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In below link I found some details about Ancient Batteries, Hydrogen & Oxygen discovered by Sage Agastya in India

Ancient Batteries, Hydrogen & Oxygen discovered by Sage Agastya in India

I would like to know any evidence or mentions of Hydrogen & Oxygen in Vedas and Itihasas?

Along with Oxygen and Hydrogen any other chemical elements mentioned?

  • By etymology of Latin names derived from Sanskrit : Aurum - Svarna - Au - Gold. Argentinium - Arjuna - Ag - Silver – ram Dec 14 '19 at 2:44
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    @ram, even for this site that is a credulity stretch... – iruvar Dec 14 '19 at 3:30
  • @iruvar, maybe you want to look up etymology before you opine – ram Dec 14 '19 at 18:33
  • @ram, so you're saying argentine and arjun both mean white therefore the Latin Argentine must have been derived from the Sanskrit Arjuna? There are plenty of such Sanskrit and Latin cognate words - in fact one need look no further than the respective words for some of the numbers between one and ten. Linguistic science attributes the presence of these cognate words to Latin and Sanskrit having evolved from a single ancient proto-Indo-European ancient language. I don't think it's the case that Latin poached the words you mention from Sanskrit – iruvar Dec 14 '19 at 23:20
  • @iruvar - "evolved from a single ancient proto-Indo-European ancient language" - which is.. ? Just saying PIE (proto-Indo-European) with no proof about its aksharas (alphabets), vyakarana (grammar), lipi (script) or kavya (literature) is hogwash. Sanskrit has all of these, along with written historical records going back to at least 5100 B.C, and much more if you count Itihasa/Puranas. Of course, these western indologists will hand wave these off as myth, because of their inability to accept the superiority of truth. – ram Dec 15 '19 at 0:55
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I would like to know any evidence or mentions of Hydrogen & Oxygen in Vedas and Itihasas?

मित्रं हुवे पूतदक्षं वरुणां च रिषाद्सम् धियं घृताचीं साधन्ता || ऋ०|१|२|७||

Let one who is desirous to form water by the combination of two substances take pure hydrogen gas highly heated, and, oxygen gas possessed of the property rusting, and let him combine them to form water.(rigved 1.2.7)

Etymology of translation

रिषाद्सम्:-property of rishada (rusting)

वरुणां:-oxygen Varuna is the substance that is acceptanble to all. It is the element that every living being needs to live. This verse say that varuna has property ofrishadha, i.e., it eats away or rusts all the base metals, it burns all the bones, etc; and physiologically purifies the blood by oxidizing it, and thereby keeping the frame alive it is by these properties that varuna is in general distinguished; but it is especially characterized here as rishadha.Undoubtedly, It is oxygen.

मित्रम:- hydrogen Now it is well known that hydrogen is the lightest gas and and it has strongest affinity with oxygen. Here, Mitra is associated with varuna(oxygen). Mitra, for instance, occurs as synonymous with udana, in many parts of Vedas, udana is well characterized by its lightness or by its power to lift up.

पूतदक्षं:- pure energy Puta is pure, free impurities. Daksha means energy. Puta-daksham is a substance, pure, possessed of kinetic energy. Who that is acquainted with the kinetic theory of gases, cannot see in puta-daksha the properties of a gas highly heated?

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