vedas as science

George Thompson GthomGt at CS.COM
Mon Mar 20 02:28:52 UTC 2000

In a word, and not meaning to offend, all this is simply:


Best wishes,

George Thompson

In a message dated 3/19/00 8:46:59 PM Eastern Standard Time, rpeck at NECA.COM

> Sorry if I took too large of a step. The sun was the source of creation as
>  symbolized by Agni. Indra was the symbol (or God) of the manifest or the
>  firmament. The two constitute the physical reality as creation and manifest
>  (as is almost universal).  In modern physics this is equivalent to Law
>  (Agni) versus energy and matter (Indra). In the beginning was the
>  concentrated energy (Indra) and the indwelling Law (Agni) that would
>  determine the future manifested worlds as given in the concept of the Big
>  Bang hypothesis.  Energy and matter are now known to be equivalent through
>  equals mc squared of Einstein, however it is apparent in the description of
>  the early Gods that they too were aware of this connection. Religions
>  therefore start with the giver of Law and the source of energy and manifest
>  (typically male and female elements).
>  The problem that us moderns have is that we know that the energy of the sun
>  comes from inner reactions in the sun, the ancients however could only
>  perceive the fire of the sun as being fueled by the moon.  This idea of
>  coming from something inert is not in the common awareness of modern man
>  heat (or phlogiston) comes from inert oil and wood that early man was well
>  aware of. Another factor that the indoor educated modern man forgets is
>  the sun and moon are viewed as exactly the same size (as seen in an
>  eclipse). The connection between the sun and moon are therefore obvious to
>  the early observers. The two together was the One or Brahma or the source
>  Law and Manifest.
>  Agni or the creative fire was also found to reside inside of creative
>  individuals, but that is another issue.
>  regards
>  Bob Peck

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