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  • 5 Hindu philosophies that makes us responsible towards the environment

    Hindu teachings have always been very caring towards the mother nature. Hindu texts contain numerous references to the worship of the divine in nature in it the Vedas. Hindu dharma lays as high emphasis on environmental ethics. Since, the earliest times of The Mahabharata, Ramayana, Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Puranas and Smriti, all of them […]

  • How German scholars are preserving and promoting the Sanskrit language

    The word Sanskrit comes from sáṃskṛta which translates as “refined” or “elaborated”. The pre-Classical form of Sanskrit is known as Vedic Sanskrit, with the language of the Rigveda being one the oldest. It is one of the 22 official languages in India, which also holds a great place in Nepal. In the past, even the […]

  • The most intelligent curse that changed the course of Hindu civilization

    While we take curses as something scary and would all want to stay away from it. And yes, they are in fact scary many times and did give the individuals who got one a lot a trouble. However, there are many curses that did do good, eventually. Hence, in this case, this curse has totally […]

  • 8 cultural practices of Harappan Era that has still been continued till today

    Harappan or Sarasvati-Sindhu Valley civilization dates to at-least 5000 years. While almost all the ancient civilization has totally disappeared and it’s rare to even find a trace of them. It may come as a shock to see that there are many Indian cultures that are a continuity of this age-old Harappan era. It certainly makes […]

  • Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) mentioned in Yoga Vasistha

    Yoga Vasishtha (योग-वासिष्ठ) is the inner journey of Lord Rama in the story of Ramayana. When the Prince gets very confused and loses the purpose in life, Maharishi Vasishtha illumines him with knowledge about reality. Yoga Vasishtha is a glorious conversation between a great Master who knows the Self and an able disciple who is […]

  • How did Shukracharya become the Guru of Asuras?

    Shukracharya is definitely one of the most interesting Rishis ever. His life is nothing less than a miracle and was indeed full of mysteries. The great sage was the son of Maharishi Bhrigu and Kavyamata and later, Shukracharya married Urjaswathi. According to Devi-Bhagavata Purana, Shukracharya was very bright as a child and he even went […]

  • 10 Interesting facts about Lord Kartikeya

    Lord Kartikeya, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati is known by different names – Lord Swaminatha, Lord Murugan, Kumara, Skanda, Shanmukha etc. He is also popularly known as Subramaniam that is a common name in South India. He seems to have been a popular war god who was also the elder brother of […]

  • 10 Interesting Facts about Balarama – The God of Agriculture

    Balarama, who is also known as Balabhadra, is the elder brother of Shri Krishna. Balarama is a symbol of strength, an obedient son, an ideal brother and husband, an ideal man and a God. He is also known as Nilavastra as he is said to have a fair complexion and clad in a dark blue […]

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    10 Mosques in India that were built over Hindu Temples

    India’s history ranges thousands of years and it is something that makes all Indians proud to be a part of it. India is the same country where people proudly boasts its history that includes epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana that mentions the rich archives of knowledge, grand infrastructures, the vast wealth and many many temples. […]

  • 10 Hindu temples destroyed by Muslim rulers in India

    The Muslim rule in India robbed off India from some its most precious treasures in terms of temples and knowledge centers. The towering temples that once dotted entire nation were pulled to the ground and it was especially North India was almost completely robbed off its temples and South India was a bit lucky to […]

  • 8 Ancient Universities That Flourished Across Ancient India

    In ancient times India was a center of higher learning as it is one of the oldest civilization in the world. Hence, historically, universities and libraries were a big part of Indus-Valley civilization. The two famous ancient universities from India and the oldest universities in the world are Takshashila (Taxila) and Nalanda. But these were not the […]

  • 10 Qualities of Lord Krishna That Makes Him A fully Blossomed One

    Sri Krishna is one of the most powerful incarnations of Vishnu, the Godhead of the Hindu Trinity of deities. Of all the Vishnu avatars he is the most popular, and perhaps of all Hindu gods the one closest to the heart of the masses. Krishna’s complexion was dark and extremely handsome. Although he was mysterious, […]