Seasons went to Asuras

We come across many astronomy incidents and knowledge in Ṛg-veda, and it never stops astonishing me either. In Ṛg-veda-8.96.9 I came across "Asura adevā", which gives a notion of opposites ( in nature, position etc). "Asura adevā"-Ṛg-veda-8.96.9 Yet another synonym which Halayudha Kosha has recorded- "Asura pūrvedevāḥ" which appears to say that initially the Asuras … Continue reading Seasons went to Asuras

Fascinating Astronomical and Eustatic Observation by King Bṛhadratha

Let us see some interesting observations of King Bṛhadratha in the Maitrayāṇī Upanishad (MAU). I have once mentioned King Bṛhadratha, in one of my previous blogs, who is a Rigvedic Ikṣvāku lineage king mentioned in Rigveda (I. 36.18, X. 49.6). The Maitrayāṇī Upanishad - MAU has very interesting various evidence in regard to noticing of Astronomy … Continue reading Fascinating Astronomical and Eustatic Observation by King Bṛhadratha

Tasminneva Agrahāyaṇī-Some traces of lost constellations- Part 1

Orion in the middle - Above Auriga and below Columba and little below is Vela constellation not seen in this pic. Vyomavarga- Amarkosha Observation is the key to understand time in Astronomy Observation is the key to understand time in Astronomy, not only in the watching of the sky but also from inside the Sanskrit … Continue reading Tasminneva Agrahāyaṇī-Some traces of lost constellations- Part 1

Matriarchal Cosmos-When Yin Was Yang

Gharma-vRRiddhii- Vedang jyotisha- Insolation in Northern hemisphere during summer, spring and winter. From spring to summer to fall Northern hemisphere is hotter than southern hemisphere. "Navarātra- New nights or Nine nights" is a memory of propitiation of Durga in different forms like different Mātṛkā during first nine days. We have this cultural memory in Devi … Continue reading Matriarchal Cosmos-When Yin Was Yang

Heliocentric model in Rig Veda Hymn no. 164.1, 2, and 3 of the 1st Mandala (Part 1)

Surya on one wheeled chariot yoked with seven horses. Evidence of Heliocentric model of planetary system in Rigveda. RV 164 ऋषि:   (Rishi) :- दीर्घतमा औचथ्यः, देवता (Devataa) :- विश्वेदेवा:, छन्द: (Chhand) :- निचृत्त्रिष्टुप् 164rth hymn of 1st mandala is addressed to pure vijñānkānḍa-Astrophysics. All the verses pertain to Solar system and their functioning, liberating of time and many contemporary astro … Continue reading Heliocentric model in Rig Veda Hymn no. 164.1, 2, and 3 of the 1st Mandala (Part 1)