2000: Secrets of the Vimana

Illuminations The Ancient Legends All images by Kamini Singh from South Asian Women’s Forum – Monday, Oct 16, 2000 (1) An Overview of the Literature “In various kinds of Asian and South Asian texts, we find references to flying machines and aerial vehicles. Chinese and Indian stories tell of peoples or individual artisans who constructedRead More

Ancient Vimana Aircraft

John Burrows Summary: Sanskrit texts are filled with references to gods who fought battles in the sky using Vimanas equipped with weapons as deadly as any we can deploy in these more enlightened times. Sanskrit texts are filled with references to gods who fought battles in the sky using Vimanas equipped with weapons as deadlyRead More

The Story of Vimanas

Dr. Srikumar V. Gopalakrishna In the Vedic literature of India, there are many descriptions of flying machines that are generally called vimanas. These fall into two categories: (l) manmade craft that resemble airplanes and fly with the aid of birdlike wings, and (2) unstreamlined structures that fly in a mysterious manner and are generally notRead More

UFOpsi – Vimanas

Summary: Many ancient documents written in Sanskrit, especially one called “Vimanika”, written by Bharadvajy and found in 1875 inside an old Indian temple, describe how to build “vimanas” (celestial chariot), how to pilot one and so on. In other documents it is said that certain Gods traveled and ruled everywhere on their vimanas. Many ancientRead More

UFOs and Vimanas

By Stephen Knapp Summary: In supplying information about the advancements of Vedic science, the subject of Vedic airplanes, vimanas, is almost in a classification of its own. Some of this information is so amazing that for some people it may border science fiction. Nonetheless, as we uncover and explain it, it provides serious food forRead More

Vimanas

The Vedic traditions of India tell us that we are now in the Fourth Age of mankind. The Vedas call them the “The Golden Age”, “The Silver Age”, and “The Bronze Age” and we are now, according to their scriptures in the “The Iron Age”. As we approach the end of the 20th century bothRead More

Vimanas in Sanskrit: Descriptions of Ancient Aircraft

R. Cedric Leonard, Quest for Atlantis Summary: The following quotations from classical Sanskrit literature are chosen specifically to illustrate the appearance, nature and capabilities generally ascribed to the ancient aerial vehicles known as vimanas (pronounced “vimans”) in the writings of ancient India. The following quotations from classical Sanskrit literature are chosen specifically to illustrate theRead More