Hidden Horizons: Unearthing 10,000 Years of Indian Culture, Preface

Jun 13,16

Author’s Preface for Hidden Horizons: Unearthing 10,000 Years of Indian Culture. Published by the Swaminarayan order (http://www.swaminarayan.org/) for Delhi temple …

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Vedic Yoga, the Oldest Form of Yoga

Jun 13,16

Vedic Yoga Vedic Yoga is the oldest form of Yoga dating back to the Rig Veda, which is perhaps the …

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Vedic Deities and Yoga

Jun 13,16

By Yogi Baba Prem While yoga has been growing within western culture for almost one hundred years, within the United …

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Hindu View of Nature

Jun 13,16

First Published in Hindu Voice UK which has published many articles of David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri) The Hindu approach to …

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Hinduism, Sanatana Dharma and Yoga

Jun 13,16

Note: People often ask about the relationship between Vedas, Hinduism and related disciplines of Yoga, Ayurveda and Vedic astrology, particularly …

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The Purusha Principle of Yoga

Jun 13,16

From the book Yoga and the Sacred Fire by David Frawley Yoga, the Purusha and the Cosmic Being One could …

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Vedic Origins of the Zodiac: Hymns of Dirghatamas in the Rig Veda

Jun 13,16

Some scholars have claimed that the Babylonians invented the zodiac of 360 degrees around 700 BCE, perhaps even earlier. Many claim that India received the knowledge of the zodiac from Babylonia or even later from Greece. However, as old as the Rig Veda, the oldest Vedic text, there are clear references to a chakra or wheel of 360 spokes placed in the sky. The number 360 and its related numbers like 12, 24, 36, 48, 60, 72, 108, 432 and 720 occur commonly in Vedic symbolism. It is in the hymns of the great Rishi Dirghatamas (RV I.140 - 164) that we have the clearest such references.

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Nakshatras and Upanakshatras

Jun 13,16

Dr David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) The Vedas show a division of the zodiac into 27 Nakshatras or lunar mansions. …

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Special Planetary Mantras, Name and Shakti Mantras

Jun 13,16

The following is one of several articles by David Frawley on Vedic and Tantric Mantras and their applications. The following …

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Secrets of the Yugas or World-Ages

Jun 13,16

The Yugas or World-ages are an important part of Hindu thought and Vedic Astrology. Here I examine the view of …

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