Manoj and Sai from Vaimanika.com have been recently working on major research break through. We are also thinking that everyone who had looked for the details from Rediscovery of Vaimanika Shastra have done one or the other investigation and moved ahead in the field of Vaimanika Shastra and related technologies.
I am hereby sharing the invite for all to submit the papers related to your research.
Below is the copy of the message from NIVS.
NIVS is an organisation founded in 2001 with the motto of promoting the knowledge of ancient Indian Sciences. Its aim is to spread, popularise and re-engineer the vast scientific knowledge hidden in Vedas. NIVS has successfully organised 6 International Conferences on various horizons of Vedic Science and now heading towards organising 7th International Conference.
Main theme of 2020 Conference is “Ancient Indian Aircraft and Related Technologies“. We are looking for active participation of scientist, Engineers, Researchers, Sanskrit scholars, Teachers, Students and public with great passion in Ancient Indian Science, related Aircraft and associated Technologies.It would be a wonderful platform that unifies all interested individuals to gather and unveil information which would be mutually beneficial.Enclosed brochure for more details.
I had been off Vaimanika Shastra for quite some time, and consider that as sin now. I had not been following the websites and not even any new news about Vaimanika Shastra. Getting ourselves updated is one of the important thing.
We had planned for Seminars, and additional RnDs on Vaimanika shastra. I have been working on getting the rights revoked on the book to have it published free for public, but still see there are other means that help out to achieve.
Recent work started with the OCR of the text published in Mysore, we have to meet the veteran researchers on the subject and get the knowledge transferred across.
I see there are very young enthu researches across world (mostly in India) who have come up with research on the Shastra.
Learning them in greater view is what I am looking for. I will be cleansing my sin by inviting all to a seminar on Vaimanika shastra.
Flying Vimanas, is this inspiration for current NASA technology? Many years ago, some Sanskrit documents from the 4th Century BC, which had been recovered from Lhasa, Tibet, were sent to the University of Chandrigarh where they were translated into English by no less than a certain Dr Ruth Reyna.
Dr Reyna went on to claim that the documents contain instructions on how to build an aircraft with interstellar capabilities. According to Reyna, these aircraft used anti-gravitational propulsion. The document suddenly gained a lot of attention when it was announced that China would be including parts of the information for study as part of their space program.
Development hailed as a potential breakthrough in aircraft manufacture after university-CSIRO joint project prints two gas turbine engines
Australian researchers have created the world’s first 3D-printed jet engines, a breakthrough that could change the way aircraft are constructed.
Researchers from Monash University, aided by staff from the CSIRO and Deakin University, have printed two engines and put one of them on display at the International Air Show in Avalon, Victoria.
Monash and its spin-off company Amaero Engineering have registered interest from Airbus, Boeing and Raytheon, the defence manufacturer.
Researchers were given an old gas turbine engine by French firm Safran to copy, printing out two versions. The year-long process was led by Prof Xinhua Wu, the director of the Monash centre for additive manufacturing.
The aerospace industry is interested in the process of printing parts because of the reduced lead time, the lighter weight of parts and lower production costs.
Monash created the parts of the engine using printers that spread a very thin layer of metal powder across a base plate. A laser then formed the required shape using a computer-generated outline. This process was repeated over and over again until the part was completed.
“The project is a spectacular proof of concept that’s leading to significant contracts with aerospace companies,” said Ben Batagol, of Amaero Engineering.
“It was a challenge for the team and pushed the technology to new heights of success – no one has printed an entire engine commercially yet.”
These Days I have been receiving a number of Requests for Vaimanika Shastra Rediscovered – Password, and also as there is a Rejuvenation of Samskrit in India, a lot of people are looking back at our subjects such as Auyrveda, Vimana Stastra, etc.
On 5th I was notified that one of the News channels (Maratha) had been telecasting on Vaimanika Shastra. On various displays of the Samskrita Bharati’s Sammelanas, there were displays in the exhibition on the Vaimanika shastra, which also added on to people’s look for the subject online.
Today, in Bengaluru, multiple TV channels are also projecting on the same subject.
