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 25 Jul 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Popular Hindu Astronomy - Taramandalas and Nakshatras
By Kalimath Mukherji
Published by Nirmal Mukherjea, Calcutta - 1969
First published in 1905

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 25 Jul 2016 Video
Video Lecture:
Indian Civilization: History of Astronomy in India
Part 2

Raj Vedam of Indian History Awareness & Research (IHAR) highlights the mainstream narrative of Indian history and discusses the history of astronomy in India in this Part 2 of a 3-Part talk, delivered in Houston, Texas, on ... Read More
 4 Jul 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
On Ancient Hindu Astronomy and Chronology
By Friedrich Max Muller (1823-1900)
Published in Oxford - 1862

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Hindu calendar for 1871–72, from Rajasthan, India, 1871; in the Asian Division, Li... Read More
 4 Jun 2016 Article/Essay
Book Extract:
Birth and Early Development of Indian Astronomy
By Subhash Kak
Published January 15, 2001

This paper provides an overview of the birth and early development of Indian astronomy. Taking account of significant new findings from archaeology and literary analysis, it is shown that earl... Read More
 4 Jun 2016 Article/Essay
Article:
Varahamihira: The ancient astrologer, astronomer and mathematician
By Meera Sashithal
Free Press Journal - Oct 03, 2015

His encyclopaedic knowledge and his lively presentation of subjects, as dry as astronomy, made him a celebrated figure.

Even thousands of years before, India had beco... Read More
 4 Jun 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Panchasiddhantika - The astronomical work of Varaha Mihira
Translated to English from the original Sanskrit by George Frederick Thibaut and Mahamahopadhyaya Sudhakara Dvivedi
Published by E. J. Lazarus & Co., Benares - 1882

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 5 Feb 2016 Video
Lecture:
Science in Ancient India: Sanskrit-based Knowledge Systems
By Prof. Michel Danino

A fascinating lecture delivered by Prof. Michel Danino at IIT Roorkee on 16th Oct 2015. Sanskrit club, IIT Roorkee organized the event.

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 25 Dec 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Studies in the medicine of ancient India - Osteology or the bones of human body
By A.F.Rudolf Hoernle
Printed at The Clarendon Press, Oxford - 1907

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 20 Dec 2015 Article/Essay
Article:
Vedic Cosmology: Integrating God and Physics
By Mauricio Garrido, Ph.D.
Physicist and Hindu Monk
Huffington Post - March 2014

In 2012, CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, called for a debate between scientists, philosophers and theologians to find common ground between... Read More
 20 Dec 2015 Article/Essay
Essay:
Indian Physics: Outline of Early History
By Subhash Kak
Regents professor of electrical and computer engineering at Oklahoma State University and a vedic scholar.

Historians of science are generally unaware of the contributions of Indians to physics. The main reason for this is that very ... Read More
 20 Dec 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Positive Sciences Of The Ancient Hindus
By Brajendranath Seal (1864-1938)
Published Longmans, Green & Co., London - 1915

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 30 Sep 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The BRIHAT JATAKA of Varaha Mihira
Translated into English by N.Chidambaram Iyer
Published by Foster Press, Madras - 1885

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 30 Sep 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
SARAVALI by Kalyanavarman
Edited by V. Subrahmanya Sastri
Published by Tukaram Javaji, Bombay - 1907

The Saravali of Kalyāṇavarman is a foundational compilation of Indian astrology, dating to ca. 800 CE, somewhat post-dating the Bṛhat Parāśara Horāśāstra. (Wiki)

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 21 Sep 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
GAJASIKSA
By Naradamuni
Edited by E.R.Sreekrishna Sarma
Published by The Oriental Research Institute, Tirupati - 1975
In Sanskrit

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Caparisoned Elephant with a Mahout, dated 1761
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 31 Aug 2015 Article/Essay
Article:
What poetry has to do with math
By Rohan Murty
The Indian Express - 31 August 2015

Over the past year, I have heard my friend, mathematician Manjul Bhargava, give several public lectures on the deep connections between poetry, Sanskrit and mathematics. Like many other mathematicians bef... Read More
 27 Jul 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Universities in Ancient India
By D.G.Apte
Published by Maharaja Sayaji Rao University, Baroda -1923

This brochure contains a brief account of the famous universities in Ancient India. The term 'university' as used here simply means a centre where higher education was imparted ... Read More
 26 Jun 2015 Article/Essay
Essay:
The Islamization of Yoga in the Amrtakunda Translations
By Professor Carl W. Ernst
Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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 25 Jun 2015 Article/Essay
Essay:
Muslim Interpreters of Yoga
By Carl W. Ernst

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Yoga is perhaps the most successful Indian export in the global marketplace of spirituality. In terms of religious associations, it is most often juxtaposed with the Hindu and Buddhist traditions, though it is... Read More
 23 Jun 2015 Video
Audio:
Yoga down the ages
A discussion by Sahana Singh with Raj Vedam

What evidence do we have of yoga being practised in ancient times? Do the Vedas, Upanishads, Jain/Buddhist texts, Arthashastra and other texts specifically mention yoga in the way we understand it today? What evidence do we ha... Read More
 23 Jun 2015 Article/Essay
Article:
Under the Spell of Yoga
By William Dalrymple
The New York Review of Books - March 2014

Around 1600, a dramatic shift took place in Mughal art. The Mughal emperors of India were the most powerful monarchs of their day—at the beginning of the seventeenth century, they ruled over a hundr... Read More