Gopatha – 23,000 BCE knows Vedāṅga Jyotiṣa, then how old is Vedāṅga Jyotiṣa?

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?

Curious Case of Absence of Agastya in Vedāṅga Jyotiṣa

Apart from Ṛgveda and Rāmāyaṇa, Agastya has yet another connection to the place called Rohitānka, which was later found a synonymical to Kurukṣetra in Ikṣvāku connection. Rohatak near Kurukṣetra has still conserved the name. Rohitānka appears in Suryasiddhanta which is an astronomy text and probably named after king Rohita of Ikṣvāku lineage. Later we find … Continue reading Curious Case of Absence of Agastya in Vedāṅga Jyotiṣa