3-9 January 1997
Bangalore, India

The Tenth World Sanskrit Conference

The Tenth World Sanskrit Conference will be held in Bangalore, India, from 3-9 January 1997. This will be the Third World Sanskrit Conference to be held in India (New Delhi, 1972 and Varanasi 1981) and will commemorate the Silver Jubilee Year of the International Association for Sanskrit Studies (IASS)

The Conferecne will be held in the Taralabalu Kendra, Bangalore, India. The Kendra has a modern research facility designed to promote Indian cultural education. Bangalore the capital of Karnataka, is hailed as India's 'garden city'.The climate during the month of January will be particularly pleasant, making it an ideal time to visit.

Scholars are invited to submit titles for papers using the reply form which is available from the secretariat. A draft of the paper (minimum 5 pages) is requested to be submitted by 15 May 1996 along with a bibliography and a 300-word abstract. Should the paper be accepted, then the abstract will be printed in the conference catalogue. The final paper should be submitted to the panels of chairpersons upon arrival at the conference.

Subject Areas
Papers are solicited on the following subject areas:
1 Sanskrit and Regional Languages
2 Va■karana and Linguistics
3 Modern Sanskrit Literature
4 Sanskrit and Computers
5 Veda and Vedangas
6 Epics and Purangas
7 ■gamas and Tantras
8 Religion and Philosophy
9 Architecture, Fine Arts, and Aesthetics
10 Classical Sanskrit Literature
11 Scientific Sanskrit Literature
12 Dharma Sastra and Artha Sastra
13 Manuscripts and Historical Documents
14 Sanskrit and the Environment

Address for Correspondence:
Secretariat Xth World Sanskrit Conference
Taralabalu Kendra
3rd Main, 2nd Block, RT Nagar
Bangalore - 560 032
Tel: +91-80-3430017 / 3332759
Fax: +91-80-3334541

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