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ORI to digitise ancient palm leaf manuscripts soon
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ORI to digitise ancient palm leaf manuscripts soon

Mysuru: The century-old Oriental Research Institute (ORI) in the city that comes under University of Mysore, a treasure trove of ancient palm leaf and paper manuscripts, is all set to digitise its collection  and preserve them for posterity. To be taken up in a phase-wise manner, the digitisation entails scanning and copying some of the…

Oriental Research Institute hosts seminar on Mummadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar
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Oriental Research Institute hosts seminar on Mummadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar

Mysuru:  Oriental Research Institute (ORI) in association with Mahajana First Grade College had organised a National Seminar on ‘Literary contributions of Mummadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar’ at Aryabhata auditorium in Manasagangothri here this morning. About 200 scholars and students of history participated. The seminar commenced with Vedaghosha by vedic scholars and rendition of the then official anthem…

Dr. R. Shamasastry Mahamahopadyaya of Mysuru who discovered the lost treatise Arthashastra!
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Dr. R. Shamasastry Mahamahopadyaya of Mysuru who discovered the lost treatise Arthashastra!

By Dr. S.N. Bhagirath, Anaesthesiologist, Bengaluru Mahamahopadyaya Rudrapatna Shamasastry was an extraordinary scholar who brought international fame to the city of Mysuru. He was born on 12th January 1868 at Basavapatna, to parents Venkataramaiah and Puttamma. At the age of 13, he came to Mysuru to study under Pt. Kallikote Sastry. He later joined Maharaja…

Manuscript digitisation at ORI mooted
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Manuscript digitisation at ORI mooted

In-Charge Mysore Varsity VC Prof. Basavaraju announces at special lecture Mysuru: The University of Mysore has planned to digitise more than 30,000 manuscripts and 70,000 ancient records in the form of books preserved at the Oriental Research Institute (ORI), said in-Charge Vice Chancellor Prof. C. Basavaraju. He was speaking after inaugurating a lecture on ‘Importance…

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