This page gives some of the sources that helped or influenced Foaum, the underlying theoritical framework on which the Medha Jananam workshops are based.

Synthesizing happiness
Sacred Geometry & Unified Fields - Nassim Haramein
Back from the timeless realm - near death experience of Anita Moorjani
Life after life - Experiences of people who are resuscitated - Raymond Moody
Secrets of the Mind - Vilayanur Ramachandran
Robots that fly and cooperate
Medicine, Business and Spirituality - Dr. B.M. Hegde
Village / agricultural life - Juggy Vasudev
The Great Pyramid of Egypt
What would chanting a mantra 10 billions times do ?
The swami who befriended fire.
Natural Birth, outdoors in Nature by a creek
Advances in biology that will blow your mind away !
Physics, Fun, Titanic and Universe ! Neil DeGrasse Tyson with Stephen Colbert
The process of conception - WebMd
My View of the World by Erwin Schrödinger (Fusion of phsyics and Vedanta)
The stars died for us - Lawrence Krauss
Evolution of Technologies - Kevin Kelly
Swami Vivekananda's speech at Chicago in his own voice.
(Note:There is a controversy that this video is not genuine)


Falling Into Place: Entropy, Galileo's Frames of Reference, and the Desperate Ingenuity Of Life
Two people, one body - Chimera
Upanishads: Solace of life - Arthur Schopenhauer
Culture and religion - William Dalrymple Articles
Cognitive Development - Bayesian Models
Turn the mathematics of probability theory into an engine of inference.
The Seven-Lesson Schoolteacher - By John Taylor Gatto
Edge, The Third Culutre
Rendering visible the deeper meanings of our lives, redefining who and what we are.
The Power of Myth
Hologram: Every part is whole
A Recycled Universe
Big Bang to today
Top 100 images taken by Hubble Telescope
The beautiful micro world
Kundalini, Chakras, etc.
Holons, Holarchies
Gestalt Psychology

Web Sites

Overview of human body

Storms, Tornadoes, Skies
New Economics Foundation - Economics as if people and planet mattered
Why things go wrong? - Second law of Thermodynamics
Cosmic Cycles - The wheel of time
Indic System: The Philosophy and Spirituality, by Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati
Fusion Energy: The ITER Project
Principal Upanishads
The Haber Process that sustains one-third of world's population
The process of turning Natural Gas into Ammonia to produce Fertilizers.
Mystical Dimension
One of the best exponents of ancient Indian wisdom and sciences - Dr. Robert Svoboda


Gitanjali, by Tagore
The Grand Design, by Stephen Hawking
Tao of Physics, by Fritjof Capra
An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism
Gang Leader for a Day by Sudhir Venkatesh
A rogue sociologist's first hand account of gangs, drugs, poverty, welfare, public housing and cops.
Evolution's Rainbow, by Joan Roughgarden
Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People.
Turning Point, by Fritjof Capra
Science, Society and the Rainsing Culture.
Panchatantra, by Arthur R. Ryder
A classic of India that captures administration and statecraft in the form of animal stories.
The Republic, by Plato
On Becoming a Leader, by Warren Bennis,28804,2086680_2086683_2087680,00.html
Songs of Kabir
The Great Work - Our way into the future
Gita and Upanishad explanations in English
Yaksha Prashnas, from Mahabharatha
Principal Upanishads
Prophet, by Gibran
Zoobiquity, by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz
What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing
A Country is not a Company, by Paul Krugman.
Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophy, by Karl H. Potter
Ashtavakra Gita
Transcending the Levels of Consciousness
Bible, Ecclesiastes
Best books in English on Vedanta
Summary of 18 Puranas