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Sanskrit in Technological Age
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About the Book

The deliberation of the Seminar centered round a most significant and rather neglected field of Science and Technology in Sanskrit.

Modern Scientists are not aware of the presence of vast literature in Sanskrit on Science and technology. The absence of scholarship in Sanskrit held them back from exploring scientific wisdom in the ancient language. The Sanskrit scholars are not competent to study and impart it to the world of scientists. Hence a dialogue between these two groups is very much essential. They should undertake continious and conscious efforts to explore this major chunk of technical literature in Sanskrit or the welfare and betterment of the mankind. The present volume is a humble attempts in this direction. 27 papers presented in the seminar are included in this book.

Other publications of the Dept. Facets of Indian Culture-1998 Indian Theories of Hermeneutics - 2000 Bhakti Movement-Its Impact on true (under print)

Eco-Aesthetics and Sanskrit Literature (under print)

About the Author

Dr. P. C. Muraleemadhavan (1952) took M. A. Sanskrit (University of Madras 1974), Vidyavaridhi, Ph. D. in Sanskrit Sahitya (Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, 1987) and Ph. D. in Sanskrit-Nyaya (University of Calicut, 1993). Teacher for 31 years, Now Professor and Head of the Department of Sanskrit literature, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, Kerala, guided many doctoral students, discovered several unpublished works in Sanskrit and organized National, International conferences on Indological studies delivered lectures in World Conferences and International Seminars organized by Universities of Australia, Japan, Unites States of America Canada and Finland. Published 12 books and several research papers.-member and chairman of statutory bodies and Doctoral Committees of several Universities Convenor of Nikhila Bharata Samskrta Samiti, Howrah (W. Begnal) and Secretary to Kerala Sanskrit Akademy, Thrissur. He has won Awards (1) Guruvayoorappan Keerthi Mudra, (2) Mallinatha Puraskar (3) Vijayasree Puraskar and Honorary title 'Aksaraslokatilaka'.

N. K. Sundareswaran born on 28th May 1964, Passed M. A. Degree in Sanskrit Literature and Ph. D. in Indian Astronmy (Sanskrit) from University of Calicut, Traditional Vedic Scholar in Krsna Yajurveda-Well versed in Grhyapatha-Senior Lecturer in Sanskrit Sahitya at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit Kalady, teaching and guiding P. G. M. Phil and Ph. D. Students for eleven years. Attended and presented papers in National/International Seminars. Resource person of U. G. C. Refresher courses for college/university teachers Associated in editing work of several research oriented publications. Wife Chithra.

Preface

I have great pleasure to place this volume in the hands of scholars. This anthology of research papers is the outcome of a significant National Seminar conducted by the Dept. of Sanskrit Sahitya, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, on 'Sanskrit is Technological Age' in the month of October 2001.

Generally Sanskrit studies are confined to Vedic and Classical Literature. Epics, Alamkarasastra, Vyakarana Darsana and the like. Modern scientists are not aware of the presence of vast literature in Sanskrit on Science and technology. The mere Sanskritists. Hence a dialogue between these two groups is very much essential. They should undertake combined and conscious effort to explore this major chunk of technical literature in Sanskrit, for the welfare of mankind. We know that we have dead elements in our tradition. They should be discarded. But there are several living and shining elements too in the tradition, which may be accepted with both hands for the advancement of humanity. A few studies have come out in this field. But must of them deal the subject in general. The present volume deals with many a topics in detail and also dwell deep in the subject concerned. The seminar had six sessions namely - (1) Indian Mathematics (2) Indian Architecture (3) Environmental Wisdom of Ancient India (4) Ancient Indian Medical System (5) Social Sciences and Sanskrit literature (6) Ancient India Jurisprudence.

