Identifying “Udagayana” with Sun’s course in “Northern Hemisphere”; An evidence from Āpastamba-gṛhya-sūtra
Identifying Udagayana To understand sanskrit words is highly critical when it poise polysemous nature. A wrong conjecture in Astronomical sense can shift the epochs by drastic time gap which requires a speacial attention and gathering of textual evidence as much as possible. Identifying Udagayana-Praśna 1, Section 1; अथ कर्माण्याचाराद्यानि गृह्यन्ते १; 1. Now (follow) the … Continue reading Identifying “Udagayana” with Sun’s course in “Northern Hemisphere”; An evidence from Āpastamba-gṛhya-sūtra →
We have many texts with śiśirādayaḥ as counting of ṛtus apart from Vasanta also. Basically, they appear in śrauta sūtras, gṛhyasūtras, and Purāṇās. There have been complications in understanding the texts from where the saṃvatsara began, whether winter Solstice or Vernal equinox. Besides, I chaffed out and separated this first as a problem and I … Continue reading Many Śiśirādayaḥ – Winter beginning phrases in Indic texts, now we know how to look at them →
Suśruta Saṃhitā One of the Āyurvedic text, Suśruta Saṃhitā, is a well known text which describes surgical operations with the help of instruments. The names of surgical instruments itself are very peculiar and have carried the earliest memories of parts from different anthropological taxa as names of these instruments. Probably, as it appears to me, … Continue reading Fascinating Evidence of Beginning of Lengthier Monsoons and Winters from Suśruta Saṃhitā. →
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.
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