How Much of Indian History Is Really True?
by Sanjeev Sanyal
Sanjeev Sanyal believes that every generation needs to rethink and question the paradigms on which a society is based. Here is a peek into what to expect from this talk. During this talk, Sanjeev would help us reali...
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...
Indian Civilization: History of Astronomy in India
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 ...
The dating of Adi Shankaracharya
The dating of Adi Shankaracharya is a vital piece of Indian history. Did he live during 788 - 820CE? Or did he live during 509 - 477 BCE? If the latter is correct, then Buddha's lifetime gets pushed back further, making the Indian civilisation e...
Indian Deities worshipped in Japan
A Binoy K Behl Film
There is a very important bridge of culture joining the countries of India and Japan. In the words of HE Mr. Yasukuni Enoki, Former Ambassador of Japan, “It is very important for the Japanese to know that in the bottom of Japanese cul...
The great writer Aldous Huxley, author of Brave New World, The Perennial Philosophy and The Doors of Perception, describes the "Dancing Shiva" - Nataraja of the Hindu tradition and its immense significance and comprehensiveness. This is from an interview with Mr. Huxley which was done in 1...
In the Indian religious and philosophical traditions, all knowledge is traced back to the Gods and to the Rishis who saw the vedas. Thus, the advaita guru-paramparā (Lineage of Gurus in Non-du...
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...