OVERVIEW OF EGYPTIAN HISTORY
PRE-DYNASTIC (late neolithic culture) 6,000 to 3,000 BC
Nagada I – 5,000 BC – Upper Egypt, spread from Abydos over all of Upper Egypt; reached Red Sea, first cataract and Libyan oasis. Nagada II – 4,000 BC to 3,500 BC – Trade and conflict with Lower Egypt; Hierakonopolis, in middle Egypt, tombs, murals and inscriptions. Nagada III – @ 3,000 BC – The Two Kingdoms, Upper and Lower Egypt, emerge. Upper Egypt: Nekhab (El Kab, near Edfu) central location. Lower Egypt: Buto (Tell el Farain, near Desouq) in the Delta. Period of struggle between North and South in which south claimed the victory; Narmer palette commemorates victory and unification.
EARLY DYNASTIC ERA 3,000 to 2705 BC Continue reading
12 Types of Kalsarpa Yoga in Astrology
From Hindu Devotional Blog
The person who has Kala Sarpa Yoga in his horoscope will suffer from various problems in life. Hence Kala Sarpa Yogam or Kalsarpa Yoga is regarded as a deadly yoga in Hindu astrology. Kala Sarpa Yoga is formed when all the planets are hemmed between the Navagraha Planets Lord Rahu and Lord Ketu in one’s horoscope.
There are mainly 12 types of Kala Sarpa Yoga. Below are the details of the twelve Kala Sarpa Yogas and the positives and negatives of the yogas.
Anant Kalsarpa Yoga Continue reading
by Sumanta Sanyal, 1997
Yama is the much-feared Hindu god of death who lives in his gloomy palace Kalichi situated somewhere in the nether regions or the Hindu Patala. He is the regent of the Southern quarter of the compass. Yama has a number of attendants to assist him in his many tasks. In his palace he keeps a register called the “Book of Destiny” in which each person’s span of life is recorded. This is maintained by one of the god’s attendants and the servant is predictably as gloomy of countenance as his master. When a person’s span of life is over Yama sends some of his more robust attendants up to earth to haul the person down to his palace. Continue reading