A book titled “Brihad Vimana. Shastra” by Shri Bramhamuni. Parivrajaka was published in the year [1]. It contains verses in. Sanskrit (describing aircraft) . Vaimanika Shastra is a very strange illustrated book about ancient flying machines from Hindu India. Here you can download the PDF and read. In fact he deferred the publication of Vimana Shastra and other ancient works The information on Yantra Vimana Shastra published in in the .. one with the hindi translation is called brihad vimana shastra (the larger.

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But reasoning is subjective to our senses, rules, understanding and limitations. So I decided to understand the technology used in the vimana. Josyer showed some types of designs and drawing of a helicopter-type cargo-loading plane, specially meant for carrying combustibles and ammunition, passenger aircraft carrying to persons, double and treble-decked aircraft.

Did Ancient Indians Actually Fly Aircrafts?

We should be able to shastraa out if there is potential in such claims Debunking or judgement is easy. Retrieved from ” https: In this paper, Mr.

In plain terms, the VS. I am not an atheist.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Jan 07, In the foreword to the publication that contained the full Sanskrit text with English translation, Josyer quotes a press release of his which was “published in all the leading dailies of India, and was taken up by Reuter and other World Press News Services”: He suggests that most part of the text looks very vague and not scientific by his standards. Just a curious guy.

Arguing over whether someone flew an aircraft in ancient times is probably a waste of time. One article at a time.


Did Ancient Indians Actually Fly Aircrafts?

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore — H. Of course the text retains a structure in language and content from which its ‘recent nature’ cannot be asserted.

However in the end, Mr. Subbaraya Shastry died inand Venkatachala took his manuscripts into keeping.

So, at the Science conference lately, someone commented that there are scriptures available that talk about aircrafts being flown in vjmana India. Let’s make it a better life.

Retrieved September 9, First off, if our Vyamanika Shastra was correct, why didn’t we, um, fly before the Americans?

The extant text is claimed to be only a shastar one-fortieth part of a larger work Yantra Sarvaswa “All about machines” [6] composed by Maharishi Bharadwaj and other sages for the “benefit of all mankind”.

Beyond which, if there are things in the past and future, we should simply refute. By tracing the provenance of the manuscript, interviewing associates of Shastry including G. After some calculations I assumed this theory. Josyer, titled Vymanika Shastra. While wandering, he met a great saint at Kolarwho initiated him into spirituality and revealed to him several shastras, including the Vimana Shastra.

Though there are advanced technologies in India we still do not understand the complicated techniques used by our ancestors.

A Background Research of Vimana Shastra

If there is a an ancient text that talks about weird flying objects and machinery, that should make the scientific mind curious.

He even takes it a step further and goes on tracing the books, the authors and the libraries from which they have been sourced to verify the sources.

Without proper rendering supportyou may see question marks or boxesmisplaced vowels or missing conjuncts instead of Indic text. And when someone, especially from the scientific community, pitches in ideas from such texts or others, it would be IMO, a good idea to embrace, dissect, discuss and study it, rather than laugh it off.


The paper talks further about more mechanical details about the fuel used in Vimanasthe types of Vimanas as described in the texts here.

There is no proof that he wrote it.

Shastri had no formal schooling and learnt to read and write only after returning from his encounter with the saint. How the Vimanas flew, according to the texts. This article contains Indic text. As years have gone by our country lost many text and details related to the techniques they used in those periods.

Josyer then tells how he was visited by “Miss Jean Lyon, journalist of Toronto and New York” for an interview, and how Lyon in her Just Half a World Away concluded that he was “guilty of a rabid nationalism, seeking to wipe out everything since the Vedas “. 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”.

It is unlikely the text was his own invention. Further, we are afraid we may be attributing meaning to shlokas based on what we know today. Again, in its introduction, BVS mentions that a few words did have a structure similar to that of the Vedic Sanskrit.