Posts Tagged ‘Avesta’

January 25, 2009 4

Scriptures, science and mythology:Astronomy in Indian cultures

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Invited review presented at International Astronomical Union /UNESCO Symposium 260 : The Role of Astronomy in Society and Culture, UNESCO Paris, 19-23 January 2009.     Rajesh Kochhar CSIR Emeritus Scientist, IISER: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Sector 26, Chandigarh 160019, India [email protected]   Indian astronomical tradition has been characterized by antiquity, continuity […]

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December 10, 2008 4

Rajesh Kochhar : The Vedic People, reviewed by S. Muralidharan (2000)

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Volume 17 – Issue 25, Dec. 9 – 22, 2000 India’s National Magazine from the publishers of THE HINDU   BOOKS   Questions about the Aryan identity 200) SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN   The Vedic People, Their History and Geography by Rajesh Kochhar; Orient Longman, Hyderabad, 2000; pages xiv + 259, Rs.425.   “HISTORY cannot be written without […]

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December 1, 2008 1

The Vedic Void: Understanding the Past Through Science (2004)

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  Times of India ( edit page) 17 Jul. 2004 LEADER ARTICLE The Vedic Void: Understanding the Past Through Science RAJESH KOCHHAR Did the Vedic people come from outside, or were they the founders of the Harappan civilisation? The question may not much excite the detached professional historian, but has in recent years got implicated […]

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