Dev Sanskriti Interdisciplinary International Journal (DSIIJ), published by Dev Sanskriti University, Haridwar, is successfully continuing to serve its one of the primary objectives i.e. to provide platform for research on interdisciplinary subjects of Vedic Culture (Dev Sanskriti) and to provide a proper blend of science and spirituality. Born out of a unique vision of the groundbreaking scholar and great visionary, Pandit Shriram Sharma Acharaya, Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya is an educational institution to mould its students into noble and enlightened human beings, selfless, warm hearted, compassionate and kind individuals.
The present 18th volume of the journal includes contributions from across disciplines covering the interdisciplinary subjects of Ancient wisdom. In the first article, Nanjundappa S Harshavardhana and Kuravanka G Srinivas described value based leadership based on teachings of chapter 13th of BhagwatGeeta. In their research article the proposed pyramid of values incorporating teachings of Bhagavad Gita which facilitate a leader to be free of bias, observe equanimity and make wise decisions leading to contentment and inner peace. In the second article Marcus Schmieke studied the Quantum entangled Frequencies on 4000 participants and concluded that it promote coherence in Bioenergetic Systems. The study described Information Field Processes which are related to the Concepts of Akasha and Prana.
Indian Scriptures states that Gayatri mantra also as known as maha-mantra have special role on grooming the personality of the person chatting it. Indu Sharma of Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga investigated the effect of Gayatri mantra on the subjects of age between 17 to 25 and studied its effect on self-inferiority complex.
In the next article, Sunita Garg and LalitRaj Singh studied the anticancer activity and phytochemical analysis of LaxmiTaru, and indicated potential of secondary metabolites for treatment of cancer as they may have minimal side effect when taken in natural form.
Lastly in the issue, Alka Mishra and Vandana Shrivastava presented review article on the science of ancient Indian healing technique that is marma therapy and explored its properties and importance.
We thank all our reviewers and editorial team members for bringing the Journal issue to our readers. We also hope that this issue of Journal will inspire and generate interest among researchers, educators, policy makers and professionals to understand the significance of Indigenous knowledge in present era. We also thank all the readers and seekers for their valuable feedback to make the journal a more effective vehicle in the field of Indigenous knowledge.
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