Daily Archives: March 20, 2005

RV 8.41.1

The remoteness of the era of the veda, those oldest words of our Aryan ancestors, are hardly grasped without deep consideration. This indeed is a testimony of the great age of the veda, so hoary that its usages remained mysterious … Continue reading

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The revenge of the temple of rAma-I

The folk mythology of coastal West India holds that the land was reclaimed from the sea by the great bhArgava by means of his axe. Accordingly rama jAmadagnya is widely worshipped in this region. After a brahmin from the Konkans, … Continue reading

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