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“REALLY LIKED IT … AUTHENTIC.” – Professor P.S. Joshi. 

Leading scientific writer for the highly acclaimed CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY Monograph Series and the fine journal The Scientific American. 

Expertise: general relativity, cosmology, stellar evolution, naked singularities, black holes.


The new connections between Science and Spirituality are genuine. 

Below are reviews from two INTERNATIONALLY REPUTED ASTROPHYSICISTS of an earlier manuscript by Patel, before the writing of GOD IS REAL – The Stunning New Convergence of Science and Spirituality, describing these connections that were part of his thesis in 2007. Both scientists have read his research fully and approved its accuracy and authenticity.

MARINE SCIENTIST, imarestMoreover, Patel’s research on Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents has been published in three peer-reviewed and professional international science journals [1-3]. This is the gold standard of scientific research.

The facts are undeniable. Spirituality and science correspond. The repercussions are VAST.

Professor P.S. Joshi – an astrophysicist respected around the world for his groundbreaking research on singularities and black-holes. Published in the highly acclaimed CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY Monograph Series and the prestigious THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN journal.

Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) – Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba – Mumbai 400005, India

Dear [Sanjay C. Patel],

I have now looked at your Ph.D. synopsis in some detail and have really liked it.

Your style is authentic, as opposed to rather vague descriptions that I have seen on such subjects many times.

The precise references you have given are most useful and I have no doubt, one who refers to these will find them to be very thought provoking, and will be compelled to look into more details of the connections between science and ancient wisdom that you indicate and refer to.

Modern science keeps discovering various secrets and basic laws of the Universe all the time. This ranges from the tiniest atoms and human cells to the vastness of the cosmos.

There is no reason, however, to believe that these findings must necessarily be contradictory to age old wisdom and laws that ancients also thought about and discovered.

In fact, there is good reason to discover and look for the parallels, because after all the Truth should be one, by definition, and that an inquiring pure mind must reach similar conclusions.

Trying to establish this unity all in all can only help mankind’s cause of a search for happiness and peaceful coexistence, and the overall search for knowledge, I would believe.

I am happy indeed that you have been making attempts in that direction, and I wish you all the success.


Dr. J.J. Rawal – multiple award-winning astrophysicist.

President: The Indian Planetary Society
Fellow: Gujarat Academy of Sciences
Member: The National Science Academy, India
Former Director: Research & Former Director Nehru Planetarium, Mumbai, India

Dear [Sanjay C. Patel],

Re: About Ph.D. Thesis of Sanjay C. Patel on “Yoga – A Connection with Parapsychology, Theology, and the New Physics.”

I have gone through his Ph.D. thesis. I have been impressed by his marvelous work on the subject.

Here in his thesis he establishes that the writings of ancient sages and seers about various branches of science, technology including modern day advanced sciences in those days in their work was not mere imagination but was based on real realization, experiments, and facts.

In his thesis he puts across not one two or three such facts but seventy of them and up to one hundred and fifty nine.

He argues that this situation cannot be just imagination but based on real fact and knowledge. Going through his thesis I entirely agree with him.

I strongly recommend that his scholarly thesis may be accepted for Ph.D. Degree. … The thesis has strong substances for the Ph.D. Degree.


Published in reputed international science journals. This is the gold standard of scientific research. Click here.



This new book discusses material from ancient Yogis and other great Teachers rarely heard of in the western world.

This new book discusses material from ancient Yogis and other great Teachers rarely heard of in the western world.

THE YOGA MIRACLE – How Yoga and Meditation Bring You Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Wellness

Review from scientific writer for the CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY

Monograph Series and the fine journal


Prof Pankaj S. Joshi. Expertise: general relativity, cosmology, stellar evolution, naked singularities, black holes.

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[1] Sanjay C. Patel, Deep-Sea Volcanoes and Their Associated Hydrothermal Vents, Historical Notes, Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi, December 2004, 39.4 (2004), pp. 511-518

[2] Sanjay C. Patel, Who Really Discovered Deep-Sea Volcanoes? IMAREST, Marine Scientist, No. 9, 4Q, December 2004, pp. 27-29

[3] Sanjay C. Patel, Who Were the Earliest Scholars of Submarine Volcanoes and Their Submerged Hydrothermal Vents? 22nd International Congress of History of Science, Book of Abstracts, Beijing 24-30 July 2005, p. 355


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