Recovered From : http://ancientindians.wordpress.com/gods/the-god-of-the-devas/ The narasimha purANam : is a vaiSNava purAnam that tells us that the brahman (also known as parabrahman) and viSNu are one and that viSNu placed himself in the centre of the brahmAnDa as himself. It explains how brahma (the creator) emerged from a lotus that emerged from vishnu’s […]
Satya Sarada Kandula
M.Tech. Electronics Design, IISc. Formerly Senior Delivery Manager (Software) and Professor (Electronics and Computers). Presently a Teacher of Ancient Indian Texts. Interested on Geo-Politics, Current Science and Current Affairs. Respects spiritual People. Loves Nature.
Atharva Veda : The First Veda : The Brahma Veda : atharvan, angIrA and brahmA were among the rishis.
April 5, 2010 For long the propagators of the Colonial Tradition have brainwashed Indian Readers who learn about our own culture through English language into thinking that the Atharva Veda is the last or most recent Veda. For some time, clues have been popping into my knowledge space […]
January 6, 2010 Reference : (Page 292 in the Reference : The Text and Translation of The PanchaSiddhantha by Mahamohopadhyaya Sudhakara Dwivedi and G. Thibaut, 1889. available at the Digital Library of India) In the Valmiki Ramayanam, Brahma is frequently referred to as Pitamaha or grandfather. In my previous posts we have explored together, Brahma […]
Recovered from : http://ancientindians.wordpress.com/2009/10/06/the-enigma-that-is-brahma/ I’m attempting to trail Brahma in the various sanskrit texts. He is the supreme Barahamanspate in the Vedas. He is the manasa (mind) father of all the rishis and prajapatis from whom everyone else descended and he is generally referred to as tAta or pitAmaha (grandfather). The […]
Recovered from : http://ancientindians.wordpress.com/2009/10/07/kamalasana-padmasana-yogic-and-literal-interpretations/ “Padmasanasthithe Devi, Parabrahma Swaroopini… Oh Devi! seated in a Padmasana, whose form is that of Parabrahma…” so begins a stotra in praise of Devi. Brahma is referred to as Sarasijasana, Padmasana, Kamalasana All meaning “Lotus – Asana”. Does Padmasana refer to sitting on a lotus as shown […]
Satya Sarada Kandula / December 6, 2009 Various legends mention that Siva removed the 5th head of Brahma. (Each quotes a different reason). (See : Siva Mahapuranam Vidyesvara Samhitam 8th Adhyayam : Brahma loses his fifth head.) I have long been searching for the astronomical significance of this. Today I found an important […]
Recovered from : http://ancientindians.in/bhagavadgita/sankaras-gita-bhasyam/ Here I will try to give my commentary on the upAdghAta (introduction) of Adi Sankara’s Commentary on the Gita. Purusha, Avyakta, Brahmanda : Narayana is beyond the avyakta (undifferentiated) : vyakta or’ the differentiated’ refers to the matter-energy universe that we see manifested all […]
March 18, 2010 Recovered from : http://ancientindians.in/2010/03/18/the-word-arya-in-the-rg-veda-rv_04-026-02-1-gautamo-vamadeva-rshi/ Today, after a lot of searching for a very long time I came across the word Arya in a mantram by the RSi vAmadEva the son/descendant of Gauthama Maharshi. Gautama Maharshi (Part 1) Gautama Maharshi (Part 2) When Vamadeva experienced the Brahman, he […]
We have heard a lot of such statements made about the Devas since our childhood. The Devas are the luminaries of the Vedas. The Devas are the heroes of the puranas. They live in Amaravathi (Click for location). They are the children of Aditi and Kasyapa. They can perform magic and miracles. Sri Vishnu is always on their […]
The Gandharvas were considered so handsome, that in Valmiki Ramayanam, Rama is compared to a Gandharva king in beauty. Bharata, Takshasila, Puskalavata : Bharata’s conquest of Gandharva Desa and Gandhara. Evidence of the Gandharvas : Mehrgarh – Neolithic site ((9000?)7000-3200 BC) Recovered from : http://ancientindians.in/ancient-beings-people-tribes-races/gandharvas/