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Prophetic visions, epecially those which cooincide with operations
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Ancient Indian Aircraft Technology  
From The Anti-Gravity Handbook  

by D. Hatcher Childress  

     Many researchers into the UFO enigma tend to overlook a very  important 
fact. While it assumed that most flying saucers are of  alien, or perhaps 
Governmental Military origin, another possible  origin of UFOs is ancient 
India and Atlantis. What we know about  ancient Indian flying vehicles comes 
from ancient Indian  sources; written texts that have come down to us through 
the  centuries. There is no doubt that most of these texts are  authentic; 
many are the well known ancient Indian Epics  themselves, and there are 
literally hundreds of them. Most of  them have not even been translated into 
English yet from the old  sanskrit. 
     The Indian Emperor Ashoka started a "Secret Society of the Nine  Unknown 
Men": great Indian scientists who were supposed to  catalogue the many 
sciences. Ashoka kept their work secret  because he was afraid that the 
advanced science catalogued by  these men, culled from ancient Indian sources, 
would be used for  the evil purpose of war, which Ashoka was strongly against, 
 having been converted to Buddhism after defeating a rival army  in a bloody 
battle. The "Nine Unknown Men" wrote a total of nine  books, presumably one 
each. Book number was "The Secrets of  Gravitation!" This book, known to 
historians, but not actually  seen by them dealt chiefly with "gravity 
control." It is  presumably still around somewhere, kept in a secret library 
in  India, Tibet or elsewhere (perhaps even in North America  somewhere). One 
can certainly understand Ashoka's reasoning for  wanting to keep such 
knowledge a secret, assuming it exists. 
     Ashoka was also aware of devastating wars using such advanced  vehicles 
and other "futuristic weapons" that had destroyed the  ancient Indian "Rama 
Empire" several thousand years before. Only  a few years ago, the Chinese 
discovered some sanskrit documents  in Lhasa, Tibet and sent them to the 
University of Chandrigarh  to be translated. Dr. Ruth Reyna of the University 
said recently  that the documents contain directions for building interstellar 
 spaceships! Their method of propulsion, she said, was "anti- gravitational" 
and was based upon a system analogous to that of  "laghima," the unknown power 
of the ego existing in man's  physiological makeup, "a centrifugal force 
strong enough to  counteract all gravitational pull." According to Hindu 
Yogis, it  is this "laghima" which enables a person to levitate. 
     Dr. Reyna said that on board these machines, which were called  "Astras" 
by the text, the ancient Indians could have sent a  detachment of men onto any 
planet, according to the document,  which is thought to be thousands of years 
old. The manuscripts  were also said to reveal the secret of "antima"; "the 
cap of  invisibility" and "garima"; "how to become as heavy as a  mountain of 
lead." Naturally, Indian scientists did not take the  texts very seriously, 
but then became more positive about the  value of them when the Chinese 
announced that they were  including certain parts of the data for study in 
their space  program! This was one of the first instances of a government  
admitting to be researching anti-gravity. 
     The manuscripts did not say definitely that interplanetary  travel was 
ever made but did mention, of all things, a planned  trip to the Moon, though 
it is not clear whether this trip was  actually carried out. However, one of 
the great Indian epics,the  Ramayana, does have a highly detailed story in it 
of a trip to  the moon in a Vimana (or "Astra"), and in fact details a battle  
on the moon with an "Asvin" (or Atlantean") airship. This is but  a small bit 
of recent evidence of anti-gravity and aerospace  technology used by Indians.
     To really understand the technology, we must go much further  back in 
time. The so-called "Rama Empire" of Northern India and  Pakistan developed at 
least fifteen thousand years ago on the  Indian subcontinent and was a nation 
of many large,  sophisticated cities, many of which are still to be found in 
the  deserts of Pakistan, northern, and western India. Rama existed,  
apparently, parallel to the Atlantean civilization in the mid- Atlantic Ocean, 
and was ruled by "enlightened Priest-Kings" who  governed the cities.
