Author: Swami PrabhanandaSeveral Contributors/Translator(s)/ Edito: Swami PrabhanandaPublisher: Ramakrishna Mission Institute of CultureYear: 2001Language: EnglishPages: 235ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187332174
Max Muller and His Contemporaries is a collection of papers presented at an international seminar to commemorate the death centenary of the great German Indologist (1823-1900).The seminar was a part of the German Festival in India and was organized by the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture in collaboration with the Governments of India and the Federal Republic of Germany. The purpose of the seminar was to appraise the current Indological situation and look ahead to the future in areas like Sanskrit studies, comparative religion, philosophy, and social criticism in which Max Muller made significant contributions. The seminar was held on 15 and 16 December 2000 and its inauguration ceremony was graced by the presence of Swami Ranganthandaji Maharaj, President of the Ramakrishna Matha and Ramakrishna Mission. Twenty-one scholars from India and abroad participated.
Publisher’s NoteWelcome Address Swami PrabhanandaInaugural Address Wolfgang SeiwertKeynote Address D.P. ChattopadhyayaChairman’s Benedictory Address Swami RanganathanandaI Point to Max Muller Georg LechnerMax Muler’s Contribution to Sanskrit Studies K. Kunjunni RajaMax Muller on Sanskrit Language and Literature Visvanath ChatterjeeMax Muller on Indian Literature Sisir Kumar DasWhiter Orinentalism? Kapila VatsyayanMax Muller on Indian Philosophy Albrecht WezlerMax Muller and His Influence onIndian Philosophy J.N. MohantyVyasa Parampara, Text RenewalMechanisms,Max Muller and Contemporary EuropeanScholarship Kapil KapoorMoksa and Ananda Bina GuptaNon-Centricity Prinz Rudolf zur LippeSocial Criticism in Max Muller’s Life and Works Johannnes H.VoigtSpeaking of Indology: Cultural StudiesAs Communication Aditya MalikVALEDICTORY SESSIONIntroductory address Swami PrabhanandaValedictory AddressMax Mulller on Ramakrishna and Vivekananda R.K. DasGuptaMax Muller’s Indology Revisited Ratna BasuChairman’s Address Tapan RaychaudhuriAPPENDIXDiscussions (Question-Answer Sessions)The Contributors