3000 Year Old Indian Sacred Texts Mention Gravity, Way Before Newton
Did Newton discover Gravity? As we have been thought in school? Or is there a possibility that people, thousands of years ago had knowledge of gravity and other natural phenomena, way before we though...
Brahmana
The Brahmanas (/ˈbrɑːmənə/; Sanskrit: ब्राह्मणम्, Brāhmaṇa) are a collection of ancient Indian texts with commentaries on the four Vedas. They are primarily a digest incorporating historical, records,...
Kamashastra
In Indian literature, Kāmashastra refers to the tradition of works on Kāma: Desire (love, erotic, sensual and sexual desire in this case). It therefore has a practical orientation, similar to that of ...
Sanskrit literature
Literature in Sanskrit begins with the spoken or sung literature of the Vedas c.3rd to 2nd millennium BCE (Bronze Age India, Indus Valley Civilization), and continues with the oral tradition of the Sa...
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Puranas
The Puranas (/pʊˈrɑːnəz/; singular: Sanskrit: पुराण purāṇa, "of ancient times") are ancient Hindu texts eulogizing various deities, primarily the divine Trimurti God in Hinduism through divine sto...
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Sahasranama
Sahasranāma (Devanagari सहस्रनाम) is a Sanskrit term for a type of Hindu scripture in which a deity is referred to by 1,000 or more different names. Sahasranamas are classified as stotras, or hymns of...
Upanishads
The Upanishads (/uːˈpænɪˌʃædz, uːˈpɑːnɪˌʃɑːdz/; singular: Sanskrit: उपनिषत्, IAST: Upaniṣat, [upəniʂət̪]; plural: Sanskrit: उपनिषदः) are a collection of texts in the Vedic Sanskrit language wh...
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Vedanga
The Vedanga (vedāṅga, "limbs of the Veda") are six auxiliary disciplines traditionally associated with the study and understanding of the Vedas.Traditionally, vyakarana and nirukta are common to all f...
Vedas
The Vedas (/ˈveɪdəz, ˈviː-/; Sanskrit: वेद véda, "knowledge") are a large body of texts originating in ancient India. Composed in Vedic Sanskrit, the texts constitute the oldest layer of Sanskrit lit...
3000 Year Old Indian Sacred Texts Mention Gravity, Way Before Newton
Did Newton discover Gravity? As we have been thought in school? Or is there a possibility that people, thousands of years ago had knowledge of gravity and other natural phenomena, way before we though...
Dalhana
Dalhana was a medieval commentator on the Sushruta Samhita, an early text on Indian medicine.Dalhana's commentary is known as the Nibandha Samgraha.It compiles the views of a large number of authors a...
Gambler's Lament
The Gambler's lament (or "Gamester's lament") is one of the hymns of the Rigveda which do not have any direct cultic or religious context. It is found in the late Tenth Book (RV 10.34), where most of...
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Shurangama Mantra
The Shurangama or Śūraṅgama mantra is a dhāraṇī or long mantra of Buddhist practice in China, Japan and Korea. Although relatively unknown in modern Tibet, there are several Shurangama Mantra texts in...
Hitopadesha
Hitopadesha (Sanskrit:हितोपदेशः Hitopadeśa) is a collection of Sanskrit fables in prose and verse meant as an exposition on statecraft in a format easily digestible for young princes. It is an indepen...
Pancharātra
Pancharātra is a Sanskrit drama written by Bhasa. The plot is based on the Hindu epic Mahabharata.
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Shri Rudram Chamakam
Sri Rudram (Sanskrit: श्री रुद्रम्), to which the Chamakam (Sanskrit: चमकम्) is added by scriptural tradition, is a Hindu stotra, hymn dedicated to Rudra (an epithet of Shiva), taken from the ...
Ratnavali
Ratnavali is a Sanskrit drama about a beautiful princess named Ratnavali, and a great king named Udayana. It is attributed to the Indian emperor Harsha (606-648). It is a Natika in four acts. One of t...
Ganapati Atharvashirsa
The Ganapati Atharvashirsa (Sanskrit: गणपत्यर्थवशीर्ष, Śrī Gaṇapati Atharvaśīrṣa) is a Hindu scripture dedicated to the god Ganesha. It is a late Upanishad that celebrates Ganesha as the ultimate...
Manyu sukta
Manyu sukta is hymn 10.83 and 10.84 from the Rig veda. It contains 14 verses and is dedicated to Manyu. Manyu in Vedic sanskrit stands for temper, anger or passion.
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Brahma Sutras
The Brahma sūtras (Sanskrit: ब्रह्म सूत्र), also known as the Vedānta Sūtras (वेदान्त सूत्र), are one of the three canonical texts of the Vedānta school of Hindu philosophy. The Brahma sūtra is an...
Purusha sukta
Purusha sukta (puruṣasūkta, पुरुष सूक्त) is hymn 10.90 of the Rigveda, dedicated to the Purusha, the "Cosmic Being".One version of the suktam has 16 verses, 15 in the anuṣṭubh meter, and the final one...
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Sarana Chatushtai
The Sarana Chatushtai is the only experiment according to Bharata Muni to obtain the correct physical configuration of Śruti swara arrangement to Shadja Grama Notes on a musical instrument (Sa, Ri, Ga...
Bhagavad Gita
The Bhagavad Gita (Sanskrit: श्रीमद्भगवद्गीता, Śrīmadbhagavadgītā, [ˈbʱəɡəʋəd̪ ɡiːˈt̪aː]), literally meaning The Song of the Bhagavan, often referred to as simply the Gita, is a 700-verse Hindu s...
Bhagavad Gita - Wikipedia