Debating evidence, method & Inferences: Oak vs Koch – Part 9

Dieter Koch writes, Are there other reliable clues? Most probably you think so. Well, I do not think so. My response… You have already answered your own question. There are many. The answer is resounding – YES! [hydrology, climatology, oceanography, seismology, anthropology, Astronomy (non-Mahabharata war references from Mahabharata text, Ramayana text, Surya Siddhanta)] But I…

Women doing ‘Sandhya’ & ‘Homa’ and wearing ‘Yajnopavit’ – 14000+ years long Indic tradition

Sahana Singh ji posted few photos of female Murtis wearing ‘Yajnopavit’ from Kolkota museum on Facebook. If one researches carefully (as Sahana Singh ji did) one can notice numerous wonderful yet under-researched features of Hindu civilization. These two statues (courtesy: Sahana Singh) from Kolkota museums show two women, both wearing ‘Yajnopavit’.   These statues appear to…

The knotty and naughty problem of ‘Yuga’ definition

The problem of ‘Yuga’ definitions and its reconciling with the chronology of Indic civilization determined via various disciplines of science, and thus via empirical testing, will continue forever. Thus, the objective here is to not solve the problem, for it is intrinsically unsolvable, but to write a note that can be used as a ‘reference…