We find many different narratives of Season’s beginning or Season’s head in Indian narratives, in different Indic texts and usually this brings us an understanding that new year also began from these points.
We already discovered and ascertained with logical and scientific acumen that Gopatha was composed around 23,000 BCE. Evidence of Vedāṅga Jyotiṣa There is an evidence in Gopatha as it says the number six as well as it as the limbs. Lets look at it. Gopatha brāhmaṇa (1.1.27)- षडङ्गविदस्तत्तथाऽधीमहे, ṣaḍaṅgavidastattathā’dhīmahe mentions clearly that षडङ्गविद्-“knowing the six … Continue reading Gopatha – 23,000 BCE knows Vedāṅga Jyotiṣa, then how old is Vedāṅga Jyotiṣa? →
The birth of Saṃvatsara There is a beautiful imagery of birth of Saṃvatsara given in Bṛhadāraṇyaka Upaniṣad in its section two of one where process of creation is explained. It begins with questions “there was nothing whatsoever in the beginning”… आपो वा अर्कः; तद्यदपां शर आसीत्तत्समहन्यत । सा पृथिव्यभवत्, तस्यामश्राम्यत्; तस्य श्रान्तस्य तप्तस्य तेजो रसो … Continue reading Prajāpati and Saṃvatsara-An enquiry into the Bṛhadāraṇyaka Upaniṣad →
1719 The observatory was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Raja Jaisingh of Jaipur in 1719 when he was in Ujjain as the Governor of Malwa under the reign of king Muhammad Shah of Delhi. I had the opportunity to visit Jantar mantra in Jan 2017 to see the Nadi Valaya Yantra and other yantra carefully for how they work. I … Continue reading The Vedi has the Memory of Observation of Shadows of Gnomon at Equator →
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