Tag: North star

Rigvedic Arkshya’s connection with Little Dipper from 50,000 BCE

Ancient India Astronomy

King Shrutarva, contemporary of Trasadasyu is associated with Polaris-Polestar, at least is from 50,000 BCE (lower limit).
King Alarka, conemporary of Sagar, is also associated with Polaris-Polestar, at least is from 24,000 BCE (lower limit).

SWASTIKA and North Star

Ancient India India

North Star 🌟 – Ursa Major – Swastika Polaris ध्रुव तारा is close to earth’s North Pole hence also called Pole Star. Pole Star, is the brightest member star in the constellation of Ursa Minor. In ancient times, North Pole was used for navigation. North Star is in almost straight line to the Big dipper’s…