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Prof. M. Hiriyanna: The Socrates of Mysore
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Prof. M. Hiriyanna: The Socrates of Mysore

July 25, 2018

He was an eminent Sanskrit Scholar, Philosopher and authority on Indian Aesthetics. Samskruta Sevadhurina Mysore Hiriyanna was the very embodiment of simplicity and humility. His philosophy lectures in the classrooms at Maharaja College, Mysore, later became a best-seller in the West under the title “Outlines of Indian Philosophy”!  Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan visited Hiriyanna at his residence…


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