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Ancient Indian Greats
Ancient Indian Greats

Ancient Indian Greats

by Lalita Ramakrishna

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English

Publisher

Sri Ramakrishna Math

ISBN

9788178236278 - Year: 2012 - Pages: 222

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Paperback

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Author: Lalita Ramakrishna
Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math
Year: 2012
Language: English
Pages: 222
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788178236278

Description

We are inheritors of a rich treasure of ideas and inventions bequeathed by our rishis. In ancient India, people past middle age withdrew from active social and familial commitments and retired to forest universities. In the serene ambience of a hermitage in the midst of Nature, sages and their disciples delved deep into the mysteries of body and mind.

Their tool was acute observation with an objective mind. Through this prism they perceived stars, animals, birds and plants. Their sensitivity enabled sages to gauge the human need for artistic expression. Some of them were ministers who advised kings on calamities and enemies.

"The More, therefore, the Hindus study the past, the more glorious will be their future, and whosoever tries to bring the past to the door of everyone, is a great benefactor of his nation.” – Swami Vivekananda

Contents

1. Mathematics: Aryabhata and Bhaskara
2. Astronomy and Astrology
3. Politics: Chanakya
4. Ayurveda:
Science of Ayurveda
Principles of Ayurveda
Ayurveda and the Mind
Charaka
Shushruta

5. Literature:
Why Kavya Is Important?
Kalidasa : The Master Poet: Raghuvamsa and Kumara Sambhava
Bharavi: Kirata Arjuniyam
Magha: Sisupala Vadham
Sriharsha : Naishadha Charitam
The Panchatantra Tales

6. Grammar : Panini
7. Art:
Natyasastra : Bharata Muni
Philosophy, Literature, Drama: Abhinava Gupta
8. Yoga: Patanjali
9. Devotion:
Tamil Saint Singers
Arunagirinathar

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