Aitareya Brahmana, Buddhism, Indian Epics, Lord Buddha, Yojana

Buddhist Conception Of The World | Uttarakuru | 103 (Conclusion) 

In the following article Mathomathis would present a discussion on continent of Uttarakuru which is the most mysterious and mythical in character. Before proceeding further, readers are advised to read the previous article Buddhist Conception Of The World | Western Continents | 102. Though the name Uttarakuru is common between the Brahmanical and the Buddhist literature, there is a distinct difference in its treatment in these texts just as it…

Buddhism, Buddhist philosophy, Western Philosophy

Buddhist Conception Of The World | Western Continents | 102 

The following article is a continuation from the previous article Buddhist Conception Of The World | 101 users are expected to read the previous article before proceeding further. Jambudvipa is around 10,000 or 7,000 yojanas in extent. It is therefore called Maha or Great. Of the 10,000 yojanas of the Jambudvipa 4,000 are covered by the ocean, 3,000 by the Himalayas, and 3,000 are inhabited by men. Jambudvipa has 500…

Brahmanda, Buddhism, Cosmography, Markandeya Purana, Vedic Science, Vedic Universe

Cosmo Graphical Mapping | Jambudvipa | 101 

Mathomathis would like to publish an article on Cosmos Graphical Mapping presented by Author: JOSEPH E. SCHWARTZBERG. Author in one of his text starts with a category of Underlying Cosmological Conceptions as follows: Commenting on the relative unpopularity of cosmological investigations among modern Indologists, R. F. Gombrich has opined that “the most discouraging feature of traditional Indian cosmology is not its fantastic and uncritical character, but its complexity.” He explains…

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…