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Eclipses scientifically explained in Rig Veda
There are many myths across many cultures about how eclipses occur. In Rigveda (5-40-5 to 9), seer Atri explained scientifically why eclipse occurs. Puranas have described the story of Rahu, Ketu (North Node and South Node of Moon) in a …

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 …

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 …