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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

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...
Varahamihira - Indian Sage who Predicted Water Discovery on Mars 1500 Years Ago

Varahamihira – Indian Sage who Predicted Water Discovery on Mars 1500...

Indian astronomer, mathematician, and astrologer from Ujjain, Varahamihira in his book written 1500 years ago had mentioned so many insights about space and universe...
Sage Kanada - Father of Atom Theory

Acharya Kanad – The Father of Atomic theory

John Dalton (1766 – 1844) is the man credited today with the development of atomic theory. However, It would be surprising for many people today...

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...
Caste System in India

Caste System originated during Gupta dynasty: Study

When did caste become the dominant norm for ethnic communities of a region? 70 generations ago, or nearly 1,500 years ago. Over 1,500 years ago, the...
Lachit Borphukan

Lachit Borphukan – The Unsung Hero who Stopped Mughals From Conquering...

Assam was the only State in India which defeated successive attempts at invasion by the Delhi Sultans and the Mughal Emperors. The state survived 17...
lost palace, Golden Temple

The Lost Palace of Amritsar

A palace so large that it dwarfed every other structure on the periphery of the holy tank at Golden temple had simply disappeared from...

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...
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...
The lotus in Indian Art

The Lotus in Indian Art

In the vast repertoire of Indian ornamental motifs, among the symbols and devices that recur in traditional art and architecture, the lotus occupies pride...

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All you need to know about Bhojpur Temple

Bhojpur Temple The Bhojpur temple or the Bhojeshwar temple plays a predominant role in the tourism and pilgrimage culture of Bhopal. Located at...
nalchha mata temple mandsaur

Nalchha Mata- the idol that appears in 3 forms in a day- Mandsaur, M.P

Nalchha Mata Temple Established on the border of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh states of India, Mandsaur is said to be a town that...
Bhadwa Mata the godess who cures neemuch

Bhadwa Mata- the Goddess who cures

Bhadwa Mata- the Goddess who cures During the night, Mother Goddess Shakti, who is praised and worshipped at the Bhadwa Mata Temple near...
Shrinathji Temple Nathdwara

Shrinathji Temple, Nathdwara – Lord Krishn’s Chosen Spot

Rajasthan is one of those states in India that owns the pride of being the most visited destination by domestic as well...
Kadri Manjunath Temple

Buddhist & Hindu related Kadri Manjunath Temple – Coastal Karnataka

Kadri Manjunath Temple is situated in the hillocks of Kadri Hills in Mangalore (Mengaluru) district and is very near to the coast. This...

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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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