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  • 30,000 years old rock drawings at Bhimbetka in Madhya Pradesh

    The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Rock Shelters, the Bhimbetka, is a pleasant delight. It is absolute fun to walk the rugged path of rocks showing beautiful depictions of painting from the pre-historic times. The rocky terrain is full of sights of craggy cliffs and lofty mountains surrounding you. Besides, you learn, how early humans […]

  • Religious persecution inflicted upon Hindus Over time in India

    Religious intolerance is not a new thing in the history of the world. All religions have suffered discrimination, massacres, and persecution directly or indirectly from other religion. Similarly, Hindus have also been afflicted to this in course of time, mainly in India. 8th Century – Muhammad Bin Qasim Muhammad Bin Qasim mobilized 6000 cavalries and attacked […]

  • 10 Krishna Temples in India you should visit at least once in your life

    Some people believe that Krishna is the avatar of Vishnu, and some believe that Vishnu is an avatar of Krishna. However, one cannot deny that Krishna is the central figure in the Hindu Bhagavad Gita. Since he is such an important and powerful figure in Hindu dharma, there are many temples built to his name. […]

  • Jatashankar – Natural cave temple symbolic of the hair of Lord Shiva

    The Jatashankar, the natural cave has stalactite, an icicle-shaped formation hanging inside from the ceiling, with waters dripping from it continuously and people revering it as 108 natural lingams. Jatashankar is 2 km short of the beautiful cantonment area of Pachmarhi in Madhya Pradesh. It is a surprise visit for many people who seek respite […]

  • The Warrior Who Could Have Ended Mahabharata War In A Minute

    Before the Mahabharata war began, Krishna queried few great warriors that how long would the war take in order to be finished. Bhishma replied it would take 20 days for him to finish the war. Similarly, Dronacharya answered 25 days, Karna answered 24 days and Arjuna answered 28 days. But all got surprised when one […]

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    19 Famous Saints of Shaivism You Should Know

    An ancient sect of Hindu dharma that goes back to at least 3000 years, Shaivism took its shape mainly in the southern India though it had found its adherents in the early Vedic works of Svetavatara Upanishad. There were great devotees who took Shaivism with devotion and meritorious religious compositions. They were the ones who […]

  • 8 Interesting Facts about Shakuni Of Mahabharata

    Shakuni was the prince of Gandhara Kingdom, who is believed to be the mastermind behind the happening of Kurukshetra war. He is considered to be the main villain who manipulated Duryodhana. Gandhari was his sister and for that Duryodhana becoming his nephew. Here are 10 interesting facts about Shakuni. 1. Shakuni never had any hatred […]

  • The Significance of Nandi (the bull) in Lord Shiva Temples

    Lord Shiva rides on Nandi, the bull. It means that Nandi is the vehicle of Lord Shiva. According to Hindu dharma, Nandi is considered to hold truth and righteousness. The Background of Vahanas in Hindu dharma In Hindu dharma, every Hindu god has his/her own Vahana, which is the Sanskrit root for the word “Wagon”. […]

  • The Eternal Connection Between Lord Shiva And Cannabis

    For centuries, Cannabis, in some form or the other, has been consumed in India. As per the Vedic scriptures, cannabis (marijuana) is considered to be one of the five most sacred plants. It is also deemed to be a rich source of happiness, liberation, and compassion. According to the Atharva Veda – The fourth book […]

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