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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …