Chanakya and Machiavelli ? Two Realists in Comparison
By Jaideep A.Prabhu
?Politics,? Ronald Reagan once said, ?is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.? Today, the former US president?s words may seem trit...
The Scientific Dating of the Mahabharat War
The Mahabharat has excercised a continuous and pervasive influence on the Indian mind for milleniums. The Mahabharat, orginally written by Sage Ved Vyas in Sanskrut, has been translated and adapted into numerous languages and ha...
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 ...
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...
Why is the world so obsessed with India?s caste system?
By Sahana Singh
Indiafacts - 5 May 2016
There is an obsessive tendency to project the caste system as a form of social exclusivism found only in India. Clearly, not enough attention is being directed to the history of social hierarch...