History

The Origin of Dowry System in India

In its original form of dowry in India, women were gifted wealth by her parents during marriage which served as a tool of financial independence for the bride even after marriage.

Geographical Span of Ancient India – Jambudveepe Bharathavarshe Bharathakhande

Ancient Geography and the vastness of India during Vedic Period. The giant continent of Jambudvipa and its nine varshas including Bharathavarsha.

Nuclear Wars in Ancient India – Literary Evidence

Sample Extracts of ample evidence from ancient Sanskrit texts of multiple nuclear wars fought in Ancient India during the Mahabharata Period.

Why is Cow Sacred to Hindus and Indian Civilization?

The reason for majority of Indians to consider cow as a sacred animal. The usefulness of cow in agriculture, food supply, nutrition made cow a sacred animal for Hindus.

Where there is a Dictator, All others are Spectators

He called himself Turkmenbashi, which means leader of all Turkmens ie the people of his country. Not so bad, he was a leader after all. And he is popularly known with this name. Read on to know more.

Sugar – A Sweet Indian Gift to the World

The most popular sweetener in the world - Sugar - was invented in India. Prior to the introduction of Sugar in the west, the most popular sweetener in the western world was - HONEY!

The Sphinx of India

In one of the temples of southern India, I happened to observe what otherwise most of us in India have been overlooking all the time. The human headed, lion bodied structure which we commonly find in a lot of...

Christmas – The Birth Date of Jesus Christ

Facts about Christmas and the mystery behind the real birth date of Jesus Christ. The Christmas date had been declared on the same day as that of a popular festival of an ancient religion in Rome predating Christianity.

A presentation on the future of past

This is a continuation of the series History Demystified .Click here to read the previous article of this series.The ancient Indian vedas (vedic texts) are the most ancient literature known in the world.Dating of the vedas and vedic culture...

Monkeys in Ramayana

I was trying to search for some information about the nature of monkey like characters in Ramayana and any related research about these beings called vanars.Note that its not only monkey like beings, but also bear like beings that...
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