In the last post in this series I took a look at the Indus valley and its gods. The reasons for the demise of the Indus valley are still debated, but it is widely believed that the migration patterns of the Aryan people bought them down into the green valleys of the Indus and beyond. The Aryans were hunter gatherers and drove herds of animals with them. The greener & warmer pastures of the belt between the Indus and the Ganges, had these people become farmers and planters and settle down in these regions. Continue reading The Vedas and the creation of the world
I have small blossoming gardens on my apartment balconies. This is my favourite one, next to my kitchen. The tomatoes are growing well and the basil and parsley are thriving. The sage and oregano have started sprouting and the flowers are blooming. 🙂
I just have to ensure that the dogs don’t eat my herbs which they are very fond of doing.
The Mozilla foundation is de-prioritising the development work on 64bit version of Firefox for Windows. This is a good article which points out why not, while also explaining the benefits of 64bit browsers. It does make me think however – that browsers these days are fundamentally broken.
I am now running a secure site. Please feel free to use https://www.asabharwal.com/ when accessing the site.
I will migrate to using https by default over the next few days.
Isn’t it strange that some of the best things in the world, immediately remind you of something wrong? However put that thought out of your mind and make these amazing Maple glazed Cinnamon Buns.
From: Serious Eats
The bronze age of man bought with it a more organised religion than which was practiced in the stone age. The great civilisations of the period, – Ancient Egyptian in Africa, Mesopotamia in Central Asia and the Indus Valley Civilisation in north India – developed the first thought forms of the Godhead, the beginnings of religion. Their beliefs evolved slowly over the centuries and gradually developed into a comprehensive world view shared by the people. Continue reading Early civilisation and the first Gods