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 Making of a modernday mantraśāstra pamphlet
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 A brief note on some new developments regarding the genomics of Indians
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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
Posted in Heathen thought, Life
Tagged atharvaveda, IndoAryan, IndoIranian, mantra, mantrasAdhana, mantrashAstra, religion, Rigveda, Veda, Yajurveda
A note on āmreḍitas in the Ṛgveda and issues of word distribution
sa darśataśrīr atithir gṛhegṛhe vanevane śiśriye takvavīr iva । janaṃjanaṃ janyo nāti manyate viśa ā kṣeti viśyo viśaṃviśam ॥ RV 10.91.2 by Aruṇa Vaitahavya He, with visible auspiciousness, a guest in house after house, in forest after forest lurking like … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, History
Tagged grammar, Hindu, Hindu ritual, Hindus, IndoAryan, IndoEuropean, IndoIranian, Iranian, linguistics, mantra, religion, Rigveda, ritual, Veda, vedic
A brief note on some new developments regarding the genomics of Indians
When we wrote a previous article on this matter we had stated that new data will alter the details of our understanding of picture discussed therein. Indeed, two new manuscripts which were deposited in the past month by McColl et … Continue reading
Posted in History, Politics, Scientific ramblings
Tagged ancient India, Aryan, Aryan Invasion, genetics, India, IndoAryan, IndoEuropean, IndoIranian
Of lives of men; of times of menI
Sharvamanyu and Vidrum arrived at the campus where Somakhya and Lootika were in their final days of college. Sharvamanyu had already been working for several months while Vidrum had just completed the last but one of his major exams for … Continue reading
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Tagged Abrahamism, Aryan, Egypt, Hindu, IndoAryan, Iranian, religion, Story, war
A note on the cow, the horse and the chariot in the Ṛgveda
yasmai tvaṃ sukṛte jātaveda u lokam agne kṛṇavaḥ syonam  aśvinaṃ sa putriṇaṃ vīravantaṃ gomantaṃ rayiṃ naśate svasti  For whom you will make a pleasant world, O Jātavedas! as he does correct rituals for you, O Agni! He endowed with … Continue reading
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Tagged chariot, cow, holy cow, horse, IndoAryan, IndoEuropean, IndoIranian, indology, Rigveda, Veda, vedic
A note on the asterisms forming the nakṣatras
In Hindu tradition the ecliptic is divided into 27 parts of which correspond to 27 asterisms known as the nakṣatras. In the earliest extant layers of our tradition this number is 28 implying division into sectors of or insertion of … Continue reading
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Tagged asterisms, astronomy, constellations, Hindu, Hindu science, IndoAryan, IndoIranian, religion, stars