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Rekha Rao

Rekha Rao

Independent Researcher and Indologist, Mysore

Aryas of Aryavarta
Archives, Indology

Aryas of Aryavarta

Rekha Rao- March 18, 2020

There is no doubt that in the Rig Veda, the word Arya is used for benevolent people - the noble person involved in constructive and ... Read More

Mohenjo-Daro Man Performing Raajasooya Yajna
Archives, Indology

Mohenjo-Daro Man Performing Raajasooya Yajna

Rekha Rao- April 29, 2019

The seal depicts the king at the time of royal consecration. He can be identified as a king by the distinct ornament on his forehead ... Read More

Interpreting the Dholavira Sign Board of Indus Civilization
Archives, Indology

Interpreting the Dholavira Sign Board of Indus Civilization

Rekha Rao- December 11, 2018

This paper proposes a new interpretation for the previously unsolved puzzle of the Dholavira sign board. The symbols used in this sign board are also ... Read More

Erotic Sentiment in Indian Temple Sculptures
Archives, Indology

Erotic Sentiment in Indian Temple Sculptures

Rekha Rao- November 21, 2018

Most of the Apsara sculptures are based on different aspects of Shringara rasa, adhering to the rules prescribed in the treatise of Indian theatrics- Natyashastra. ... Read More

Spirals and Curves in the Paleographical Evolution of Kannada Alphabets
Archives, Indology

Spirals and Curves in the Paleographical Evolution of Kannada Alphabets

Rekha Rao- September 13, 2018

This paper is an attempt to show that the evolution of paleography of Kannada might have been influenced by the knowledge of circle geometry, spirals ... Read More

Significance of the single horned bull in Indus seals
Archives, Indology

Significance of the single horned bull in Indus seals

Rekha Rao- August 18, 2018

The Vedas appear to be the inspiration behind Indus seals because the theme of many such seals when analyzed appear to reflect Vedic contents. The ... Read More

Mystery in History -Visualization of Miracles of Buddha in Shravasti
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Mystery in History -Visualization of Miracles of Buddha in Shravasti

Rekha Rao- August 6, 2018

Lord Buddha, 7 years after his enlightenment, performed miracles of supra mundane powers for 15 consecutive days to confound his critics, convince the non-believers in ... Read More