Discussions on Puranic Cosmology

Alachua – 2007 / (131)

In a 40-minute conversation involving production details for a video project, Thompson explores philosophical nuances identified with Puranic cosmography. He further considers limitations identified with a “literal” interpretation colored by modern discourse, subsequently projected upon ancient discourse. Thompson raises numerous questions, such as: “How does Bhu-mandala relate to the earth of our experience,” and “Why are there different representations” offered within the Puranic tradition?