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by Kaushal
17 Sep 2012 01:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 161358

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

RajeshA wrote:Kaushal ji,

I have sent you email.

RAJESH I DID NOT RECEIVE YOUR EMAIL
by Kaushal
14 Sep 2012 08:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 161358

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

Nilesh ji, are you by any chance related to the great Purushottam Nagesh Oak. If so please let me tell u how pleased I am that you are participating in these debates.it is not that I would devalue your contributions if you were not related to sri pn oak, but having the presence of somebody who is fa...
by Kaushal
14 Sep 2012 08:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 161358

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

Pierre Duhem, 9 June[2] 1861 – 14 September 1916) was a French physicist, mathematician and philosopher of science, best known for his writings on the indeterminacy of experimental criteria and on scientific development in the Middle Ages. His views on Mathematical Models mirror those of Indic savan...
by Kaushal
12 Sep 2012 22:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 161358

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

i think what must have happened to my posts is that the br software automatically logs me out after certain length of time and when i say save it does not really save it ,because i am already logged out by then . i have gotten a couple of strange message from the webmaster, which did not make sense ...
by Kaushal
12 Sep 2012 08:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 161358

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

dont understand what is happening to my posts , i have saved 4 posts in draft mode and i cannot find any of them in the usercontrol panel , under manage drafts. they have simply disappeared if you have a way of retrieving thm pl. d o so as i have spent several hours on this endeavor. . also let me k...
by Kaushal
11 Sep 2012 16:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 161358

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

dear rajeshA, ehe following quote hasb een made by me i might have referred to goswami's bookn which describes the mamuscript projevt which lasted for 5 years but the quote is from me.. keep up the good work and keep the flame alive. kaushal Books for the Library http://www.namami.org/image/catalog....
by Kaushal
10 Sep 2012 10:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 161358

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

Replies: 4811 Views: 109485 ... That's where the exact duration of intercalary month becomes the important, missing piece, without which we have the error factor. Nilesh Oak ji, Kaushal ji, if you would be so kind, could you comment on the above! Thanks RajeshA Ji, When I read this quote, quoted by...
by Kaushal
10 Sep 2012 04:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 161358

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

there are so many questions addressed to me in this thread that i have to congratulate shiv and his merry band of moderators fqr maintaining the preeminence of the BR brand not only in military matters but also in esoteric subects that are only of interest to specialists in civiliztional questions. ...
by Kaushal
11 Jul 2012 00:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 161358

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

The book i am talking about is my latest book , T
"The origins of astronomy, the calendar and time"
available at lulu.com, also available at amazon. but the lulu price is cheaper. do a google on my name; KosLa VEPA, YOU will get the full details.
by Kaushal
10 Jul 2012 21:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 161358

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

I am happy that BRFites are rediscovering all the facts that i uncovered a decade ago. if ever there were a bunch of bright people , BRF isa good example. Self preservation is a wonderful incentive to sharpen the intellect. When Indians realize that there is not much scope for error when you are eng...
by Kaushal
10 Jul 2012 00:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 161358

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

At this time i am not sufficiently conversant with astrophysics, to be able to reply to your question. i got into the whole subject of Astronomy because knowledge of jyotish is demanded of every candidate who wishes to read and undertand the Veda. Plus i wanted to understand the limits of astronomic...
by Kaushal
09 Jul 2012 02:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 161358

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

ihave pasted some excerpts from my book the origns THE MAHĀYUGAS ARE MENTIONED IN THE MAHĀBHĀRATA The notion of the Mahāyugas is expressed in the MBH in 2 separate places, the Vanaparva , chapter 18 and in the Harivamsa, and does not occur explicitly in the Saṃhitā epoch of the Veda. BG Siddhārth, t...
by Kaushal
14 Apr 2012 12:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 268874

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

shyam (are you one of the shyam's from the bay area). You are one of the few people i know that has 'GOT IT' It is a double barreled volley and lord Macaulay was one of the most devious practitioners of the art of keeping the british empire alive and running.
by Kaushal
13 Apr 2012 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 268874

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

CRS, There is a generation of expatriate Indians who left in late sixties-early 70s who have had the time to think this thru and are able to articulate the issues very clearly. Their time in West has cleared the Macaulayite nonsense force fed into their minds in the Nehruvian syncretic/synthetic my...
by Kaushal
24 Oct 2011 07:50
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65005

