This paper presents a simple and elegant framework for the classification of Yugas followed by a summary of variations from Puranas. The paper explains why the traditions might have differed and provides the roadmap for their usage to track and separate historical events of Indian civilization
‘The Purāṇas place the whole mountain system of the world at the centre around the Meru, which is in turn said to be situated in the middle of Ilāvṛta varṣa.’ Research paper by Dr. Vidyuta K
Indic Today calls for Articles for the “Raja Dharma Series” – to create a collection of articles from various Epics, Puranas and Classical Literature of Sanskrit and other Bharateeya Bhashas on Rajadharma.
We must reexamine the knowledge base that we have inherited to understand their applicability and relevance in contemporary times. Otherwise, we risk losing a mine of thought capital about Rajadharma that we have inherited.
A study of 36 drugs described in the Agnipurana, which boost immunity and may help us in our fight against COVID-19.
Prof R Parthasarathy discusses the concept of Yuga and time scales in the Puranas.
Yoga is one of the fields that is indebted to Purāṇas. This becomes evident when we study traditional Saṃskṛta commentaries to Yogasūtras.
The Purāṇas are replete with information on various topics like cosmology, geography, sociology, literary criticism and so on. Of the Purāṇas the Bhāgavatapurāṇa is most popular with the spread of the Bhakti Cult.
This paper deals with a guide to civilization as mentioned in the Agni Purana.
In the Bhavishya Purana, there are many stories covering a wide variety of subjects. Several aspects of life and social situations of common people are described and suggested ways to deal with these is also woven intelligently in the stories. How do these stories relate to present day?