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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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Kerala Man Digs 1000+ Cave Wells in 50 Years, Builds Rare ‘Suranga’ Water System [Excerpts]

Source: - www.thebetterindia.com Digging through the ‘suranga’ cave wells, one of the oldest water harvesting systems found in the regions of north Kerala and Karnataka, 67-year old Kunjambu has singlehandedly provided water to the villagers of Kundamjuzhy, a village in Kerala’s Kasargod district for more than 50 years. Kunjambu, who started digging

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The Death Of Arithmetic: How Indian Eyes Make Maths Education Simpler & Faster – A Talk By Jonathan J Crabtree

Historians of Hindu mathematics have long discussed how the concept of zero, positives, negatives and the laws of sign were documented in the early 7th Century. However, new research reveals an incomplete understanding of India’s zero in the Medieval Arabic world. This meant the role of zero as a placeholder

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The Story Of Ancient India: Falsifying Max Mueller Dates Using Astronomy – A Talk By Raj Vedam

This is part 2 of Dr Raj Vedam’s talk on “The Story of Ancient India: From The Deep South to North” In the second part of the talk, Dr Raj Vedam mentions how the astronomical model is common to India. He states that the names of the Nakshatras in the Northern

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Nataraja, Apasmara And Agastya Connection From +19000 BCE – A Talk By Rupa Bhaty

All the lore of Agastya from different scriptures as “Rishi” are scientifically pertaining to Astronomy. Agastya - Vindhyā lore will be investigated with the help of Natarāja, Apasmāra and Agastya from astronomical point of view which contains a memory of motion of Agastya, to and fro, on Latitudes. Agastya’s mention

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[Q/A] Ancient Indic Roots Of Knowledge Systems – A Talk By Raj Vedam

Main Talk Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UG8pj…Main Talk Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gycb0…Main Talk Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7nzW… 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

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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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