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Dr. Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Dr. Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Dr. Raja Ram Mohan Roy earned his B. Tech in Metallurgical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University, USA. He has worked as a Research Scientist and Project Manager for over 20 years in Canada. He has written four pathbreaking books on Indian civilization titled "Vedic Physics: Scientific Origin of Hinduism", “India before Alexander: A New Chronology”, “India after Alexander: The Age of Vikramādityas”, and “India after Vikramāditya: The Melting Pot”. He is currently working on his fourth book on Indian history titled “India before Buddha: Vedic Kingdoms in 2nd Millennium BCE”.

Genius of the Jains
Archives, Indology

Genius of the Jains

Dr. Raja Ram Mohan Roy- March 10, 2017

It is a pity that Indian history books don’t teach about the outstanding achievements of the Jains on mathematical and scientific knowledge. Read More

Materialism in Ancient India
Archives, Indology

Materialism in Ancient India

Dr. Raja Ram Mohan Roy- November 25, 2016

It is interesting to note that despite their unorthodox views, there is no evidence of the persecution of the materialists in ancient India. Read More

Reconstructing The History Of The Ājīvikas
Archives, Indology

Reconstructing The History Of The Ājīvikas

Dr. Raja Ram Mohan Roy- September 14, 2016

Our knowledge of the Ājīvikas comes from the Jain and Buddhist texts, especially the Bhagavatī Sūtra of Jains, Sāmaññaphala Sutta of Buddhists and the commentary ... Read More

A new dating of Mahāvīra based on Mālava era
Archives, Indology

A new dating of Mahāvīra based on Mālava era

Dr. Raja Ram Mohan Roy- July 29, 2016

The new dates for Buddha and Mahāvīra take the history of India back by about seven centuries and provide an opportunity to fix many chronological ... Read More

A new dating of Buddha based on the evidence of Sumatitantra
Archives, Indology

A new dating of Buddha based on the evidence of Sumatitantra

Dr. Raja Ram Mohan Roy- May 7, 2016

Modern historians are telling us that the place farthest from the birthplace of Buddha has preserved the most authentic date of his birth. There is ... Read More

Kumāragupta-I, Not Aśoka, was Devānāmpriya Priyadarśī of major rock edicts
Archives, Indology

Kumāragupta-I, Not Aśoka, was Devānāmpriya Priyadarśī of major rock edicts

Dr. Raja Ram Mohan Roy- April 28, 2016

The identification of Devānāmpriya Priyadarśī with Kumāragupta-I provides us an opportunity to reconstruct history of India that better represents the evidence and is more faithful ... Read More

A critical look at identification of Aśoka with Devānāmpriya of major rock edicts
Archives, Indology

A critical look at identification of Aśoka with Devānāmpriya of major rock edicts

Dr. Raja Ram Mohan Roy- April 21, 2016

Aśoka, who is considered an apostle of non-violence, was not so tolerant, even after his conversion to Buddhism. Read More