Indian Astronomy: Part 1 We start this new series on Indian Astronomy. In this article, we introduce the basic concepts of Astronomy.

Indian timekeeping is based on distant celestial bodies and is inseparable from astronomy. The positions of these celestial bodies, as observed from the earth, follow periodic patterns. Patterns means mathematics. So timekeeping is essentially astronomical mathematics, where the exact positions and trajectories of celestial bodies are mathematically calculated and used to reckon time on earth.

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Siddhar Charithiram : Agasthiyar Maha Rishi Agasthya Munivar is hailed as the first of Siddhas. It is such a blessing that we delve into Siddha Agasthya Muni’s charithiram. Many references to Siddha Agasthya Muni can be found in the Puranas where it is extolled that Maharshi Agastya and Maharshi Vashishta are born from Mitra and Varuna

This is an ongoing series on the Siddhar Paramabarai of India. Siddha refers to perfected masters who have achieved a high degree of physical as[…]

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Prakriti Darshana : The Lifestyle of Bharata The people of Bharata revered and worshipped the rivers, mountains, plants, animals and Bhumidevi as expressions of Mother Divine. They consciously aligned their lifestyles in a way as to cause little or no harm to beings around them. Maintaining the balance of life was always the core of our culture, and this balance is true sustainability.

The people of Bharata revered and worshipped the rivers, mountains, plants, animals and Bhumidevi as expressions of Mother Divine. They consciously aligned their lifestyles in a way as to cause little or no harm to beings around them. Maintaining the balance of life was always the core of our culture, and this balance is true sustainability.

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