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1.  CROSS AS SYMBOL OF SOUL OF ABOUT 4000 B.C 
Ancient Science of Life  1991;10(3):191-193.
The author presents in this article many evidence to prove that the cross is a symbol of soul.
PMCID: PMC3331288  PMID: 22556532
2.  FURTHER STUDIES ON THE CROSS AS AN AUSPICIOUS SYMBOL 
Ancient Science of Life  1990;10(2):126-131.
The author traces in this paper the antiquity of the cross which was looked upon as an auspicious and establishes that cross is a gift of the living to the dead for taking them to the heavenly abode.
PMCID: PMC3331268  PMID: 22556522
3.  THE SYMBOLS OF LIFE OR PERSONALITY 
Ancient Science of Life  1990;10(1):59-60.
The symbolism of human personality is discussed in this paper.
PMCID: PMC3331256  PMID: 22556510
4.  A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE FRACTIONS OF SOMA 
Ancient Science of Life  1990;9(4):207-208.
Soma was originally Sauma as the Sanskrit form of the Avesta name Haoma. It is a loan word from the Chinese term, Hao-Ma, fire coloured hempior fibrous items like hemp and also coloured yellow with a tinge of brown. The Aryans as hunters took its juice as anti-fatigue drink. It was extolled as panacea and even as drink of longevity. The plant and its stalks were crushed between stones to produce juice. There arose different fractions and these have been given in a regular chart here.
PMCID: PMC3331339  PMID: 22557699
5.  LINGAM AS A SACRED OBJECT AND THE HEAD-DRESS OF SUFI RESEMBLING IT 
Ancient Science of Life  1990;9(3):159-163.
This study scans into past of ancient man and discusses meticulously how the reproductive organ Lingam became sacred object to Hindus and why a sufi wore a phallus shaped head-dress resembling to it. In this manner the author demystifies here the procreation, the law of nature.
PMCID: PMC3331327  PMID: 22557692
6.  THE SEVEN THEORIES IDENTIFYING THE SOME PLANT 
Ancient Science of Life  1989;9(2):86-89.
The author attempts in this paper to identify the soma Plant by interpreting various texts and ascribes to seven theories in support of the study.
PMCID: PMC3331313  PMID: 22557681
7.  THE TRIDOSHA DOCTRINE TRACED TO BREATH AS SOUL 
Ancient Science of Life  1989;9(1):25.
The author traces in this paper the clue of the Tridosha Doctrine consisting of Air, water and heat. Breath contains all the three. Probably the Tridosha doctrine arose while considering breath as soul.
PMCID: PMC3331300  PMID: 22557670
8.  THE SYMBOLS OF CREATIVE ENERGY IN THE LITERATURE ON MYSTICSM AND ON ALCHEMY 
Ancient Science of Life  1989;8(3-4):191-195.
Alchemy as art tries to imitate creation such as spontaneous generation. The magic wands of creation, of Chinese origin, would be a compass and a triangular carpenter's square. Creation is represented by the dual-natured soul, comprising of the spirit (Ruh) and “the” soul (Nafs). The ultimate source is creative energy which emanates form the Divine word of command. Creative energy, in its non-manifest form, would be ultrasonic energy, which can be represented by a humming sourd. This would be sympolized by the humming sound. This would be symbolized by the humming sound of bees represent creative energy and in fig 3 the fiddle, as direct producers of a humming sound.
PMCID: PMC3336720  PMID: 22557649
9.  THE PORTRAIT OF A MEDIEVAL ALCHEMIST WITH SYMBOLS OF ELEMENTS IMITATING CREATION 
Ancient Science of Life  1988;8(1):44-48.
This paper depicts e paraphernalia of an alchemist who believed in imitating creation and generating a soul thereby. The magic wands of creation are a compass and a triangular carpenter's square. They can produce the dual natured soul Ruh or Spirit symbolized as Cock and Nafs of “the soul” as snake: The real creative energy by nature is ultrasonic energy, characterizing the word of command of the creator. Ultrasonic energy can be produced by fiddle which is depicted also as such a producer. Thus all the elements necessary to imitate creation have been depicted here.
PMCID: PMC3331348  PMID: 22557629
10.  LEAD AND MERCURY EACH AS PRIME MATTER IN ALCHEMY 
Ancient Science of Life  1988;7(3-4):134-138.
Prime Matter is matter-cum-energy. The first substance identified as such was lead. When gently heated it becomes red and redness means soul or energy so that lead was potentially red or soul-like and as such dual natured. Mercury also becomes red and can return to white metal. It was thus dual natured and was the second substance recognized as Prime Matter. First lead alone and then lead and mercury were considered as the source of all metals.
PMCID: PMC3336634  PMID: 22557603
11.  EPHEDRA, THE OLDEST MEDICINAL PLANT WITH THE HISTORY OF AN UNINTERRUPTED USE 
Ancient Science of Life  1987;7(2):105-109.
Ephedra was a source of anti-fatigue drink. In later period it became a drink of immortality and longevity. The use of Soma as the first drink of a newly born child is mentioned in Rigveda. The author identifies the Soma of Rigveda with the Ephedra and established its use in ancient Rome and also highlights here its continuity among Zorostrains.
PMCID: PMC3331384  PMID: 22557597
12.  BETEL-NUTS AS CONTAMINATED WITH A CANCER PRODUCING FUNGUS 
Ancient Science of Life  1987;6(4):244-246.
