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Kumbha Mela and the Reestablishment of India's Truth and Power in the World ⁓ Part 2 ⁓

In Part One of ‘Kumbha Mela and the Reestablishment of India's Truth and Power in the World’ I presented some basic information about the Kumbha Mela along with Thea’s thoughts on the chronic miscalculation of the dates of this zodiacal festival and the problem this poses for India. In Part Two I will discuss this miscalculation or mismeasure of the Kumbha Mela in greater depth, and in Part Three I will discuss the geometric sense of the Kumbha (the Water Pot, Jar or some say Urn) which is the key to the correct measure of the zodiacal year and hence the key to the correct measure and sense of the Kumbha Mela.
I recently read an article in Indian Express entitled ‘Faith, science and spectacle ‒ At the Kumbh, they meet and melt into one another’ (28 Jan 2019) . Therein the author, Ananya Awasthi ‒ assistant director of Harvard India Research Center ‒ proposes that underneath the faith (or shraddha) of millions of Hindus celebrating the Kumbha Mela, there is some scientific truth u…

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