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Glimpses of Kashmir : Science and Kashmir Heritage

S K Sopory

ISBN 10: 8176485470 / ISBN 13: 9788176485470
Published by APH, 2004
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Contents: Preface. I. Contribution of Kashmiri scientists: 1. Animal production, biotechnology and poverty alleviation. 2. An overview of numerical methods for boundary value problems - author's contributions. 3. Biopesticides: ecofriendly concept of pest management. 4. Plant behaviour and adaptation. 5. Dr. M. J. Zarabi. 6. Prof. D.P. Zutshi. 7. Science policy in India. 8. Abstract of address to the Indian Science Congress - 1986. 9. Pharmacy as a career. 10. Evolution of medical practice in Kashmir and role of Kashmiri medical scholars. 11. Developments in science of archaeology in Kashmir. 12. Body's fight against cancer. 13. Science and spirituality. II. Science, spirituality and Kashmir Shaivism: 14. Science and Kashmir Shaivism. 15. Reflections on science and Shaivism. 16. Science and Kashmir heritage. 17. Science and Kashmir Shaivism. 18. Reflections of a physical scientist. Index. Present day science philosophy is moving towards a new synthesis of science and humanities, including the diverse cultural heritage of mankind. In fact it is a synthesis and unity of all knowledge which helps understand problems of our civilization. Leading scientists including Professor Iliya Prigogine in his book Order Out of Chaos and Stephen Hawking in his book A Brief History of Time have promoted a unity of all knowledge and harmony in society and with nature. This book which is the proceedings of national seminar makes an attempt for the synthesis of various scientific disciplines, as also a synthesis of science and culture and spiritual heritage of Kashmir. Leading scientists, scholars and Fellows of National Akademies took part in a seminar organized on 7 April 2002 by Kashmir education, Cultural and Science Society in Pamposh Enclave, New Delhi, who provided major ideas and trends in research in various modern scientific disciplines as also the trends and focus of Kashmir's composite, cultural philosophy and spiritual heritage. This is heritage is represented for example by Kashmir Shaivism, which along with Sufism, is known world over because of great scholars and seers of Kashmir's past like Lal Ded, Nund Rishi and Abhinav Gupta being associated with it. Professor M.G.K. Menon the distinguished scientist of India delivered the inaugural address. He said there is harmony between science philosophy and Kashmiri philosophical and cultural heritage. This book should be of interest to scientists and public at large as it makes an attempt to provide a synthesis of modern science and spiritual and cultural ideas of Kashmir. 147 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 50114

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Publisher: APH

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

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