Cosmology, Jambudvipa, Mount Sumeru, Vedic Cosmology, Vedic Universe

Cosmo Graphical Mapping | Celestial Mappings 

Mathomathis would like to present an article on Cosmo Graphical Mapping by JOSEPH E. SCHWARTZBERG. The following article would start a conversation on a topic called as: Celestial Mappings To speak of celestial mapping as a part of the cosmographical tradition of traditional Hindu culture is perhaps to extend the meaning of “mapping” beyond its customary limits. Nevertheless, attempts have been made, since ancient times, to present orderly graphic portrayals of…

Buddhism, Cosmography, Cosmology, Hinduism, Jambudvipa, Mount Sumeru, Vaishnavism, ...

Cosmo Graphical Mapping | Cosmographies In Hindu Tradition | (Conclusion) 

The following article on Cosmo Graphical Mapping by JOSEPH E. SCHWARTZBERG is a continuation from the Previous article Cosmo Graphical Mapping | Cosmographies In Hindu Tradition | 103. Apart from painted cosmographies, a half-dozen cosmographic globes (bhugolas), all based largely on Puranic texts, are known to exist. These are of types described by Hindu astronomers, as far back as Aryabhata (b. A.D. 476).  Two of these five globes are found…

Brahmanda, Cosmology, Dwapara Yuga, Jambudvipa, Mount Meru, Vedic Cosmology

Cosmo Graphical Mapping | Cosmographies In Hindu Tradition | 103 

The following article on Cosmo Graphical Mapping by JOSEPH E. SCHWARTZBERG is a continuation from the Previous article Cosmo Graphical Mapping | 102. The following article would be describing on Cosmographies In Hindu Tradition, Paintings and Ink Drawings. Compared with the surviving cosmographies of the Jain tradition-an exceedingly large number-those clearly identifiable with Hinduism are surprisingly few. The reasons for this seeming paradox are provided in the following section on…

Agastya Maharishi, Hindu Mythology, Jambudvipa, Shrimad Bhagwata, Sundara Kanda, Treta Yuga, Valmiki Rishi...

Oceans in Hindu Mythology 

Mathomathis would like to present an article on Oceans in Hindu Mythology by author R.L.S. Sikarwar Arogyadham (J.R.D. Tata Foundation for Reseach in Ayurveda & Yoga Sciences), Deendayal Research Institute, Chitrakoot, Dist. Satna (M.P.)-485 331. Since antiquity the oceans have played a significant role in Hindu religion and its greatness has been profusely illustrated in Holy Scriptures. The ocean has several Hindi and Sanskrit names and synonyms such as Samudra, Sagara,…

Buddhism, Jambudvipa, Lord Brahma, Uttarakuru, Vayu Purana, Vedic Astronomy, Vedic Cosmology, ...

Buddhist Conception Of The World | Jambudvipa | 101 

Mathomathis would like to present the following article on Buddhist Conception Of The World; The following article is available more on Shodhganga. The Buddhist texts and commentaries furnishes with the Buddhist conception of the world and the system, of which it forms a constituent. But in most cases the descriptions seem to he very much fictitious. Sober geography happens’ to appear before us only when the known and familiar places…