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Indian Traditional Knowledge Digital Library Website of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani

Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) created by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Indian Union Health Ministry's Department of Ayush has documented over 200,000 formulations of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani to save them from piracy. TKDL website will help in successfully thwarting attempts made by foreigners in getting patent on existing ancient Indian formulations.Kounteya Sinha Writes in Times of IndiaAfter eight years of toil, over 200 scientists and researchers from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Union health ministry's department of Ayush have scientifically converted information of traditional Indian medicine from Hindi, Sanskrit, Arabic, Persian, Urdu and Tamil to five international languages - English, Japanese, French, German and Spanish.According to Dr V P Gupta from CSIR who created TKDL, India would lose 2,000 new patents every year without such a digital library.

In the past, patents have been granted by the…

Prayers and Mantras on Tuesday in Hinduism

In Hindu Religion, Tuesday (Mangalwar) is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Apart from visiting temples dedicated to Hanuman and offering pujas and prayers, Hindu devotees also chant important prayers dedicated to Lord Hanuman on the day. The most popular prayers dedicated to Hanuman that are chanted on Tuesday are the Hanuman Chalisa and Hanuman Ashtak. Anajaneya Devotees also chant Anjaneya Ashtottaram or Hanuman Ashtottara Namavali – the 108 names of Hanuman. You can download Hanuman Chalisa MP3 from this link – Hanuman Chalisa song MP3.You can download Hanuman Ashtak MP3 from this link – Hanuman Ashtak song MP3.You can download Anjaneya Ashtottara Namavali in PDF format from this link – Anjaneya Ashtottara in PDF format.You can download Hanuman Ashtottara Namavali in word format from this link – Hanuman Ashtottara in MS word document format.You may also like to read
Each Day of a Week Dedicated to a Particular Hindu God