Research of Ancient Philosophy

In the Surya Siddanta – Part 1, I had started at the verse 11. But, going back and reading all the verses together, I realise the first 10 are very important...

In the previous blog of Surya Siddanta – Part 1, I had translated till the formation of a basic thought. In this blog I will continue further from here. What is...

The Surya Siddanta is considered to be a book of ancient astronomy. Yet, a translation of this book gives us a totally different view of what is presented in the translations....

The Prashna upanishad is a series of answers to questions. The question asked in the third chapter is related to Prana. Irrespective of which angle you approach the upanishads, “Prana” is...

Buy from … Know More Based on the various translations I have done of the sthotrams, mantras, Tantras, Upanishads etc., I find our understanding of Shiva is quite different from what...

As I have written in Part 1 of the translation of this chapter, the first part of the chapter talks about “the environment and the knowledge of that environment”. The second...

This chapter in Bhagavad Gita is called the Kshetra-Kshetragyana-Yoga. In the standard translations kshetra-kshetragyana is translated as “nature and the enjoyer”. While the actual translation can imply this, it is just...

The part 1 of this Anuvaka, I have translated here. In the modern world, As we find or discover scientific facts, we tend to give it a name to abstract it....

As I translate all these verses, one aspect stands out clearly. Words can be retained across time in the form of fossilised recordings, either on stones or various printed forms, but...

This is another of those various songs that we hear very frequently if you live near temples. This has been blared in high volumes during festivals and a number of artists...