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09 Jan

Some Notable Trivia

Some Notable Trivia
Kathopnishad deals with the dialogue between Nachiketa and Yama
“Satyamev Jayate” India’s motto comes from “Mundaka Upnishad”
Aitareya Brahman establishes Superiority of Brahmins
Shudra word comes in 10th Mandala of Rig-Veda, so this term also belongs to later vedic age
In the later Vedic period, divine royal theory started The king in the center was called Raja, Samrat in East, Swarat in West, Virat in North and Bhoj in South
Coins were used in Later Vedic Age
Most mentioned River is Indus, Most revered river is Saraswati
The marriage of a widow to brother or relative of the deceased was known as “Niyoga”
Rishi Agastya is known for Aryanization of South India
Jabala Upnishad mentions the 4 Ashrams for the first time
Swastika is said to be not only pre-Vedic but also Pre-Harappan and it existed from Baluchistan, Indus Valley and even Turkmenistan It is NOT an exclusive Aryan Symbol
Vaishya as a Varna has NO mention in Rig-Veda
Yavyavati is another name for Ravi in Rig-Veda
Agni was a God which was worshipped by Aryans as well as Ancient Iranians
A hymn in Rig Veda is devoted to Lopamudra She was wife of Rishi Agastya and credited with spreading the fame of theLalita sahastranama Her other names are Kaushitaki and Varaprada
Gargi was daughter of Rishi Vachaknu and is mentioned in the Sixth and the Eighth Brahmana of Brhadaranyaka Upanishad
Atranjikheda is the place where largest deposits of the Iron weapons have been found
The literal meaning of Aryamnah Pantha word is “Aryaman’s Way” and is an expression which occurs in the Brahmanas and denotes the “Milky way”
In early Vedic era, there was no distinct theory of Kingship and King (Rajan) was generally a tribal chieftain This chieftain was the holder of the established order and moral rule which was called Dhratavatra

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