The greatest crime in all history - The deliberate bleeding of India, says the scholar and historian who studied and wrote 11-volume long Story of Civilization! Now that's saying something!
At the outset, we made a few tall claims. We have already demonstrated how Hoernlé’s method of dating both Sushruta, as well as Sushruta Samhita, were incorrect. We have also put forth a tested and validated dating of Sushruta having existed before Mahabharat times, at least 5561 BCE and
In the previous post we demonstrated Hoernlés erroneous dating methodology. In this part we present a more plausible time period based on the following information: Lunar months, corresponding seasons & timing of Sushruta Samhita Sushruta Samhita states the following lunar months for the specific seasons of the year. If we understand
Rudolf Hoernlé began translating Bower Manuscript from Sanskrit to English, in late 1800 and completed in early 1900. He made an attempt to determine the timing of Sushruta Samhita and Sage Sushruta himself. He estimated the timing of Sushruta Samhita to be around 500 CE and the timing of Sage
In the previous chapter, we read how Hoernle persevered for almost two decades and translated the Bower Manuscript. The original name of this scripture is “Naavnitakam” Naavanitakam is a collation of two manuscripts, a larger and a smaller one. The larger manuscript was itself a compilation of six smaller manuscripts.
In the previous part, we learnt that Bower took the pothi to Simla and upon his return forwarded it to Colonel James Waterhouse, the then President of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. Since Hamilton Bower discovered it, the pothi came to be known as the Bower Manuscript. Waterhouse exhibited the
Look at the accompanying photo. Don’t they look like twins? Not quite twins, but they were maternal cousins as well as the heads of two of the most powerful empires of the 19th century. On the left is Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, and on the right is King