2012: Rakshasha Influence: Make The Connection

So often nowadays, we experience how Western-oriented Hindus, specifically the scientific community and academic community, criticize traditional Vedic dharma in the name of secularism and progress. Westernized Hindus espouse not only Western intellectual thought, but they are popular Western culture as well; this is especially true since the insertion of radio into even small, countryside villages and since the advent of television. It seems as if an element of India’s own population is undermining its own culture from within, almost as if it were some kind of fifth column against its own, dharmic culture. On the surface, this tendency seems simply to be brought about by the onslaught of foreign culture as history has recorded it; first by the Muslim invasions, later by the British, and now by globalization and telecommunication. But if we scratch the surface a little, we might find a deeper, more remote cause. A nice […] Read More

2018: Ancient Indian Sages Who Held Advanced Knowledge on Science and Technology

Many modern-day scientists see themselves as the first to create all the technological advancements we use today. Yet many of the so-called discoveries are nothing more than re-inventions created by examining the knowledge of the ancients. Many things related to science and invention have their origins in the thoughts and imagination of the sages of Ancient India. The Law of Gravitational Force and Bhaskaracharya Bhaskaracharya, or Bhaskara the Second, was an Indian astronomer and mathematician who was born in the year 1114 and died around the year 1185. He was born in the village Vijjadit in Mharastra. His surviving mathematical works are called “Bijaganita” and “Lilavati”. These have no equal in the scientific world. In addition, the mathematician also wrote the treatise entitled “Siddhant Shiromani”. In this treatise, he describes astronomical equipment, mathematical techniques, eclipses, and planetary positions. Bhaskara the Second was an Indian astronomer and mathematician who was […] Read More