Figure 1: Jambudvipa

Mysteries of the Sacred Universe – An Overview | Richard L. Thompson

Mathomathis would like to present an article on: Mysteries of the Sacred Universe By Richard L. Thompson (The Cosmology of the Bhagavata Purana) – An Overview The inquisitive human mind naturally yearns to understand the universe and man’s place within it. Today scientists rely on powerful telescopes and sophisticated computers to formulate cosmological theories. In...

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Figure 1: Manushyaloka

Cosmographies | THE JAIN TRADITION

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: COSMOGRAPHIES: THE JAIN TRADITION Of the three ancient Indian religious traditions, that of the Jains appears to have had the greatest and most continuous preoccupation with cosmographical questions. To...

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Figure 2: Plan of the Jaipur Observatory

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...

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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,...

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Puranic Conception

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...

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