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 Read More
So I’ll begin with a small, very humorous quote by an American scholar of history, He says, about politics he says this, and I quote “The first lesson of politics is to forget the first lesson of history”. So I’ll repeat that, “The first lesson of politics is to forget Read More
Credits: This talk is organized by IHAR & IGNCA, and recorded by #SangamTalks
The grand narrative of India is the narrative of it's knowledge traditions. India has a continuous textual tradition which needs to be traced and built.About Speaker: -
Shri Kapil Kapoor is an Indian scholar of linguistics and literature and Read More
Dr Raj Vedam answers to audience questions following his talk on "The Story Of Ancient India: Forces Allied Against Indian History & Story Of Deep South".
In the talk, the speaker deep dives in ancient southern history and demolishes the Dravidian claims in favor of a pan-Indian identity. He analyzes the Read More
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 Read More
In this talk, the speaker deep dives in ancient southern history and demolishes the Dravidian claims in favor of a pan-Indian identity. He analyzes the latest available papers on genetics, archaeology (2019), and roundup along with past evidence of what they imply for the ancient history of India.
Main Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Erxm70VGjfE
India's undemocratic partition - instigated by Jinnah, accepted by Gandhi and the Congress Party, and midwifed by the British - was a traumatic, epoch-making event that vivisected the world's oldest civilization. It opened wounds that have never healed. Its effects reverberate to this day, in the form of Read More
Aurangzeb was a monster who killed not only Hindus, but his own family. Why this fascination then of western Indologists, like Audrey Truschke for him? One needs to forward to today and analyse what motivates these ‘India specialists’. First, nothing has changed: Islamic fundamentalism is still excused in the 21st Read More
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'Culture war’ is a term that originated with the nineteenth-century German nation-builder Otto von Bismarck, who initiated a struggle with the Church on control over education, and called it ‘Kulturkampf’ (culture war). The same issue—minus the Church—is a contentious one in India, with both the history Read More