SHosur at KBSI.COM
Wed Oct 20 10:05:14 CDT 1999
It is said that one day of the days equals to 1year of the humans.
The scholars have said that 1200 divya years make one kaliyuga. Hence I
kaliyuga is 1200 * 365 = 432000 years
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Prashant Sharma [SMTP:psharma at BU.EDU]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 1999 4:38 PM
> To: ADVAITA-L at LISTS.ADVAITA-VEDANTA.ORG
> Subject: Re: saattvika tyaagam
> Aravind Krishna wrote:
> > 'mahAsuraM ketum ahaM bhajAmi chAyagrahavaram '
> > 'grahaNAdikAryakAraNaM grahApasavyasahncAriNam ' - from dikshitars
> > kriti's.
> > According to astrology it's very clear that Rahu & Kethu are not planets
> > just points. The place given to Rahu & Kethu in astrology is much more
> > scientific than we could imagine. They do not own any house and are not
> > considered to be planets. Movement of Rahu and Kethu are totally
> > on moon. They move in a reverse direction due to their nodal
> > As this is not an astrological discussion I refrain from further
> > explanation.
> > Interested members can browse
> > http://www.angelfire.com/biz2/astrosunil/kali.html
> > to understand the significance of the 'sankalpa' that we make before
> > commencing any ceremony. This may help some to appreciate the
> > and astronomical knowledge of ancient Indians.
> I read this document and don't quite understand how the author gets a
> for the
> length of kali yuga. If you have some idea could you contact me by private
> email (since this topic might not be of common interest on this list).
> bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam
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