Vrddha Gargiya Jyotisha published in T A T T V A D È P A H Journal of Academy of Sanskrit Research Academy of Sanskrit Research

R.N. Iyengar Vṛddhagārgīyajyotiṣam aka Vrddha-garga-samhita is an ancient Sanskrit text originating before Common Era. Transmitted orally for several centuries before getting fixed in script and later copied in different places over centuries the available manuscripts demand careful critical study. The present paper is an attempt in that direction.   Download this study from below link:…

Questions and Answers on Gurukula

Submit your questions to: forcteindia!gmail.com   Namaste, son is 2 years young ,I’m thinking about his further academic education with my bitter experience in schools, I don’t want to send him to School, It starts with comparison with one another, pressuring for scores and estimating a child through its scores .at the end a genius…

Regarding re-use of clay pots for cooking

There are some discussions with regards to the re-use of clay pots for cooking. There are various points and experiences with regards to this. However, on an independent study, my interest was to find what is mentioned in the scriptures. If someone finds and has references further to it, kindly let us know.   taijasAnAm…

CTE KC Homeschooling Network

Creating a “Centre for Traditional Education Krsna Conscious Homeschooling Network”   CHARTER   DESCRIPTION OF THE NETWORK: An active no-nonsense Whatsapp network comprising of those devotees currently providing or wanting to provide homeschooling/ alternative schooling/ Gurukula schooling for their children or for children in their community.   SCOPE OF THE NETWORK (anything different is beyond…

What is the correct pronunciation of ḽ (ऌ)?

There is no ‘r’ sound in pronouncing ḽ (ऌ).  For example, in the word ‘kḽptam’ meaning ‘limited’ the kḽ rhymes with the kṛ of kṛṣṇa (Krishna) but there is no ‘r’ sound – an approximate representation of the word would be kliptam. Many wrongly pronounce ḽ like lṛ.  It is probably the result of confusion because of the similarity…

Bhakti Yoga and Cows

Bharat Chandra Dasa, 07/06/2016 A) SAMBANDHA JNANA & cow protection: goṣvan ga yavasadina (Srimad Bhagavatam, 11.11.43) I can be worshiped within the cows by offerings of grass and other suitable grains and paraphernalia for the pleasure and health of the cows,(How can this be called as being related to Sambandha-jnana? Because, “Bhakti-yoga that is performed…

End of Life Care

Dedication on the eve of Srila Prabhupada Disappearance Day ‘Death literacy’ is a must for all who have taken birth. Certainly, we should all enquire and seek out – “What is death? Who actually dies? What happens to us after death? Why do we die? We really do not want to die but why are…