India has produced great mathematicians, and astronomers like Varahamihira, Aryabhata, Bhaskaracharya, Acharya Chanakya, Brahmagupta, etc. Brahmagupta’s book when translated by Al-Khwarizmi, a mathematician at the library of Baghdad wisdom house, made the Arabian world acquainted with Indian mathematics. This helped the Arabian world under Abbasid Caliphate achieve a lot of… Read More »Gurukul Education System
Yuga theory of Hinduism is very confusing one to say the least. It has different meaning depending on the context but the one we’ll discuss in this blog post will be the one that talks about a specified time period whose length sometimes is given as 5 years, 1200 years,… Read More »How long is Kali Yuga?
The timeline or chronology of Hinduism and Indian civilization are intertwined. Following is the timeline of the Indian civilization’s development over some 18000 years. Period Name Period Proto Vedic Period 16000 – 14500 BCE Early Vedic Period 14500 – 13500 BCE Middle Vedic Period 13500 – 11500 BCE Later Vedic… Read More »Timeline of Hinduism
Sanatan Dharma (सनातन धर्म ) (the eternal dharma), which is popularly known as Hinduism nowadays, is the oldest living religion in the world predating most major religions. It is one of the major Indian religions, others being Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, etc. To an outsider, Hinduism seems to be very diverse… Read More »Hinduism: Origin, History, Beliefs & Gods
16 Samskaras or Sanskar as they are usually called are central to anyone’s life in Hinduism. They mark, train, and celebrate the beginning of a significant period of someone’s life. So in this post, we will discuss all 16 Sanskar of an individual’s life in Hinduism. What is a Sanskar… Read More »16 Sanskar (Samskaras) in Hinduism
The Gurukul system has been at the center of our research efforts and the question of the advantages of the Gurukul education system arises many times. So in this post, we will be discussing all that. The Gurukul system takes care of the holistic development of a child. It develops cultural awareness,… Read More »Advantages of Gurukul System of Education
Most people are aware that Lord Shiva is the destroyer of the Hindu trinity. But do you know that is just the most simplistic representation of Lord Shiva? Lord Shiva is much more than that. Let’s discuss and find out what is Lord Shiva and what does he represent? The… Read More »Lord Shiva: Facts Vs Fiction