Re: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies

somewhere in this thread there was a blurb on Robert Clive. Robert Clive did not die of natural causes. He committed suicide. In an other post in this thread there was a request for history books not tainted by the blight of AIT. There are indeed none because the assumption of AIT completely mangles...
by Kaushal
12 Sep 2009 05:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: A look back at the partition
Replies: 1855
Views: 77371

Re: A look back at the partition

I think Jaswant singh has lost his marbles. why should we indict the entire Rajput community for the lapse in judgement by one man. Maybe there is a method in his madness. He is making tons of money of the book ,everybody and his brother is buying the book in pakistan . But if that is the reason he ...
by Kaushal
12 Sep 2009 03:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: A look back at the partition
Replies: 1855
Views: 77371

Re: A look back at the partition

JINNAH was an opportunist. He had no interest in cleansing his soul nor was he obsessed with remaking the Indian into the perfect human being. He simply wanted to drive out the British so that he could get on with the business of living in his own country as one of the elite. He loved livng the luxu...
by Kaushal
09 Apr 2009 02:36
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65005

Re: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies

It is refreshing to see the diversity of opinion that is prevalent in todays version of BR as compared to the straight jacket that was imposed on discussions such as these ten years ago. All i had to say was that the Ram temple will be built and the heavy hand of authority would rap me on the knuckl...
by Kaushal
07 Feb 2009 15:14
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65005

Re: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies

i am still recovering from the year long focus on the conference. There are many personal items backlogged which i have to get to . I appreciate all the support and enthusiasm from IF. I was able to spend some time with Rhytha at Chennai, who is hitting a difficult patch in his business. I will get ...
by Kaushal
30 Jan 2009 00:49
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65005

Re: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies

Thanks to all, for the kind remarks. It is to BR that i owe the renewed interest in and my public entry into Geopolitics, History and all the associated topics that we discussed with such gusto in BR during the years after Pokhran II. The early stalwarts were instrumental in shaping my views on Indi...
by Kaushal
31 Jul 2008 09:00
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Blasts in Ahmedabad
Replies: 743
Views: 36466

Re: Blasts in Ahmedabad

I am slowly coming around to the view that the Indic (euphemism in this instance for hindu) is paralyzed by fear of the (jihadi ) Muslim. In fact i have been told that 'they' will kill me sooner rather than later, if i don't desist from telling what i regard to be the truth. But my riposte to that w...
by Kaushal
08 Jun 2008 11:13
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65005

Wow. Surinder was commenting on Swami Dayananda, not the British. You just took his comment way out of context Not really , I was referring to his statement that The whole thread is full of whines about foreign distortion of Indian history. a remark clearly intended to convey that he disapproved of...
by Kaushal
06 Jun 2008 10:20
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65005

The relevance to this thread this is that we are discussing distortion of History. The whole thread is full of whines about foreign distortion of Indian history. Every single poster casts India as a helpless victim. This thread does not discuss that maybe Indians themselves could have distorted his...
by Kaushal
19 May 2008 04:42
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65005

By the way, is there a one complete book on the British atrocities in India? Obviously not. The british would have banned it in a jiffy... .Now there are not a lot of people knowledgeable on the topic. It would b e a very large book. I have a small amount of such material in The South asia File. du...
by Kaushal
08 May 2008 01:02
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65005

Influence of Indic ideas on Ancient Greeks/Romans (i.e., before the arrival of Alexander) conference, Any takers for a paper at the Delhi conference , The time frame would be from the Vedanga Jyotisha(Lagaddha) and the satapatha brahmana (Yagnyavalkya) both of which predate Thales of MIletus by seve...
by Kaushal
04 May 2008 05:51
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65005

I understand that, but could you tell me the name of any political or artistic movement you would have put in? I would have included decimal place value system, trigonometry, algebra, Grammar, Semantics, etymology, ,epistemology, the darshanas, the first signs of a perennial philosophy, which went ...
by Kaushal
03 May 2008 22:07
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65005

