Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online

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In Hindu temples and cultural centers around the world, a visitor today often encounters not only traditional images of the gods and goddesses of the Hindu pantheon but also a myriad of posters, panoramas, and brochures extolling the scientific discoveries of ancient Indian, parti…

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Brown, C. Mackenzie, “Science”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 29 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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