Brahma Loka, Cosmographies, Jainism, Pushkara Dvipa, Vimanas

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 this day it is said, “Every [Jain] monk knows by heart, from the time of…

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,…