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Muhurtas described in Ramayana
Muhūrt (मुहूर्त) is a vedic unit of measurement for time. A 24 hour day+night consists of 30 muhurtas. Each Muhurta is about 48 minutes of duration. Each Muhurta is further divided into 30 Kalā ≈ 48 minutes. Brahmanas and Rig Veda define Muhurta as “muhu” (moment/immediate)…

Consanguineous Relationship discussed in Yama Yami Story
Rig Veda [10.10] has a conversation where Consanguineous Relationship and invention of night, first death are discussed by Yama and his twin sister Yami. Yama and Yami were children of Vivasvat (an aspect of Surya, the Sun God) and Saranyu (the Cloud or Aurora) is the…

Concept of Time in Vedas
Concept of Time in Vedas is described clearly with its nature, but modern science is yet to understand it. Atharva Veda described about the time in Kand 19, Sooktas 53 and 54. Atharva Veda [53-1] : Kaala or the Time is Aswa, a horse which flows…

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 visible to naked eye under sunlight. These photons…

Kali Yuga Timeline : Started on 24 January 3102 BCE at 02:27:30
The present Epoch (Kali Yuga), as per Hindu calendar in Surya Siddhanta started at sunrise on 24th January 3102 BCE, according to proleptic Gregorian calendar. Bhagavata Purana clearly mentions that after Lord Sri Krishna’s exit from earth, effect of Kali Yuga started. Sri Krishna’s death time…