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13 Dec : Now that’s called a man of substance !

By age 17 he was already a renowned scholar. 
A Moslem astronomer, mathematician, physicist, geographer, chronologist and historian… He was Abu Rayhan al-Biruni. He died today in 1048. 88 kata lagi


Reading Māshā’allāh : Sassanian Ayanamsa

Before we begin, I would like to make it abundantly clear that it is not my intention to replace the chart we have for the foundation of Baghdad This is in most respects as well sourced as can be expected. 1.497 kata lagi

Traditional Astrology

Hermes in Sassanian Iran - Transmission Part 1

This article barely touches on a very important issue in the history and transmission of ideas, and in particular to those that are related to the celestial arts and related cosmologies. 2.355 kata lagi

Traditional Astrology

Mercury : The Hypocritical Planet?

This article is little more than a footnote that concerns an intriguing passage I had the good fortune to read while perusing a publication of The Metropolitan Museum of Art (1997) :  598 kata lagi

Traditional Astrology

Astrology in Islam

It is He Who maketh the stars (as beacons) for you, that ye may guide yourselves, with their help, through the dark spaces of land and sea: We detail Our signs for people who know. 5.698 kata lagi

Traditional Astrology

The Art of Astrology - Al Biruni

Al Biruni, one of the greatest Arab scholars, was born on September 4, 973, in what is now Uzbekistan. He showed talent at an early age and by his early 20’s had written several acclaimed papers. 183 kata lagi


How the world saw India

How do other people think of us? I think all of us have wondered that at some time. The answer often depends on where we are at the time. 722 kata lagi