Betel nuts prematurely harvested and allowed to dry in heaps contain moisture which permits Aspergillus flavous to enter and spread over the central portions. Such betel – nuts consumed with betel leaves can cause cancer of the mouth since A. flavus is a carcinogen. Samples collected showed that the most betel – nuts were contaminated.
PMCID: PMC3331426  PMID: 22557575
13.  GALEN'S RECOGNITION OF THREE SOULS AND THEIR ORIGIN 
Ancient Science of Life  1986;6(2):69-76.
Galen's three souls incorporate previously existing ideas of soul. Soul is matter – cum – energy. As matter it is airlike, the finest by nature and as movement, like sound, the form of energy most subtle of its kind. Creator is depicted with Creation as the Cosmic egg and snake as Cosmic soul and the syllable Om, as the word incorporating creative energy. Om as humming sound is symbolized by Bees which produce such sound.
PMCID: PMC3331411  PMID: 22557550
14.  A SCIENTIFIC INTERPRETATION OF THE TRIDOSHA DOCTRINE OF HUMOROLOGY 
Ancient Science of Life  1986;6(1):42-46.
This article attempts to trace the origin of the systems concerned as cosmology and humorology. The three elements Earth, Water and Fire formulated as the first cosmology are essential to human lives which are interpreted scientifically here.
PMCID: PMC3331399  PMID: 22557547
15.  BASIC CONCEPTS TO BE RECKONED IN A PROPER HISTORY OF ALCHEMY 
Ancient Science of Life  1986;5(3):186-190.
Use of simple synthetic drug called Chin – Yeh, Gold – plus – plant juice or red colloidal gold. Gold made body everlasting and the herbal principle, as soul, increased life-span. Dialectally it was called Kim – Iya. Arabicized as Al – Kimiya it finally appeared as Alchemy. Chin – Yeh as drug was only brick – red when mercury, and sulphur – with traces of gold were sublimated there resulted Chin – Tan, Gold – plus – cinnabar. It was blood – red and with redness as soul it became the ideal drug of longevity.
PMCID: PMC3331455  PMID: 22557523
16.  THE ANCIENT MAN AND HIS FEW CONCEPTS PERTAINING TO DRUGS AND COSMOLOGY 
Ancient Science of Life  1985;5(2):98-103.
In this paper the author attempts to trace the ancient man and his conceptualism of drugs and cosmology by interpreting various classical texts related to that field.
PMCID: PMC3331453  PMID: 22557507
17.  THE SINO-INDIAN ORIGIN OF CHEMEIA AND CHUMEIA AS SYNONYMS IN GREK, SIGNIFYING ALCHEMY 
Ancient Science of Life  1984;4(2):116-122.
In China the antecedent of alchemy is represented by the god of longevity emerging from the peach. The first synthetic drug, Kim-Yeh, red colloidal gold, signified gold-cum -herbal juice. Kim-Yeh=Kimiya (Arabic) =chemeia (Greek). Translated this gave Chrusozomion=Gold Ferment, specifying the drug. Rasayana was translated as Chumeia, herbal juice-incorporate and signified the art alchemy. Chemeia was Chinese and Chumeia, Indian. Originally each signified both, a drug of longevity and the art, alchemy. Finally the art of making red gold was misunderstood as the art of making gold itself
PMCID: PMC3331503  PMID: 22557463
18.  SOMA AS ENERGIZER-CUM-EUPHORIANT, VERSUS SURA, AN INTOXICANT 
Ancient Science of Life  1984;3(3):161-168.
Specific features of Soma plant are implict from various references in Rigveda enabling its identity as ephedra. Its juice is an energizer – cum – euphoriant contrary to the intoxicant sura. Sura is beer prepared from barely malt. Soma is the juice of ephedra rich in ephedrine which is antisomnalent. At least one use of soma has never been substituted, as the drink of longevity for a newly born child.
PMCID: PMC3331558  PMID: 22557400
19.  EVOLUTION OF EPHEDRA AS THE SOMA OF RIGVEDA 
Ancient Science of Life  1982;2(2):93-97.
In Rigveda Soma is an evergreen plant, with thousand stalks yellow hued bestowing auspicious energy. Resembling yellow fibres of hemp ephedra was rained in Chlnoso Ho-Ma, Yellow-hemp. It was Sanskritized as Soma. Being an energizer-cum-euphoriant its juice was consumed thrice daily. Finally it became a drug of longevity, rejuvenation and resurrection even god Soma. As drug it was substituted by Rasayana promisiig rejuvenation but also salvation. Soma with Water and Fire constitutes the proto-cosmology of Rigveda.
PMCID: PMC3336717  PMID: 22556961
20.  CHINESE ORIGIN OF THE WORDS CANE AND SUGAR CANDY IN ENGLISH AND OF KHAND IN HINDUSTANI 
Ancient Science of Life  1982;1(4):239.
Cane and Candy are traceable to two Chinese words both pronounced Kan. One word means Cane or pole when Kan finally became cane in English. The other word Kan means sweet. Then there is the Chinese word Dih which means Drops when Kan-Dih became Candy and means Sweet Drops. Sugar crystals would be like sand in size. Candy of the size of drops. While Misri of small stones, the term Kan-Dih entered Arabic as Qan-D and Sanskrit as Khan - Da and Hindustan as Khan–D.
PMCID: PMC3336687  PMID: 22556499
22.  Pathogenic Fungi 
British Medical Journal  1948;1(4548):474-475.
PMCID: PMC2090385

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