Our Research on Vaimanika is still incomplete, however, there is an ocean of topics to research on and a sea already open to us with results that were present on the Rediscovery that was conducted by: Wg. Cdr. M.P.Rao, etc. of Aeronautical Society of India on behalf of Aerospace Information Panel of Aeronautics Research and Development Board, B-Wing, Sena Bhavan, New Delhi 110011, India.
Below is an article from Times of India, that was published on 6th January 2015.
`Ancient India knew aerial combat tricks'
The Indian Air Force is struggling to fill its hangars with good quality made-in-India fighter planes as indigenous efforts for the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) conceived over three decades ago are yet to make it to service standards.This, in a country whose ancient scientists had conceived workable fighter planes thousands of years ago. According to studies by the Indian Institute of Science and Aeronautical Society of India, Maharishi Bharadwaaj's Vymanika Shastra (science of aeronautics) is a pioneering work. Bharadwaaj, a Vedic scholar who lived thousands of years before modern aviation took off, not only thought about flying an aircraft but also deliberated on detecting and attacking an enemy aircraft using poisonous gases.However, Kota Harinarayan, considered the father of the LCA, had told TOI there isn't much knowledge about the technology Bharadwaaj had thought about, conceding that lack of good research has hurt us.Vymanika Shastra, recovered between 1860 and 1865, even has diagrams of aircraft auto pilot features, which became a reality only a few decades ago.
The handwritten Sanskrit manuscript was first translated into English by GR Josyer, the founder-director of International Academy of Sanskrit Research, following which several studies have cited it. The text, which has 32 secrets of flying, speaks of different aircraft, some with full-fledged military applications to those with application-specific onboard systems.
It also has descriptions of different layers of the atmosphere and use of various energies, including light to kill enemy planes or “vimanas“. One of the studies on the scripts notes that it referred even to aerial combat features, evasion tactics, support systems and air defence techniques through enemy detection --all needs of modern air forces of the world.
Most descriptions available are short and introductory in nature but experts like Air Marshal M Matheshwaran, in their studies, have said that there may have been more description and detailed ideas in subsequent texts.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ever wondered how our mythological superheroes operated those deadly weapons such as agneyastra, varunastra, brahmastra and nagpash?
A manuscript found from the collections of Ashtavaidyan Vaidyamadham Cheriya Narayanan Namboodiri, who passed away recently, clearly mentions the mantras to use brahmastra, agneyastra, among others. The 63-folio manuscript in palm leaves, believed to be rewritten about 120 years ago, is the only manuscript retrieved so far in the country that tells how to use all the deadly weapons mentioned in the Mahabharata in about 48 well-described mantras.
“It was Cheriya Narayanan Namboodiri’s wish to digitize all his manuscript collections — 1,300 bundles — for the benefit of researchers, students and the future generation. The particular manuscript was noticed while we were digitizing the collections using the most reliable method, reprography,” said A R Krishnakumar, project manager at Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS). Krishnakumar is part of a team from the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi that has been bestowed with the responsibility of digitizing all the manuscripts available with both public and private parties in the country. “People may wonder why the manuscripts should be digitized. It is because they would throw light on our history, culture, customs, ancient religions besides giving information on the environment, health and science of ancient times,” said Krishnakumar.
“Till now, we haven’t even used 15% of the information from the manuscripts being written on ayurveda. Yet ayurveda is considered to be one of the most accepted system of medicine in the world. Now imagine if the knowledge in five lakh-odd bundles of manuscripts are made available to the society, how much more effective would ayurveda be,” he added.
“We had digitized a portion of the manuscripts available with libraries, colleges, universities and other institutions in Kerala a few years ago. We started the second phase of the initiative from Vaidyamadham at Mezhathur in Palakkad district. Our next destination is Kanippayyur Mana near Kunnamkulam, famous for thachu sasthra (architectural science), and other centres that have hundreds of manuscripts preserved with them. Thankfully, all these private parties are now coming forward to share the knowledge they have been preserving from the past,” said senior reprographic officer of IGNCA Krishnakumar B.
Krishnakumar, adding that the knowledge in manuscripts is not limited only to the subject of ayurveda, but covers nuances in the subjects of chemistry, physics, and astrology in detail.
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