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Vishnu Purana: One of the Eighteen Mahapuranas

By |2019-09-24T23:54:21+03:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Vishnu Purana is one of the eighteen Mahapuranas, a genre of ancient and medieval texts of Hinduism. It is an important Pancharatra text in the Vaishnavism literature corpus. The manuscripts of Vishnu Purana have survived into the modern era in many versions. More than [...]

Charaka Samhita: An Ancient Sanskrit text on Ayurveda

By |2019-07-27T04:05:16+03:00July 27th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Charaka Samhita or Compendium of Charaka is a Sanskrit text on Ayurveda (Indian traditional medicine). Along with the Suśruta-saṃhitā, it is one of the two foundational Hindu texts of this field that have survived from ancient India. The pre-2nd century CE text consists of [...]

The Relationship Between Religion and Science

By |2019-02-16T03:44:12+03:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Various aspects of the relationship between religion and science have been cited by modern historians of science and religion, philosophers, theologians, scientists, and others from various geographical regions and cultures. Even though the ancient and medieval worlds did not have conceptions resembling the modern understandings [...]