Scientific Acumen in Puranas and Upanishads – #SangamTalk By Nilesh Nilkanth Oak

Those who are proficient in the philosophy of science do see the connection of the logic of scientific method with the wisdom of Indian Shad-darshanas. On the other hand, Puranas are seen as books filled with stories, may be even some moral advice but hardly anything on the philosophy of modern science. And while Upanishad may be credited with deeper philosophy, not many would relate them to methods of scientific discoveries. Are there specific teachings from Puranas and Upanishads that not only refer to elements of scientific acumen but also provide unique insights for the discipline of scientific research? This talk illustrates few examples of deep scientific insights from Puranas & Upanishads.

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Nilesh Nilkanth Oak, is the author of “When did the Mahabharata War Happen?”, “The Mystery of Arundhati”, where he freshly evaluated astronomy observations of Mahabharata text. His work led to validation of 5561 BCE as the year of Mahabharata War while falsifying, (View More)

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