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  • The Shiva temple that was once destroyed by Muslims stands grand as ever today

    Located in Hampi, 350 km from Bangalore, Virupaksha Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is also part of Group of Monuments at Hampi, and Group of Monuments at Pattadakal. This Dravidian style temple is close to the famous temple of Kailasnath at Kanchipuram and is said to […]

  • The first Jyotirlinga temple of Lord Shiva – Somnath Temple

    Somnath temple is a proof that the power of reconstruction shall always be greater than the power of destruction. Located in Gir Somnath district of Gujarat, India, Somnath temple is the first of the 12 jyotirlingas. The temple has undergone many reconstructions as it got destroyed several times, the one that is standing today was […]

  • How to cure burns with Ayurveda used in Ancient India

    People normally disregard the impact of medicines used in ancient India. If one studies it in detail, then one will understand that it is highly advanced, even more, advanced that what the western world was using during the time. In some cases, those medicines are even more advanced than today’s medicine. The proof can be […]

  • Death of Narakasura – Who controlled all the kingdoms on Earth

    We celebrate the second day of Diwali as the day Asura Naraka was killed, and the day is known as Naraka Chaturdashi. There are different versions of who killed Asura Naraka: 1. Maha Kali In some parts of India, Naraka Chaturdashi is also called “Kali Chaudas” as it is said that Maha Kali killed Narakasura. […]

  • The Origin of Gandharvas and Beautiful Apsaras in Hindu Dharma

    Hindu Religion is home to many mystical creatures each bestowed with their own existence purpose and role in the cosmic harmony. The Gandharvas are often associated with music while the Apsaras are known for their beauty which often plays the catalyst in bringing down a deeply meditating guru or a Rakshasa (demon). They are portrayed as […]

  • Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga – Which temple is truly the one?

    There are many names for Deogarh: Vaidyanath, Haritaki Vana, Ketaki Vana, Ravana Vana, Chitabhoomi, and Hardapeeda. The Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga temple is often known as Baba Dham or Baidyanath Dham. However, there is a dispute where the Jyotirlinga is located. Most claim that it is the Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga in Deogarh, Jharkhand; some school of thought assign […]

  • Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple is a 7th-century architectural masterpiece

    Situated at Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu, Kanchi Kailasanthar temple is the oldest structure in the area, and is made in Dravidian architectural style. The temple was built around 685-705 AD by Rajasimha ruler of Pallava Dynasty and carries a great historical importance. The Location of Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple It lies on the banks of Vegavathy […]

  • Travel To Witness The National Symbols Of India

    There are various national symbols of India including, national emblem, national animal, the national bird, and etcetera. So, today we are going to discuss these symbols that reflect different aspects of India: National Emblem The national emblem of India is taken from Sarnath, Lion Capital of Ashoka. It consists of four Asiatic lions, of which […]

  • This 12th-century lord shiva temple has musical steps made of stones

    3 Kilometers away from the Kumbakonam, in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, India you can find 12th-century Hindu temple, Airavatesvara Temple. This Lord Shiva temple is said to be built by Rajaraja Chola II in the 12th century CE. Shiva is here known as Airavatesvara because he was worshiped at this temple by Airavata, the white elephant […]

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