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Beyond Books: Here's Why Tuli Research Centre Can Be "India's Oxford"

Nevile Tuli's extensive travels across India have culminated in the creation of the Tuli Research Centre, helping him redefine education through the country's rich cultural heritage

India's Cultural Heritage/Representational Photo: Tuli Research Centre

Imagine embarking on a journey through the very heart of India, where every step unearths layers of history, every sight reveals a story, and every experience deepens your connection to a vast heritage. This is the essence of the Tuli Research Centre for India Studies (T.R.I.S.), a research-space-cum-institution opening its doors on August 14, 2024.

Inspired by the vision of author, curator and archivist Nevile Tuli, T.R.I.S. aspires to be the "Oxford for India" in arts, humanities, and social sciences, a place of learning and discovery free from external economic or political influence.

For three decades, Tuli journeyed across India, from the grand monuments of Srirangam to the hidden gems of Bishnupur, from the magnificent Palitana to the valleys of Kangra. These travels were more than mere visits; they were immersive experiences into the very soul of India's architectural and cultural heritage. Whether a celebrated landmark or a neglected relic, each site became a chapter in a vast repository of knowledge that now forms the cornerstone of T.R.I.S.