There are 27 papers in the present volume. The papers deal with various branches of ancient scientific wisdom of India. The 'Introduction' of this book is the inaugural talk delivered in the Seminar by Dr. K. Gopalan, the former Vice Chancellor of Cochin University of Science and Technology. We are highly indebted to him for his scholarly presentation. Prof. Abhidhana Rajendra Mishra, a well-known poet and former Vice Chancellor of Sampoornananda Sanskrit University, Varanasi delivered the keynote address covering all major areas of scientific literature in Sanskrit. We express our gratitude to Prof. Mishra. Three seniors scholars Dr. K. Kunjunni Raja, Dr. K. V. Sharma, and Dr. N. V. K. Warrier who contributed papers and presided various sessions of the Seminar, left us with in this period. Their learned guidance in various academic fields enriched the research activities of the Dept. we pay homage to the departed souls. Pro. K. N. Panikkar, the then Vice Chancellor was always an inspiration for organizing serious academic events. His scholarly advice and guidance helped the academic community of the University to attain better heights in advanced studies and research, in their respective fields. The Department of Sanskrit Sahitya could organize three major national seminars during his Vice Chancellorship. They are 'Sanskrit in Technological Age', Bhakti Movement and its impact of Indian culture' and 'Eco-Aesthetics and Sanskrit Literature'. I take this opportunity to express the indebtedness beyond words to Prof. K. N. Panikkar. Prof. N. P. Unni, former vice. Chancellor of the University gave valuable suggestions or bringing out the present volume. He enriched the volume with his learned paper.

This conference stressed the need to give preference to unpublished manuscript materials in Technical Literature, to be published with suitable commentary. They are kept in oblivion, untouched by the reading hands of inquisitive scholars. The attention of young researchers should be invited to this worthwhile aspect rather than dealing with aspect of pure literature already been dealt with several times and in different languages.

I thank all the scholars who contributed papers in this volume I thank all my colleagues in the department and University who directly or indirectly helped the Department to organize the seminar and to bring out this volume. Last but not the least, I express my thanks to Dr. N. K. Sundareswaran, Senior Lecture in the Dept. who assisted me in editing the present volume.

The Dept. also express it's gratitude to New Bharatiya Book Corporation. New Delhi, or publishing the book in a befitting manner.

CONTENTS

1Prefaceiii-v
P. C. Muraleemadhavan
2Introduction
Sanskrit in Technological age:
K. Gopalan
1-5
3Technical Science in Sanskrit:6-17
Rajendra Mishra
4Jyotissatra in Ancient India:18-21
K. Kunjunni Raja
5Environmental Wisdom in Ancient India:22-27
6Science of Ancient India: Certain Novel
Facets of Their Study28-33
K. V. Sarma
7Ayurveda-A purview34-41
Raghavan Tirumulpad
8How Research Trends in Modern Scientific Field insist of 'Repossession of Our Ancient Wisdom
N. V. K. Warrier
42-44
9Astronomy And Mathematics in Medieval Kerala
N. V. P. Unithiri
45-60
10Indian Influence in The Development of Wave Mechanics
C. Rajendran
66-75
12Buddhist Approach in Ayurveda
P. C. Muraleemadhavan
76-94
13Indian Concept of Melody
George S. Paul
95-99
14The Role of Flora And Fauna in Envirnmental Equilibrium
C. S. Radhakrishanan
100-108
15Ancient Indian Agrology
S. M. Misra
109-118
16Vatsyayana's Kamasutra
P. V. Ramankutty
119-127
17Vastusastra
P. V. Ouseph
128-141
18Parasara School of Agrology in Orissa
Braja Kishore Swain
142-152
19The Holistic approach of Ayurveda
C. M. Neelakandhan
153-162
20Law of Inheritance and Right to Property of Women : Views of Manu and Kautilya
K. P. Sreedevi
163-169
21Iron Makings in Ancient India
Biplav Misra
170-176
22Science of Plant Life in Ancient India.
P. Narayanan Namboodiri
177-182
23Contribution of Keralites to Mathematics
N. K. Sundareswaran
183-192
24Village Administration in Arthasastra
K. P. Kesavan
193-198
25Nature and Astrology
V. R. Muralidharan
199-203
26Residential Houses: Rules and Regulations in Arthasastra
P. V. Narayanan
204-210
27Rasa Cikitsa Through The Ages : A Textual Survey
K. Muthulakshmy
211-217
28Talamana In Silparatna
K. A. Raveevdran
218-223
29Contribution Of Buddhism to Ayurveda.
Ajit Kumar K. V.
224-230
30Contributors231-232

Sanskrit in Technological Age

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The deliberation of the Seminar centered round a most significant and rather neglected field of Science and Technology in Sanskrit.

