Which Calendar did people use before Julian Calendar? There have been two methods. One based on the movement of the Sun,Solar Calendar. The other is based on the movement of the Moon,Lunar Calendar The Solar Calendar is called Surya Maanasa and the Lunar,Chandra Manasa. Both are in vogue in India. There are some more […]
Kali yuga is reported to have begun after the departure of Lord Krishna and after Yuga Sandhi.
Yuga Sandhi is the Interregnum is the period between two yugas.
When did Kali Yuga begin?
Indians follow an almanac system based on
Vishnu is often depicted as resting on Shesha. Shesha is also considered a servant as well as a manifestation of Vishnu. He is said to have descended to Earth in two human forms or avatars: Lakshmana, brother of Rama; Balarama, brother of Krishna.
“Shesha” in Sanskrit texts, especially those relating to mathematical calculation, also implies the “remainder” – that which remains when all else ceases to exist.”
I have written a number of articles on the concept of Time in Hinduism which is different from that of the west.
While the Western Science designates Time as Linear, Hinduism calls it Circular and Non Linear(Please read my post Time Non Linear, Cyclic)
Now Quantum theory has proved that Time is not linear.
Many would have visited the one at New Delhi.
But how does one calculate Time with the help of a Sun Dial?
Take the famous Sun Dial at Konark, Odisha, India.
There are eight spokes in the Wheel.
In the highly complex world of Astronomy, where very huge distances are to be measured special numbers are needed to count. The presence of Large numbers indicate that knowledge of such huge numbers were necessitated . That is possible only when Knowledge of such numerals are needed. And such a field is […]