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Bharat Ratna P. V. Kane: An Embodiment of Dharmasastra
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Bharat Ratna P. V. Kane: An Embodiment of Dharmasastra

November 13, 2020

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Some years ago we (Sudha Murty, N. Ramanuja, Mathoor Krishnamurthy and myself) were discussing about various cultural events, publications and spiritual discourses at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (BVB), Bangalore. Without our knowledge our conversation veered towards Dharmasastras and its modern…

Homage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee
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Homage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

September 5, 2020

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Mysore It was my good fortune to have met Vajpayee twice in New Delhi. He had not yet become the Prime Minister but was an MP. My first meeting with him was formal and not important. The second meeting was…

Prof. AVN releases Dr. Manik Bengeri’s book ‘Sangeet-Naatya-Panchayatan’
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Prof. AVN releases Dr. Manik Bengeri’s book ‘Sangeet-Naatya-Panchayatan’

September 1, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: City-based art critic, musician and writer Dr. Manik Bengeri’s  book titled ‘Sangeet-Naatya-Panchayatan’ was released by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (BVB), Mysuru Kendra Chairman Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy at a simple function held here yesterday. The book is based on the theme of Indian Music, Tansen’s contribution, Bharatnatyashstra,  Theatre movement in India, Western influence,  starting from…

Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy felicitated
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Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy felicitated

August 21, 2020

As part of its centenary celebrations, Himalaya Foundation felicitated Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy (AVN), former Head, Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Mysore (UoM) and his wife at their residence recently. They are seen with industrialist Doreswamy, Dr. K. Anasuya, Mysuru District Kannada Sahitya Parishat former President Maddikere Gopal, senior social worker K….

I-Day: Some Memories
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I-Day: Some Memories

August 17, 2020

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore India became independent on 15th August 1947 and consequently the British rule came to an end.  Gandhiji, Nehru and many other leaders played a very important role in sending the British out of India. As all of us know…

Venerable Vasudeva Maharaj
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Venerable Vasudeva Maharaj

August 9, 2020

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore India in general and South India in particular abounds in Saints whose main interest is serving the society through various methods. Some may deliver religious lectures while others may sing songs of these great men in their melodious voice….

Homage to another Savant: Deputy Channabasappa
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Homage to another Savant: Deputy Channabasappa

July 25, 2020

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Some of the readers of Star of Mysore, while appreciating and admiring my write-up on Aloor Venkatarao have asked me why I have omitted stalwarts like Deputy Channabasappa, Muduveedu Krishnarao and others. Actually I had these savants in mind…

Shamba Joshi – A Unique Kannada Scholar
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Shamba Joshi – A Unique Kannada Scholar

June 28, 2020

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy Shankara Baladikshita Joshi (1896 – 1991) was one of the greatest scholars who delved deep into the prehistory of Kannada language. At a time when the antiquity of Kannada and its environs were not clear, Joshi chose this difficult aspect of Kannada language as his main interest.  In the bargain…

Homage to Unwin of Kannada: Prof. H. M. Shankaranarayana Rao
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Homage to Unwin of Kannada: Prof. H. M. Shankaranarayana Rao

June 7, 2020

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy When I was browsing through some literature on Prof. H. M. Shankaranarayana Rao, a write-up in Kannada with the title ‘Unwin of Kannada’ written by M. Satyanarayana Rao of Geetha Book House-fame, attracted my attention. A great Publisher can understand and appreciate another equally great Publisher more intimately.  For the…

Mahabalipuram, the cradle of architecture and sculpture
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Mahabalipuram, the cradle of architecture and sculpture

March 8, 2020

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy Recently our Prime Minister Narendra Modi dressed in typical attire of South India met the Chinese President Xi Jinping and discussed bi-lateral matters. Modiji chose Mahabalipuram for the talks. Most people have seen this in print and electronic media. What happened during their talk is not relevant as it has…

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