Origin and Dating of the ancient Vedas

Who wrote the Vedas? If Vyasa wrote them, then why is it said that different vedic hymns were authored by different Rishis?

Vedic Science and Modern Science

One of the biggest assumptions of modern society is that, anything that is being discovered or invented today is being done so for the first time in Human history. In other words, in spite of having the same brain for over two million years, and known history of ancient civilizations for over past 10000 years or so, we assume that only in the last 4-5 centuries did the human beings started thinking scientifically and are doing technological inventions and scientific discoveries.

Universe or Multiverse?

Do we live in a multiverse, a place (I am calling it place since I dont have any other word for it) where universes are continuosly being born and dying like the bubbles of water?

The Vedic Concept of God – II

The God described in ancient Hindu texts is the attributeless, opinionless, formless, infinite and timeless supreme consciousness.

Extraterrestrials in Rigveda

Research article on references to extra terrestrials in the ancient Sanskrit text Rigveda

Astronomical Dating of the Vedic Age

If you want to get something that you never had before, do something that you had never done before! Let us try to do a simple and straightforward astronomical dating of the actual vedic period.In the ancient vedic culture,...

The Eternal Cosmos

One of the things that I always love to do when I go on treks to places far away from urban life, free from light pollution, deep inside forests, on top of hills, is to look at the night...

Vedic Mathematics Simplified-Part 1

In my previous post I had promised to start writing lessons on vedic mathematics and here is the first lesson. Vedic mathematics contains sutras (formulas) which are simple and straightforward, even though they are based on algebra, these sutras work...

Vedic Mathematics – Introduction

The Roots of Modern Mathematics were an invention of Ancient Indians

Gods? Not Really!

This article is about the types of Gods in ancient Hinduism/Vedic culture.As per my understanding here are three categories in terms of what most think to be 33 crore Gods in vedic culture/hinduism.First Category is that of different forms...
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