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Prof.PR Mukund on Suvarna News kannada

Saturday, 10th December, 2017

Program features Prof. PR Mukund's contribution towards preserving Ancient Vedic Manuscripts  and also on the patented technology that he is using to archive the contents in the manuscripts for over 500 years into the future.

MEDIA ARTICLES

Ancient Sanskrit Manuscript goes digital

Friday, 17th November, 2006 | BBC NEWS

Scientists from the US are using modern imaging techniques to digitally restore a rare 700-year-old Indian palm leaf manuscript on Hinduism.

Ancient Hindu Text digitally preserved

19th September,  2006 | NBC NEWS

Hidden in a wooden chest in the heart of a monastery in Udupi, India, an ancient Hindu manuscript has been deteriorating bit by bit over the last 700 years. Now with the help of modern imaging technologies, scientists are illuminating the seemingly invisible Sanskrit.

Dispelling Darkness During Diwali: The Subtleties Of Lighting A Lamp

19th October, 2017 | SWARAJYA

Diwali actually starts with lighting a lamp on the south side of the house. Sesame oil or ghee is the most suitable medium for lighting a lamp that has a pointed end where the wick is placed in an extended position. There is a reason behind nuances of lighting lamps, which this article explains.

Ancient Hindu Text Preserved by Modern Technology

19th September, 2017 | LIVESCIENCE

Hidden in a wooden chest in the heart of a monastery in Udupi, India, an ancient Hindu manuscript has been deteriorating bit by bit over the last 700 years. Now with the help of modern imaging technologies, scientists are illuminating the seemingly invisible Sanskrit.

US researcher Dr P R Mukund to digitize manuscripts with unique technology

22nd June, 2015 | DAJIWORLD.COM

“The Indian education system is exam-oriented not business based. Knowledge should be for the sake of knowledge. Just do with pleasure whatever you want to do,” said P R Mukund, renowned researcher from USA, in an interaction programme with press persons organized by Sri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology and Management, Bantakal, at Hotel Kediyoor.

Archiving Innovations Preserve Essential Historic Records

 NASA SPINOFF

In 2006, P.R. Mukund, professor of electrical engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, and PhD student Ajay Pasupuleti took on a task working with a material not typical to their field—palm leaves. 

The man who saves manuscripts

10th October, 2017 | GRIN NEWS

P. R. Mukund is a professor of electrical engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. Working alone, and sometimes with the help of Professor Charles White of American University, Mukund has rescued and treasured nearly 3,000 ancient Indian manuscripts. 

Engineer archiving palm-leaf manuscrits using new tech

28th July, 2017 | DECCAN HERALD

An engineer settled in the US has restored 3,000 palm-leaf manuscripts, some of them at least 800 years old, using a modern process. Dr. P R Mukund, professor at Rochester University, was prompted to take up the project by Sanskrit scholar Bannanje Govindacharya.

Bengaluru to house preservation lab and library of Vedas

2nd August, 2017 | TIMES OF INDIA

The idea of preserving Vedic manuscripts is the brainchild of P R Mukund, a Bengalurean who graduated in physics from National College, Basavanagudi, 43 years ago, and moved to the US to pursue studies and a career in electrical engineering. 

Digital technology preseves a sacred Hindu text written on fragile fronds

Spring 2017 Issue | RIT NEWS

The project led by RIT professors P.R. Mukund and Roger L. Easton Jr. has digitally preserved the original Hindu writings known as the Sarvamoola Granthas, attributed to philosopher-saint Shri Madhvacharya (1238-1317).