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  • 10 Amazing Facts about Indus Valley Civilization You Will Be Thrilled To know

    Known to be the bronze age civilization, Indus valley civilization used to extend from today’s Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest part of India. In the ancient times, it was considered to be one of the three civilizations of the world (the other two being Egypt and Mesopotamia). The civilization lasted for thousands of years, and […]

  • 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, […]

  • 8 Mind-Boggling Facts About Draupadi You Haven’t Heard Before

    One of the greatest epics of Hindu religion is Mahabharata, of which we claim to know a lot about. Mahabharata is an epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kaurava and the Pandava Princes. There are a lot of things in this scripture that is still a mystery for many. Perhaps because some of the stories were […]

  • 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 […]

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    Have a look at some Lesser known facts about Mahabharata

    Mahabharata is an epic which I bet every Indian knows about. The ins and outs of the epic are quite peculiar and each one of us has either seen it on our tv screens or heard about it in our grandma’s stories. Being a treasure of knowledge, Mahabharata has always fascinated its readers. But there […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • Health Benefits of Neem plant you probably didn’t know

    For many of us Asians, being ridiculed by Western textbooks and scientists us for our beliefs and traditions has now come to an end. With the latest researchers, they have found the importance of plants and herbs and have even resorted to patenting them. One of such important plants is NEEM. Neem leaves have an important […]