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Lord Ganesha is Kangiten in Japan
Ganesha or Kangi-ten (歓喜天) is a god in Shingon & Tendai schools of Japanese Buddhism. Legends behind Soshin Kangi-ten (Male & Female embraced form), Evil Vinayaka, Saraswati (Benzaiten), Bishamonten (Kubera) etc. He is the Japanese Buddhist form of Ganesh and …

Hanuman who scared Aurangzeb – Karmanghat Temple History
Aurangzeb, the 6th Mughal Emperor who destroyed multiple hindu temples, could not touch one Hanuman Mandir during his reign. Abul Muzaffar Muhi-ud-Din Muhammad Aurangzeb (3 November 1618 – 3 March 1707 CE) was the third son and sixth child of …

Cheraman Juma Masjid, First Mosque in India during 629 CE
Cheraman Juma Masjid, built in 629 CE at Methala, Kodungallur Taluk, Thrissur District in the Indian state of Kerala is the first mosque in India and third outside Saudi Arabia. It was built by an arab named Malik Deenar, who …

Somnath to Antarctica, straight line without land
Somnath Temple to Antarctica, a straight line can be drawn with no land in between. This was inscribed on a pillar (Baan Stambha) atleast since 7th century CE, which proves that Indians knew about South Pole much ahead of others.…

300 BCE Subrahmanya Temple at Saluvankuppam Unearthed
300 BCE Subrahmanya Temple at Saluvankuppam, Tamil Nadu, India unearthed in 2005 has 2 layers of constructions. First one was a brick construction made around 3rd century BCE (Sangam Period) and on top of it, another granite layer …

Many Smuggled Stone Idols found in Tamil Nadu
Police recovered 7 smuggled stone idols of hindu gods from cauvery river near Thiruverumbur, which are suspected to have been stolen for selling out of India. It is assumed that smugglers might have stolen these idols to transport them out …

SahasraLinga, Thousand Siva Lingas under Water at Sirsi
About one thousand Siva Lingas, idols of Goddess Parvati, Nandi, Ganesha etc were discovered under water due to receding water levels in the district of Uttara Kannada of Karnataka state in India. The place, known as Sahasralinga is a pilgrimage …

Kbal Spean, River with 1000 Siva Lingas in Cambodia
More than 1000 Siva Lingas and other rock relief carvings of hindu gods Vishnu, Lakshmi, Brahma, Rama, Hanuman found along a 150m stretch of the Stung Kbal Spean River in Cambodia. This place is about 25 KM away from the …