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Dr Hansraj Joshi Department of Mathematics York U., Toronto, Canada A talk at the History of Math. Conference, Dec, 20 2007 Pantnagar, India. YAGN KUND : THE ORIGIN OF GEOMETRY. ABSTRACT & INTRODUCTION.
Dr Hansraj JoshiDepartment of MathematicsYork U., Toronto, CanadaA talk at the History of Math. Conference, Dec, 20 2007 Pantnagar, India.
YAGN KUND : THE ORIGIN OF GEOMETRY
Secondary Vedi representing Brahma is Square where as those representing Soory (the Sun) and Prithavi (the Earth) are circles of area same as that of the square
descriptions of what Yagn is, and its purpose
The following passages from the Preface to the New Edition (1899) and the Preface of English – Sanskrit Dictionary (1852) proves my contention “Sir Monier was not at all academically honest” beyond any doubt.
……The Great Max Muller was no exception.
(he writes) “ …. This edition of mine and the translation of the Vedas will hereafter tell to a great extent on the fate of India and on the growth of millions of souls in that country. It ( he means the Ved) is the root of their religion and to show them what the root is, I feel sure, is the only way of uprooting all that has sprung from it during the last three thousand years.”
Here the word ‘Aghynya’ is for
a cattle which must not be killed.
is enough; namely Yajurved-40-6 states:
Yastu Sarvaani Bhoota-nyaa-tmanne-vaanu-pashayti,
Sarv Bhooteshu Chaatmanm, Tato Na Vichi-kitsati.
This means “ He who sees all beings in the self and the self in all beings,
feels no hatred against any creature in the world, for,
he realizes the similarity (Aekyata=oneness) of all souls and sees himself in them”
1. Yajurved -16-3 “Maa Himseeth Purusam” meaning ‘do not destroy man’
meaning ‘do not destroy the biped living beings’
“Imam Maa Himseerekashaphalm Pashu Kanikradm Vaajinm Vaajineshu”
meaning “do not destroy the one-hoofed animal the horse”
4. Yajurved -13-49 ”Ghritm Duhaanaan-maditim Janaayaagne Maa Himseeh”
Meaning “Do not destroy Aditi (the cow),
giver of milk for mankind and innocent in nature”
5. Yajurved -13-50 “ Tvashtuhu Prajaanaam Prathamam Janitramgne Maa Hinsihi”
Cow ( the animal) Earth (the land)
Ray (of light) Arrow (Baan)
Milk (of a cow) Sense organs (Indree)
Happiness Direction (Disha)
Water Butter (from cow milk)
Moon Celestial region (Dwau)
Sight (Drishtee) Heaven (Swarg)
Jay Seeya Raam
Dr Hansraj P Joshi
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
TORONTO, Ont. Canada, M3J 1P3