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A man once asked Rumi. ‘Why is it you talk so much about silence?’ His answer: ‘The radiant one inside me, has never said a word, take my soul to that place where I may speak without words.’

~ Rumi

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Bharata Bharati

K. K. Muhammed

“Left-leaning historians led by Irfan Habib, who was the chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research at the time, impelled Muslim groups active on the Babri Action Committee not to accept the Hindu groups’ argument that they had a claim on the site owing to the existence of a temple beneath the mosque’s structure.” – K. K. Muhammed

Prof Irfan HabibArchaeologist K. K. Muhammed has alleged that Left-leaning historians are to blame for not letting a compromise take place between Hindus and Muslims on the building of a Ram temple at Ayodhya even though archaeological evidence pointed to the presence of a Hindu temple beneath the site of the now demolished Babri Masjid.

“Left-leaning historians led by Irfan Habib, who was the chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research at the time, impelled Muslim groups active on the Babri Action Committee not to accept the Hindu groups’ argument that…

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Bharata Bharati

Shiva wearing a yoga band

Pandit Vamadeva Shastri (Dr David Frawley)“It is time to move beyond … circumscribed views to recognising the deeper aspects of science, art and philosophy behind the yoga tradition and its extraordinary images and cosmic depictions. This affords us a greater appreciation of the yogis of India and their intricate teachings, not merely about the body and mind, but relative to the universal consciousness in which is infinite and everlasting bliss!” – Dr David Frawley

From Freudian academics to the modern media, the main examinations of Hindu deities, particularly of Lord Shiva and his family, usually give their primary attention to sexual implications. But in the process of focusing on this side—often to the exclusion of the rest of the teachings—the deeper meaning of these spiritual traditions easily gets lost.

We can forget yoga’s profound insights into the mind, consciousness and higher human evolution, as well as the subtle meditation practices taught to reveal these.

Tantric…

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HINDUISM AND SANATAN DHARMA

HINDU MOTHER GODDESS DURGA WORSHIPPED IN TURKMENISTAN , AFGHANISTAN & TODAY’S PAKISTAN?
A. ALL WERE HINDU LANDS ~ In Afghanistan she continues to be known as “Bibi Nanni” (“Lady Nana”) or “Hinglaj Mata”.Both are local names for Durga.
Mother Godess DURGA was known as “Nana” was also worshipped as Kushan female divinity from ancient Bactria, a variation of pan-Asiatic Nana, a conflation of Sumero-Babylonian Inanna-Ishtar with a local divinity, in her Kushan form with either the indigenous (Zoroastrian) Harahvati Aredvi Sura Anahita, or the Indic Durga-Saraswati, or both. Such syncretism was common among the Kushan deities.
Nana is depicted as a lion and also appears on the coins and seals of the Kushan kings, in particular of the mid-2nd century CE Kanishka I. The Rabatak inscription of Kanishka I invokes her as well. Her characteristics are martial in these depictions, and she was typically depicted as a seated martial goddess…

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HINDUISM AND SANATAN DHARMA

It’s time to explain the gifts from Vedic Science to the world. Vedic Time System, was based on science. Part Two

Smallest Unit of Time
Vedic astronomy give a very detailed division of the Time upto the lowest sub division level of prāņa (respiration), a time lapse of four seconds. The lowest sub divisions prāņa is the same part of the day as the minute is of the circle, so that a respiration of time is equivalent to a minute of apparent revolution of the heavenly bodies above the earth. The astronomical division of sidereal time are:

1 paramanu 60,750th of a second
1 truţi = 29.6296 microseconds
1 tatpara = 2.96296 milliseconds
1 nimesha = 88.889 milliseconds
45 nimesha = 1 prāņa 4 seconds
6 prāņa = 1 vinādī 24 seconds
60 vinādīs = 1 nadī 24 minutes
60 nādīs = 1 ahorātra
As, according to modern standards, 24…

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Sarson ke Khet

On a previous visit to Gwalior I had visited a host of temples in Morena district, but had missed out on a couple of them, including the Kakanmath temple in Sihoniya village a little to the north of the other monument sites.

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Sarson ke Khet

Padhavali is a small 18th c AD fort or garhi built around a 10th c AD temple, close to the Bateshwar (or Batesar) group of temples. All that is left of the temple is the plinth and a portion of the entrance structure. It looks like the fort was built to take advantage of the high plinth that the temple was built on.

High plinth and fortifications, with the remains of the temple visible behind the wall

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Bastion of the fort or garhi

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Temple plinth and fortifications above

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Temple remains on their high plinth, which is now the fort courtyard

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Looking at the surrounding countryside (and fog) from the garhi. We can see the illegal stone mining that has been going on in the area for decades

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