Daily Archives: January 18, 2007

dIvAkIrtya-s, eclipses and severed heads

We saw how the aitareya brAhmaNa describes the divAkIrtya-s as the frame of solstice points that “holds up” the sun. The pa~nchavimsha brAhman 4.6 describes the divAkIrtya-s, just as the taittirIya and kaTha texts, in the context of the solstice … Continue reading

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