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Mantras, Science of Sound and Vibration
Mantra (मंत्र) means a self advise. ‘Mananat trayate iti mantrah‘ is how Mantra is defined in Sanskrit. It means that by repetition (mananat) of which, you overcome/protected (trayate) [overcoming or protection from bondage/troubles/cycles of birth and …

Status of Women in Vedic Culture
Vedic tradition described specific status of women in family and society. In all four Vedas, women are regarded in a way that allows them to live in honor for their importance in society with respect and protection, and given the …

Brahmastra Nuclear Weapon energized by Gayatri Mantra
Brahmastra (Sanskrit: ब्रह्‍मास्‍त्र, Brahmāstra) was a weapon created by the creator Brahma, for the purpose of upholding Dharma and Satya (truth). When the Brahmastra was discharged, there was neither a counterattack nor a defense that could stop it, except …

Dreams and Sleep explained in Prasnopanishad
Prasna Upanishad consists of six questions (prasnas) and their answers. It is also associated with the Atharva Veda Six students (Sukesha, Satyakama, Sauryayanee, Bhargava, Kabandhi) interested in knowing divinity or Brahman come to sage Pippalada and request him to clarify …

New Zealand & Paracas Trident in Peru – Ramayana Connection
Ramayana describes about 4 teams of Vanaras(humans with tails who wander in forest) going in 4 different directions to find King Rama’s kidnapped wife Seetha. Vanara king Sugreeva describes to team that travelled towards east, that first they will …

Reason behind Women not allowed to chant Gayatri Mantra
Gayatri Mantra was added to Rig Veda (10:16:3) by Sage Brahmarshi Viswamitra. There is a controversy in hinduism that women should not recite/chant ‘Gayatri Mantra‘. Neither do the Vedas nor sanatana dharma discriminated women. Infact womanhood is held …

Electrical Energy and Usage in Atharva Veda
Electricity and energy can be used in daily life apart from military usage and this was described in Atharvana Veda. General impression created about this 4th veda is that it is only used for designing and usage of weapons …

Concept of Time Division in Ancient India
Time division in Ancient India was measured to the least possible fraction of a second. The smallest measurable unit of time is Paramanu. Time calculation and divisions (as described in Manu Smriti and Vedas) in Ancient India : Small units …

Age of Universe and Brahma as calculated in Vedas
Vedas say that before the creation of the universe Lord Vishnu was sleeping in the ocean of all causes. His bed is a giant serpent with thousands of cobra like hoods. While Vishnu is asleep, a lotus sprouts of his …