Ancient Traditions and Modern Challenges: South Asian Studies Today
Keywords:Indology, South Asia, Sanskrit, Hinduism
In order to show the mutual importance and usefulness of classical and modern Indology to each other, the author presents a series of cases, where ancient things are present (and often reinterpreted and modified) in modern India, in fields such as religion and philosophy, social hierarchy, popular entertainment, language and linguistics and traditions of scholarship.
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