     The seven greatest capital cities of Rama were known in  classical Hindu 
texts as "The Seven Rishi Cities." According to  ancient Indian texts, the 
people had flying machines which were  called "Vimanas." The ancient Indian 
epic describes a Vimana as  a doubledeck, circular aircraft with portholes and 
a dome, much  as we would imagine a flying saucer. It flew with the "speed of  
the wind" and gave forth a"melodious sound." There were at least  four 
different types of Vimanas; some saucer shaped, others like  long cylinders 
("cigar shaped airships"). The ancient Indian  texts on Vimanas are so 
numerous, it would take volumes to  relate what they had to say. The ancient 
Indians, who  manufactured these ships themselves, wrote entire flight manuals 
 on the control of the various types of Vimanas, many of which  are still in 
existence, and some have even been translated into  English. 
     The Samara Sutradhara is a scientific treatise dealing with  every 
possible angle of air travel in a Vimana. There are 230  stanzas dealing with 
the construction, take-off, cruising for  thousand of miles, normal and forced 
landings, and even possible  collisions with birds. In 1875, the Vaimanika 
Sastra, a fourth  century B.C. text written by Bharadvajy the Wise, using even 
 older texts as his source, was rediscovered in a temple in India. It dealt 
with the operation of Vimanas and included information  on the steering, 
precautions for long flights, protection of the  airships from storms and 
lightning and how to switch the drive  to "solar energy" from a free energy 
source which sounds like  "anti-gravity." The Vaimanika Sastra (or 
Vymaanika-Shaastra) has  eight chapters with diagrams, describing three types 
of  aircraft, including apparatuses that could neither catch on fire  nor 
break. It also mentions 31 essential parts of these vehicles  and 16 materials 
from which they are constructed, which absorb  light and heat; for which 
reason they were considered suitable  for the construction of Vimanas. 
     This document has been translated into English and is available  by 
writing the publisher: VYMAANIDASHAASTRA AERONAUTICS by  Maharishi 
Bharadwaaja, translated into English and edited,  printed and published by Mr. 
G. R.Josyer, Mysore, India, 1979  (sorry, no street address). Mr. Josyer is 
the director of the  International Academy of Sanskrit Investigation, located 
in  Mysore. There seems to be no doubt that Vimanas were powered by  some sort 
of "anti-gravity." Vimanas took off vertically, and  were capable of hovering 
in the sky, like a modern helicopter or  dirigible. Bharadvajy the Wise refers 
to no less than 70  authorities and 10 experts of air travel in antiquity. 
     These sources are now lost. Vimanas were kept in a Vimana Griha,  a kind 
of hanger, and were sometimes said to be propelled by a  yellowish-white 
liquid, and sometimes by some sort of mercury  compound, though writers seem 
confused in this matter. It is  most likely that the later writers on Vimanas, 
wrote as  observers and from earlier texts, and were understandably  confused 
on the principle of their propulsion. The "yellowish- white liquid" sounds 
suspiciously like gasoline, and perhaps  Vimanas had a number of different 
propulsion sources, including  combustion engines and even "pulse-jet" 
engines. It is  interesting to note, that the Nazis developed the first  
practical pulse-jet engines for their V-8 rocket "buzz bombs."  Hitler and the 
Nazi staff were exceptionally interested in  ancient India and Tibet and sent 
expeditions to both these  places yearly, starting in the 30's, in order to 
gather esoteric  evidence that they did so, and perhaps it was from these 
people  that the Nazis gained some of their scientific information!  
