Daily Archives: December 16, 2006

Some notes on the kAshyapa tradition

There is much reason to believe that the kAshyapa tradition is a real coherent tradition of magico-medical practices in post-Vedic India that survived in some form or the other in the midst of other traditions until recently. At some point, … Continue reading

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Strange news from New Zealand

Geologists have held two views on New Zealand. Everyone more or less agrees that New Zealand was connected to the Eastern Antarctic landmass in the fragmenting Gondwanaland during the Early Cretaceous. After 82 million years it broke up from the … Continue reading

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