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India has a history going back thousands of years and a prehistory going back hundreds of thousands of years. almost five thousand years ago, the inhabitants of the Indus Valley Civilisation had developed an urban culture. In the long march of centuries, India has witnessed the rise and fall of several empires and conquerors. There have been various dynasties fighting battles among themselves and against foreign invaders

Destruction of The Indian System of Education by British

Destruction of The Indian System of Education by British

During the time of the East India Company and later, in the British rule, there seem to have been two motives working in the...
Universities of Ancient India

Universities of Ancient India

Most Indians today are well aware of the two famous ancient universities of India which also are one of the oldest universities in the...

Anti-black quotes of Gandhi

In 1904, Gandhi founded The Indian Opinion, a newspaper which he used as a political tool to promote his personal views. It is in...
Kashiraj Divodas Dhanvantari The Father of Surgery in Ayurveda

Kashiraj Divodas Dhanvantari – Father of Surgery in Ayurveda

Born in 1000 BCE, Kashiraj Divodas Dhanvantari is hailed as the Father of Surgery in Ayurveda, the oldest and the most holistic medical science...
Contributions of Sikhs as Soldiers and Warriors

Contributions of Sikhs as Soldiers and Warriors

Sikhs by nature are respectful, courageous, hardworking, and enterprising. Look into their short span of history and you will find their pitcher is full...
ORAL TRADITION IN INDIAN CIVILIZATION

Transmitting Knowledge: Oral memory, practice and methods of communication of India

In India, oral transmission of knowledge still continues to be the most important method by which we communicate messages, educate our children on early...
Namaste

Science behind Indian traditions

India is considered a country, which is a culturally and traditionally diverse. We, Indians, hold dear our customs and traditions. Traditions in Hinduism were...

Real face of Gandhi Part 2

In 1906, Gandhi cheered on the British as they waged a war on the black Zulus. He then volunteered for military service himself, attaining...
astronomer Lalla

The twelve Yantras of astronomer Lalla

Lalla was an eighth-century Indian astronomer, astrologer, and mathematician who lived in central India, possibly in the Lāṭa region in modern south Gujarat. Despite the significance of...
Kalaripayattu - mother of all martial arts

Kalaripayattu – Mother of all Martial Arts

Martial arts are often attributed to South-east Asian countries, namely China, Japan and Korea. However few people know that the idea of martial arts...

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Kamakhya’s unique tradition of the vagina worshipping

Kamakhya's unique tradition of the vagina worshipping There is a total of 51 Shakti Peethas that exist in...

The verdant Valleys of Chikmagalur

  They say great ideas start with coffee. I say a great vacation also starts with coffee. But what if you start your...

A Guide to the temples on the way from Pune to Shirdi

A Guide to the temples on the way from Pune to Shirdi Like any other journey, a pilgrimage is also not just about...

7 Reasons Why Gold Jewellery Is Good To Buy & Wear

The practice of wearing jewellery is as old as mankind. The history of Indian jewellery can be traced back 5000 years. Indian...

Dharmasthala and Sringeri: More than just a paradise for Pilgrims

It was in the month of March last year when my parents wanted to visit Dharmasthala and stay at an ashram for a month....

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Kumari Kandam- The Lost Continent

Kumari Kandam – The Lost Continent

Kumari Kandam is the legendary sunken continent, according to many of the ancient extant Tamil literatures and some of the Sanskrit literatures. Almost 100...
Five Hollywood Movies inspired by Hinduism

Five Hollywood Movies influenced by Hinduism

The philosophy behind a couple of super hit movies in Hollywood is based on Hinduism. Hollywood itself has actually been embracing arcane Indian systems...
Hindu templs stand on a straight line

Ancient Hindu Temples stand on a straight line

In Hinduism, Lord Shiva is regarded as the representation of the Supreme Being. He is known as the third element in the Hindu Trinity...
Mount kailash is a man made pyramid

Mount Kailash – A man-made pyramid?

Kailash is a sacred Tibetan mountain shrouded in mystery and legends. With an impressive height of 6718 meters, Mount Kailash represents the axis of...
BhaskaraAcharya

Bhaskaracharya – The great Astronomer and Mathmatician

The period between 500 and 1200 AD was the golden age of Indian Astronomy. During this golden period an Indian wizard was born who...

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