“Agastya creates a 'why?' in their minds. ... That is the key to unleashing the creative potential of the vast masses. ... Agastya seems to have aroused a keen interest in the kids it has touched. They say they like science and mathematics. I think this means they can experiment with life. This, to me, is Agastya's impetus.” ~ S. Raghunathan, National Knowledge Commission
Agastya Muni

Agastya Muni

Agastya: the great sage and scientist, with a foothold in ancient Indian science, could not provide a more auspicious name for the organization dedicated to sparking creativity.

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Founder's Story

Founder's Story

The Agastya experiment was a brilliant idea, kept aloft by the high-minded idealism and tireless practical work of a small army of volunteers and the vision and perseverance Ramji Raghavan.

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Namesake Organization

Namesake Organization

Naming Agastya after the Rishi reflects on deep spiritual roots of science in India, and its link to ancient, largely forgotten, traditions of science and the spiritual as entwined.

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