Modern Scientists are not aware of the presence of vast literature in Sanskrit on Science and technology. The absence of scholarship in Sanskrit held them back from exploring scientific wisdom in the ancient language. The Sanskrit scholars are not competent to study and impart it to the world of scientists. Hence a dialogue between these two groups is very much essential. They should undertake continious and conscious efforts to explore this major chunk of technical literature in Sanskrit or the welfare and betterment of the mankind. The present volume is a humble attempts in this direction. 27 papers presented in the seminar are included in this book.

Other publications of the Dept. Facets of Indian Culture-1998 Indian Theories of Hermeneutics - 2000 Bhakti Movement-Its Impact on true (under print)

Eco-Aesthetics and Sanskrit Literature (under print)

About the Author

Dr. P. C. Muraleemadhavan (1952) took M. A. Sanskrit (University of Madras 1974), Vidyavaridhi, Ph. D. in Sanskrit Sahitya (Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, 1987) and Ph. D. in Sanskrit-Nyaya (University of Calicut, 1993). Teacher for 31 years, Now Professor and Head of the Department of Sanskrit literature, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, Kerala, guided many doctoral students, discovered several unpublished works in Sanskrit and organized National, International conferences on Indological studies delivered lectures in World Conferences and International Seminars organized by Universities of Australia, Japan, Unites States of America Canada and Finland. Published 12 books and several research papers.-member and chairman of statutory bodies and Doctoral Committees of several Universities Convenor of Nikhila Bharata Samskrta Samiti, Howrah (W. Begnal) and Secretary to Kerala Sanskrit Akademy, Thrissur. He has won Awards (1) Guruvayoorappan Keerthi Mudra, (2) Mallinatha Puraskar (3) Vijayasree Puraskar and Honorary title 'Aksaraslokatilaka'.

N. K. Sundareswaran born on 28th May 1964, Passed M. A. Degree in Sanskrit Literature and Ph. D. in Indian Astronmy (Sanskrit) from University of Calicut, Traditional Vedic Scholar in Krsna Yajurveda-Well versed in Grhyapatha-Senior Lecturer in Sanskrit Sahitya at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit Kalady, teaching and guiding P. G. M. Phil and Ph. D. Students for eleven years. Attended and presented papers in National/International Seminars. Resource person of U. G. C. Refresher courses for college/university teachers Associated in editing work of several research oriented publications. Wife Chithra.

Preface

I have great pleasure to place this volume in the hands of scholars. This anthology of research papers is the outcome of a significant National Seminar conducted by the Dept. of Sanskrit Sahitya, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, on 'Sanskrit is Technological Age' in the month of October 2001.

Generally Sanskrit studies are confined to Vedic and Classical Literature. Epics, Alamkarasastra, Vyakarana Darsana and the like. Modern scientists are not aware of the presence of vast literature in Sanskrit on Science and technology. The mere Sanskritists. Hence a dialogue between these two groups is very much essential. They should undertake combined and conscious effort to explore this major chunk of technical literature in Sanskrit, for the welfare of mankind. We know that we have dead elements in our tradition. They should be discarded. But there are several living and shining elements too in the tradition, which may be accepted with both hands for the advancement of humanity. A few studies have come out in this field. But must of them deal the subject in general. The present volume deals with many a topics in detail and also dwell deep in the subject concerned. The seminar had six sessions namely - (1) Indian Mathematics (2) Indian Architecture (3) Environmental Wisdom of Ancient India (4) Ancient Indian Medical System (5) Social Sciences and Sanskrit literature (6) Ancient India Jurisprudence.

There are 27 papers in the present volume. The papers deal with various branches of ancient scientific wisdom of India. The 'Introduction' of this book is the inaugural talk delivered in the Seminar by Dr. K. Gopalan, the former Vice Chancellor of Cochin University of Science and Technology. We are highly indebted to him for his scholarly presentation. Prof. Abhidhana Rajendra Mishra, a well-known poet and former Vice Chancellor of Sampoornananda Sanskrit University, Varanasi delivered the keynote address covering all major areas of scientific literature in Sanskrit. We express our gratitude to Prof. Mishra. Three seniors scholars Dr. K. Kunjunni Raja, Dr. K. V. Sharma, and Dr. N. V. K. Warrier who contributed papers and presided various sessions of the Seminar, left us with in this period. Their learned guidance in various academic fields enriched the research activities of the Dept. we pay homage to the departed souls. Pro. K. N. Panikkar, the then Vice Chancellor was always an inspiration for organizing serious academic events. His scholarly advice and guidance helped the academic community of the University to attain better heights in advanced studies and research, in their respective fields. The Department of Sanskrit Sahitya could organize three major national seminars during his Vice Chancellorship. They are 'Sanskrit in Technological Age', Bhakti Movement and its impact of Indian culture' and 'Eco-Aesthetics and Sanskrit Literature'. I take this opportunity to express the indebtedness beyond words to Prof. K. N. Panikkar. Prof. N. P. Unni, former vice. Chancellor of the University gave valuable suggestions or bringing out the present volume. He enriched the volume with his learned paper.

This conference stressed the need to give preference to unpublished manuscript materials in Technical Literature, to be published with suitable commentary. They are kept in oblivion, untouched by the reading hands of inquisitive scholars. The attention of young researchers should be invited to this worthwhile aspect rather than dealing with aspect of pure literature already been dealt with several times and in different languages.

I thank all the scholars who contributed papers in this volume I thank all my colleagues in the department and University who directly or indirectly helped the Department to organize the seminar and to bring out this volume. Last but not the least, I express my thanks to Dr. N. K. Sundareswaran, Senior Lecture in the Dept. who assisted me in editing the present volume.

The Dept. also express it's gratitude to New Bharatiya Book Corporation. New Delhi, or publishing the book in a befitting manner.

CONTENTS

1Prefaceiii-v
P. C. Muraleemadhavan
2Introduction
Sanskrit in Technological age:
K. Gopalan
1-5
3Technical Science in Sanskrit:6-17
Rajendra Mishra
4Jyotissatra in Ancient India:18-21
K. Kunjunni Raja
5Environmental Wisdom in Ancient India:22-27
6Science of Ancient India: Certain Novel
Facets of Their Study28-33
K. V. Sarma
7Ayurveda-A purview34-41
Raghavan Tirumulpad
8How Research Trends in Modern Scientific Field insist of 'Repossession of Our Ancient Wisdom
N. V. K. Warrier
42-44
9Astronomy And Mathematics in Medieval Kerala
N. V. P. Unithiri
45-60
10Indian Influence in The Development of Wave Mechanics
C. Rajendran
66-75
12Buddhist Approach in Ayurveda
P. C. Muraleemadhavan
76-94
13Indian Concept of Melody
George S. Paul
95-99
14The Role of Flora And Fauna in Envirnmental Equilibrium
C. S. Radhakrishanan
100-108
15Ancient Indian Agrology
S. M. Misra
109-118
16Vatsyayana's Kamasutra
P. V. Ramankutty
119-127
17Vastusastra
P. V. Ouseph
128-141
18Parasara School of Agrology in Orissa
Braja Kishore Swain
142-152
19The Holistic approach of Ayurveda
C. M. Neelakandhan
153-162
20Law of Inheritance and Right to Property of Women : Views of Manu and Kautilya
K. P. Sreedevi
163-169
21Iron Makings in Ancient India
Biplav Misra
170-176
22Science of Plant Life in Ancient India.
P. Narayanan Namboodiri
177-182
23Contribution of Keralites to Mathematics
N. K. Sundareswaran
183-192
24Village Administration in Arthasastra
K. P. Kesavan
193-198
25Nature and Astrology
V. R. Muralidharan
199-203
26Residential Houses: Rules and Regulations in Arthasastra
P. V. Narayanan
204-210
27Rasa Cikitsa Through The Ages : A Textual Survey
K. Muthulakshmy
211-217
28Talamana In Silparatna
K. A. Raveevdran
218-223
29Contribution Of Buddhism to Ayurveda.
Ajit Kumar K. V.
224-230
30Contributors231-232
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