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...
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Understanding The Chakras Of Planet Earth
The chakras of the earth are perfectly aligned with our own. As she awakens, so do we. In the same way we have energy bubbling up from the lowest chakra, called Mooladhara in Sanskrit, or simply the r...
Calming Mandala Stone Art
Award-winning artist, Elspeth McLean, uses a different type of canvas and technique to produce unusual works of art. Incorporating her own form of pointillism, called "dotillism", Elspeth paints eye-a...
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...
10 Most Amazing Temples in the World
More than a quarter of all people in the world belong to Eastern religions, which include Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Taoism. These people worship in temples, which are architecturally as diverse...
Hinduism
Hinduism is the dominant religion, or way of life, in South Asia, and it consists of many diverse traditions. It includes Shaivism, Vaishnavism and Shaktism among numerous other traditions, and a wid...
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Vedic period
The Vedic period (or Vedic age) (ca.1750–500 BCE) was the period in Indian history during which the Vedas, the oldest scriptures of Hinduism, were composed.During the early part of the Vedic per...
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Sanskrit
Sanskrit (/ˈsænskrɪt/; संस्कृतम् saṃskṛtam [səmskr̩t̪əm], originally संस्कृता वाक् saṃskṛtā vāk, "refined speech") is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism, a philosophical language in Hinduism,...
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Hindu texts
There are two types of Hindu texts: Hindu religious texts and Hindu classical texts. Conventionally, Hindu literature group into two categories: Shruti - that which is revealed and Smriti - that whic...
Rigveda
The Rigveda (Sanskrit: ऋग्वेद ṛgveda, a compound of ṛc "praise, verse" and veda "knowledge") is an ancient Indian sacred collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns. It is counted among the four canonical sacr...
Samaveda
The Sama Veda, Samveda, or Samaveda (Sanskrit: सामवेदः, sāmaveda, from sāman "melody" and veda "knowledge"), is the third of the four Vedas, the ancient core Hindu scriptures, along with the Rig Veda,...
Yajurveda
The Yajurveda (Sanskrit: यजुर्वेदः yajurveda, a tatpurusa compound of yajus "sacrificial formula" and veda "knowledge") is one of the four canonical texts of Hinduism, the Vedas. Estimated to have bee...
Atharvaveda
The Atharvaveda (Sanskrit: अथर्ववेदः, atharvaveda, a tatpurusha compound of Atharvan, an ancient Rishi, and veda, meaning "knowledge") is a sacred text of Hinduism and one of the four Vedas, often cal...
Samhita
Samhita (Sanskrit: संहिता, saṁhitā) literally means "put together, joined, union" and "a methodically, rule-based combination of text or verses". Samhita also refer to the most ancient layer of text i...
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,...
Aranyaka
The Aranyakas (/ɑːˈrʌnjəkə/; Sanskrit: āraṇyaka आरण्यक) are the ritual sacrifice part of the ancient Indian texts, the Vedas. They typically represent the earlier sections of Vedas, and are one of thr...
Upanishad
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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Vedic hymns
The oral tradition of the Vedas (Śrauta) consists of several pathas, "recitations" or ways of chanting the Vedic mantras. Such traditions of Vedic chant are often considered the oldest unbroken oral t...
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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...
Navadurga
Navadurga (Devanagari:नवदुर्गा), which literally means Nine forms of Goddess Durga, constitute, according to Hindu mythology, the manifestation of Parvati in nine different forms. These nine forms o...
Navadurga - Wikipedia
Understanding The Chakras Of Planet Earth
The chakras of the earth are perfectly aligned with our own. As she awakens, so do we. In the same way we have energy bubbling up from the lowest chakra, called Mooladhara in Sanskrit, or simply the r...
Calming Mandala Stone Art
Award-winning artist, Elspeth McLean, uses a different type of canvas and technique to produce unusual works of art. Incorporating her own form of pointillism, called "dotillism", Elspeth paints eye-a...