Einstein’s Theory of Relativity Borrowed from the Spice Rack of Hinduism?

  • Shaw M. Akula


I was born from humble beginnings and raised in a small township located on the outskirts of a City with Hindu religious importance in South India, Tiruchirappalli. Here, I grew up in a predominantly Hindu society along with its indigenous cultural values. Though I was never forced to learn Hindu scriptures at home, I grew up surrounded by its’ heavy influence all around me. In spite of not being very religious, I was reminded incessantly of certain Hindu teachings and beliefs by my teachers, parents, grandparents, relatives and friends on a daily basis. At their core, they convey the same meaning as some of the common phrases used in day-to-day life:

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  • Shaw M. Akula
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  1. 1.Microbiology & ImmunologyBrody School of medicine at East Carolina UniversityGreenvilleUSA

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