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  • Somnath Temple – The first Jyotirlinga temple of Lord Shiva

    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 […]

  • 8 Mysterious Facts and Stories Around Indian Temples

    Temples in India are ubiquitous. They are everywhere: from hilly areas to the Himalayas to the mountains of Ladakh to the villages of Tamil Nadu to the caves of Maharashtra and deserts of Rajasthan. Along with the temple, there are stories and legends associated with them. Some are so unexplainable that it can keep you […]

  • 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. […]

  • 10 Most Important Temples of Lord Vishnu and his avatars in India

    Lord Vishnu is said to be “the protector and preserver” of the Trinity (others being Shiva and Brahma). Sri Vishnu reincarnates over and over again to protect the universe from evil, especially when the evil has grown sturdier and dysbalanced the cosmic universe. Here is the list of 10 Most Important Temples dedicated to Lord […]

  • The Essence of a Hindu Wedding – The cultural and emotional quotient

    While the modern society has somewhat relaxed its stance on marriage, the great Hindu Wedding is still a very important event in one’s life here. Disagree? Ask the hoards of aunties and uncles ready to fix a suitable girl with the suitable lad. The wedding season brings about its woes- the nonstop function, the competition […]

  • List of 13 ancient sites from Ramayana in the present time

    Ramayana is one of the most popular and important epics in Hindu religion. There may be several arguments regarding its occurrence in the real world and history but places existing even today give the proof, though not clearly, that it had transpired in reality. Here is a list of 13 ancient sites mentioned in Ramayana […]

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    List of 30 ancient sites from Mahabharata in the present time

    India is a land of traditions, myths, and great history.Though there are several stories from the past, the two great epics i.e. Mahabharata and Ramayana particularly lie in between myths and reality. These beliefs are not truly wrong as many places cited in the stories still exist and there are true pieces of evidence. Here […]

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    Famous Yoga Retreats in India to balance your mind, body and soul

    India is the country where Yoga was born and now it has spread its wings to different regions in the world. For sure, the country India strikes your mind when you think about meditation and spirituality. Yoga is the way of achieving the union of spirit and universe. Far from the hubbub of cities are […]

  • 6 Artistic Monuments In India That Will Leave You Awestruck

    India, known for its rich and profound heritage is a host to a plethora of structural marvels, which we took the liberty to entitle ‘Beautiful Monuments of the country’. From awstrucking architecture to the pure combination of nature and skill, the country has much more to offer other than the pristine white Taj Mahal. We […]

  • Logical Reasons Why Hindus Avoid Sweeping at Night

    Everyone must have heard from his or her guardians or older people that one should not sweep and mop at night because it might bring about some negative impacts. But what are these negative impacts? I have always wondered but never dared to ask or question them. Today, when somebody talked about this issue, I […]