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Chumbak Mani, Ancient Land Mine Detector used for Demining
Chumbak Mani, described in Brihad Vaimanika Sastra by Maharshi Bhardwaja around 4000 BCE, was ancient land mine detector, which emits electrical signals to find hidden arsenal inside ground, while flying or moving above. Bharadwaj, was father of Garga and Drona …

History of Brain Surgery (Trepanation) since 7000 BCE
Evidences of Skulls with Brain surgery or Trepanation between 7000 BCE – 1400 CE found in Europe, South America, Egypt, India. Bhoja Prabandham written by Raja Bhoj of Paramar around 1050 CE describes its process. Brain surgery or Trepanation is …

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) …

900 Years old Ramanujacharya Original Body preserved in SriRangam Temple
Vaishnava philosopher and guru Ramanujacharya original body preserved inside Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam, Tiruchinarpalli since 1137 CE. Sri Ramajunacharya was an exponent of the Sri Vaishnavism tradition within Hinduism. Ramanuja’s thiruvarasu (sacred burial shrine) is the Ramanuja shrine …

Consanguineous Relationship discussed in Yama Yami Story
Rig Veda [10.10] has a conversation where Consanguineous Relationship and invention of night, first death are discussed by Yama and his twin sister Yami. Yama and Yami were children of Vivasvat (an aspect of Surya, the Sun God) and Saranyu …

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 …

Holi Festival Significance
Holi Festival Significance in Puranas, usage of natural gulaal color from Palaash flowers, advantage of spraying water producing negative ions good for skin and mental health. Holi (होली or Holī) is a colorful festival celebrated just before the commencement of …

SoHam Mantra, to expand Consciousness
Soham (सो ऽहम् so-ham) means “I am He/That” in Sanskrit and is used as a mantra to identify/connect oneself with the universe or ultimate reality. Combination of so-haṃ haṃsaḥ has also been interpreted as “I myself am …

Ancient Astronauts Paintings in Tassili N’Ajjer, Sahara Desert
Cave Paintings of Tassili n’Ajjer depict mysterious creatures who appear like ancient astronauts with helmets gloves and strange suits. These are found in the Tassili Plateau, southern Algeria in the arid desert of the Sahara. Tassili n’Ajjer means ‘Plateau …