Indian philosophy contemplates unveiling of inner self as ultimate goal of human life mentioned in atma doctrine of Upanishad. Taittiriya Upanishad in its Brahmanada Valli chapter refers to Panchkosha or five-sheaths path as Annamaya, Pranamaya, Manomaya, Vigyanmaya and Anandmaya for understanding the psycho-metaphysical stand points of inner significance leading to practical aspects of spiritualism acknowledging the atma. Annamaya kosha is permeated by remaining kosha while Pranamaya kosha spreads through three kosha as Manomaya, Vigyanmaya and Anandmaya. Manomaya kosha extends through Vigyanamaya and Vigyanamay through Anandmaya. These kosha are not mutually exclusive. Annamaya kosha covers the whole physical body as it is basis of required energy for functioning, growth or any action. ...
Global recognition of Ayurveda brought revolution to this science, but not completely in India. Developed countries like United States of America, Germany, United Kingdom and Canada have earned patents on natural or semi-synthetic plant compounds, source of many of these plants are practiced in Ayurveda as Vincristine and Vinblastine were isolated (from Catharanthus roseus) by scientists of USA and Canada respectively. Impacts of seasonal variations on health, an interesting information in Charaka Samhita is well presented by scientists from USA at molecular level. Recently scientists from University Rovira and Virgili (Spain), have reported based on trial that men who had eaten 60 gram of nut per day, each had on average 16% higher sperm counts. Almond and walnut are well mentioned i
Jurisprudence or legal theory is philosophical aspects of law consisting of collection of rules to regulate the conduct or behaviour of citizens of any nation. The realization of such enforced rules started with understanding of responsibilities and apprehension of civilized society. Religion played an important role to frame code of conducts. Religious texts of Sanatana Dharma being older and literary rich in nature have contributed vastly in enrichment of theories of law. A classical concept is well known as Aachaara or fixed rule of conduct in life. It is basis of customary laws mentioned in Vedas and other Hindu religious texts and still exercised by the people in India. It is well related with Dharmashastrokta (mentioned in religious texts) code of conduct. Religious comma
Understanding of composition of subject matters out of simpler components is more important than making subject complex to create a boundary of fear to enter. First is the case of classical teachers with well apprehended concepts while teachers without comprehended concepts make subjects complex. Misconception of subject is more dangerous than not understanding the subjects in medical education as lives of human beings are on direct stake. In real sense understanding contributes to knowledge. It leads to imagination. Logical imagination with efforts bestows to innovation and inventions. Medical education is based on expressive cognition of concepts in practical manner. Interestingly a trend is observed in Ayurvedic education where students are suggested to memorize eve
Resistance to antibiotics is a serious global threat to public health, present in every country. World Health Organization highlights the worse clinical outcomes leading to death in patients with infections caused by drug-resistant bacteria. So world is looking for more antibiotic candidate structures or salts to come out of this threat. In same direction Odilorhabdins are invented. They are new class of antibiotics as published in pages 83-94 of volume 70 of Molecular Cell on 5th April. They are produced by Gram-negative bacteria genus Xenorhabdus from the family Enterobacteriaceae. They contain good numbers of non-ribosomal peptide synthetases and polketide synthases genes in their genomes. They enable to produce new bioactive compounds. The genus Xenorhabdus is symbiont to soil-bor
India is country of festivals, social aggregations with organized actions for specific purposes. Stories are framed for every festival. Realities of stories in same forms may be matter of investigation, but the idea behind the symbolic representation is pure scientific if original forms mentioned with texts are taken. Holi is similar festival celebrated in India (more in North Indian states) with lots of zestfulness. Slight variations in programs are observed with regional input in different states, but story as whole remains same related with Haranyakashyapa, his sister Holika and his son Prahlad. His son was follower of Lord Vishnu, who nurtures the world. Holika tried to burn Prahlad, a symbolic representation of good deeds or carriers of goods being the devotee of Lord Vishnu. Hol