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Atharva Veda – The Veda of Magical Formulas

By |2019-12-19T00:41:18+03:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Atharva Veda is the "knowledge storehouse of atharvāṇas, the procedures for everyday life". The text is the fourth Veda but has been a late addition to the Vedic scriptures of Hinduism. The Atharva Veda is composed in Vedic Sanskrit, and it is a collection [...]

The Heart Sutra: The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom

By |2019-10-10T19:50:41+03:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

The Heart Sutra is a popular sutra in Mahāyāna Buddhism. Its Sanskrit title, Prajñāpāramitāhṛdaya, can be translated as "The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom". The sutra famously states, "Form is empty" (śūnyatā). It is a condensed exposé on the Buddhist Mahayana teaching of the [...]

Sushruta Samhita: An Ancient Sanskrit Text on Medicine

By |2019-04-17T01:55:25+03:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

The Sushruta Samhita is an ancient Sanskrit text on medicine and surgery, and one of the most important such treatises on this subject to survive from the ancient world. The Compendium of Suśruta is one of the foundational texts of Ayurveda (Indian traditional medicine), alongside [...]

The Sphinx – A Guardian Of Knowledge

By |2018-05-04T23:26:44+03:00May 4th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

The sphinx archetype appeared in various forms among other ancient cultures of Western Asia and the Mediterranean, notably in Mesopotamia, Greece, and Etruria. Wings were often added to the leonine body, and female sphinxes were also created, especially in Greece (8th-6th century BC). Greece: Riddle [...]

Yoga is Way of Life: A Deeper Understanding from The Bhagavad Gita

By |2020-01-03T01:47:50+03:00August 9th, 2017|Categories: Consciousness, Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Yoga, when translated into English from its Sanskrit origins, means union. In yoga, the goal is to unite the body, mind and spirit–the ego and the authentic Self that is one with all of the creation. It isn’t just physical postures and movements… That’s only [...]

The Fibonacci Sequence and the Hidden Meaning of Numbers

By |2018-05-30T01:39:34+03:00May 8th, 2017|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , |

The Fibonacci sequence is a set of numbers that start with a one or a zero, followed by a one, and proceeds based on the rule that each number (called a Fibonacci number) is equal to the sum of the preceding two numbers. If the [...]