Jijith Nadumuri Ravi, former space scientist with ISRO, is the author of the book Rivers of Ṛgveda (January 2022), focusing on the geo-chronology of Ṛgveda, with an update on Out of India Theory. Jijith’s new book on the Geography of Rāmāyaṇa is released on January 2023, and the third on Geography of Mahabharata by January 2024.
At ISRO he contributed to the Chandrayan 1 GSO-LTO orbit design, and the GSLV launches D2, F01, and F02.
He founded the website AncientVoice (ancientvoice.wikidot.com). It contains 25,376 pages on Mahābhārata, Rāmāyaṇa, Vedas and Purāṇas, and has Bhāratavarṣa maps, analysis articles, lineage charts, analysis of 16,000 plus nouns, data illustrations and paintings. Naalanda and Takshasila are the sister sites of AncientVoice, focusing on the Upaniṣads and Greek, Avestan and Tamil literature.
Jijith was invited as speaker at international conferences and presented more than 7 research papers on Mahābhārata Geography and worked as a mediator and analyst for the dating of the Kurukṣetra War.
He is an artist who can visualize events from the Itihāsa-Purāṇas as paintings and 3D models with animations.
Jijith founded the platform Dharma Digital (dharmadigital.in) with 100 plus self-made Metaverse ready 3D digital holograms to promote Dharma using digital technologies like Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence.