Daily Archives: September 10, 2007

Where have we come?

ekanetra brought to mind an old incident. duShTa-putraka, gola-mukha and pIDAmukha were all exultant being at the brink of a great victory against us in the patra-spardha. But ekanetra and me rallied our forces and snatched victory from them. I … Continue reading

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Some notes on the evolution of the mantra shAstra

A hall mark feature of the Hindu tradition right from its proto-Indo-Iranian antecedents has been the mantra shAstra. It is the mainstay of both the orthopraxy (AstIka matas) as well as most heteropraxies (namely bauddha and jaina matas) of the … Continue reading

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