Jonathan Bradford Ratner (Maharishi Vedic University)
updated: 5/2/95 (by fax)
Jonathan Bradford Ratner
Maharishi Vedic University
636 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605 USA
Description of work and interests:
Veda/Vedas, Vedic literatures, Vedic recitation, Vedic sciences, Sanskrit
language and literature.
The two main areas of work and research are:
Establishing a library of high quality recordings of Vedic recitation
from all areas of Vedic literature, including Rig/Rg, Sama, Yajur,
Atharva, Upavedas, Vedangas, Upangas, Ithihasas, Puranas, and Smritis.
Researching and implementing practical applications of the various Vedic
sciences to enrich, complement and enhance the health and well-being of
today's world. The main focus at the moment is on Ayurveda and its
profound usefulness in the prevention of disease.