Brahmi script on Ashoka Pillar

Scientists discover 121 possible sites for Ashoka rock edicts

A team of researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles aided by a computer model, has identified 121 possible sites for Ashoka rock...

Excavation in Oman finds link to Indus Valley civilisation

Archaeologists in Oman's southern Sinaw region have discovered a site that could reveal Indus Valley civilisation's influence on the Omani society 2,300 years ago,...
Kohinoor Daimond

British Queen likely to face legal challenge over Kohinoor

Legal action has been taken against Queen Elizabeth by a group of Indians over the Kohinoor diamond alleging it was stolen from India. The British...
US Returns 200 Stolen Cultural Artefacts Worth $100 M to India

US Returns 200 Stolen Artefacts Worth $100 M to India

The United States has returned more than 200 ancient artifacts to the government of India. The artifacts were valued at more than $100 million....
An Ancient Hindu temple that is getting demolished in Pakistan

Ancient Hindu temple in Peshawar being ‘secretly’ demolished

An ancient Hindu temple in this northwestern Pakistani city is being demolished secretly in the name of repair with a commercial plaza set to...

2500 year old ancient city found at Chhattisgarh

In May last year, archaeologists in India unearthed evidence of a 2,500-year-old planned city in Tarighat, Chhattisgarh, complete with water reservoirs, roads, seals and...
A sandstone statue of Rishabhanata, from Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, India, in the 10th century A.D., flanked by a pair of attendants. It is valued at approximately $150,000

1,000-year-old Stolen Indian statues recovered from New York auction house

The two sandstone statues—Stele of Rishabhanata and Revanta—are valued at about $150,000 and $300,000 respectively. Two Indian statues that are more than 1,000 years old...
Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir

World’s tallest Krishna temple to be built in Vrindavan

Mathura and Vrindavan are important places for Hindus all over the world. Vrindavan is especially a very revered and sacred place for the devotees...
Ruins of Telhara University, Bihar, india

The ruins of Telhara University older than Nalanda

Telhara is a village in the Nalanda district of Bihar, India. It was the site of a Buddhist monastery in ancient India. Located about 33 km from...
The Buddhist remains discovered from a hill top at Vaikunthapuram village in Amaravati region.

Ancient Buddhist site found in Amaravati

Archaeologists found the remains of a 1st Century B.C. Buddhist site atop a hill in the village of Vaikunthapuram in the Amaravati region of Andhra Pradesh. A clue given...

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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...
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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...
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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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