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  • Everything you need to know about Rudraksha – Tear of Lord Shiva

    The origin of the word Rudraksha: Rudra and Aksha. ‘Rudra’ denotes Lord Shiva himself as it is also Shiva’s another name, while ‘Aksha’ means Teardrops. The Legend of Rudraksha It is said that Shiva ji once went into a deep meditation with an aim of bringing happiness to all living creatures. As per the Shiva […]

  • Seven interesting facts about Veda Vyasa

    Veda Vyasa is the author as well as character in one of the greatest epic of Hindus – “Mahabharata”. Veda Vyasa by translating from Sanskrit language is called “one who classified the vedas”. Veda Vyasa is also known to be the transcriber of Vedas and Puranas. Here are some interesting facts about Veda Vyas. 1.Birth […]

  • 10 Surprising facts about food that only few people knew

    These surprising facts about food will give you a new perspective about food and will change the way you think about them. 1. Tomato Ketchup was used as a medicine to treat diarrhea in the 1800’s. Ohio-based physician, John Cook Bennet stated a fact that Tomatoes were used to treat diarrhea, violent bilious attacks, and indigestion […]

  • Interesting Facts about the Ancient Jagannath Temple of Puri

    Initiated by King Chodagangadeva and completed by his grandson Anangabhimadeva in the late 12th century, Jagannath Temple in Puri comes in the list of India’s oldest temples. It does not only have fame for being ancient but also for being the most religious spot in India. Its spiritual value is at par as it is […]

  • Debunking the Myth: Why did Sri Krishna have 16108 wives

    Everyone knows Shri Krishna had 16108 wives. But for those who don’t know the real story behind it, this very fact has been a matter of mockery. Yes, the number is great. However, only a few know the real deal behind the story. And only few who have dug deep in the Bhagwat Purana know […]

  • Most Interesting Facts About Lord Ganesha You May Not Know

    The head of the lord Ganesha symbolizes the aatma or the soul, which is considered the ultimate reality of humanity and his human body symbolizes Maya, the trappings of earthly existence. It is believed that the sage Vyasa requested Lord Ganesha to write the Mahabharata as he recited it. He decided to do it after […]

  • Lesser Known Facts about Hindu Goddess Lakshmi

    Draped in a red sari, bedecked with gold ornaments, seated on a beautiful lotus, flanked by white elephants, this is the image of Goddess Lakshmi that adorns most Hindu homes and business establishments. Goddess Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, fortune, power, luxury, beauty, fertility, and auspiciousness. She holds the promise of happiness, material fulfillment, […]

  • 7 Interesting Psychological facts that only few people know

    Psychology is the study of behavior and mind, embracing all aspects of human experience. It is an academic discipline and an applied science which seeks to understand individuals and groups by establishing general principles and researching specific cases. Here is a look at a few interesting things that we have been carrying around, known about […]

  • The Reason behind only Four Passport colors in the World

    As it is, there are only four primary passport colors across the globe, and countries have their own reasons for choosing one of them. The Bright Side website found what the choices depend on and here they are: Red passport Red passport is the most common one. The countries consist mostly of the ones with […]

  • 9 Myths about Hinduism that most people in the West still believe

    Hinduism is the third largest religion across the globe, behind Christianity and Islam, and has over a billion followers. Hinduism is more than just a religion and is a way of life. And yet for many, it is still a mysterious religion. Hinduism is a really old religion and no one can pinpoint when it […]

  • 10 Mind-blowing Facts about Eyebrows that you need to know

    1. Your eyebrows give you a structure to your face and thus is a crucial part of the facial recognition. One study conducted MIT shows how people had difficulty in identifying faces of people when the eyebrows of subjects were removed. Thus, the conclusion was that brows are more important for the face as a […]

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    Useless Body Parts You Have For No Reason

    There are many signs on our bodies that show how different we are from our ancestors. From the way we eat to our daily lives, there isn’t much thing that links us to the primitive version of humans. That is expecting for questionable body parts. According to science, early humans had to have larger jaws […]