Dr. Vinod K. Mishra originally hails from Chainpur, a village of the Mithila region in the state of Bihar, India. After finishing his MSc (IIT, Kanpur), he obtained a PhD from Stony Brook University, the USA with a specialisation in Theoretical Nuclear Physics. His work in the fields of Physics, Networking Science and Quantum Information has been published in various research journals. In addition, he has also authored two books entitled- "An Introduction to Quantum Communication" and "Software-Defined Networks". Currently, he is working as a Scientist in a Federal Research Institute in the United States. The current work is an outcome of his deep interest in the scientific traditions of ancient India as given in the Classical Sanskrit Treatises.