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Online Workshop On Palaeographic Aspects Of Sinhala Script

SIDDHAM INSTITUTE OF INDIC & INTERCULTURAL STUDIES

ONLINE WORKSHOP ON PALAEOGRAPHIC ASPECTS OF SINHALA SCRIPT

18TH TO 27TH SEPT 2021

7:00 - 8:00 PM (DAILY) [IST]
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REGISTRATION
WhatsApp: 8700037997
workshopsiddham@gmail.com

About Sinhala Script:
Southern Division of Brahmi was not only spread in India but also in Sri Lanka, Maldives, Myanmar, Cambodia, Malaysia and Indonesia. Pallavas were chief users of the southern Brahmi and solely responsible for its origin and development. There are many significant textual references about writing systems found in Mahāvamsa. The Mahāvamsa refers to the writing of letters by kings or ministers on certain important occasions. The earliest correspondence referred to
5th century BCE. Envoys were sent to Mathura to ask for the hand of the daughter of King Pandya for the prince Vijaya. The next important reference is that King Vijaya sent a letter to his brother, Sumitta, to come over to Sri Lanka to be his successor.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN?
Historical Development of Sinhalese script Relation of Sinhalese script with other Indic scripts | Basic Alphabets of Sinhalese script | Combination of the consonants and vowels | Conjunct clusters | Practice of reading and writing | Deciphering Inscriptions and Manuscripts

COURSE DETAILS

  • Prior registration is compulsory
  • Duration 18 - 27 Sept 2021
  • Timings: 7:00 - 8:00 pm (Daily) [IST]
  • Date of Commencement: 18 Sept 2021
  • Last date of Registration: 16th Sept 2021 [I am sure this is flexible]
  • Limited Seats: The admission to the course will be on a first-come-first-serve basis
  • Medium of instruction: Bilingual
  • Participants with a minimum of 85% attendance will get a certificate of participation
  • Course Fee: Rs. 1000/- only
  • Payment: online mode only
  • Account information: 9438484416@UPI
  • For payment details please contact: 8700037997
  • Participants should submit their payment details to
    WhatsApp: 8700037997 | workshopsiddham@gmail.com
  • For course details please contact:
    +91 9918647007, +91 8700037997

ABOUT THE RESOURCE PERSON

Prof. Anirban Dash has been working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Sanskrit, at Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarnath, Varanasi. A scholar of Sanskrit and Palaeography, Dr. Dash has expertise in various Indic scripts and their variations. He worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Pune. His areas of research specialisation are Sanskrit Grammar, linguistics, Indian Palaeography, Manuscriptology, Buddhist Sanskrit literature.

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@deepika you may be interested!

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Thank you Bhante, will check this out but the instructions are in Bengali. :face_with_monocle:
BTW… bhante we recommenced DPCV work today.

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