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Ancient Gandhara Kingdom (Kandahar, Afghanistan)
Ancient Gandhara Kingdom was located in parts of modern-day northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan. Gandhāra was located mainly in the Peshawar Valley, Pothohar Plateau and the Kabul River Valley. Its main cities were Purushapura (modern day Peshawar), meaning “city …

Sanskrit Alphabets origin from Maheswara Sutras
Maheswara Sutra is the most ancient known Sanskrit alphabet sequence. This alphabet sequence is at the same time a powerful Mantra and the vibrations of its sound has healing powers. Sanskrit Language, which the Puranas describe as the Language of …

Mantras are Frequencies that can Heal, Kill and Transcend
Sanskrit is the oldest language that was based on sounds and vibrations. Every alphabet and its pronounciation have specific meaning; like ku is earth, khE is sky etc. Mantras are frequencies emerging from those sounds. OM is the first and …

Ravanahatha brought from Lanka to India by Hanuman
Ravanahatha (ravanhatta, rawanhattha, ravanastron, ravana hastha veena) is an ancient bowed violin invented in Lanka (present day Sri Lanka) by its ruler Ravana during Ramayana era. It is made of a cut coconut shell that is covered with …

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 …

Pingala, Inventor of Binary Numbers in 2nd Century BCE
Pingala (Devanagari: पिङ्गल) is the author of Chandaḥśāstra (Chandaḥsūtra), the earliest known Sanskrit treatise on prosody. Very less historical knowledge is available about Pingala, though his works are retained till date. He is identified either as the younger brother of …