California, USA was Kapila-Aranya

Rishi Kapila was born to Kardama Prajapati and his wife Devahuti (daughter of Manu). He is mentioned in many Puranas, Ramayana and multiple vedic hymns. There are multiple Kapila rishis over many generations. Narada Purana enumerates two … Read more

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 … Read more

Dolphin was Vishnu as Matsyavatara, Noah’s Ark

Matsya (Sanskrit: मत्स्य, means “Fish“) is the avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu in the form of a fish, who rescued the first man, Manu, from a great deluge. Matsya Purana and Srimad Bhagavatam narrate similar stories … Read more

Bhagavad Gita Facts, Dates and Original Author

The Bhagavad Gita (श्रीमद्भगवद्गीता), means the Song of God is found as a 700 verses (solkas) text in the Bhishma Parva of the epic poem Mahabharata. Many historians claim that Gita was not part of original Mahabharata … Read more