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

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

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 death] … Read more