RUSSIAN STATE UNIVERSITY FOR THE HUMANITIES
RUSSIAN STATE UNIVERSITY FOR THE HUMANITIES
RSUH Hindi group students organized the International Online Conference "Agyeya: poetry and prose in Hindi"
RSUH Hindi group students organized the International Online Conference "Agyeya: poetry and prose in Hindi"
24.03.2021

RSUH Hindi group students organized the International Online Conference "Agyeya: poetry and prose in Hindi"

On March, 2021, India celebrated the 110th anniversary of the birth of Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayan (Agyeya), Indian poet, novelist, writer, literary critic, translator and journalist (7 March 1911 – 4 April 1987).

Students of RSUH organized the Conference where Hindi scholars from Moscow State University, Saint-Petersburg State University, Tashkent State Oriental University and RSUH presented their reports concerning the life and literary works of Agyeya.

The guest of honor of the conference was Professor Alexander Senkevich,  indologist, translator, writer, poet, who told students about the art movement in Hindi poetry in the 20th century, about his experience in translating the poems of the greatest Hindi poets into Russian, including some poems by Agyeya.

Professor Senkevich presented newly published books about Buddha, Helena Blavatsky and Venedikt Erofeev. He also recited several poems of Agyeya in his Russian translations. Professor Senkevich, known as Helena Blavatsky's biographer, was awarded the Ivan Bunin Literary Prize in 2007.

Photos available here.

Dr. Inderjit Singh, former Principal of Kendriya Vidyalaya School at the Embassy of India to Russia, congratulated Russian students on the celebration of the birthday of the great Indian poet and spoke about books and films about Agyeya’s life and literary works.

Professor Sergey Serebryany spoke about the translations of Hindi literature of the 20th century and the poetic genre in Indian literature.

Mrs. Pragati Tipnis, translator and poet, secretary of "Hindustani Samaj", said that the Conference would certainly make a great contribution to the development of modern research, enriching it with new knowledge. She wished the students fruitful work on the path to knowledge and discoveries.

Hindi teachers from Moscow State University, Saint-Petersburg State University, Tashkent State Oriental University and RSUH presented their keynote statements concerning the life and literary works of Agyeya:

  • Prof. Boris Zakharyin: “The Influence of the Philosophy of  Existentialism in the Work of Agyeya”
  • Dr. Liudmila Khokhlova: "The Concept of "Bharatiyata" in the Philosophy of Agyeya".
  • Dr. Guzel Strelkova: "Agyeya and His Contribution to Hindi Literature".
  • Dr. Anna Chelnokova: "Heroes of the ancient Indian epic in the works of Agyeya".
  • Dr. Ekaterina Kostina: “The Voice of a Poet: Recordings of Agyeya’s interviews for the BBC”.
  • Dr. Alexandra Taran: "An experience of reading Agyeya’s poetry in the context of Japanese and classical Indian aesthetic principles".
  • Prof. Ulfat Mukhibova: "Agyeya's  novels".
  • Mrs. Gulyera Shermatova:  "Shekhar: a Life" by Agyeya - the first psychoanalytic novel in Hindi literature".
  • Prof. Alexander Stolyarov: "Modernism in Russia and India"
  • Dr. Indira Gazieva: "Agyeya and experimental poets".

Recitation by the students of the Institute of Asian and African Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia, Moscow)

  • Ms. Irina Kolgushkina. Agyeya's poem “Vasant aa gaya” in Hindi.
  • Mr. Victor Perminov. Agyeya 's poem “Shoshak Bhaiya” in Hindi.
  • Ms. Ekaterina Astashina. Agyeya 's poem “Chandni ji lo” in Hindi.
  • Mr. Danil Shinaev. Agyeya 's poem “Are, RituRaj aa gaya, saamp” in Hindi.
  • Recitation of Agyeya’s poems in Hindi and in Russian translations by the students of the Faculty of Asian and African Studies, St. Petersburg State University

  • Ms. Anastasia Bezzubtseva. Agyeya 's poem “Chup-chap” in Hindi.
  • Ms. Yulia Dubrovina. Agyeya's poem “Vida ke chaorahe par: anuchintan” in Hindi.
  • Mr. Artur Makhlayuk. Agyeya's poem “Jeise jab taara dekha” in Hindi.
  • Ms. Popova Ekaterina. Agyeya's poem “Hota hain kshan” in Hindi.
  • Ms. Arina Shatokhina. Agyeya's poem “Mahavriksh ke neeche (donon vachan)” in Hindi.
  • Ms. Eva Lekareva. Agyeya 's poem in Hindi.
  • Ms. Antonina Solovieva. Agyeya's poem in Hindi.

Recitation of Agyey’ s  poems in Hindi by the students of the Tashkent State University of Oriental Studies (Uzbekistan)

  • Ms. Nodira Saidnazarova, 3rd year BA student. Agyeya's poem “Mere desh ki aankhen” in Hindi.
  • Ms. Sitora Nizamiddinova, 2nd year BA student. Agyeya's poem “Hamara desh” in Hindi.
  • Ms. Sabina Tagirova, 2nd year BA student. Agyeya's poem “Satya to bahut mile”  in Hindi.
  • Mr. Zokhid Subkhonov, 2nd year BA student. Agyeya's poem “Main tumhare dhyan nahin hun” in Hindi.
  • Ms. Bakhora Akhadova, 2nd year BA student. Agyeya's poem “Vasiyat”in Hindi.
  • Ms. Shokhsanam Abdunazarova, 2nd year BA student. Agyeya's poem “Shabd aor satya” in Hindi.

Recitation of Agyey poems in Hindi and in Russian translations by the students of Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH)

  • Ms. Alena Plotnikova. Agyeya's poem “Jeevan” in Hindi and in Russian;
  • MS. Elizabeth Kuznetsova. Agyeya's poem “A tree standing in the open” in English.
  • Ms. Amina Mukhametkhanova. Agyeya's poem “Main ne dekha ek bund” in Hindi and in Russian;

  • Ms. Ekaterina Moskalenko. Agyeya's poem “Khul gai naav” in Hindi and in Russian;
  • Ms. Sofia Kiseleva. Agyeya's poem "He Mahabuddh!" in Hindi and in Russian;
  • Ms. Maria Skorobogatova. Agyea 's poem “Sandhya ki kiran-pari ne” in Hindi and in Russian;
  • Ms. Alina Fasakhova. Agyea 's poem “Sanjh. Bujhata kshitij”  in Hindi and in Russian;
  • Ms. Arina Novikova. Agyeya's poem “Khiroshima” in Hindi and in Russian.
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