Spinster, As you embark on your very laudable project, dont forget to throw some loose change (S20,000) in my direction , which we need to run the History show in Delhi If need be i can travel to pitch the (Hi)story
by Kaushal
02 May 2008 21:08
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Distorted History - Causes, Consequences and Remedies
Replies: 320
Views: 59872

I have his book, and it is a keeper. I have been trying to get hold of him, but i dont seem to have an accurate email., ,can you ask him to get in touch with me by email Kosla DOT Vepa AT indicstudies DOT us... I would like to invite him personally (on the phone) to be an invited speaker at the conf...
by Kaushal
01 May 2008 12:33
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Distorted History - Causes, Consequences and Remedies
Replies: 320
Views: 59872

Ironically, the least distorted period in our History is the islamic period. The Islamic Historians,in general were truthful about their own actions. They made no bones about their belief in general that killing as many kaffirs as possible was a laudable goal. All you have to do is to read Elliot an...
by Kaushal
24 Apr 2008 08:52
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Distorted History - Causes, Consequences and Remedies
Replies: 320
Views: 59872

for those inthe orlando area, i will be conducting WORKSHOP IN TH E WAVES COMNFERENCE. stay tuned, thiis on June 27-29 Dear all, I have made some important changes to the document. which we can use as the background to the Workshop. I would like to remind everybody that the Delhi conference, ICIH200...
by Kaushal
22 Apr 2008 02:36
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Distorted History - Causes, Consequences and Remedies
Replies: 320
Views: 59872

“India Lacks Historical agencyâ€
by Kaushal
21 Apr 2008 23:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 285732

The West/USA's interest is in destabilizing Afghanisthan, which is why Afghanisthan never seems to come off boil - The Making of US Foreign Policy for South Asia Offshore Balancing in Historical Perspective LLOYD I RUDOLPH SUSANNE HOEBER RUDOLPH Economic and Political Weekly February 25, 2006 [quot...
by Kaushal
21 Apr 2008 20:23
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Distorted History - Causes, Consequences and Remedies
Replies: 320
Views: 59872

The story of the Indian contribution to many subjects such as the calculus has not been told in its entirety.A generous dose of humility is very appropriate here, accepting the fact that the only thing we know with certainty is we know little. The definitive work on the contribution to the computati...
by Kaushal
21 Apr 2008 19:42
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Distorted History - Causes, Consequences and Remedies
Replies: 320
Views: 59872

Kaushal, How did you come up with 1500 BCE for Chanakya's time. Should it not be around Alexander's incursion into India ~300 BC? This is based on astronomical dating . Prof Narahari Achar who is at Memphis, and has done considerable work on Astronomical dating using Planetarium software, confirms ...
by Kaushal
21 Apr 2008 19:09
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Distorted History - Causes, Consequences and Remedies
Replies: 320
Views: 59872

Thank you Kaushal Garu ; for the words of wisdom as always. I had a question -- would the dating problem be irrelevant for Indian historians due to the use of embedded star charts in historical account? Just as modern day computer documents have embedded signatures in them; similarly by embedding a...
by Kaushal
21 Apr 2008 11:41
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Distorted History - Causes, Consequences and Remedies
Replies: 320
Views: 59872

One of the oldest definitions of history ( itihasa) wa by Vishnugupta ( more popularly recognized as Chanakya. He mentions this definition in the context of the training of a Prince and th esyllabus he should follow. it turns out that that Itihasa is an important part of the training of a prince ( a...
by Kaushal
02 Apr 2008 02:19
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Distorted History - Causes, Consequences and Remedies
Replies: 320
Views: 59872

Wow, the constancy of mind over matter. if you still have an interest in such matters, ,you might consider attending ICIH2009, January 9-11, 2009, right after pravasi divas at the India international centre. wehave edtablished a prima facie case that the current narrative of the history is seriously...
by Kaushal
02 Apr 2008 02:05
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Distorted History - Causes, Consequences and Remedies
Replies: 320
Views: 59872

Vraghav, are you the same person who translated passages of the Rg and its references to the Saraswati in a thread on AIT (many moons ago)
by Kaushal
02 Apr 2008 00:10
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Distorted History - Causes, Consequences and Remedies
Replies: 320
Views: 59872

shiv, can you pl. get back to me re.ICIH2009, the geopolitical session

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