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  • Sinivali and Raka

    Sinivali and Raka

    Sinivali, Kuhu, Anumati and Raka are names of Goddesses in the Vedas. Veda Vyasa, the compiler of Vedas, gathered only two mantras related to Sinivali in Rig Veda. Therefore, Translators find these verses hard to translate. However, Vyasa provides additional clues in his Purana works in such cases. This is the case also about Sinivali (सिनीवाली), Raka…

  • Three legs of Agni and the story of Pururava

    Three legs of Agni and the story of Pururava

    Three legs of Agni are metaphors for three Yajna Vedi firepots

  • Indra’s Penance for Enlightenment

    Indra’s Penance for Enlightenment

    Do Devas need to engage in Tapas or Penance to gain Enlightenment? How did Indra, the ruler of the Devas perform Penance? Did Indra’s Penance last 101 years? Let us explore the episode related to Indra and his archrival Vairochani. The Chandogya Upanishad, one of the major texts in the Veda tradition presents the narration…

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