pompei lakshmi statuette

Goddess Lakshmi statue in Pompeii

In 1939, Italian archeologist Prof Maiuri, discovered an artifact in the ruins of ancient Pompeii, that had a very Indian origin. This ivory statuette...
Bhaja Caves

Bhaja Caves – Rock Cut Buddhist Temples

Bhaja Caves is a group of 22 rock-cut Buddhist caves located in Pune District in Maharashtra, India. The rock-cut caves are situated 120 m above the mountain with beautiful...
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...

My Son Sanctuary – Shiva temple in Central Vietnam

Between the 4th and 13th centuries a unique culture which owed its spiritual origins to Indian Hinduism developed on the coast of contemporary Vietnam....
Ki Monastery

The Beautiful Key Monastery Of Himachal Pradesh

Key Monastery is Buddhist monastery located on top of a hill at an altitude of 4,166 metres above sea level, in Lahaul Spiti district of Himachal...
Headless Buddha statue.

Headless Buddha Statue Found in Tamil Nadu

A headless sculpture of Buddha belonging to the Chola period of 10th century AD was excavated from a sugarcane field at Manalur village in Thanjavur...
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...
Buddhist sculptures & Heads discovered in Pakistan

Buddhist sculptures & Heads discovered in Pakistan

Archaeologists have discovered Buddhist sculptures and heads in Haripur district of Pakistan. Buddhist sculptures and heads dating back to second to fifth century AD had been discovered...
Sikh soldiers in Paris during World War I

Sikh Soldiers – The Forgotten Heroes of World War I

With the outbreak of war in Europe, India, the Crown Jewel of the British Empire, joined the Allies in battle on the 4th of...
Dashavatara & Darwin’s Evolution Theory

Dashavatara & Darwin’s Evolution Theory

Creationism vs Evolution has always been a topic of hot debate between religious views and modern scientists. Because science claims that human beings evolved...

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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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