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Dr. Nicholas Kazanas

Dr. Nicholas Kazanas

Dr Nicholas Kazanas is a Greek-born (1939) scholar, Director of Omilos Meleton, Cultural Institute in Athens. He was educated chie!y in Britain: he read English Literature in University College, Economics & Philosophy in the School Of Economic Science and Sanskrit in the School of Oriental and African Studies, all in London. He did his postgraduate studies at SOAS, in Pune and Varanasi. He taught for some years in London. He has lectured often in Europe, USA and India and has many publications in Greek and in English (some in India) in peer-reviewed Journals and articles in Europe and USA. He is currently on the Editorial Board of several Journals of India.

Nityatva and Apaurusheyatva in language
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Nityatva and Apaurusheyatva in language

Dr. Nicholas Kazanas- May 4, 2018

In perceiving and revealing it to us in a language that, at its own level at least, has changed palpably over the centuries, the Kavi ... Read More

Plato and the Upanishads – 3
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Plato and the Upanishads – 3

Dr. Nicholas Kazanas- March 14, 2018

Given the many similarities between the Upanishadic tradition and the Platonic school, many scholars naturally wonder whether there were contacts (or cross-influences) between India and ... Read More

Plato and the Upanishads – 2
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Plato and the Upanishads – 2

Dr. Nicholas Kazanas- March 12, 2018

We should note a certain difficulty in the Platonic system. There is no clear concept of Self, as is the Atman (the supreme power and ... Read More

Plato and the Upanishads – 1
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Plato and the Upanishads – 1

Dr. Nicholas Kazanas- March 9, 2018

Unlike Plato’s Dialogues which are the writings of one author, the Upanishads were composed and/or compiled by many different sages who lived in different periods ... Read More

Fallacies of Proto-Indo-European-2
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Fallacies of Proto-Indo-European-2

Dr. Nicholas Kazanas- March 4, 2017

An analytical essay on Hittite, the oldest language and best attested in Anatolia. Read More

The Sarasvatī: One key to Indigenism
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The Sarasvatī: One key to Indigenism

Dr. Nicholas Kazanas- February 9, 2017

The Sarasvatī is one of the keys for unlocking the puzzle of historical dates and the origin of the Indoaryans. Read More

Fallacies of Proto-Indo-European
Archives, Indology

Fallacies of Proto-Indo-European

Dr. Nicholas Kazanas- January 4, 2017

There was a Proto Indo-European language 10.000 years ago. Its reconstruction is impossible now despite enormous efforts by fanciful scholars. The closest extant language is ... Read More