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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF XUANZANG: TAN YUN-SHAN AND INDIA

Edited by Tan Chung

1999, xxviii+251pp ISBN 81-212-0630-8 Rs. 750(HB)

Prof. Tan Yun-Shan

 


Contents

Messages:

  1. From the President of India: Honourable K. R. Narayanan

  2. From the Vice-President of India: Honourable Krishan Kant

Acknowledgements Tan Chung
Foreword Kapila Vatsyayan
Preface Ji Xianlin
Introduction Tan Chung

DEDICATED TO:

Gurudeva Rabindranath Tagore,

PanditJi Jawahar Lal Nehru,

Tai Chi-Tao,

Cai Yuanpei,

and all the pioneers in founding the Sino-Indian Cultural Society and opening a new leaf in India-China Cultural interface and synergy in modern time


A MOSAIC LIFE OF ORDINARY UNIQUENESS

1.  Life Sketch of Tan Yun-shan -  Tan Lee       

2.  TanYun-shan -- A historical  Role - Tan  Chung

3.  Tan Yun-shan: The Man and His Mission - V.G. Nair    

4.  Tan Yun-shan and the Renewal of Sino-Indian Cultural Interaction - W. Pachow           

Photographs

5.  A Cultural Envoy between China and India - Huang Xinchuan    

FOND MEMORIES

6.   Remembring my Sister and Brother-in-law Tan Yun-shan - Chen Laisheng

7.   My Acquaintance with Professor Tan Yun-shan - Yun-yuan Yang    

8.   Personification of Rabindranath’s Visvakarma - Bhudeb Chaudhuri 

9.   My Tribute to Tan Yun-shan - K.P.S. Menon     

10. Follow the footsteps of Savants: Promote Deeper  understanding between India and China 

C.V. Ranganathan                                                                                                          

11. My Tribute to Prof. Tan Yun-shan - Kalyan Kumar Sarkar

12. Remembring Prof. Tan Yun-shan - Krishna Kinkar Sinha

13. Lonely Traveller - B. K. Roy Burman

14. My  Eternal  Memory of Prof. Tan Yun-shan - Karuna  Kusalasaya

15. Prof. Tan Yun-shan as I knew Him - Lama Chimpa

16. The Great Scholar Prof. Tan Yun-shan - Bina Roy Burman       

17. In Memory of Father - Tan Wen Dasgupta

18. Tan Yun-shan -- The Essential Man - Tan Lee          

19. Fond  Memory from A Son - Tan Arjun

20. Tan Yun-shan Lives in Our Hearts Forever - Wang Hongwei

21. Tan Yun-shan: A Tribute - Jin Dinghan

22. My first Lesson in Indian Studies: Reading Tan Yun-shan’s Travel Account - Wang Bangwei

INDIA AND CHINA

23. Tagore: pioneer in Asian Relations - Kalidas Nag

24. Tagore and  Confucian China - Sampson Shen

25. On Theories of Nationalism for India and China - Prasenjit Dura

26. Colonialism and the Discourse in India and China - Manoranjan Mohanty

27. Friendship-In-Need between Chinese and Indian People in Modern Times - Lin Chengjie                     

28. The pioneer of (Sino-Indian) Studies and Cultural Bridge between Indian and China - H. P. Ray                                                                                                     

WRITINGS OF TAGORE, NEHRU AND TAN YUN-SHAN 

29. China and India - Rabindranath Tagore

30. India and China - Jawaharlal Nehru

31. Cultural Interchange between India and China - Tan Yun-shan

32. My Devotion to Rabindranath  Tagore - Tan Yun-shan                      

33. My First Visit to Gandhiji - Tan Yun-shan

34. Ahimsa in Sino-Indian Culture - Tan Yun-shan

35. Poet to Poet - Tagore-Noguchi correspondence on Japanese Aggression, 1938

36. An Appeal to Conscience - Tan Yun-shan

 

SELECTED CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN TAN YUN-SHAN AND INDIAN LEADERS 

1.   C. Rajagopalachari to Tan Yun-shan (and Message),  July 7, 1948

2.   Dr. Rajendra Prasad to Tan Yun-shan, Janauary  4, 1957

3.   Message from Dr. Rajendra Prasad

4.   Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to Tan Yun-shan, August 26, 1948

5.   Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to Tan Yun-shan, August 15, 1959

6.   Dr. S. Radhakrishanan to Tan Yun-shan, September 19, 1946

7.   Dr. S. Radhakrishanan to Tan Yun-shan, February 17, 1960

8.   Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri to Tan Yun-shan, July 31, 1964

9.   Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri to Tan Yun-shan, January 2, 1966

10. Mrs. Indira Gandhi to Tan yun-shan, February 22, 1983

 

SINO-INDIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY 

1.  Introduction by Tan Yun-shan

2.  Membership.

 

TAN CHUNG is an Indian Citizen of Chinese descent born in Malaya in 1929, having lived, first, in China for 23 years, and then, in India for 44 years till date. He stepped into the shoes of his illustrious father, Prof. TanYun-shan (1898-1983) of Shantiniketan - a pioneer of Chinese studies in India and Sino-Indian studies- and contributed to the building up of the Chinese studies programmes in Delhi University and Jawarharlal Nehru University from 1964 up till 1994 when he finally retired from JNU as Professor of Chinese. He has been a Consultant of IGNCA from 1989 onwards to help develop its East Asian Programme. He has authored many books, among which, China and the Brave New World and also Triton and Dragon (a Gyan Publication) are text books for history courses in Indian and foreign universities. His Dunhuang Art Through the Eyes of Duan Wenjie is a reference book for art courses on US and other English languge compuses.

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