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Of course girls are eligible to learn Vedas. It should not even be a serious question because the Veda itself contains many mantras and hymns of female rishis. Moreover, works such as Mahabhashya define words specific to women who are Vedic professors, like "Upādhyāyā" or "Upādhyāyī". And women who studied specific branches of Veda were ...


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Upanishads certainly encourage learned females. Now if one wishes that his daughter should be born, who is learned, that she should attain a full term of life, they should have rice cooked with sesamum and eat it with clarified butter, then they should be able to beget (her). Brhadaranyaka Upanishad VI.4.17 The above quote does not fully answer the ...


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As you have enquired I am herewith providing the reference only of Krishna-ayas or iron from Chandogya Upanishad, which is part of Sama Veda and embedded in the Chandogya Brahmana of the Sama Veda. This Sanskrit name for iron is mentioned in Chandogya Upanishad mantra No. 6.1.6. Krishna-ayas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms Krsna and ayas (...


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karmic manifestations work in a way that in our current form and loka it is quite difficult to relate & derive as to what has led to what . now about the pran ,must have created a debit on your soul. but then again , your karma is limited only to the extent of putting genuine efforts while countering the Senses and Maya.result is in the hands of Krishna (...


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In the Taittirtya Brahmana (1.1.3.5), Prajapati is stated to have assumed the form of a Boar,who lifted up the earth which remained plunged in the water. prajapatih praja asrjata/ tasamannamupakslyata/ tabhyassudamupaprabhinat/ tato vai tasamannam nakslyata/yasya sudassambharo bhavati/nasya grhe’nnarfi ksiyate/ apo va idamagre salilam aslt/ tena ...


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Devi atharvasirsha upanishad mentions the names of Kaalaratri and skandamata forms of navadurga.


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