In this article, an effort is made to place some pointers to make further deliberations and bring together a dialogue between modern science researchers and traditional yoga-science researchers, using Gita as the anchor.
Dr. BVK Sastry (Bevoor Venkatakrishna Sastry) is the Founder –President of Yoga-Samskrutham University’, Florida, USA. The vision and mission of University is to facilitate higher education which fulfills the implementation of the call from Srimad Bhagavad Gita (6-46)- Tasmat Yogi Bhava :: Therefore, become and be a Yogi. Dr. Sastry redefined Yogi as a Citizen of Nation who is healthy, ethical, cultured and Conscientious. Dr. Sastry is an Educator, a researcher, an on-line Education Technologist and a Content Developer with three decades of experience, internationally. A Language Technologist, by research passion, he has served the cause of Samskruth related digital standards, in the capacity of an invited- member for the 'Vedic Unicode proposal'. Dr.Sastry holds a US Patent on Samskruth and Computer applications related product. One of his innovations is ‘One Keyboard for All Indian Languages, based on Brahmi Phonetics’. Dr. Sastry is promoter of many innovative Language-Appropriate Technology (L.A.T) projects using Paninian Samskrutham for building Voice Interface for Non-English like Languages. The project is named ‘Shruti –Kranti’ : Voice Primary Computation, which has practical applications in promoting Multilingual Web complementing the benefits of Internet of Things. The eventual goal is fine tuning Digital Technologies, devices and WEB to be user Language appropriate, accommodative and adaptive. Dr. Sastry is also pioneering the management education program of 'C- School', a new paradigm ushering in yoga values in management education, promoting applied yoga's for Nation-Citizen total wellness culture, create total wellness professionals, and train the Raja-yogi's and Karma-Yogi's as national human-excellence resources. Dr. Sastry has many publications, conference proceedings, articles, Teaching Programs to his credit. Dr. Sastry, hails from Karnataka, South India. He holds a PhD in Sanskrit. Dr. Sastry has been honored on many platforms by institutions recognizing excellence of contributions in the field of Samskruth and Yoga. Dr. Sastry promotes Vak-Yoga teaching: the Yoga way of learning-practicing Samskrutham, the language of Yoga. The teaching is developed using the directive in Gita (17-15) to build Vedic mindfulness meditation for freedom from emotional stresses for total wellness.