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Notes on the Bhadrasūkta, a hymn for felicity to the Vedic pantheon
For better typesetting and Devanagari rendering use PDF version. Introduction Several subschools of the Taittirīya school of the Kṛṣṇayajurveda possess their own collections of mantras distinct from their saṃhitās known as the mantrapāṭhas. These include mantras that are often found … Continue reading
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Tagged atharvaveda, deities, deva, devI, goddesses, gods, IndoAryan, IndoEuropean, IndoIranian, religion, Rigveda, Samaveda, sanAtanadharma, Veda, vedic, Venus, Yajurveda
The maṅgalācaraṇam of the Mānasollāsa
In PDF format A conversation with a friend brought my mind back to the Mānasollāsa, the encyclopedia of the great Cālukya emperor Someśvaradeva. Below is the maṅgalācaraṇam of that work. The last verse is where the author announces himself. There … Continue reading
Reflections on our journey through the aliquot sums and sequences
The numerology of aliquot sums and perfect numbers The numerology of the Pythagorean sages among the old yavanas is one of the foundations of science and mathematics as we know it. One remarkable class of numbers which they discovered were … Continue reading
The ghost in the tattered Gattermann
Vidrum had dropped by to see Somakhya and Lootika when they had just started their household together. They had reconstituted a fairly elaborate lab in the biggest room of their home. They had also completely set up their fire room, … Continue reading
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Tagged biochemistry, biology, fiction, Gatterman, ghosts, religion, Story
A poll on peoples’ beliefs on reincarnation
Using the Twitter’s poll tool we conducted a poll which gave the below results: Reincarnation happens: Believe so but there is no evidence for it: 52% Sure, have the evidence for it: 20% No, just mumbojumbo: 11% Do not know: … Continue reading
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Tagged beliefs, Hindu, Hindus, reincarnation, religion
Making of a modernday mantraśāstra pamphlet
Originally, all mantra instructions were oral, keeping with the spirit of the śruti. But over time, starting probably around the Mauryan age, written manuals began to supplement the oral teachings. Thus, through the ages practitioners of the mantralore have made … Continue reading
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Tagged atharvaveda, IndoAryan, IndoIranian, mantra, mantrasAdhana, mantrashAstra, religion, Rigveda, Veda, Yajurveda
Some words on mathematical truth, scientific conviction and the sociology of science
Sometime in the bronze age more than one group of humans, including our own Aryan ancestors, discovered that the squares of the two legs of a right triangle sum up to the square of the hypotenuse. This is the famed … Continue reading
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Tagged biologists, biology, fake blots, fake gels, fake science, fake scientist, history of science, linguistics, philosophy, philosophy of science, science