On the Vedas & their interpretation

Vedic Origins of Yoga

Jan 5,16

In today’s world of asana and exercise based yoga, it is easy to forget the spiritual and meditation basis of …

Read More

Vedic Origins of Yoga

Jul 16,15

Dr. David Frawley’s Full Text of Talk For International Conference on Yoga for Holistic Health June 21-22, 2015, Vigyan Bhavan Ministry of …

Read More

Vedic Yoga: The Path of the Rishi

Aug 15,14

From  – Vedic Yoga: The Path of the Rishi Vedic Yoga like classical Yoga is a complex and many-sided discipline …

Read More

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 …

Read More

The Vedas and Ancient Egypt

Jun 13,12

The Vedas as the Pyramids of the Mind The Vedas represent a monumental spiritual literature, by far the largest that …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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.

Read More
Copyright © American Institute of Vedic Studies | All Rights Reserved