The existence of the text was revealed in by G. Josyer who asserted that it was written by Pandit Subbaraya Shastry — , who dictated it during the years — A Hindi translation was published in , while the Sanskrit text with an English translation was published in It contains shlokas in 8 chapters which Shastry claimed was psychically delivered to him by the ancient Hindu sage Bharadvaja. A study by aeronautical and mechanical engineering researchers at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore , in concluded that the aircraft described in the text were "poor concoctions" and that the author showed a complete lack of understanding of aeronautics. Regarding the "Rukma Vimana", the study noted, "If the craft is taken to mean what the drawing and the text say, it can be stated that the craft is a decided impossibility".
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He also said a Mumbai couple pulled off a demonstration flight on Chowpatty beach before the Wright Brothers went up the air. He said planes built centuries ago were nearly 60 feet X 60 feet and were made using 11 alloys, melting pots and furnaces. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the scientific community should use Sanskrit for human development.
Ayurvedic physician Dr Ashwin Sawant, who presented a case study on ancient surgery, indicated that plastic surgery was found in India 3, years ago and dentistry was practised 7, years ago. Medical use of leeches for blood-related diseases was mentioned in Sanskrit scripts.
Scientist Dr Vijay Bhatkar pointed out that Indian scientists should start studying the texts before the US recognises accuracy of ancient Indian sciences. Most speakers at the session stressed on the use of Sanskrit texts to forward the Make in India initiative. Click here to join our channel indianexpress and stay updated with the latest headlines. Tabassum Barnagarwala Tags: make in india Narendra Modi.
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