Astronomy, Ayurveda, Yoga, Science and Mathematics in Ancient India

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 29 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Hatha Yoga Simplified
By Shri Yogendra
Published by The Yoga Institute, Bombay - 1931

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Man Dhata in Yogi Position, c. 1690-1700
India, Pahari, Nurpur, late 17th Century
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 28 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Light on Yoga - Yoga Dipika
By B.K.S. Iyengar
Foreword by Yehudi Menuhin
First published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London - 1966

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 28 Mar 2017 Rare Photographs
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 24 Feb 2017 Video
Chaya Somalingeshwara Temple at Panagal in Telengana. Read More
 2 Jan 2017 Article/Essay
The Swamimalai Murugan temple and the Tamil Calendar
By Raj Vedam

The Swamimalai Murugan temple near Kumbhakonam has existed since the Sangam Era (~500BCE), and later built ornately by the Cholas around 900 CE. The temple was heavily damaged in 1740 during the cannon exchanges between the Britis... Read More
 1 Jan 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Eclipses of the moon in India
By Robert Sewell, Robert (1845-1925)
Published by Swan Sonnenschein, London - 1898

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Women offering worship at the Ganges during a lunar eclipse, by Mukul D... Read More
 1 Jan 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Calendar - Its history, structure and improvement
By Alexander Philip
Published by Cambridge, University Press - 1921

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PREFACE

THE following essay is intended to serve as a text-book fo... Read More
 16 Dec 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
How India went from World’s Education Capital to Depths of Illiteracy - Part I
By Sahana Singh
IndiaFacts - 6 December 2016

Just a thousand years ago, India was dotted with universities across its length and breadth where international students flocked to gain credentials in advanced educ... Read More
 4 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
Remarks on the uses of some of the Bazaar Medicines and Common Medical Plants of India
By Edward John Waring
Published by J&A Churchill, London - 1883

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 20 Sep 2016 Rare Manuscripts
The Susruta-Samhita or Sahottara-Tantra (A Treatise on Ayurvedic Medicine)
Nepal
Ink and opaque watercolor on palm leaf
18th-19th century

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 20 Sep 2016 Video
Video:
Lecture on Antiquity of Indian Medical Systems

Dr. Raj Vedam of Indian History Awareness and Research, Houston presents "Antiquity of Indian Medical Systems". The origins of Ayurveda are traced, the antiquity of early works discussed, a re-dating of Susruta is proposed, and the transmiss... Read More
 20 Sep 2016 New Books
New Book:
Caraka Samhita
By P. V. Sharma
Published by Chaukambha Orientalia, Varanasi - 2014
Volume 1

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Charaka Samhita
Written by Tel Asiado

Charaka Samhita is one of the most ancient, comprehensi... Read More
 18 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
CHARAKASANHITA - Or the most ancient and authoritative Hindu System of Medicine
By Acharya Charaka
Edited by Pandit Jibananda Vidyasagara
Printed at The Saraswati Press, Calcutta - 1877
In Sanskrit

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 17 Sep 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
How Ayurveda Pioneered Smallpox Inoculation
By Subhash Kak
Regents professor of electrical and computer engineering at Oklahoma State University and a vedic scholar.
Swarajya - October 31, 2015

An interesting insight on the ayurvedic treatment of smallpoxes which preceded the germ theory... Read More
 14 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
An English translation of THE SUSHRUTA SAMHITA
Based on original Sanskrit text.
Edited and published by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna.

With a full and comprehensive introduction, translation of different readings, notes, comperative views, index, glossary and plates.
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 13 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
An English translation of THE SUSHRUTA SAMHITA
Based on original Sanskrit text.
Edited and published by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna.
With a full and comprehensive introduction, translation of different readings, notes, comperative views, index, glossary and plates.
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 12 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
An English translation of THE SUSHRUTA SAMHITA
Based on original Sanskrit text.
Edited and published by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna.
With a full and comprehensive introduction, translation of different readings, notes, comperative views, index, glossary and plates.
Printed... Read More
 11 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Rhinoplasty in ancient India

Featured in The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle
For the year MDCCXCIV
Volume 64
By Sylvanus Urban
Printed by John Nichols, London - 1794

English doctors witnessed this operation in 1793 in India, where the British Army was fighting Tipu Sahib, Sultan ... Read More
 11 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Surgical Instruments of the Hindus
With a comparative study of the surgical instruments of the Greek, Roman, Arab and the modern European surgeons.
By Girindranath Mukhopadhyaya
Published by Calcutta University, Calcutta - 1913
Volume 2

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 11 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Surgical Instruments of the Hindus
With a comparative study of the surgical instruments of the Greek, Roman, Arab and the modern European surgeons.
By Girindranath Mukhopadhyaya
Published by Calcutta University, Calcutta - 1913
Volume 1

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