
Pages
Categories
Search this Blog
Archives
mAnasataraMgiNI supplement
 How was our language written ~19001200 years ago: vikR^itis of da from the spitzer manuscript https://t.co/0WFyOUD83a 20 hours ago
Top Posts

Recent Posts
 A layman’s overview of the arithmetic of encryption
 Divisionmultiplication parabolas, triplications, and quadratic residues
 A brief overview of the last campaign of Chingiz Khan and the issue of succession in the Mongol empire
 The mean hyperbola and other mean functions
 A Political roundup August 15 2018
 The geometric principles behind discrete dynamical systems based on the generalized Witch of Agnesi
 Reflections on our journey through the aliquot sums and sequences
 The ghost in the tattered Gattermann
 The hearts and the intrinsic Cassinian curve of an ellipse
 The mathematics class
 Residues of squares, sequence curiosities and parabolas galore
 A poll on peoples’ beliefs on reincarnation
 Making of a modernday mantraśāstra pamphlet
 Some words on mathematical truth, scientific conviction and the sociology of science
 A note on the least prime divisor sequences of 2p plus or minus 1
 A note on āmreḍitas in the Ṛgveda and issues of word distribution
 The amazonian banana republic: the strīrājya in Hindu tradition
 Sītā in the pyre
 A sequence related to prime counting
 Convergence to a palindrome
 A problem from 600 CE and some curiosities of Āryabhaṭa’s kuṭṭaka algorithm
 A brief note on some new developments regarding the genomics of Indians
 The remarkable behavior of a map displaying derived from a simple model for a biological conflict
 A day at school
 Mongolica: Qubilai Khan’s campaign to destroy the Southern Song
 The quotient triangle, the parabolahyperbola sequence, the remainder triangle and perfect numbers
 Counting primes, arithmetic functions, Ramanujan and the like
 Our autodiscovery of the Möbius and Mertens sequences
 Mongolica: Knowledge preservation and generation, Bolad Aqa and the like
 Civilizational collapse, complexity, innovation and neomania
Meta
Tag Archives: indra
Matters of religion: discussion on vāyavya offerings
Somakhya and Lootika had revived the private one day rite in the manner of their ancestors as had been ordained by the youthful sage Śunaḥśepa Ājigarti. They were resting at the corner of their fireroom in the interval between the … Continue reading
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
Posted in Heathen thought, History, Scientific ramblings
Tagged ancient Hindu thought, astronomy, Hindu, Hindu ritual, IndoAryan, IndoEuropean, IndoIranian, indra, Pleiades, prajApati, Taurus, Veda, vedic
Some notes on the heathen Lithuania and its demise
Clinging to the inner coast of northern Europe lies Lithuania, a nation which at best only marginally figures in the Hindu historical and geographical consciousness. Conquered twice by the Soviet “empire” it had all but ceased to exist as an … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, History, Politics
Tagged ancient Hindu thought, Baltic, Hindu, IndoAryan, IndoEuropean, IndoIranian, indra, Lithuanian, parjanya, Slavic
A note on the pantheon of the Indian Saura tradition
The Indian Sauramata (or the Hindu sect of the Sun) is an amalgam of two distinct layers [Footnote 1]: 1) The endogenous layer of solar deities going back to the Veda and 2) the neomorphic layer of Iranic origin which … Continue reading
Posted in art, Heathen thought, History
Tagged Aditya, agni, ancient Hindu thought, atharvaveda, indra, Iranian, Rigveda, Sanskrit, solar worship, vaiShNava, varuNa, Veda
Polycentrism, the manyone problem and the roots of yoga
An updated version of our earlier ramblings first published at: http://www.indiafacts.co.in/polycentrismmanyoneproblemrootsyoga/ One of the central problems Hindus face on the intellectual battlefield is articulating their position visavis the stances of their Abrahamistic foes. An important aspect of this problem is … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought
Tagged Abrahamism, ancient Hindu thought, atharva veda, Hindu, Hindu knowledge, indra, mAyA, prakrti, puruSha, sAMkhya, yoga
The indrajAlasUktaM and the atharvan military ritual
An atharvan military ritual for kShatriyas headed to war involves deployment of AVvulgate 8.8 or its cognate AVP 16.29. The ritual is specified by the kaushika sUtra 16.920 and some details are provided by the atharvan commentators dArila and keshava. … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, History
Tagged atharva veda, atharvaveda, castor, Hindu ritual, indra, indra's web, indrajAla, kShatriya, net, rudra, shiva, trap, Veda, vedic, war
Revisiting dawn in the R^igveda
One of the most physically and mentally demanding performances in the agnichayana and other soma rituals based on that model is the atirAtra or the overnight rite. The highpoint of it is the great ritual to the gods agni and … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, History
Tagged Aorist, ashvins, dawn, IndoAryan, IndoEuropean, IndoIranian, indra, past tense, Rigveda, ritual, subjunctive, ushas