The Story of Manu Needhi Cholan and The Vedic Roots of Tamil Nadu

This statue of “Manu Needhi Konda Cholan” (Meaning: The Chola who upheld the Law of Manu) adorns the premises High Court of Tamil Nadu in Chennai. The King is famous for his integrity to the law. The story goes that a cow whose calf was killed by a chariot comes to the palace and rings the bell of justice and the King runs a chariot More...

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By Moksha On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Nithyananda Gurukul: Mindblowing Mystic School in Southern India

Levitating Yogi 1936 For millenia India has boasted of Mystics capable of performing miracles and exhibiting spiritual Siddhis or Shaktis – such as levitation, mind reading, seeing remote places, flying, More...

By hinduismnow On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Jallikattu – its historical and cultural relevance

Jalli in Jallikattu means gold coins tied to the bulls’ horns. Kettu means to tie. Brave matadors were eligible bachelors in the olden days. This is the reason why men used to display dare devilry. The Spanish More...

By hinduismnow On Saturday, January 7th, 2017
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Mallakhamb: India history’s hardest sport that no one knows

In 1936, a troupe of 35 acrobats from a small town in Central India traveled to the Berlin Olympic Games to demonstrate the ancient sport of mallakhamb. At a formal gala convened by the International Olympic More...

By hinduismnow On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Eleven amazing facts about Puri Jagannath temple

All over the world, including India, many people might know about Odisha as a small state in East India, but the name of Puri certainly has a high recall value across the world for being the land of Lord Jagannath More...

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By hinduismnow On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Deities in Stone: Hindu Sculpture from the Collections of the Asian Art Museum

Sculpture is an essential part of Indian civilization; a culture that dates back to ancient times and has flourished uninterrupted to the present. It is fundamentally important to India’s nearly one billion More...

By Moksha On Sunday, December 11th, 2016
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Rani Ki Vav is the True Symbol of Love. Not the Taj Mahal

The Rani Ki Vavi is an amazing subterrarean structure built in in 1063 A D by Queen Udayamati  in the memory of her husband, King Bhimdev I of the Solanki dynasty. Built 600 years before the Taj Mahal, this More...

By Moksha On Sunday, December 11th, 2016
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The Magnificent Kailasha Temple at Ellora

400,000 Tonnes of Rock were removed – top down – from a SINGLE giant hill to built the Kailasa Temple at Ellora. And in just 18 years! And there is no record of such a massive undertaking recorded More...

By Moksha On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
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Buddhism: The Great Failed Experiment of Hinduism

Buddha was one of the greatest incarnations of Vishnu. He produced the largest number of enlightened beings in a single lifetime. He took Hinduism back to the basics to the Sankhya Philosophy of Kapila Maha More...

By Moksha On Saturday, September 17th, 2016
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Vikramaditya: The Lengedary King of Bharath Crowned on September 17th

September 17:  Today is the day King Vikramaditya of Ujjain, perhaps the greatest ruler that Bharath has seen was coronated.  Vikramaditya started the Vikrama Samvat era in 719 BCE, after defeating the Shakas. More...