16 Functions of Brain in Aitareya Upanishad

Aitareya Upanishad, which is embedded within Rig Veda, mentions 16 higher cortical functions of human brain like language, vision, recognizing objects in space (visuospatial recognition), awareness etc. Human brain is the most complex computer system, both in … Read more

Why Ancient Year was called Varsha

Rig Veda mentions 3 seasons (Summer, Rainy and Winter) which are observed only in India and neighbouring countries. In most parts of the world, rain comes either in Summer or in Winter (in few places as snow … Read more

Seetha performed Sandhya Vandanam in Ramayana

Women of Vedic and earlier period performed rituals like Sandhya Vandanam, wrote vedic hymns and other scriptures. Valmiki Ramayana has proof that Seetha used to perform daily ritual called ‘Sandhya Vandanam‘. Sundara Kanda of Ramayana describes Hanuman … Read more