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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

The Divine Holy Waters

The Divine Holy Waters

Indian Riveres are not just part of epics, religious texts and myths but also guardians of her cultural wealth. - Bill Aitken From the beginning of...

Real face of Gandhi Part 1

Gandhi is idolized worldwide as a prophet, a visionary, even a messiah. Earl Mountatten, the last Viceroy of India, said, "Mahatma Gandhi will go...
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...

How British Distorted Indian History

The history writing by the British was a deliberate and systematic effort. The British used history of India as a tool for demoralizing the...
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...
Aryabhata The Great Indian Astronomer & Mathematician

Aryabhata: The Great Indian Astronomer & Mathematician

On October 22, 2008, a group of space scientists huddled together in tense anticipation. They were awaiting the launch of Chandrayaan-1, India's first lunar...
Nikola Tesla and Swami Vivekananda

Nikola Tesla was Influenced by Swami Vivekananda

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) was the genius who lit the world, whose discoveries in the field of alternating polyphase current electricity advanced the United States and the...

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...
pre-islamic hindu and buddhist heritage of afghanistan

A Peep Into Hindu & Buddhist Past of Afghanistan

Afghanistan is today a Muslim country separated from India by another Muslim country Pakistan. But in 980 C.E. Afghanistan was a place where the...
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...

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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....

Food for the Soul: Go solo and treat yourself with some “ME” time

Food for the Soul: Go solo and treat yourself with some “ME” time   In our ever-changing lives, filled with people and materialistic things, we often...

8 Heritage Sites in Uttarakhand

8 Heritage Sites in Uttarakhand Home to some of the most iconic and spiritual hubs in the world, Devbhoomi Uttarakhand is more...

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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...
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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...
Indian caste System

Misconception of Indian Caste System

Casteism in India has gotten a lot of criticism, and rightly so. The way casteism is at present should not even exist. We should...

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