Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Visit Sanskrit Literature blog site at http://venetiaansell.wordpress.com and participate. The site objective is "Bringing Sanskrit literature to a wider global audience." The site is maintained by Venetia Ansel, "hoping to start a Sanskrit literature forum which would generate fresh interest in Sanskrit literature around the world by promoting texts, translations, literary criticism and artistic interpretations," and to "bring together Sanskritists, literature fans, readers and audiences." The site is grouped in different categories such as art, books, film and television, theatre and dance, and verses, quotes, excerpts with links to other relevant blogs, Sanskrit resources and organizations. Read the motivation behind the site and get involved in Sanskrit studies.

Sunday, April 27, 2008

  • Listen to the MP3 audio files of English translation of Bhagavadgita. It includes all the chapters with summary read by Michael Scherer of americanaphonic.com. The publication is "Srimad Bhagavad Gita : The Scripture of Mankind," by Swami Tapasyananda. The book is available at Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai, India. If you listen to any of it and like it, please let Mike know.

  • Ramayana Sites in Sri Lanka – Visit places of Lankapura such as Ashok Vatika, Sita Kotuwa and Seetha Eliya. Watch a You-tube video on the places visited under Ramayana tours. The site is built by Dream vacations for travel promotion to Sri Lanka.

    Monday, April 21, 2008

    Visit BhashaIndia.com, a community site, sponsored by Microsoft, related to Languages of India for their technological enhancement and world-wide outreach. It provides resources for end-users as well as developers. Resources include IMEs in different scripts (Hindi Tamil Kannada Gujarati Marathi Telugu Bengali Malayalam Punjabi Konkani Oriya Sanskrit Nepali), Tri-Lingual Dictionary, Keyboard Layout Creator, sample interviews in regional languages and some minor texts.

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