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The lessons of history

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Frenchman Francois Gautier has set up a museum that brings out the Vedic point of view of history "From the integer zero to complex mathematical calculations and even surgical techniques, the contribution of the Vedas is integral to the entire world," claims Francois Gautier, founder of FACT foundation, an organisation that brings attention to forgotten or neglected issues through awareness campaigns, conferences, exhibitions, films and research papers on art, culture, history and human rights abuse. A painting portraying Maratha warrior Shambhuji Raje at the Shivaji  Museum in Wadagaon The organisation has set up a museum in Wadagaon, near Marathwada Mitramandal Institute of Technology, which displays paintings, photographs and films based on themes that cover the spectrum of Indian history, from the Vedas to a peek into the future of India.  The Shivaji Museum at Wadagaon Launched on January 14, the museum is akin to an art gallery. Adjacent to the museum, ther…