Conversations: Bhagavatam Astronomy

Alachua - 1996 / (013)

The extraordinary descriptions of the cosmos presented in the Bhagavata Purana tend to appear mythological to the sensibilities of a contemporary audience. But by utilizing the mathematical concept of “higher dimensions,” Thompson illustrates how geometric features attributed to Bhu-mandala can also offer an account of the solar system that corresponds surprisingly well with modern analyses.