Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Hindu > Puranas > Bhagavata Purana > Commentaries on 5th Canto Bhagavatam Cosmology
Displaying 810 of 7322         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Commentaries on 5th Canto Bhagavatam Cosmology
Commentaries on 5th Canto Bhagavatam Cosmology
Description
Back of the Book

The structure of the universe and calculations of planetary movements have been a matter of great interest to many ancient civilizations. The Vedic scriptures give ample evidence of this interest. The ancient calculations give similar results to modern methods. Whereas the Vedic description of the structure of the universe differs greatly from the modern conception. Some persons will thus reject the Vedic conception as imaginary. At least some explanation for the difference seems needed. This can only be done by first examining the available scriptures on this subject to obtain accurate knowledge of the conceptions. Since the Bhagavatam devotes many chapters to the structure of the universe, Bhagavatam should be studied. Thus the translation of the various commentaries on the chapters dealing with this subject is valuable. The present publication of these commentaries is a major step to help us properly understand the Vedic conception of the universe and based upon this, we can attempt to correlate it with modern conceptions, or let it stand on its own merits. That will be left for the reader to judge.

Foreword

The structure of the universe and calculations of planetary movements have been a matter of great interest to many ancient civilizations. The Vedic scriptures give ample evidence of this interest. The ancient calculations give similar results to modern methods, whereas the Vedic description of the structure of the universe differs greatly from the modern conception. Some persons will thus reject the Vedic conception as imaginary. At least some explanation for the difference seems needed. This can only be done by first examining the available scriptures on this subject to obtain accurate knowledge of the conceptions since the Bhagavatam devotes many chapters to the structure of the universe, Bhagavatam should be studied. Thus the translation of the various commentaries on the chapters dealing with this subject is valuable. The present publication of the se commentaries is a major step to help us properly understand the Vedic conception of the universe and based upon this, we can attempt to correlate it with modern conception, or let it stand on its own merits. That will be left for the reader to judge.

Contents

Introductionix
Acknowledgementsxvi
1Description of Jambudvipa1
2The Descent of the River Ganges73
3The Prayers Offered to the Lord by the Residents of Jambudvipa139
4A Description of the island of Jambudvipa273
5Studying the Structure of the Universe371
6The Movements of the Sun467
7The Orbits of the Planets517
8The Sisumara Planetary Systems557
9The Subterranean Heavenly Planets583
10The Glories of Lord Ananta657
11Description of the Hellish Planets695

Commentaries on 5th Canto Bhagavatam Cosmology

Item Code:
IDK585
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2007
ISBN:
9781934405000
Size:
9.3" X 6.3"
Pages:
856
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 1.325 Kg
Price:
$50.00   Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Commentaries on 5th Canto Bhagavatam Cosmology

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 6492 times since 7th Aug, 2017
Back of the Book

The structure of the universe and calculations of planetary movements have been a matter of great interest to many ancient civilizations. The Vedic scriptures give ample evidence of this interest. The ancient calculations give similar results to modern methods. Whereas the Vedic description of the structure of the universe differs greatly from the modern conception. Some persons will thus reject the Vedic conception as imaginary. At least some explanation for the difference seems needed. This can only be done by first examining the available scriptures on this subject to obtain accurate knowledge of the conceptions. Since the Bhagavatam devotes many chapters to the structure of the universe, Bhagavatam should be studied. Thus the translation of the various commentaries on the chapters dealing with this subject is valuable. The present publication of these commentaries is a major step to help us properly understand the Vedic conception of the universe and based upon this, we can attempt to correlate it with modern conceptions, or let it stand on its own merits. That will be left for the reader to judge.

