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I. General Introduction

While addressing a large gathering at Ramnad in Tamil Nadu in 1897, Swami Vivekananda reminded the Indians of their glorious heritage and magnificent past by saying, Each of you was born with a splendid heritage, which is the whole of the infinite past life of your glorious nation.' Truly, as one of the oldest civilizations still alive and pulsating, the ancient Indian past depicts before the modern man a rich canvas of a highly developed culture and knowledge systems - both fundamental and applied, and an unparalleled degree of excellence in political, economic and social fields. An in-depth and unbiased study of our ancient literature affirm that there was not a single field, secular or spiritual, where our ancients have failed to inquire into. The Vedic and other literature offer adequate proof of the amazing intellectual levels of our ancestors, their insatiable quest for knowledge - be it in the field of internal spirituality or in external arts and science (i.e., both para and apara vidya). The wise men of ancient India have left behind a priceless legacy of astounding understanding that is at once absorbing and awe-inspiring about a host of subjects like animal sciences, ship-building, metallurgy, human health, economics, political sciences, environmental studies, meteorology, astrology, astronomy, iconography, agriculture, seismology, literature, fine arts, yoga, sports, administration, right code of living etc. This book is a modest attempt to portray some glimpses of India's glorious heritage.

 

CONTENTS

 

  Publisher's Note v
  Acknowledgements vii
  Key to Transliteration and Pronunciation viii
I. General Introduction 1
II. Arts  
1 Introduction 2
2 Art of Painting 3
3 Art of Rangavallee 6
4 Art of Music 8
5 Art of Dance 11
6 Art of Drama 13
7 Art of Beautification 16
7.1 Cosmetics 16
7.2 Gemology and Ornamentation 17
8 Art of Love 19
III. Food and Nourishment  
1 Introduction 21
2 Types of Food 24
3 Purity of Food 24
4 Varieties of food 25
5 Charity of Food 29
IV. Health and Well-Being  
1 Introduction 30
2 Ayurveda 31
2.1 Human Medicine 32
2.2 Veterinary Medicine 37
2.3 Plant Medicine 41
2.4 Medicinal uses of flowers 43
3 Yoga 44
V. Sports and Past-times  
1 Introduction 46
2 During Vedic Age 46
3 During Epic Age 47
4 During Buddhist Age 49
5 References to Other Games 49
VI. Literature  
1 Introduction 53
2 Lexicography 53
2.1 Amarakosa 54
2.2 Kosakalpataru 55
2.3 Dhaturupakosa 55
3 Grammar 56
4 Rhetoric and Poetry 58
VII. Ethics of Statecraft  
1 Introduction 59
2 In Ramayana 59
3 In Mahabharata 60
4 In Kautiliya Artha Sastra 63
5 Weapons and Warfare 64
VIII. Sciences  
1 Introduction 68
2 Mathematics 68
3 Alchemy 71
4 Detergents 73
5 Writing Materials 75
6 Metallurgy 77
7 Iconography 79
8 Architecture 84
9 Naval science 87
10 Aero Science 91
11 Astronomy 92
12 Atmospheric Science 95
13 Agricultural Science 97
14 Seismology 99
15 Environmental Science 101
16 Ethno-Ornithology 106
16.1 In Mythology & Religion 108
16.2 In Sanskrit Literature 111
16.3 In Art forms 112
  Appendix-A 114
  Appendix-B 116
  Appendix-C 117
  Appendix-D 119
  References 121
  Illustrations 126
  Bibliography 129

 

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I. General Introduction

While addressing a large gathering at Ramnad in Tamil Nadu in 1897, Swami Vivekananda reminded the Indians of their glorious heritage and magnificent past by saying, Each of you was born with a splendid heritage, which is the whole of the infinite past life of your glorious nation.' Truly, as one of the oldest civilizations still alive and pulsating, the ancient Indian past depicts before the modern man a rich canvas of a highly developed culture and knowledge systems - both fundamental and applied, and an unparalleled degree of excellence in political, economic and social fields. An in-depth and unbiased study of our ancient literature affirm that there was not a single field, secular or spiritual, where our ancients have failed to inquire into. The Vedic and other literature offer adequate proof of the amazing intellectual levels of our ancestors, their insatiable quest for knowledge - be it in the field of internal spirituality or in external arts and science (i.e., both para and apara vidya). The wise men of ancient India have left behind a priceless legacy of astounding understanding that is at once absorbing and awe-inspiring about a host of subjects like animal sciences, ship-building, metallurgy, human health, economics, political sciences, environmental studies, meteorology, astrology, astronomy, iconography, agriculture, seismology, literature, fine arts, yoga, sports, administration, right code of living etc. This book is a modest attempt to portray some glimpses of India's glorious heritage.

 

CONTENTS

 

  Publisher's Note v
  Acknowledgements vii
  Key to Transliteration and Pronunciation viii
I. General Introduction 1
II. Arts  
1 Introduction 2
2 Art of Painting 3
3 Art of Rangavallee 6
4 Art of Music 8
5 Art of Dance 11
6 Art of Drama 13
7 Art of Beautification 16
7.1 Cosmetics 16
7.2 Gemology and Ornamentation 17
8 Art of Love 19
III. Food and Nourishment  
1 Introduction 21
2 Types of Food 24
3 Purity of Food 24
4 Varieties of food 25
5 Charity of Food 29
IV. Health and Well-Being  
1 Introduction 30
2 Ayurveda 31
2.1 Human Medicine 32
2.2 Veterinary Medicine 37
2.3 Plant Medicine 41
2.4 Medicinal uses of flowers 43
3 Yoga 44
V. Sports and Past-times  
1 Introduction 46
2 During Vedic Age 46
3 During Epic Age 47
4 During Buddhist Age 49
5 References to Other Games 49
VI. Literature  
1 Introduction 53
2 Lexicography 53
2.1 Amarakosa 54
2.2 Kosakalpataru 55
2.3 Dhaturupakosa 55
3 Grammar 56
4 Rhetoric and Poetry 58
VII. Ethics of Statecraft  
1 Introduction 59
2 In Ramayana 59
3 In Mahabharata 60
4 In Kautiliya Artha Sastra 63
5 Weapons and Warfare 64
VIII. Sciences  
1 Introduction 68
2 Mathematics 68
3 Alchemy 71
4 Detergents 73
5 Writing Materials 75
6 Metallurgy 77
7 Iconography 79
8 Architecture 84
9 Naval science 87
10 Aero Science 91
11 Astronomy 92
12 Atmospheric Science 95
13 Agricultural Science 97
14 Seismology 99
15 Environmental Science 101
16 Ethno-Ornithology 106
16.1 In Mythology & Religion 108
16.2 In Sanskrit Literature 111
16.3 In Art forms 112
  Appendix-A 114
  Appendix-B 116
  Appendix-C 117
  Appendix-D 119
  References 121
  Illustrations 126
  Bibliography 129

 

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