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Department of Sanskrit, University of Mumbai,
organizes in collaboration with
Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha Research Center
Two-Day National Seminar on
Dimensions of Vaishnava Mahapuranas
19-20 January, 2018

Programme
19.1.18
9.30 – 10.00 Registration and Breakfast
10.00 – 11.30 Inaugural Function
10.00 – 10.05
10.05 – 10.10 10.10 – 10.20 10.20 – 10.30
10.30 – 10.50

10.50 – 11.20

11.20 – 11.25 Lighting of Lamp
Vishnustavana – Medha Palsodkar
Welcome Address – Dr. Madhavi Narsalay
Introduction of the Guests – Dr. Shakuntala Gawde
Inaugural Address – Dr. Dinesh Kamble,
Officiating Registrar,
University of Mumbai
Keynote Address – Shri Gaurang Das,
President, Govardhan Eco Village

Vote of Thanks – Suchitra Tajane
11.25 – 11.30 Tea Break

Session I 11.30 – 1.00 Chairperson – Dr. Shubhada Joshi
1. Dr. Godabarish Mishra – Mystifying the Reality and Realising the Myth (Analytical Exploration of a few episodes from Vaishnava Puranas)
2. Dr. Prachi Moghe – Influence of Vaishnava Puranas on Iconography of Narayana
3. Dr. Sweta Prajapati – Method of Critical Edition of Vishnu Purana
1.00 – 2.00 Prasadam
Session II 2.00 – 3.30 Chairperson – Dr. Gauri Mahulikar
1. Dr. Nirmala Kulkarni – Vedic Precursors of Varaha Myths
2. Dr. Bhagyashri Bavare – Survivors of the Great Dissolution
3. Rudraksh Sakrikar – Weather Science in Vaishnava Puranas
3.30 – 3.45 Tea Break
3.45 – 4.30 Entertainment Programme – Ms. Kanakavalli Chari

20.1.18
9.30 – 10.00 Breakfast
Session III 10.00 – 11.30 Chairperson – Dr. Sweta Prajapati
1. Mrunalini Newalkar – Change and Continuity in Kurma Purana: Appropriation of a Vaishnava Text
2. Harshada Sawarkar – Etymologies as Text Builders: Study with reference to Brahmavaivarta Purana
3. Shobha Sahasrabuddhe – Cosmology in the Padma Purana
11.30 – 11.45 Tea Break
Session IV 11.45 – 12.45 Chairperson – Dr. Godabarisha Mishra
1. Suchitra Tajane – श्रीमद्भागवतपुराणमें उपमा अलंकार: एक अनुशीलन
2. Dr. Chinmayi Deodhar – Fertility Vows in Vaishnava Puranas with special reference to Madanadvadashi

12.45 – 1.45 Prasadam

Session V 1.45 – 2.45 Chairperson – Dr. Parineeta Deshpande
1. Dr. Shakuntala Gawde – Social Glimpses through Puranic Eschatology with special reference to Garuda Purana
2. Mugdha Deshpande – Concept of King in selected Vaishnava Mahapuranas
2.45 – 3.15 Tea Break
3.15 – 4.15 Valedictory Function
Introduction of the Chief Guest – Suchitra Tajane
Impressions about the Seminar
Valedictory Address – Dr. Sindhu Dange,
Former R.G. Bhandarkar Professor & Head, Department of Sanskrit, University of Mumbai
Vote of Thanks – Dr. Madhavi Narsalay

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Detailed schedule of the symposium :

SHARADA SYMPOSIUM
(4 DAYS SYMPOSIUM ON SHARADA SCRIPT)
(12th June to 15th June)
Day 1 –
 History of Sharada Script – 11.30 to 1.30
 Lunch – 1.30 to 2.30
 Basic of Sharada Script – 2.30 to 4.30
Day 2 –
 Revision of Sharada Script – 11.00 to 1.00
 Lunch – 1.00 to 2.00
 Deciphering of Sharada Mss – 2.00 to 4.00
Day 3 –
 Revision of Sharada Script – 11.00 to 1.00
 Lunch – 1.00 to 2.00
 Deciphering of Sharada Mss – 2.00 to 4.00
Day 4 –
 Revision of Sharada Script – 11.00 to 1.00
 Lunch – 1.00 to 2.00
 Deciphering of Sharada Mss – 2.00 to 4.00
 Valedictory Function
(Speech of Dr. Gauri Mahulikar)- 4.00 to 5.00

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