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Re: Theos-World Hindu astronomy, ages & precession

Mar 04, 2006 05:21 PM
by krsanna

Thank you for this reference.  Krsanna

--- In, Jacques Mahnich <jacmahnich@...> 
> The Narada Purana has a chapter on Astronomy (chapter 54) (*) 
which is giving some "coincidences" with the division of cycles 
listed below.
>   61-62a. The aeon (yuga). O brahamana ! The measure of the 
(great) aeon (maha-yuga, caturyuga) is said to be 4 320 000 (divine) 
>   Four tenth of it is said to be the krita yuga;
>   Three tenth of it form the Treta-yuga;
>   Two tenth the Dvapara-yuga;
>   and one tenth the Kali-yuga.
>   (*)Translated and annoted by Ganesh Vasudeo Tagare
> krsanna <timestar@...> wrote:
>   I had tucked this article away until I could learn more about 
> astronomy. Blavatsky discusses the antiquity of the Vedas based on 
> astronomical observations, which are secret cycles. Factors of the 
> numbers John and I mentioned last week -- 108, 216, 324, and 432 --
> are mentioned as proportions of the Maha-Yuga: "Thus the poles [of 
> the ecliptic relative to the pole of the earth] become inverted in 
> 1,080,000 years, which is their Mahâ-Yuga, and which they had 
> divided into four unequal parts, in the proportions of l, 2, 3, 4, 
> for the reasons mentioned above; which are 108,000, 216,000, 
> 324,000, and 432,000." 
> I would love to know if anyone on this list is sufficiently 
> with Hindu astronomy to comment on this. I apologize for the 
> of the excerpt, and I promise to do better most of the time. 
> Best regards,
> Krsanna Duran
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