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Some Stories, Some Science – #SangamTalk By Raj Vedam

Stories acquire deep importance in pedagogy in ancient India and were a key instrument to communicate some wisdom. Several ancient works including Upanishads and Puranas contain conversations that recourse to entertaining stories to reinforce a moral or an aphorism. Most people are familiar with the Panchatantra and Vikramaditya-Vetala stories that

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Ancient Indic Roots Of Knowledge Systems – Part III: Medical & Music Heritage – A Talk By Raj Vedam

In this talk, the speaker highlights the many contributions by ancient Indic scientists and thinkers over vast periods of time, and show the understated but dramatic impact of those ideas both in the ancient world, and in contemporary times. Using selected examples from technology, medicine, music, math, astronomy and grammar,

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Ancient Indic Roots of Knowledge Systems – Part II: Astronomy Heritage – A Talk By Raj Vedam

In this talk, the speaker highlights the many contributions by ancient Indic scientists and thinkers over vast periods of time, and show the understated but dramatic impact of those ideas both in the ancient world, and in contemporary times. Using selected examples from technology, medicine, music, math, astronomy and grammar,

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Ancient Indic Roots Of Knowledge Systems – Part 1: Epistemology, Roots, Technological Prowess, Mathematical Heritage – A Talk By Raj Vedam

In this talk, the speaker highlights the many contributions by ancient Indic scientists and thinkers over vast periods of time, and show the understated but dramatic impact of those ideas both in the ancient world, and in contemporary times. Using selected examples from technology, medicine, music, math, astronomy and grammar,

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How The Mughals & The British Created Widespread Poverty In India

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbRSU9qkdCQ The Vedic system, the caste system, kept the lower classes to their positions without giving them access to studies and other such things and that accounts a widespread poverty in India; that is what Marxist would like you to believe, and that's what has been pushed in the textbooks, like

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Why Sanskrit is the MOST Scientific Language?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eC68JY7tPCA Conventional language, if you look at it, its all object specific. What is this in English? Hand… What is this? What is this? That’s all. Someone told us.., taught us.., we learnt it. But you do not have the right to ask why it is called ‘Hand’? Why this is

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Rishi Susruta’s Ancient Technique Of Plastic Surgery Commonly Performed In India Till 18th Century CE; Inspired World’s First Modern Rhinoplastic Surgery

Source: @TrueIndology/Twitter https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1084081051893346305 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1084499845434482688 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1084503289113260038 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1084505266639552513 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1084509163047305216 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/1084510975733178368   Featured Image Credit: http://columbiasurgery.org/news/2015/05/28/history-medicine-ancient-indian-nose-jobs-origins-plastic-surgery

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Ākāśa, Observer And The Big C: Indian Foundations Of Modern Science

Source: Subhash Kak/Twitter Those who turn away from India because they think it is about jati and power (sadly this includes many "academic scholars") are deluded. They don't understand either the past or the present. The heart of India is about inner and outer knowledge:https://t.co/IYqds6RvwB — Subhash Kak (@subhashkak1) November 10, 2018     Featured Image Credit: https://medium.com/@subhashkak1/indian-foundations-of-modern-science-72259046700f

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