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
Our search for Sushruta has so far thrown up several pointer that he was the Father of Surgery, but we still haven’t found the man himself. So how do we find him — why, through the most important marker ofcourse, the Sushruta Samhita. The Samhita that we know today is
Search for an image of Sushruta and below is the image you will find… with a variety of captions, ‘Sushruta — Father of Surgery’, ‘Sushruta performing eye surgery’ etc; A bearded man deeply engrossed in some surgical procedure. He is dressed in a simple white dhoti and two similarly dressed assistants
In the first part, we saw that the letter published in the October 1794 edition of The Gentleman’s Magazine (TMG), by a certain “B.L.” who described “a very curious chirurgical procedure” of “affixing a new nose on a man’s face” that was unknown to the Europeans but
Our story begins in the year 1731. In the West, America was still 45 years away from gaining independence and in the East, in Pune, the construction of Shaniwar Wada was far from complete. In the bone-chilling winters of England, a young and enterprising lad from a shoemaking family had
The average Indian is almost ignorant about Gallipoli as a campaign in World War I. India's enormous contribution remains relatively unrecognised in Australia and unknown to India.
From flash sales to pre-Diwali parties…shaming the festival for causing noise pollution by bursting crackers was all happening in my virtual world.
Our identity has been demolished and wiped out temple by temple. Mr Owasi is right, this is not a question of interfaith dialogue - Hindus are actually fighting for their survival in the only land they can call home, where the odds are seriously stacked against them, in their own home.