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Tag Archives: ancient Hindu thought
Of lives of men; of times of menII
Of lives of men; of times of menI Vidrum: “When we attended the discussions at the Right Wing Debate club we heard the president Rammandir Mishra repeatedly emphasize that South Asian civilization was not a ‘historycentric’ civilization and that historycentricism … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, History, Life
Tagged ancient Hindu thought, Euler, Gauss, Hindu, Hindu knowledge, Hindu science, Hindus, history, Ramanujan, Riemann, Story, world history
Some meanderings among golden stuff
There are some angles that we often encounter in the construction of the golden ratio and its use in religious art. The first is the most obvious is the angle which is the angle made by the diagonals connecting a … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought
Tagged ancient Hindu thought, Geometric construction, geometry, Golden Ratio, great pyramid, Hindu, Phi, recreational geometry, shrIchakra
Some words on “paraRāmāyāṇas”I
I use the hybrid GreekSanskrit word pararāmāyāṇa for all rāmakathās other than that of Vālmīki. These span a great diversity of literature going back to relatively early times in IndoAryan tradition. Lots of people have said a lot of things … Continue reading
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Tagged ancient Hindu thought, epics, Hindu, India, IndoAryan, mahAbharata, rAmAyaNa
A commentary on the vairins and the like of Viṣṇuśarman’s tradition
In one sense Viṣṇuśarman’s political presentation was nothing short of revolutionary. One may rightly ask: why so? One could say after all he was merely encapsulating in tales the principles already laid out by the ancient āryas and thoroughly presented … Continue reading
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Tagged ancient Hindu thought, conflicts, enemies, Hindu, India, pancatantra, panchatantra
An astronomical interpretation of the anaḍvān sūkta
This may be seen as a continuation of this note: Anatomy and heavens in the boomorphic universe. The anaḍvān sūkta is an enigmatic sūkta from the Atharvaveda which falls in the same class as other sūktas which describe a “boomorphic” … Continue reading
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Tagged ancient Hindu thought, astronomy, Hindu, Hindu ritual, IndoAryan, IndoEuropean, IndoIranian, indra, Pleiades, prajApati, Taurus, Veda, vedic
Food and drink at the seaside bacchanal of the yadus
Sections 2.8889 of the Harivaṃśa (Viṣṇuparvan) gives a graphic description of the bacchanal of the yadus at the seaside or their celebration of the samudrotsava. It has a beautiful ring to it and gives a feel for the festive culinary … Continue reading
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Tagged ancient Hindu thought, feasting, Hindu, India, India food, Indian liquors, IndoAryan, yAdava, yadu
The giants among the lilliputs
For long despite protestations and assertions to the contrary men have known that men are all not born equal. There are few men who tower over the rest in one or more of the axes of distinction. For over a … Continue reading
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Tagged ancestors, ancient Hindu thought, Aryan, Hindu, IndoAryan, males, Ychromosome