Vedic science

Vedic science

Vedic science may refer to a number of disciplines, ancient and modern, Hindu, occultist or New Age, proto-scientific, found in or based on the Vedas.

;Vedic period
*Vedanga, the six ancient disciplines subservient to the understanding and tradition of the Vedas
#Shiksha ("IAST|śikṣā"): phonetics and phonology (sandhi)
#Chandas ("IAST|chandas"): meter
#Vyakarana ("IAST|vyākaraṇa"): grammar
#Nirukta ("IAST|nirukta"): etymology
#Jyotisha ("IAST|jyotiṣa"): astrology (Hindu astronomy)
#Kalpa ("IAST|kalpa"): ritual

*Historical Indian mathematics
*Traditional Hindu units of measurement
*Ayurveda, traditional Hindu medicine
*Dhanurveda, traditional Hindu martial arts

*Maharishi Vedic Science of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
*Vedic mathematics developed by Shri Bharati Krishna Tirthaji (not to be confused with historical Indian mathematics)

ee also

*Hindu cosmology
*Science and technology in ancient India

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Maharishi Vedic Science — This article is about the modern Maharishi concept. See Vedanga for the historical six disciplines of Vedic science. Maharishi Vedic Science, described as an integrated science based on ancient Vedic texts, theorizes an underlying, universal… …   Wikipedia

  • Vedic — may refer to:* the Vedas, the oldest preserved Indo Aryan texts ** Vedic Sanskrit, the language of these texts ** Vedic period, during which these texts were produced ** the Historical Vedic religion, of which the Vedas record the liturgy **… …   Wikipedia

  • Vedic civilization/EB 1911 — TOC (Encyclopedia Britannica 1911, s.v. Sanskrit) [ Starling/ScanSet TIFF demo vol=24 page=ED4A170] [ tiff/VOL24%20SAINTE… …   Wikipedia

  • Vedic period — The Vedic Period (or Vedic Age) is the period in the history of India during which the Vedas, the oldest sacred texts of Hinduism, were being composed. Scholars place the Vedic period in the second and first millennia BCE continuing up to the 6th …   Wikipedia

  • Maharishi Vedic Approach to Health — Claims Proponents claim that illnesses can be treated by reconnecting physiological functioning with the body s inner intelligence through reducing and eliminating impurities and imbalances. Related scientific disciplines Medicine Year proposed… …   Wikipedia

  • Maharishi Vedic City, Iowa —   City   Maharishi Vedic City homes with the gold colored kalash on their rooftops …   Wikipedia

  • Maharishi Vedic Medicine — (MVM, also known as Maharishi s Consciousness Based Health Care or Maharishi Ayurveda) was founded internationally in the mid 1980s by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, creator of the Transcendental Meditation technique. Although Ayurveda has been in… …   Wikipedia

  • Archaeoastronomy and Vedic chronology — Hindu archaeoastronomical dating of the Vedic period or Hindu Time Cycles, are based on early references to astronomy in Vedic scriptures. HistoryThe chronology of Indian history and literature prior to the Middle Ages is notoriously uncertain,… …   Wikipedia

  • History of Indian science and technology — [ thumb|200px|right|Hand propelled wheel cart, Indus Valley Civilization (3000–1500 BCE). Housed at the National Museum, New Delhi.] [ thumb|right|200px|The Pundit (explorer) and Indian cartographer Nain Singh Rawat (19th century CE) received a… …   Wikipedia

  • Swami Bharati Krishna Tirtha's Vedic mathematics — For the actual mathematics of the Vedic period, see the articles on Sulba Sūtras and Indian mathematics.Swami Bharati Krishna Tirtha s Vedic mathematics is a system of mathematics consisting of a list of 16 basic sūtras, or aphorisms. They were… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”