Daily Archives: September 26, 2004

Divergence in the constraining motifs of the gAyatri: kANvas and others

The vedic gAyatrI meter is constructed as per the following rules: #1 It shall ideally have 24 syllables in two hemistiches #2 hemistich 1 shall have 16 syllables and hemistich 2 shall have 8 syllables. #3 Thus there shall be … Continue reading

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datta, the atri

datta, the atri, was endowed with lasting youthfulness and was the embodiment of all the 3 guNas. In his early life was a great warrior and was the prime minister and priest of haihaya emperor, kArtavIrya arjuna. He led the … Continue reading

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