Nominated Rg Veda manuscripts accepted on Unesco heritage list

Jan Houben jemhouben at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jun 21 10:28:18 EDT 2007


Dear friends,
As some of you might be knowing, ancient Rg Veda manuscripts have recently
been nominated for acceptance on the Unesco "Memory of the World" List; for
the text of the official nomination see:
http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/files/22246/1148911056158_India_Rigveda.doc/58+India+Rigveda.doc
My colleague Françoise Nalini Delvoye now informed me the nomination has
been accepted according to a recent newspaper article, click on one of the
following links:
Delvoye saw this article on HindustanTimes
ePaper<http://epaper.hindustantimes.com/>,
and thought you would find it interesting. You can find it at: 'Rig Veda
manuscripts join Unesco heritage
list<http://epaper.hindustantimes.com/artMailDisp.aspx?article=21_06_2007_001_016&typ=1&pub=47>'

or see:
http://epaper.hindustantimes.com/artMailDisp.aspx?article=21_06_2007_001_016&typ=1&pub=47

Jan Houben

Prof. Dr. Jan E.M. Houben,
Directeur d'Etudes,
Sources et Histoire de la Tradition Sanskrite
Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, SHP
A la Sorbonne,
45-47, rue des Ecoles,
75005 Paris -- France.
JEMHouben at gmail.com



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