The Sarvamoola project has received considerable coverage from various national and international news agencies. Two of those reports have been reproduced below, and additional links to other reports have been listed.
The work has been featured on "Public Radio" in the USA, and has been featured in the news segment on PBS channel. The preservation project is also in process of being made into a documentary and is slated to be released in the near future.
Collection of 36 works was written 700 years ago
By Jeanna Bryner
Hidden in a wooden chest in the heart of a monastery in Udupi, India, an ancient Hindu manuscript has been
deteriorating bit by bit over the last 700 years. Now with the help of modern imaging technologies,
scientists are illuminating the seemingly invisible Sanskrit.
The project is led by P.R. Mukund and Roger Easton, both of Rochester Institute of Technology.
They are digitally preserving the original Hindu writings known as the Sarvamoola granthas.
This collection of 36 works was written by Shri Madvacharya (1238-1317), a philosopher whose ideas
had a far-reaching impact on the Indian society. More here...
Scientists who worked on the Archimedes Palimpsest are using modern imaging technologies to digitally restore a 700-year-old palm-leaf manuscript containing the essence of Hindu philosophy.
The project led by P.R. Mukund and Roger Easton, professors at Rochester Institute of Technology, will digitally preserve the original Hindu writings known as the Sarvamoola granthas attributed to scholar Shri Madvacharya (1238-1317). More here
Scientists from the US are using modern imaging techniques to digitally restore a rare 700-year-old Indian palm leaf manuscript on Hinduism.
Indiainfo: Indian American scientist restoring 700-yr-old text
DNAIndia: Indian American scientist to digitally restore sacred Hindu text
ACM Tech News: Imaging Technology Restores 700-Year-Old Sacred Hindu Text
LiveScience: Ancient Hindu Text Preserved by Modern Technology
ScienceDaily: Imaging Technology Restores 700-Year-Old Sacred Hindu Text
RIT News: Leaves of Gold
BBC News: Ancient Sanskrit manuscript goes digital
Bhagavad Gita on a Silicon Wafer!
Imaging Technology Restores Damaged Madhva Text
RIT: Leaves Of Gold
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