On the Vedas & their interpretation

Vedic Yoga: The Path of the Rishi (Glimpse of New Book)

Aug 15,14

By Vamadeva Shastri (David Frawley, www.vedanet.com). From New Title – Vedic Yoga: The Path of the Rishi Vedic Yoga like …

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Unity & Pluralism in Dharmic Traditions

Oct 19,12

By David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri, www.vedanet.com) One of the two keynote talks given at the close of the International Conference …

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The Vedas and Ancient Egypt

Jun 13,12

By David Frawley First published in the Hindu, one of India’s main national newspapers. The Vedas as the Pyramids of …

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A Vedic Consecration to the Spiritual Heart

Jun 13,12

By David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Vedic Yoga and the Spiritual Heart The heart (hridaya) is the seat of the …

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Modern Science and Vedic Science

Jun 13,12

By David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Vedic Science and the Pursuit of Truth Real science consists of an objective pursuit …

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The Mantric Approach of the Vedas

Jun 13,12

(one of many on-line articles by David Frawley on Mantra) The Vedas as Mantra Yoga The Vedas are mantric teachings. …

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Vedic Yoga, the Oldest Form of Yoga

Jun 13,12

By Acharya David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Note: “Vedic Yoga” is the main term used by David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva …

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Vedic Deities and Yoga

Jun 13,12

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

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The Sacred Fire and Agni: Our Ancient Global Fire Religion

Jun 13,12

Messages from Our Ancestors about our Spiritual Origins The great spiritual teachings of the ancient world-deriving from an era before …

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

Jun 13,12

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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