Hindu literature. Contribution of Swami Dayanand towards the understanding of the Vedas.

Vedas were considered as a book of cumbersome rituals confined to the priest ji not even made the Vedas accessible to the common man but also made their interpretation useful and worthy for everyone.

The earlier Acharyas and western indologists. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Indologists: Subcategories. This category has the following 32 subcategories, out of 32 total. A American Indologists‎ (58 P) Austrian Indologists‎ (6 P) B Bangladeshi Indologists‎ (1 P) Belgian Indologists‎ (9 P) British.

Early Indologists – a Study in Motivation Part I. The First Pioneers of Indology. It may be surprising to learn that the first pioneer in indology was the 12th Century Pope, Honorius IV.

The Holy Father encouraged the learning of oriental languages in order to preach Christianity amongst the pagans.

Western short stories have also been among America’s favourites. A.H. Lewis (c. –), a former cowboy, produced a series of popular stories told by the “Old Cattleman.”Stephen Crane created a comic classic of the genre with “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky” (), and Conrad Richter (–) wrote a number of stories and novels of the Old Southwest.

The Indologists are generally ignorant about science so they respond by saying that these are contributions to Western enterprises and besides, they add, what they are pointing to are Indian. A native of Ohio and a graduate of Ohio State, ARTHUR M.

SCHLESINGER was appointed to his professorship at Harvard in As a teacher and author he is internationally respected for his. An unseemly row has erupted over inadequate attribution of sources in the work of an American-Indian author and Hindu intellectual who has made it his life's work to challenge and confront western academicians who now dominate the narratives around Indic culture and religion, especially Hinduism.

Hinduism is a multi-scale religious and spiritual organism as the richest religious-spiritual-philosophical conglomerate on earth. Thus, it would be easier to answer the question, which among the constituents of Indian spiritual heritage contribut.

Judaism - Judaism - The role of Judaism in Western culture and civilization: Judaism has played a significant role in the development of Western culture because of its unique relationship with Christianity, the dominant religious force in the West.

Although the Christian church drew from other sources as well, its retention of the sacred Scriptures of the synagogue (the Old Testament) as an. tradition as presented. by the Western Indologists, and thus it shaped the European Book Reviews 53 consciousness in understanding and appreciating the South Indian culture.

In a way such an approach also supported the Dravidian movement in the South against the process of Sanskritisation with all its implications.Book Description For the first time, this influential study by Ludwig Alsdorf is made available to an English speaking audience, translated by Bal Patil.

It focuses on two of the most pertinent issues in Indian religion, the history of vegetarianism and cow-veneration. Book Review: "German Exploration of Indian Society" Anand Amaladass the contributions of the missionaries in South India for example, like Ziegenbalg, later on Karl Graul, Schomerus, Amos tradition as presented by the Western Indologists, and thus it shaped the European Book Reviews