Posted in Amateur Pañcāṅga

Brahma Vidyā: Yuga Sub-Cycles

Brahma has four heads from which He spoke the four vedas – the Rig Veda, Yaju Veda, Sama Veda and Atharva Veda. When the three guna (Satva, Rajas and Tamas) manifest, they do so in a combination such that either one of the three predominates or they are in a confused proportion where neither predominates.

Posted in Misc Pañcāṅga

Vedic Calendar

There is a need to review the calendar system used in Vedic astrology and to set the standards for the right calendar to be followed in this regard. There have been various calendar reform committees set up in various forum, yet there has not been any consensus as deep inside they realize that some vital point is being missed out. The calendar being followed by the Indian Government, is widely off the mark as it just blindly superimposes a lunar calendar on a solar calendar! Without trying to harmonise them as had been originally done by the Vedic Seers.

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Vāra Chakra: 13 Months 13 Signs

Correct thinking – its simple 7 x 4 = 28
But then I tell you about the 13 petal lotus at the door of Jagannath at Puri
The Savana Year using the Vāra is as follows –
Month = 4 weeks = 7 x 4 = 28 days = 28 nakshatra
13 Months = 13 x 28 = 364 Days
Each Year has 365.25 days …