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  • Seven Indian villages where people speak in Sanskrit

    Sanskrit was considered as ‘DEV BHASHA’ or ‘DEVAVANI’, the Language of the Gods by ancient Indians. The script is called DEVNAGARI which means used in the cities of the Gods. The earliest form of Sanskrit language was Vedic Sanskrit that came approximately around 1500B.C, a period when knowledge was imparted orally through generations. In many […]

  • 10 Mathematical inventions in ancient India that changed the world

    Mathematics is the science that deals with the logic of shape, quantity, and arrangement. Math is all around us, in everything we do. It is the building block for everything in our daily lives, including mobile devices, architecture (ancient and modern), art, money, engineering, and even sports. It represents a high level of abstraction attained […]

  • 10 Things You Probably Never Knew Were Invented By Ancient Indians

    The history of India dates back to the earliest times of human civilization. Unlike the great dynasties of ancient Egypt and China, the civilization of Ancient India is still somewhat of a mystery. India is a country in South Asia whose name comes from the Indus River. The Indian sub-continent stretches back over 250,000 years and it is, […]

  • 1000-Year-Old body of Ramanuja preserved in Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

    Hindu religion is one of the world’s oldest religion, that believes in the circle of birth and death which happens again and again until one attains Mukti. Where the body is a gift from the nature that is made up of five principles ‘bhutas’; fire, water, earth, ether, and air. It is hence believed that […]

  • These 1000 Years old Temples in India Will Take You Back In Time

    India is known for its rich heritage as the Indian subcontinent is the birthplace of four of the major religions of the world – Hindu Religion, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. As such, it is no surprise that the country is home to some of the oldest and most historic temples of the world. Scattered all across India, […]

  • This is what happened in 18 Days of the Mahabharata War

    The Mahabharata, also called, The Kurukshetra War is a war described in the Hindu-epic, Mahabharata. The conflict arose between two groups of cousins, the Kauravas, and Pandavas, due to the struggle for a dynastic succession for the throne of Hastinapura, in an Indian kingdom called Kuru. Many ancient kingdoms participated as allies of the rival groups in of the battle occurred in Kurukshetra, whose modern […]

  • Twelve Intriguing Temples in the Himalayas You Must Visit

    Towering high above Nepal, Tibet, India, and Bhutan are the majestic Himalayan Mountains, home to the highest and most magnificent peaks on Earth. To the people of the region, these mountains are not just majestically beautiful but highly sacred. Since ancient times, the mighty Himalayas have been revered as the abode of divinity. Hundreds of […]

  • Interesting Facts about Jagannath Temple You May Not Know

    Jagannath Temple holds great importance among the Hindus and especially in those of the Vaishnava traditions. The site is located on the eastern coast of India, at Puri in the state of Odisha. Many great saints, such as Adi Shankaracharya, Ramananda and Ramanuja were closely associated with the temple. It is an extraordinarily mysterious temple […]

  • 10 Interesting facts and Importance of Ramanathaswamy Temple

    Ramanathaswamy Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Shiva. It is located on Rameshwaram, at the eastern side of the Pamban Island, in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The temple is a holy site of immense importance for Hindus that attracts millions of pilgrims and massive devotees every year, especially during the festival of Maha Shivratri. 1. […]

  • The most powerful weapons of Lord Shiva

    Mahadeva literally means “Highest of all gods”. He is the Supreme God in Shaivism sect of Hinduism. He is the Supreme God without any starting or end. Shiva is also known as Maheshvar, “the great Lord”, Mahadeva, the great God, Shambhu, Hara, Pinakadhrik, “bearer of the Pinaka” and Mrityunjaya, “conqueror of death”. He is the spouse of Shakti. He also is represented by Mahakala […]

  • What Happened to the Astra Vidya of Ramayana and Mahabharata?

    In Sanskrit, Astra means, ‘An extraordinary weapon,’ in Latin, ‘Star’ and in Norse, it meant ‘Divine strength.’ In the epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata, Astras were widely used during the great battles described in each of them and came into high importance. They are depicted as used by archers such as Parashurama, Rama, Lakshman, Indrajit (Meghnad), Ravana, […]

  • Three Famous Vampires in India You Probably don’t know

    Vampires have been widely mentioned in the history of many cultures like the Mesopotamians, Hebrews, Ancient Greeks, Christianity, and Romans. Generally unknown, India as well had many different vampires and this is because it is a country rich with folklore from thousands of different local customs and religions. In fact, this country probably has more legends of vampires […]