Puthige Document- 2011
The declaration of forging ahead program on the Valedictory Session of the Three Day International Conference on Decoding Veda Vidya and Traditional Resources for Rediscovering Indian Scientific Heritage during 21-23rd January, 2011 jointly organized under the auspices of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (Deemed University), New Delhi by Sri Vadiraja Research Foundation, Puthige and Foundation for Indian Scientific Heritage, Suratkal is drafted under the divine guidance of Parama Pujya Sri Sri Sugunendratheertha Swaminah. The entire Conference is electronically documented. Recent research on the Vedas and Vedic Literature has been emerging with insights into Physical Sciences like Physics, Chemistry, and Botany and also into the Social Sciences like Sociology and Economics. This declaration embodies such insightful observations, suggestions and directions of the paper presenters, participant scholars, the Session Chair Persons and Chief Guests along with the Moderating Chair Persons during the interactions supervised by Prof. Dr. V.R Panchamukhi, the Chairman of the Conference Conclave. The decoding and rediscovery of Vedic Heritage of Bharatam is to accomplish shree, Vijaya, bhuti and dhruva niti for the benefit of humanity. Vedic Heritage means and includes all traditional resources of Bharatam. That is, the orally transferred Vedas, Upa Vedas, Shadangas, Itihasas, Puranas and Shastras available in regional languages besides in Sanskrit, Inscriptions and all valuable manuscripts. The Declared Objectives of this Conference are: i) To create and perpetuate heritage awareness among the public regarding Science in the Vedas, in other words Vedic Sciences. ii) To restore the credit to Vedic knowledge system that has been lost over ages. iii) To demonstrate how Vedic Science is useful for the contemporary Science.
iv)To document research already done and to encourage further explorations in the domain of Vedic Sciences. v) To synergize the efforts of Vedic Science researchers and to form a National Association for Ancient Indian Science. vi)To constitute an OPEN CORE TEAM of traditional scholars and modern scientists who have Vedic research orientation to serve the purpose of decoding and rediscovery of Bharateeya Heritage. vii)To streamline time bound research projects to gather data, to conduct surveys, to follow any other empirical procedures viii) To introduce study of Sanskrit and Vedic Science in IITs, Engineering Colleges and Universities in the curriculum. ix)To urge the state and centre governments to make computer enabled Sanskrit a compulsory subject/language as it is the National Heritage Language, especially of Vedic Sciences ( as the growing evidence of research output demands necessary educational policy amendment.)at all levels in the schools and colleges. x)To seek allocation of funds by the governments and funding agencies for conducting research in Vedic Sciences. xi)To form a publications editorial team: To start a Quarterly National Journal on Vedic Sciences as a joint venture of Sri Vadiraja Research Foundation, Puthige and Foundation for Indian Scientific Heritage, Suratkal along with other willing Institutions, to take care of heritage awareness campaign through weekly booklets (30-40 pages) of specific themes on Vedic Sciences, contributing articles to news papers and periodicals in all regional languages, to arrange special time slots in the TV media for Vedic Sciences. To conduct Work Shops, Orientation Programs and Refresher Courses on Veda Samshodhana Vidhanam (Vedic Research Methodology) for researchers, scholars and teachers (at all levels).
To create research topics for M.Phil and Ph.D programs in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary domains of Veda Vidya and Modern Sciences. To create K.G to P.G Heritage Syllabi. xii)To facilitate Memorandum of Understanding to undertake result oriented joint ventures of Vedic Sciences research by interested institutions. xiii) To move memoranda related to implementation of Vedic Model of Development, Vedic Value System, restraining excessive consumerism, preventing corruption, preserving Indian cultural identity to all concerned in administration of government bodies, Indian and State Administrative Services. xiv) To promote online activities of serious discussions and healthy debates on Vedic Sciences. xv) To conduct E-Learning Certificate/Diploma Courses on Vedic Sciences. Sri Vadiraja Research Foundation, Puthige and Foundation for Indian Scientific Heritage, Suratkal jointly declare to uphold the Global Motto Veda Vidya for World Peace as announced by Parama Pujya Sri Sri Sugunendratheertha Swaminah of Puthige Matha, Udupi in the concluding valedictory remarks during Benedictory Address on 23-01-2011, and with His Approval this document is signed by: 1) Prof. Dr. V.R Panchamukhi President of the Conference Conclave 2) Dr. M. N Venkatesha Conference Coordinator. 3) Dr. S. Ramakrishna Sharma Conference Coordinator.