300 Billion Dollars worth Vijayanagara Empire treasure was transported on 550 Elephants!!!

Yes, you read it correct estimated about 300 Billion dollars (in INR 2 lakh crore worth at present day) worth treasure was transported on 550 elephants along with numerous horses and bullock carts during the downfall of Vijayanagara Empire. In the World history Vijayanagara is one of the such empire which was one of theContinue reading “300 Billion Dollars worth Vijayanagara Empire treasure was transported on 550 Elephants!!!”

This Enormous 8th Century Temple in India Was Carved from One Rock

Formed from a single block of excavated stone, Kailasa temple is considered one of the most impressive cave temples in India. The enormous structure is one of 34 cave temples and monasteries that are collectively known as the Ellora Caves. Located in the western region of Maharashtra, the caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and includeContinue reading “This Enormous 8th Century Temple in India Was Carved from One Rock”

Ancient Indian engineering ..250 years old bowl of Baby Lord Krishna

Below is the video of 250 year old bowl said to be engineered by Vishwakarma … This bowl when you start filling with water not even a drop comes out of the bowl but once the water reaches lord krishna feet not even a drop remains in the bowl!!. This bowl represents the story whenContinue reading “Ancient Indian engineering ..250 years old bowl of Baby Lord Krishna”

Amazing and Interesting story of BIJLI(Electricity) MAHADEV TEMPLE!

There are many amazing temples of Lord Shiva in India, one of them is Bijli Mahadev in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh.  The entire history of Kullu is associated with the Bijli Mahadev. The city of Kullu has an ancient temple of Bijli Mahadev atop a high mountain near the confluence of the Beas and Parvati rivers.  It is located at an altitudeContinue reading “Amazing and Interesting story of BIJLI(Electricity) MAHADEV TEMPLE!”

ರಾಮಾಯಣ, ಶ್ರೀರಾಮನ ಅಂತ್ಯದ ಬಳಿಕ ಅಯೋಧ್ಯೆ ಏನಾಯ್ತು? ಅದರ ಮುಂದಿನ ರಾಜ ಯಾರಾದ? ಹನುಮ‌ ಏನಾದ? ಇಲ್ಲಿದೆ ಅದರ ರೋಚಕ ಮಾಹಿತಿ

ರಾಮಚಂದ್ರ ವಿಷ್ಣುವಿನ ಅವತಾರವಾಗಿದ್ದು, ಅವರನ್ನ ಮೊದಲು ರಾಮ ಬಳಿಕ ಶ್ರೀ ರಾಮಚಂದ್ರ ಎಂಬ ಹೆಸರಿನಿಂದಲೂ ಕರೆಯಲಾಗುತ್ತದೆ. ರಾಮಾಯಣದಲ್ಲಿನ ವಿವರಣೆಯ ಪ್ರಕಾರ, ಚಕ್ರವರ್ತಿ ರಾಜ ದಶರಥನ ಹೆಂಡತಿಗೆ ಮಕ್ಕಳಾಗಿರಲಿಲ್ಲ, ಶೃಂಗಿ ಋಷಿ ಪ್ರಸಾದದ ಸ್ವರೂಪದಲ್ಲಿ ಕೊಟ್ಟ ಖೀರ್ (ಪಾಯಸ) ಅನ್ನು ತಿಂದ ಬಳಿಕ ದಶರಥನ ಪತ್ನಿಗೆ ಪುತ್ರ ಪ್ರಾಪ್ತಿಯಾಗುತ್ತದೆ. ಬಳಿಕ ನಡೆದ ವೃತ್ತಾಂತಗಳೆಲ್ಲಾ ತಮಗೆ ಗೊತ್ತಿದ್ದಿದ್ದೇ. ಆದರೆ ಪ್ರತಿಯೊಬ್ಬರ ಮನಸ್ಸಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಮೂಡುವ ಪ್ರಶ್ನೆಯೆಂದರೆ ಭಗವಾನ್ ಶ್ರೀರಾಮನ ಅಂತ್ಯದ ಬಳಿಕ ಅಯೋಧ್ಯೆಯ ರಾಜ ಯಾರಾದ, ಅಯೋಧ್ಯೆಯ ಕಥೆ ಏನಾಯ್ತು?  ಎಂಬುದಾಗಿದೆ.Continue reading “ರಾಮಾಯಣ, ಶ್ರೀರಾಮನ ಅಂತ್ಯದ ಬಳಿಕ ಅಯೋಧ್ಯೆ ಏನಾಯ್ತು? ಅದರ ಮುಂದಿನ ರಾಜ ಯಾರಾದ? ಹನುಮ‌ ಏನಾದ? ಇಲ್ಲಿದೆ ಅದರ ರೋಚಕ ಮಾಹಿತಿ”

The Fascinating History And Story of Hampi And Vijayanagara Empire

Hampi, a village and a temple town in Karnataka is one of the most historically rich places. Listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Site as the Group of monuments at Hampi, this city was also at one point one of the richest cities in the world when it was at its peak. Located inside the VijayanagaraContinue reading “The Fascinating History And Story of Hampi And Vijayanagara Empire”

Indian Folk Art “Rangoli” Uses Colorful Flour and Rice in Stunning Designs

In India, there is a long-standing folk art known as rangoli (or kolam or Muggu), in which patterns are created on the floor using materials such as colored rice, dry flour, and more. The bright designs are usually made during auspicious events like Diwali, Onam, Pongal, and other Indian festivals. You’d also see them duringContinue reading “Indian Folk Art “Rangoli” Uses Colorful Flour and Rice in Stunning Designs”

Beautiful Photos of India’s Culturally Rich Railroads

World traveling photographer Steve McCurry, who is probably best known for his  photos, shares a stunning set of images offering some insight on the commuting lifestyle of the people in India. The series, simply titled Trains, presents the life of Indian commuters and travelers, many of whom appear to travel for livelihood rather than just for pleasure.Continue reading “Beautiful Photos of India’s Culturally Rich Railroads”

Before and After Photos Reveal How Much a Smile Changes a Person’s Aura [Interview]

“so i asked them to smile,” a series by Jay Weinstein Australian photographer Jay Weinstein was wandering the streets of Bikaner, India one day in 2013, when he encountered a man standing by some motorbikes. Initially, Weinstein was hesitant to approach the interesting stranger. Then the man yelled, “Take my picture too!” Weinstein responded withContinue reading “Before and After Photos Reveal How Much a Smile Changes a Person’s Aura [Interview]”