Lakshmi’s visit

My young friend Lakshmi visited yesterday. It was an unusual visit in many ways. Usually she comes to help me and comes bearing gifts. Yesterday, she came bearing her troubles and left with some gifts. The first big difference was in me. I avoid watching even sad tv serials and movies – I cannot bear…

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Time : A Recap : All the previous posts cut and pasted together

from : http://ancientindians.wordpress.com/2011/06/26/time-past-present-and-future-bhuta-bhavya-bhavan-nathah-vishnuh/ Reference : The Labyrinth of Time, Introducing the Universe : by Michael Lockwood, Oxford University Press : The ideas below are quoted from or based on this book. Time lies at the core of our strongest emotions. We have nostalgia and relief about the past and anticipation or dread about the future.  Time is a “familiar…

Why should the speed of light be same in all non accelerating frames of reference?

c^2 = permeability of free space*permittivity of free space. As per Maxwell’s electromagnetic equations. If speed of light varied from one inertial frame of reference to another, then physics would be different in every plane, car, planet and so on. Of course Michelson and Morley also proved this experimentally. Once we get this in our…

Fire : A chemical reaction : Change in Electron Energy States : Emission of Photons : Lakshmi : Sri Suktham

Agni is so important to us that when Veda Vyasa वेद व्यास organised the Veda Mantras into Rg, Yajur, Sama and Atharva, he put the Mantras of Agni first!  (While chronologically mantras of the Atharva Veda are first, when Vyasa classified the mantras, he put the mantras useful for japa, ie, the Rk mantras into the Rg…

Particles : The Very Small (sukshma) and The Very Fast (vega) : Photons : Lakshmi, Devi, Sarva Chaitanya, Atman

Everyone knows that, Hanuman, the son of the wind, vayu deva, is the fastest. Right? Well, the Isa Upanishad, tells us of one so fast that even the Devas could not catch up with That. (na enat devAh aapnuvan pUrvam arSat : Isa Vasya Upanishad). The Kena Upanishad tells us that Uma Haimavati, appeared in the very same place and explained…

Light : Bits of Light Energy (Photons) : suvarna rajata srajaa Lakshmi : mass energy equivalence, sat sakti equivalence, advaita, sat cit ananda

All the pictures of Lakshmi Devi, show gold coins streaming from her hands. The Vedic Sri Suktham, tells us that Lakshmi is she who causes/is a stream (srajaa) of brilliant (rajata) good colour (su-varna) and that she is herself the colour of hiraNya ( gold, deer). Throw a little visible light or ultraviolet light  on…