     According to the Dronaparva, part of the Mahabarata, and the  Ramayana, 
one Vimana described was shaped like a sphere and born  along at great speed 
on a mighty wind generated by mercury. It  moved like a UFO, going up, down, 
backwards and forwards as the  pilot desired. In another Indian source, the 
Samar, Vimanas were  "iron machines, well-knit and smooth, with a charge of 
mercury  that shot out of the back in the form of a roaring flame."  Another 
work called the Samaranganasutradhara describes how the  vehicles were 
constructed. It is possible that mercury did have  something to do with the 
propulsion, or more possibly, with the  guidance system. Curiously, Soviet 
scientists have discovered  what they call "ageold instruments used in 
navigating cosmic  vehicles" in caves in Turkestan and the Gobi Desert. The  
"devices" are hemispherical objects of glass or porcelain,  ending in a cone 
with a drop of mercury inside. 
     It is evident that ancient Indians flew around in these  vehicles, all 
over Asia, to Atlantis presumably; and even,  apparently, to South 
America.Writing found at Mohenjodaro in  Pakistan (presumed to be one of the 
"Seven Rishi Cities of the  Rama Empire") and still undeciphered, has also 
been found in one  other place in the world: Easter Island! Writing on Easter  
Island, called Rongo-Rongo writing, is also undeciphered, and is  uncannily 
similar to the Mohenjodaro script. Was Easter Island  an air base for the Rama 
Empire's Vimana route? (At the Mohenjo- Daro Vimana-drome, as the passenger 
walks down the concourse, he  hears the sweet, melodic sound of the announcer 
over the  loudspeaker,"Rama Airways flight number seven for Bali, Easter  
Island, Nazca, and Atlantis is now ready for boarding.  Passengers please 
proceed to gate number..") in Tibet, no small  distance, and speaks of the 
"fiery chariot" thus: "Bhima flew  along in his car, resplendent as the sun 
and loud as thunder...  The flying chariot shone like a flame in the night sky 
of summer  ... it swept by like a comet... It was as if two suns were  
shining. Then the chariot rose up and all the heaven brightened."  
     In the Mahavira of Bhavabhuti, a Jain text of the eighth century  culled 
from older texts and traditions, we read: "An aerial  chariot, the Pushpaka, 
conveys many people to the capital of  Ayodhya. The sky is full of stupendous 
flying-machines, dark as  night,but picked out by lights with a yellowish 
glare." The  Vedas, ancient Hindu poems, thought to be the oldest of all the  
Indian texts, describe Vimanas of various shapes and sizes: the  
"ahnihotravimana" with two engines, the"elephant-vimana" with  more engines, 
and other types named after the kingfisher, ibis  and other animals. 
     Unfortunately, Vimanas, like most scientific discoveries, were  
ultimately used for war. Atlanteans used their flying machines,  "Vailixi," a 
similar type of aircraft, to literally try and  subjugate the world, it would 
seem, if Indian texts are to be  believed. The Atlanteans, known as "Asvins" 
in the Indian  writings, were apparently even more advanced technologically  
than the Indians, and certainly of a more war-like temperament.  Although no 
ancient texts on Atlantean Vailixi are known to  exist, some information has 
come down through esoteric, "occult"  sources which describe their flying 
     Similar, if not identical to Vimanas, Vailixi were generally  "cigar 
shaped" and had the capability of manoeuvering underwater  as well as in the 
atmosphere or even outer space. Other  vehicles, like Vimanas, were saucer 
shaped, and could apparently  also be submerged.According to Eklal Kueshana, 
author of "The  Ultimate Frontier," in an article he wrote in 1966, Vailixi 
were  first developed in Atlantis 20,000 years ago, and the most  common ones 
are "saucer shaped of generally trapezoidal cross- section with three 
hemispherical engine pods on the underside."  "They use a mechanical 
antigravity device driven by engines  developing approximately 80,000 horse 
power." The Ramayana,  Mahabarata and other texts speak of the hideous war 
that took  place, some ten or twelve thousand years ago between Atlantis  and 
Rama using weapons of destruction that could not be imagined  by readers until 
the second half of this century. 
