Author:Prabhakar Gondhalekar

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The Time Keepers of the Vedas : History of the Calendar of the Vedic Period from Rgveda

By: Prabhakar Gondhalekar

Price: $45.90

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200632

ISBN: 8173049696

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There are three clocks of nature; the diurnal clock that measures the days, the lunar clock that measures the months and the solar clock that measures the seasons. The calendar is mans frustrated attempt's) to synchronize these three clocks. Different cultures have attempted, in different ways, to synchronize these clocks or formulate a stable calendar. The calendar of the Vedic period has confounded historians of science for over hundred years. The foundational elements of a calendar (season, year, month and day) are noted in Rgveda Samhita, the oldest surviving text in Sanskrit. However, the... View more info