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Lecture | 25th Gonda Lecture

Speaking (and Writing) of Secrets: The Esoteric in Classical Sanskrit Traditions

  • Harunaga Isaacson
Date
24 November 2017
Time
Series
Gonda Lectures
Address
Bushuis Building / Oost-Indisch Huis
Kloveniersburgwal 48
1012 CX Amsterdam
Room
VOC Zaal

 

25th Gonda Lecture, by Harunaga Isaacson

Speaking (and Writing) of Secrets:

The Esoteric in Classical Sanskrit Traditions

The Gonda Foundation and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences cordially invite you to the 25th Gonda Lecture by Harunaga Isaacson, Professor of Classical Indology in the Department of Indian and Tibetan Studies, Asien-Afrika-Institut, Hamburg University, Germany.

The 25th Gonda Lecture by Harunaga Isaacson will discuss aspects of the role of secrecy and of the idea of secrecy in Indian tantric religions, as well as in other Indian (classical Sanskritic) traditions. The relationship between oral and written transmission of knowledge in pre-modern India will also be touched upon.

Admission and more information

You can find more information on the Academy’s website. For more information, please visit our webpage. You can also contact Linda Groen, linda.groen@knaw.nl, +31 20 551 0727.

You are most welcome to attend the 25th Gonda Lecture. Participation is free, but registration is required. You can register by submitting the online registration form.

Online invitation and registration