Anshuman Pandey apandey at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Thu Aug 20 01:42:18 UTC 1998

On Wed, 19 Aug 1998, Prof P Kumar wrote:

> Does any one know of any concept similar to cloning as we know it from the
> recent modern scientific experiment in the Hindu mythological,
> philosophical or Vedic materials. Secondly, any views on this as to how
> Hindus would respond to such a concept? Your responses would be most
> valuable for me. Thanks in advance.

Although not directly related to cloning, a story which could be
considered along these lines is the birth of Va"si.s.tha and Agastya from
the infusion of and Mitra's seed.

Anshuman Pandey

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