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Ganitapada Of Aryabhata I

Ganitapada is a poetic text discussing mathematics written by Aryabhata I (476 CE). Ganitapada in Sanskrit is rendered in arya meter and has thirty three verses, and throws light on the concepts of Algebra and arithmetic. Ganitapada deals with the following topics: Decimal number system Areas and Volumes Geometrical constructions Progressions Linear equations Trigonometry Squares and Cubes Rule of three Kuttaka (equations of the type): ax + b = cy + d (indeterminate equation of the first degree) The results arrived at in Ganitapada are relevant even today. Here are some of its details: Verse 1 – In praise of Brahmadeva, creator of the universe. Verse 2 – Number System Ekam ca dasam ca satam ca Shasram Tvyutniyute thata prayutam Kotyarbudam ca vruadam Sthanat sthanam dasgunam syat Meaning – in the sequence of 1,10, 100, 1000, 10000, 100000, 1000000, 1000000o, 100000000 each number is ten times the previous number. Verse 3 – Squares and cubes. The fi

Swami Gangeshwarananda Udasina – Life Story

Swami Gangeshwarananda Udasina (1881 – 1992) was a saint and scholar of Vedas. Also known as Gangeshwaranandji Udasina, he was an important propagator of Vedic teachings. His parents, Ramadatta and Sarladevi, were followers of the Swami Ramadasji Udasina, a well known saint back in those days. As a child he was named Chandrashekhara. When he was six years old, he lost his eyesight due to smallpox. This handicap, however, did not stop him from studying texts like Vedas, Bhagavata Purana and the Mahabharata, etc., and mastering all branches of knowledge. He was ordained into Udasina Sampradaya at the age of 22 by Guru Ramanadaji, who also gave him the monastic name of ‘Gangeshwarananda.’ Swami Gangeshwarananda has written a commentary on all the four Vedas. He brought out an edition of all Vedas in one volume called Bhagavana Veda. His Satvata-paksha, a commentary on Vedas, traces the story of Krishna as found in Vedas. His other important works are: Srautamuni Caritamrta Vedapadesha

Vairagya Satakam Teachings - Bhartrihari Vairagya Satakam Quotes

A collection of quotes and teachings from Vairagya Satakam of Bhartrihari. If a person be attached to physical enjoyment, he will have the fear of disease. If he be attached to his social status he will be afraid of losing it. If he be attached to his wealth he will fear the hostile enemies who may snatch it away. If he be attached to honor he will be afraid of humiliation. If he be attached to power and strength he will fear his enemies who may render him powerless. If he be attached to his beauty he will fear his old age. If he be attached to his scholarship he will fear those who may challenge his erudition. If he be attached to his good reputation he will fear the wicked who may defame him. If he be attached to his body he will be afraid of death. All the things of the world pertaining to man are fraught with fear. Renunciation of attachment alone causes fearlessness. Among sensual persons, Shiva is unique, sharing half his body with His beloved;

10 July 2021 Tithi - Panchang - Hindu Calendar - Good Time - Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Saturday, 10 July 2021 – It is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day till 5:42 AM on July 10. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 6:36 AM on July 11. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on July 10, 2021 as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Punarvasu or Punartham Nakshatra on the entire day on July 10 and till 12:53 AM on July 11. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Punarvasu or Punartham Nakshatra on the entire day on July 10 and till 1:02 AM on July 11.   Rashi or Moon Sign  – Mithuna Rashi till 6:29 PM on J