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Although classical texts often have outmoded unscientific cosmologies, India’s Bhagavata Purana, upon closer examination, reveals a sophisticated cosmological system containing multiple levels of meaning that encode at least four different astronomical, geographical, and spiritual world models. Hypertext Windows application with 250 color pictures, 13 interactive sequences, and 24 computer graphics animations.
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Richard L. Thompson was born in Binghamton, New York, in 1947. In 1974 he received his Ph. D. in mathematics from Cornell University, where he specialized in probability theory and statistical mechanics. Dr. Thompson has done scientific research in quantum physics, mathematical biology, and remote sensing. He has extensively investigated ancient Indian astronomy, cosmology, and spirituality, and he has developed multimedia expositions on these topics. He is the author of six books on topics ranging from consciousness to archeology and ancient astronomy.Review:
A contact with his [Richard Thompson's] work will revolutionize your view of the world and of human history. -- Dr. David Frawley, author of Yoga and Ayurveda, Gods, Sages and Kings etc.,
Gripping, scholarly and groundbreaking, Mysteries of the Sacred Universe deserves to be widely read and discussed. -- Robert Bauval, coauthor of The Orion Mystery
It seems clear that there are a number of references to known scientific aspects of the sky in the Bhagavatam. -- Jeanne E. Bishop, Planetarium Director, Westlake, Ohio
The CD-ROM gives the viewer an opportunity for interactive involvement in the process of understanding ancient cosmology. -- Dr. Gene Thursby, University of Florida
Thompson has made an important contribution by his Mysteries of the Sacred Universe. The CD is outstanding, the graphics, spellbinding. -- Dr. Subash Kak, Louisiana State Univ.
Thompson takes what is a truly groundbreaking work and makes it accessible to the reader. . . . I recommend this most highly. -- Bob Ledwidge, Editor of Living Traditions
[Those] who cannot accept that ancient peoples were less evolved versions of ourselves, find data and reasoning to the contrary. -- Dr. Howard Resnick, Ph.D.
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Book Description Govardhan Hill Pub, 2000. CD-ROM. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110963530976