Daily Archives: November 1, 2006

ekAnaMshA in nAstIka myth-making and implications for AstIka Paurano-Tantric history

buddhagosha declared that the bauddha zealots should not listen to public narratives of the rAmAyaNa or mahAbhArata that the Astikas delight in. Yet, the nAstikas both jaina and bauddha have their own versions of several core narratives and branching AkhyAnas … Continue reading

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The varanopids are a lineage of synapsids whose distinctness and wide distribution has come to light more recently, even though Romer described Varanops elegantly in his early monographs. More recently Reisz and Laurin, the experts on these topics, described a … Continue reading

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