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Vedic Cosmography and Astronomy

Vedic Cosmography and Astronomy

Richard L. Thompson

  • ISBN: 9788120819542, 8120819543
  • Year of Publication: 2000
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 1st
  • No. of Pages: 251
  • Language: English
Rs. 250.00

The mysteries of the fifth Canto of the Srimad Bhagavatam have long puzzled students of Vedic cosmography and astronomy. Confronted with a description of the universe that seems much at variance with the information provided by our senses and standard astronomical calculations, foreign observers and even Indian commentators from the middle ages up to the present have concluded that the Bhagavatam's account elaborated in other Puranas must be mythological. On the other hand the same persons have been much impressed with vedic astronomical treatises the jyotisasastras which provide remarkably accurate measurements of the solar system.

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