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Monthly Archives: May 2008
upAsana of the 11/12 vilAsinIs
One of the (apparently) extinct and distinct branches of the kula system is the kula of the vilAsinI devIs. Few modern upAsakas appear to be aware of it; in part this might be due to the extreme secrecy observed in … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought
The antishaiva rants of the nAstikas
The below may offend Hindus; Hence viewer discretion is advised. Both the bauddha and jaina nAstikas saw shaivas of all hues as major competitors. It is interesting to note that despite the popularity of pA~ncharAtra tantras much of bauddha hate … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought
The karnATas in Tirabhukti and Nepal
Sometimes an exploration of the evolution of the mantrashAstra leads to a historical digression. So it was when we were trying to trace the history of the navadurgA class of texts in northeastern India. We were urged to record a … Continue reading
Posted in History
Quriltai of 2008
We wondered if the mAraNa might finally catch up with us and we may enter the realm of vaivasvata before the time really wished it to happen. We were not like in the state of the other Quriltai where the … Continue reading
Posted in Life
Cerebrals or retroflexes in IndoAryan
A question from R prompted me to look more closely at the formation of cerebrals or retroflexes in IndoAryan (i.e. T, Th, D, Dh, N, L, Sh). This is an important problem that Hindus should have studied but have tended … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought
Fierce battling
Fourier’s men surrendered to the amAtya and sachiva. The second one of Fourier confirmed that the backhurl performed by MM on behalf of PM (before he himself was taken out) had found it is mark. The blow was so severe … Continue reading
Posted in Life
First grAhin remains
The first grAhin pursued us like the gandharva pursuing the bharadvAja marked for destruction by the kAshyapa. It was spreading terror much like that grAhin sent against us in the same context last year around the same time. That one … Continue reading
Posted in Life