Foreword

The structure of the universe and calculations of planetary movements have been a matter of great interest to many ancient civilizations. The Vedic scriptures give ample evidence of this interest. The ancient calculations give similar results to modern methods, whereas the Vedic description of the structure of the universe differs greatly from the modern conception. Some persons will thus reject the Vedic conception as imaginary. At least some explanation for the difference seems needed. This can only be done by first examining the available scriptures on this subject to obtain accurate knowledge of the conceptions since the Bhagavatam devotes many chapters to the structure of the universe, Bhagavatam should be studied. Thus the translation of the various commentaries on the chapters dealing with this subject is valuable. The present publication of the se commentaries is a major step to help us properly understand the Vedic conception of the universe and based upon this, we can attempt to correlate it with modern conception, or let it stand on its own merits. That will be left for the reader to judge.

Contents

Introductionix
Acknowledgementsxvi
1Description of Jambudvipa1
2The Descent of the River Ganges73
3The Prayers Offered to the Lord by the Residents of Jambudvipa139
4A Description of the island of Jambudvipa273
5Studying the Structure of the Universe371
6The Movements of the Sun467
7The Orbits of the Planets517
8The Sisumara Planetary Systems557
9The Subterranean Heavenly Planets583
10The Glories of Lord Ananta657
11Description of the Hellish Planets695
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Based on your browsing history

Loading... Please wait

Related Items

Cosmology and Cosmic Manifestations: Shaiva Thought and Art of Kashmir
by Bansi Lal Malla
Hardcover (Edition: 2015)
Aryan Books International
Item Code: NAJ988
$85.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Puranic Cosmology
Item Code: NAE657
$40.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Prakrti The Integral Vision (Vol. 4 The Nature of Matter)
by Kapila Vatsyayan
Hardcover (Edition: 1995)
D. K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDD171
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Prakrti The Integral Vision (Vol. 2 Vedic, Buddhist and Jain Traditions)
by Sampat Narayanan
Hardcover (Edition: 1995)
D. K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDD169
$40.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Big Bang and Brahma's Day (A Rare Book)
by Purasu Balakrishanan
Paperback (Edition: 1995)
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
Item Code: NAF461
$20.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Prakrti The Integral Vision (Vol. 3 The Agamic Tradition and the Arts)
by Bettina Baumer
Hardcover (Edition: 1995)
D. K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDD170
$40.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Prakrti The Integral Vision:  Man in Nature (Volume 5)
Item Code: IDD172
$40.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

Thank you for this wonderful New Year sale!
Michael, USA
Many Thanks for all Your superb quality Artworks at unbeatable prices. We have been recommending EI to friends & family for over 5 yrs & will continue to do so fervently. Cheers
Dara, Canada
Thank you for your wonderful selection of books and art work. I am a regular customer and always appreciate the excellent items you offer and your great service.
Lars, USA
Colis bien reçu, emballage excellent et statue conforme aux attentes. Du bon travail, je reviendrai sur votre site !
Alain, France
GREAT SITE. SANSKRIT AND HINDI LINGUISTICS IS MY PASSION. AND I THANK YOU FOR THIS SITE.
Madhu, USA
I love your site and although today is my first order, I have been seeing your site for the past several years. Thank you for providing such great art and books to people around the World who can't make it to India as often as we would like.
Rupesh
Heramba Ganapati arrived safely today and was shipped promptly. Another fantastic find from Exotic India with perfect customer service. Thank you. Jai Ganesha Deva
Marc, UK
I ordered Padmapani Statue. I have received my statue. The delivering process was very fast and the statue looks so beautiful. Thank you exoticindia, Mr. Vipin (customer care). I am very satisfied.
Hartono, Indonesia
Very easy to buy, great site! Thanks
Ilda, Brazil
Our Nandi sculpture arrived today and it surpasses all expectations - it is wonderful. We are not only pleasantly surprised by the speed of international delivery but also are extremely grateful for the care of your packaging. Our sculpture needed to travel to an off-lying island of New Zealand but it arrived safely because of how well it had been packaged. Based upon my experience of all aspects of your service, I have no hesitation in recommending Exotic India.
BWM, NZ
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2018 © Exotic India