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Words and Images from Ancient India

Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Common Room, Wednesday 24 – Saturday 27 October, Monday 29 October – Friday 2 November, 10am – 5pm

Within the framework of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2012, the Sanskrit Manuscripts Project team prepared a poster exhibition on the South Asian holdings of the Cambridge University Library.


A Scholar's Dream

Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, room 8-9, Saturday 27 October 11am-12pm

The Director of the Project, Dr. Vincenzo Vergiani, gave a talk illustrating the importance of the UL South Asian manuscripts collections for the understanding of pre-modern Indian civilisation.

Wrestling scene from the Kalpasūtra, MS. Add. 1765