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Vedic Hindu Temple Architecture (Vaastu)
A Vedic Hindu temple’s architecture is a divine and yogic representation of a human being as shown in the figure . The feet represent the spire (rajagopuram). The hands represent the walkway (prakaaram) encompassing all around the temple. The main …

Jeevak kaumarbhritya is real ‘Father of Medicine’
Although Aswini Kumar(s), who are the twin sons of Sun god and Dhanvantari, who emerged from churning of milk ocean (milky way) are initial vedic doctors, Jeevak Kaumarbhritya (around 18th century BCE), contemporary of Gautama Buddha, can be considered as …

12 Common Gods in India, Japan, China, Tibet & Turkey
Vedas indicate that the supreme power is only one and its verbal description will always be incomplete. So, all natural and supernatural phenomena are counted as his manifestations and called as ‘Deva‘s, with sanskrit root ‘Div‘ …

Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty) in Sushrutha Samhitha (6th century BCE)
Sushrutha Samhita (सुश्रुतसंहिता) is a Sanskrit text on surgery, attributed to Sushruta, a physician who possibly resided in Varanasi around 6th century BCE. Susrutha-Salya-Tantra were composed about 6th century B.C. It has been revised by Nagarjuna in the later part …