     The ancient Mahabharata, one of the sources on Vimanas, goes on  to tell 
the awesome destructiveness of the war: "...(the weapon  was) a single 
projectile charged with all the power of the  Universe.  An incandescent 
column of smoke and flame as bright  as the thousand suns rose in all its 
splendour... An iron  thunderbolt, a gigantic messenger of death, which 
reduced to  ashes the entire race of the Vrishnis and the Andhakas.... the  
corpses were so burned as to be unrecognizable. The hair and  nails fell out; 
pottery broke without apparent cause, and the  birds turned white.... after a 
few hours all foodstuffs were  infected.... to escape from this fire, the 
soldiers threw  themselves in streams to wash themselves and their 
equipment..."  It would seem that the Mahabharata is describing an atomic war! 
 References like this one are not isolated; but battles, using a  fantastic 
array of weapons and aerial vehicles are common in all  the epic Indian books. 
One even describes a Vimana-Vailix battle  on the Moon! The above section very 
accurately describes what an  atomic explosion would look like and the effects 
of the  radioactivity on the population. Jumping into water is the only  
     When the Rishi City of Mohenjodaro was excavated by archaeologists in the 
last century, they found skeletons just lying in the streets, some of them 
holding hands, as if some great doom had suddenly overtaken them.  These 
skeletons are among the most radioactive ever found, on a par with those found 
at Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  Ancient cities whose brick and stonewalls have 
literally been vitrified, that is-fused together, can be found in India, 
Ireland, Scotland, France, Turkey and other places. There is no logical 
explanation for the vitrification of stone forts and cities, except from an 
atomic blast.
     Futhermore, at Mohenjo-Daro, a well planned city laid on a grid,  with a 
plumbing system superior to those used in Pakistan and  India today, the 
streets were littered with "black lumps of  glass." These globs of glass were 
discovered to be clay pots  that had melted under intense heat! With the 
cataclysmic sinking  of Atlantis and the wiping out of Rama with atomic 
weapons, the  world collapsed into a "stone age" of sorts, and modern history  
picks up a few thousand years later  Yet, it would seem that not  all the 
Vimanas and Vailixi of Rama and Atlantis were gone.  Built to last for 
thousands of years, many of them would still  be in use, as evidenced by 
Ashoka's "Nine Unknown Men" and the  Lhasa manuscript. 
     That secret societies or "Brotherhoods" of exceptional, "enlightened" 
human beings would have preserved these inventions and the knowledge of 
science, history, etc., does not seem surprising.  Many well known historical 
personages including Jesus, Buddah, Lao Tzu, Confucious, Krishna, Zoroaster, 
Mahavira, Quetzalcoatl, Akhenaton, Moses, and more recent inventors and of 
course many other people who will probably remain anonymous, were probably 
members of such a secret organization. It is interesting to note that when 
Alexander the Great invaded India more than two thousand years ago, his 
historians chronicled that at one point they were attacked by "flying,fiery 
shields" that dove at his army and frightened the cavalry. These "flying 
saucers" did not use any atomic bombs or beam weapons on Alexander's army 
however, perhaps out of benevolence, and Alexander went on to conquer India. 
It has been suggested by many writers that these "Brotherhoods" keep some of 
their Vimanas and Vailixi in secret caverns in Tibet or some other place is 
Central Asia, and the Lop Nor Desert in western China is known to be the 
centre of a great UFO mystery. Perhaps it is here that many of the airships 
are still kept, in underground bases much as the Americans, British and 
Soviets have built around the world in the past few decades. Still, not all 
UFO activity can be accounted for by old Vimanas making trips to the Moon for 
some reason.
     Undoubtedly, some are from the Military Governments of the  world, and 
possibly even from other planets. Of course, many UFO  sightings are "swamp, 
gas, clouds, hoaxes, and hallucinations,  while there is considerable evidence 
that many UFO sightings,  especially "kidnappings" and the like, are the 
result of what is  generally called "telepathic hypnosis."  
     One common thread that often runs between "Alien kidnappings,"  "sex with 
aliens," and other "close encounters of a third kind"  is a buzzing in the 
ears just before the encounter. According to  many well informed people, this 
is a sure sign of telepathic  hypnosis.

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