Research of Ancient Philosophy


As I had explained in the blog “Ancient science: energy and its forms“, according to ancient science, energy is the variance in concentration of the underlying natures present in that minute spread of the vast expanse that is un-manifested and unknown from which this reality has sprung. The Surya Siddanta says: acintyAvyaktarUpAya nirguNAya gunAtmane samastajagadAdhAra mUrtaye brahmaNe namah alpAvAshiShTe tu kRta mayA nAma mahAsuraH rahasyaM paraM jijnAsurjnAnamuttamam Translates to: The incomprehensible, unmanifested,… Read More

In modern science, energy is defined as “the capacity to do work”. Its explanation is given in terms of properties of “matter”. For example, the explanation for “heat” is due to the movement or vibration of atoms/molecules within a system. It almost makes it seem that matter needs to be present for thermal energy or any form of energy. For example, primary energy is defined as energy naturally present in nature such… Read More

In the previous part of this document, I had translated till the formation of “I”. While, I write it as formation, it is important to note, that it is actually transformation. To know the difference between formation and transformation, think about this. If there is a chemical reaction between methane and oxygen, we get carbon dioxide and water. CH4 + 2 O2 → CO2 + 2 H2O. Here, molecules have reacted to… Read More