and also by the fact that kham means zero, śūnya in all ancient mathematical references. This also leads us to the concept of vacuum or space meaning ākāśa.
The Alphabet & the seven Chakrās of the Śiva śutras.
◊ We are going to look at two sūtras of the Śiva sūtras from the Vimarśinī by Kśemrāja written in 10th century A.D.  :-
I.6 Sai>caËsaMQaanao ivaSvasaMhar ..6.. – śaktichakra samdhane viśvasamhāra
II.7 maatRkacaËsambaaoQa: ..7.. – mātrkā chakra sambodhah
If we look at the Earth as shown in Fig. 2 we realize the entire life is restricted to a thin crust of about 30 Km thick on the surface plus few kilometers up in the air. As we look at this we can feel its ‘Mother nature’ ; the Gaia Hypothesis of James Lovelock seems so true that this prithivi purush itself is alive ; not only that it supports other forms of life.The Nirukta  (2.8) first relates the root ( maa ) √ma to mātā which means “the atmosphere” encircling the earth. This also means the “mother’s womb” in it the ātmā : soul takes shape and form and is born in this world. Just like the womb encloses the child and protects it, similarly the