• Badami Caves, India
    The rich past of Badami is closely linked with the ancient Kingdom of Chalukyas which date back to 600 and 700 AD. Chalukayas built number of temples, and other monuments that marked the beginning of the Hindu style of architecture. This new style was the blend of two distinct architecture - the Indo-Aryan...
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  • Manipur Tourism
    land of rich valleys surrounded by beautiful hills and lakes, a land of gentle people full of laughter and joy. Many legends tell us the origin of Manipur. One of the legends is that Krishna requested Shiva to keep a watch while he danced the Ras with Radha and Gopis. Parvati on seeing Shiva protecting...
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  • Essay
    is believed that cremation at Manikarnika ghat ensures a safe place in Heaven, as the cremators of this ghat are believed to have the patronage of Shiva. The furthermost upstream ghat is Assi Ghat, which marks the confluence of the Ganges and the Assi rivers. It is said that after striking down demon...
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  • NAYANMARS
    NAYANMARS ADIPATTHAR: Adipatthar or Adhipattha Nayanar is one of the 63 Nayanmars. He was a sincere devotee of Lord Shiva and lived in the Chola kingdom at present day Naagapattinam (referred in sangam literature as Naagai) by the sea shore. Life He was the head of his group of people called Paradhavar...
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  • Secrets of Tajmahal
    The Tajmahal is Tejomahalay - A Hindu Temple NAME - 1.The term Tajmahal itself never occurs in any mogul court paper or chronicle even in Aurangzeb's time. The attempt to explain it away as Taj-i-mahal is therefore, ridiculous. 2.The ending "Mahal"is never muslim because in none of the muslim...
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  • Tejo Mahal
    The Tajmahal is Tejomahalay A Hindu Temple By P.N.Oak Probably there is no one who has been duped at least once in a life time. But can the whole world can be duped? This may seem impossible. But in the matter of indian and world history the world can be duped in many respects...
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  • Performing Arts
    communities and groups performing Sattriya Music, Dance and Theatre are located in different parts of Noth-East India. Sattriya Music The music is rich with several types like Bargits, Kirtan etc and these compositions are performed as congregational singing in various ritual services, as community...
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  • Business
    where Lord Rama worshipped Lord Shiva in order to cleanse away the sins after he killed | |the Ravana, king of Lanka and also built the bridge across the sea to bring his consort, Sita back from Ravana. This place is | |sacred to the devotees of both Vishnu and Shiva. Rameshwaram is also one of the...
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  • Immortals of Meluha
    alongside) is a 38 year old ,IIM Calcutta alumni who got bored being a banker and turned to writing books. The Immortals of Meluha is the book one of Shiva Trilogy and was a National best seller of 2011.The book is 430 pages long split into 26 chapters with a glossary of Sanskrit/Hindi words. The second...
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  • Secrets of Tajmahal
    not a Islamic mausoleum but an ancient Shiva Temple known as Tejo Mahalaya which the 5th generation Moghul emperorShahjahan commandeered from the then Maharaja of Jaipur. The Taj Mahal, should therefore, be viewed as a temple palace and not as a tomb. That makes a vast difference. You miss the details...
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  • vidhyapati
    "analogous to that of Dante in Italy and Chaucer in England." Poetry Vidyapati is as much known for his love-lyrics as for his poetry dedicated to Shiva. His language is closest to Maithili, the language spoken around Mithila (a region in the north Bihar and region surrounding Janakpur in Nepal), closely...
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  • Hinduisum
    environments: in temples, in the home, and in outdoor public spaces. It is equally common for any of the deities to be worshiped in any of these three types of shrines. Hindus believe that if proper care is not taken of a temple's images, the deity will abandon the temple. Hence priests reside at the temple and take...
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  • Role of Ngos in Animal Welfare
    North Indian temples Kedarnath Temple dedicated to Shiva, in Kedarnath, Uttarakhand Tilla Jogian, PakistanUnlike South India, it is rare to come across an ancient temple that has not been reconstructed. Most ordinary temples in North Indian rituals are very simple in stark contrast to South Indian...
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  • Temple Tourism
    India is a vivid kaleidoscope of landscapes, magnificent historical sites and royal cities, golden beaches, misty mountain retreats, colorful people, rich cultures and festivities. The world’s leading travel and Tourism Journal, “Conde Nast Traveler”, ranked India amongst top 4 preferred holiday destinations...
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  • religious places in mangalore
    Kola–is an integralpart of this region- Kambala, the traditional buffalo race is held during the harvest season. Dakshin Kannada's pristine beauty and rich heritage cannot bead equately expounded by mere words. The district's sacred shrines and epigraphic monuments are renowned and commented on by noted...
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  • Essay
    Ridge. JAKHOO HILL (2.5 km): At 2455m, this is the town's highest peak and a vantage point for Shimla's famous views. The summit is crowned with a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The hill is full of paths and narrow roads which are enjoyable walks. ST. MICHAEL'S CATHEDRAL : This dressed-stone church...
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  • Hinduism
    supply and drainage system. The lower part of the city was guarded by a fortified citadel situated on a raised mound, which also contained halls and temples; a great brick-lined public bath seems to have served as a place for public ritual purification ceremonies. In fact, there is every indication that...
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  • Monuments of India
    stupa of Sanchi. The pillar was surmounted by a sculpture of Garuda and was apparently dedicated by Heliodorus to the god Vasudeva in front of the temple of Vasudeva. 2. Sanchi Sanchi, variously known as Kakanaya, Kakanava, Kakanadabota and Bota-Sriparvata in ancient times, has a singular distinction...
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  • Kalidas
    to God Shiva, also called Maha Kaal (the great destroyer. "Kaal" meaning time in Sanskrit refers to the end-time, as in your time has come). This is supported by the fact that all his works starts with an invocation to God Shiva and that Ujjain's most famous temple is the "Mahakaleshwar" temple, one of...
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  • pineapple
    his kingdom at Bastar under the tutelage of local goddess, 'Dantheshwari', who still is the tutelary deity of Bastar region, her famous Dantheshwari Temple stands today at Danthewada, also named after her. Annama Deva ruled till 1369 when he was followed successively by Hamir Deva (r. 1369-1410), Bhaitai...
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