Definition of Indology in English:


Line breaks: Ind|ology
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdɒlədʒi


[mass noun]
The study of Indian history, literature, philosophy, and culture.
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  • Scholars from India, Europe and other countries visited it to study different aspects of Indology.
  • The Asiatic Society of Mumbai has instituted six fellowships of one-year duration in Indology, Social Sciences, History of Maharashtra and on an area concerning Japan.
  • However, there were several outstanding scholars in Egyptology, Indology, and Celtic languages and cultures.



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  • Finicio was one of the earliest Indologists having authored ‘the West's first authoritative description of Puranic Hinduism’.
  • It is hoped that archaeologists and Indologists will be motivated enough to investigate further locally available information.
  • The Max Mueller Bhavans are named after the great German Indologist and Sanskrit scholar, Friedrich Max Mueller.

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