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The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 1
It is often said that all paths are like spokes on a wheel. We start at the rime and follow a spoke to the hub of central truth from which all paths arise and to which they all return. Those of you who've been following my articles should also know that to a...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 2
Now the point of any study of how much we share in our search for the Deity must be in what shared behaviors should we expect? For the purposes of the community of A Mystical Grove, this must be in how we revere and cherish Nature in all its manifold...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Hinduism: An Overview
Hinduism is believed to be the oldest organized religion in the world. It ranks as the third largest religion in the world after Christianity and Islam.
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Watcher at the gates of Asgard, he can hear the grass growing on the ground and the wool on a sheep's back, and needs no sleep. He is the son of nine etin-maids, perhaps the nine waves. His hall is called Himinbjörg (Heaven-Mountain). He owns the Gjallarhorn (...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic

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From the Rig Veda to Ruskin Bond: the history of nature writing in India
“The Rig Veda has a number of hymns related to nature. One of the most beautiful ones is to goddess Aranyani, the spirit of the forest.” Much of Alter's work revolves around nature and wildlife.
Bermuda Triangle Mystery Revealed in Rig Veda & Atharva Veda Long Back
According to Brahmanda Purana (composed more than 5000 years ago) and Rig Veda (written more than 23000 years ago) planet Mars was born out of Earth .Hence Mars is referred as Bhauma ('son of Bhumi') or Kuja (Ku = Earth + Ja = Born out of ) in ...
The 4 Vedas in Hindi, English, Telugu | PDF Download
The Vedas are four in number – the Rig Veda is the earliest, then the Sama Veda which is next, the Yajur Veda which is third in age, and the Atharva Veda. They are called “Shruti” thee final authority of the Aryas.
Battle of Ten Kings Written With Surgical Precision
BENGALURU: The seventh book of the holy Rig Vedas finds its way into an extraordinary tale of an emperor who wages an epic battle against a usurper leading a confederacy of ten kings. However, divine help from Lord Indra gives victory to the Aryan King ...
The elusive Saraswati River: What the long search has found
The Saraswati finds mention in the Rig Veda — likely composed between 1,500 BC and 1,200 BC — which speaks of the river flowing between the Yamuna in the east and the Sutlej in the west. The Mahabharata, which reached its final form probably in the ...

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