[Advaita-l] Adi Sankara knew Earth is round and rotating
Subramanya Uchangi Hiriyannaiah
subramanyauh at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 09:36:16 CST 2011
I am reminded of another quote from Chandogya 3-10-4
"udayascha nAma savitustannivasinAm prANinAm chakshurgOcharApattih ;
tadatyayascha astamanam; na paramArThatah udayAstamAnE"
The Sun is not moving; There is no Sun-rise and Sun-set in reality.
On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 8:22 PM, Venkatesh Murthy <vmurthy36 at gmail.com>wrote:
> In Bruhadaranyaka 6-2-11 Adi Sankara has said Pruthvi Chayam Hi
> Sharvaram Tama Acakshate- They say the shadow portion of Earth is
> Darkness of Night
> The Sunlight portion is Day and the Shadow portion is Night. He knew
> Earth is rotating and round before Westerners discovered the same.
*U H Subramanya
**सुब्रह्मण्यः यु हेच्
ಸುಬ್ರಹ್ಮಣ್ಯ ಯು ಹೆಚ್*
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