Workshop on Manuscriptology – 29 Mar – 13 Apr 2016

///Workshop on Manuscriptology – 29 Mar – 13 Apr 2016

A Workshop on Manuscriptology was organised from 29 March to 13 April, 2016. Revered Swami Atmapriyanandaji the vice chancellor of the university innaugurated it on 29 March, 2016. The training covered general outline of cataloguing mss. and using them as research tools; preventive and traditional methods for conservation of manuscripts; textual criticism, i.e., editing texts from mss. in all details regarding method, practical application, decoding colophons and dates of manuscirpts.etc.; Indian Palaeography covering general history of Indian writing and teaching and practice of Aśokān Brāhmī, Gauḍī, Mediaeval Bengali, Nandināgarī, Devanāgarī, Nevārī of manuscripts. Copies of original manuscripts were given to the candidates for deciphering for transcribing them into current Devanāgarī script. 28 candidates successfully completed the workshop under the supervision of Prof. Ratna Basu and other learned resource persons (Professor Samiran Chandra Chakrabarty, Professor Nabanarayan Bandyopadhyaya, Professor Debarchana Sarkar, Professor Soma Basu, Dr. Kakali Ghosh, Dr. Somnath Sarkar). In the concluding sesseion on 13th April, valedictory address was delivered by revered Swami Atmarupanandaji Maharaj who gave a motivational talk on the necessity of deep study and research aptitudes. The entire workshop was coordinated by Dr. Rakesh Das, Assistant Professor, Department of Sanskrit Studies and Philosophy, RKMVERI.

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