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According to the show's title composer, Bear McReary, the mantra was added at the request of Edward James Olmos. Q ... whose idea was it to incorporate the Gayatri Mantra into the Main Title? A: That was Edward James Olmos' idea. We do as the Admiral commands. :) Reddit AMA: Bear McReary An interview with Perry Krootjes indicates that it was simply a song ...


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This is Lord of Light (1967) by Roger Zelazny. Lord of Light is set on a planet colonized by some of the remnants of "vanished Urath", or Earth. The crew and colonists from the spaceship Star of India found themselves on a strange planet surrounded by hostile indigenous races and had to carve a place for themselves or perish. To increase their chances of ...


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Reincarnation figures strongly into the story. The Vedas also imply that humans came from the stars and that their are many places in the heavens where humans and humanoids dwell. A pre earth space faring nuclear civilisation is implied by many Vedic texts. It's not surprising that Olmos was drawn to a sound vibration which encodes an entry way to a ...


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