Astronomy, Ayurveda, Yoga, Science and Mathematics in Ancient India

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 21 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Yoga Nidra
By Swami Satyananda Saraswati
Published by Yoga Publications Trust, Munger, Bihar - 1976

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Summary:

Yoga Nidra is a simple yet profound technique adapted by Swami Satyananda Saraswat... Read More
 21 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Yoga Makaranda - Part II
By Sri. Tirumalai Krishnamacharya
First published in 1934
Published by Svastha Yoga & Ayurveda

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Preface

Every epoch goes through myri... Read More
 21 Jun 2017 Sculpture
Virupa, the Lord of Yoga
Tibet, 15th century

The inscription along the the foot of the base translated:

"With a body blue in color,
The right hand pressed to the ground,
The left upraised in a threatening gesture, seated in the sattva posture;
To the One reversing the Ganga, I bow! Mangalam."

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 21 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Book :
The Yoga Upanishads
By T.R. Srinivasa Ayyangar
Edited by Pandit S.Subrahmanya Sastri
Published by The Adyar Library, Madras - 1938

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A marble figure of a Jina
Gujarat or Rajasthan, circa 11th... Read More
 19 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
ULFAZ UDWIYEH, or the materia medica, in the Arabic, Persian, and Hindevy languages
By Noureddeen Mohammad Abdullah Shirazy (active 1625-1640)
Physician to Emperor Shah Jahan
With an English translation by Francis Gladwin
Printed at The Chronicle Press, Calcutta - 1793

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 19 Jun 2017 Artefacts
Essay:
Physicians as Professionals in Medieval India
By Dr. Syed Ali Nadeem Rezavi

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A doctor with a female patient
Watercolour
Lucknow, ca.1850

Inscribed at top in Persian characters with identification:
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 18 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
An Essay on the antiquity of Hindoo Medicine, including an introductory lecture to the course of materia medica and therapeutics, delivered at King's College
By John Forbes Royle (1798-1858)
Published by W.H.Allen & Co., London - 1837

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 29 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Hatha Yoga Simplified
By Shri Yogendra
Published by The Yoga Institute, Bombay - 1931

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Man Dhata in Yogi Position, c. 1690-1700
India, Pahari, Nurpur, late 17th Century
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 28 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Light on Yoga - Yoga Dipika
By B.K.S. Iyengar
Foreword by Yehudi Menuhin
First published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London - 1966

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 28 Mar 2017 Rare Photographs
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 24 Feb 2017 Video
Chaya Somalingeshwara Temple at Panagal in Telengana. Read More
 2 Jan 2017 Article/Essay
The Swamimalai Murugan temple and the Tamil Calendar
By Raj Vedam

The Swamimalai Murugan temple near Kumbhakonam has existed since the Sangam Era (~500BCE), and later built ornately by the Cholas around 900 CE. The temple was heavily damaged in 1740 during the cannon exchanges between the Britis... Read More
 1 Jan 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Eclipses of the moon in India
By Robert Sewell, Robert (1845-1925)
Published by Swan Sonnenschein, London - 1898

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Women offering worship at the Ganges during a lunar eclipse, by Mukul D... Read More
 1 Jan 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Calendar - Its history, structure and improvement
By Alexander Philip
Published by Cambridge, University Press - 1921

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PREFACE

THE following essay is intended to serve as a text-book fo... Read More
 16 Dec 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
How India went from World?s Education Capital to Depths of Illiteracy - Part I
By Sahana Singh
IndiaFacts - 6 December 2016

Just a thousand years ago, India was dotted with universities across its length and breadth where international students flocked to gain credentials in advanced educ... Read More
 4 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
Remarks on the uses of some of the Bazaar Medicines and Common Medical Plants of India
By Edward John Waring
Published by J&A Churchill, London - 1883

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 20 Sep 2016 Rare Manuscripts
The Susruta-Samhita or Sahottara-Tantra (A Treatise on Ayurvedic Medicine)
Nepal
Ink and opaque watercolor on palm leaf
18th-19th century

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 20 Sep 2016 Video
Video:
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... Read More
 20 Sep 2016 New Books
New Book:
Caraka Samhita
By P. V. Sharma
Published by Chaukambha Orientalia, Varanasi - 2014
Volume 1

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Charaka Samhita
Written by Tel Asiado

Charaka Samhita is one of the most ancient, comprehensi... Read More
 18 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
CHARAKASANHITA - Or the most ancient and authoritative Hindu System of Medicine
By Acharya Charaka
Edited by Pandit Jibananda Vidyasagara
Printed at The Saraswati Press, Calcutta - 1877
In Sanskrit

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