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Yogas & Muhurtas for Travel described in Garuda Purana
In Garuda Purana, Vishnu reveals to Siva, Yogas & Muhurtas, good or bad lunar and week days as per Vedic Astrology when travel should be avoided or undertaken for better prospects. Lord Vishnu told Shiva : ‘Various Yoginis (goddesses) …

Physiognomy Palmistry and Body Reading in Garuda Purana
Physiognomy Palmistry and other related sciences originated in Ancient India and then travelled to Iran, Rome and Europe. In Garuda Purana, composed by Sage Veda Vyas and his disciples about 5000 years ago, Lord Vishnu reveals few details about lines …

Diamond Sutra, First Printed Book on 11 May 868 CE
Diamond Sutra (Sanskrit : Vajracchedikā Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra) is a Mahāyāna (Buddhist) sūtra from the Prajñāpāramitā, or “Perfection of Wisdom” genre, and emphasizes the practice of non-abiding and non-attachment. It is a key object of devotion and …

Adi Shankaracharya Birth Year is 509 BCE
Adi Shankaracharya birth date is 9 April 509 BCE. History and migration of Nambuthiri Brahmins to Kerala, appointment of first priest at Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala by Sage Agastya. Indian historians have followed their western counterparts and recorded their history …

Rama created Thar Desert in Rajasthan
Rama, the lead man of Ramayana, diverted his fiery missile (astra) towards north of Indian Ocean, created Maru (Desert) in Rajasthan. Itihaasa is wrongly interpreted as mythology by ignorant translators. Mythology deals with Myths and stories, while itihaasa means iti …

Sea Monster in Ramayana & Bhagavatam
Sea Monster is Ramayana is Surasa, who tries to block path of Hanuman during his travel to Lanka. Also, Bhagavata Purana mentions Sea Monsters along with their living places, sizes etc. In Sanskrit ‘Makara‘ means ‘sea dragon…

Real Story of Ahalya in Ramayana, not turned into Stone !
Many translations and interpretations of Valmiki Ramayana, try to suggest that Sage Gowthama has cursed his wife Ahalya for adultery with Indra and turned her into stone. Later after many years, Lord Rama’s feet touched her and turned her back …

Narakasura killed by Vishnu, not Krishna or Satyabhama
Vishnu Purana and Bhagavatam mention Narakasura or Naraka as the asura son of the earth goddess Bhudevi (Bhumi) and Varaha (third avatar of Vishnu). He established the kingdom of Pragjyotisha (modern Assam) after overthrowing the last of the Danava king …