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  • Janmashtami 2019: Interesting story behind the Festival

    Janmashtami is celebrated every year on the eighth day of the Krishna Paksh or dark fortnight in the month of Bhadrapada according to Hindu calendar. Do you know why Janmashtami is celebrated on the eight day and what is the story behind it? Let us have a Look!

    19 hrs ago
  • Sawan Maha Shivaratri 2019: History and Significance

    Sawan Maha Shivratri is an auspicious festival which is also known as the 'Great night of Lord Shiva' and celebrated in several forms. Do you know the origin of Maha Shivratri and its significance?

    Jul 30, 2019
  • Amarnath Yatra 2019: Route, Dates, Interesting Facts and Story

    Amarnath Yatra every year begins in the month of July according to the Shravan month in Hindu calendar. This is the only time in the whole year when Lord Shiva appears on the earth in the unique form of an ice Lingam. Millions of devotees trek through the daunting mountains to Amarnath ji Shrine in South Kashmir. There are many interesting and attractive stories related to the Amarnath cave. Let us find out 10 interesting facts about Amarnath Yatra, routes, dates and story related to Amarnath shrine.

    Jul 1, 2019
  • Buddhist Mudras, Hand Gestures and their Meaning

    The symbolic gestures (Mudras) through iconography of Buddha image to evoke particular ideas during Buddhist meditation or rituals. In Indian sculptural art, images are the symbolic representations of divinity whose origin and end is expressed through the religious and spiritual beliefs.

    May 18, 2019
  • Yeti: A Mysterious Gigantic Snowman in the Himalayan Region

    Recently the Indian Army tweeted that its Mountaineering Expedition Team sighted footprints measuring 32x15 inches on April 9, 2019 near the Makalu Barun National Park located in Nepal. Some people are saying that these are the footprints of the snow monster “Yeti” found in the Himalayan region.

    May 3, 2019
  • History of Kumbh Mela: Types, Significance and Venue

    The history of Kumbh Mela is related to the days when the Devtas and the Demons conjointly produced nector of immorality as depicted by the legends.

    Jan 18, 2019
  • Why Makar Sankranti is celebrated?

    Makar Sankranti is one of the most propitious days for Hindus, and is distinguished in almost all parts of India in countless cultural forms, with immense devotion, gaiety and fervor. This article deals with the Makar Sankranti festival, significance, importance, history etc.

    Jan 14, 2019
  • Why Pongal Festival is celebrated?

    India is a land of diversity and its diversity varies with geography— each with a unique tradition, story, and food. Pongal is the most popular harvesting festival of South India which is celebrated for four-day long in the month of January-February (Thai) during the solar equinox. In this article, we have discussed about the history, significance and importance of the Pongal Festival which will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

    Jan 11, 2019
  • Important facts about Board of Control for Cricket in India

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is the national governing body for cricket in India. The board was formed in December 1928. Its headquarter is in Mumbai. The BCCI is India's richest sporting body and the richest cricket board in the world. BCCI does not depend on the Government of India for its finances. Hence BCCI is not a government body.

    Nov 20, 2018
  • Chhath Puja: 10 Amazing facts about History, Origin and Rituals

    Festivals in India have very close affinity with the nature. Chhath Puja is one of the festivals which are celebrated after one week of Diwali that is riverside rituals in which the Sun God or Surya is worshipped, giving it the name of ‘Suryasasthi.

    Nov 12, 2018
  • 10 Unknown traditions of the Modern India

    India is a land of world's oldest and urban civilization i.e. Indus Valley Civilization. Hence, from ancient to modern India, Indian Society transform and synthesises various cults, customs, rituals and sects. Many of these cults and customs have had religious and social basis. These cults and customs are spread in different regions and religions. Here, we are giving 10 unknown traditions of Modern India.

    Mar 28, 2017
  • Do you know the mystery behind Krishna’s Butterball

    A massive 20 feet high and 5 meter wide rock boulder known as Krishna’s Butterball in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu of 250 ton stands on a slippery slope of a hill on less than 4-feet base. This Butterball is a mystery that how is it possible since

    Oct 7, 2016
  • 10 amazing facts about Ravana

    Ravana was a king of demons with ten heads and 20 hands according to Hindu mythology. His real name was a Dasamukha. His parents were Visrawasa and Kaikasi. He had six brothers and two sisters namely Lord Kubera, Vibhishana, Kumbhakarna, King Khara, Dushana, King Ahiravan, Kumbhini and Surpanakha.

    Jul 27, 2016
  • Do you know about 25 amazing facts of Mahabharata?

    Mahabharata was written by Maharishi Vedvyas known as fifth Veda scripture and is a valuable asset of Hindu culture. The Bhagwad Gita also came out from this epic which has a total of one lakh shlokas and is therefore known as Shatsahastri Sanhita.

    Jul 22, 2016
  • How pre-Aryan symbol ‘Swastika’ is older than 11000 years?

    Swastika is a sacred symbol in Hinduism, Buddhism & Jainism and a symbol of ancient religion which is in the form of equilateral cross having four legs bent at 90 degrees. The name Swastika is derived from the Sanskrit word swastika which means “lucky or auspicious object”.

    Jul 15, 2016