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Ancient Siva Temples (Kedarnath to Rameswaram) on Straight Line
Many ancient Lord Siva temples from Kedarnath till Rameswaram with Kaleshwaram, Sri Kalahasti, Ekambareswar at Kancheepuram, Thillai Nataraja Temple at Chidambaram are aligned in a geographic straight line around 79° E 41’54” Longitude Siva has five temples built, representing the …

Mathematics of Atoms (Paramanu) in Rudram Chamakam
The 11th Anuvaka of Sri Rudram Chamakam (चमकम्) describes complex mathematics behind formation of different molecules by combination different number of atoms. Chamakam is a sanskrit hymn dedicated to Rudra (an epithet of Lord Siva), taken from the Yajurveda (Taittariya …

Ancient Indian Universities
Apart from the famous Takshasila and Nalanda Universities, there were many more such places where vedic sciences and research were done by students from various neighbouring countries. Education has always been given great prominence in Indian society since the times …

Hexatoms and Photons in Bhagavata Purana
Modern scientists believe that the photon (light) is the transmitter particle (gauge boson) for electromagnetic force. Srimad Bhagavatam or Bhagavata Purana written around 3100 BCE, describes vedic atoms or hexatoms (made from combinations of 6 atoms), which are …

Jewish Star of David symbol is Vedic Anahata (Heart) Chakra
Among the seven chakras defined in human body which are invisible to naked eye, Anahata (अनाहत, Anāhata) is the fourth chakra. In Sanskrit, anahata means “unhurt, unstruck and unbeaten“. Anahata Nad refers to the Vedic concept of unstruck …

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 …