9th Century Vishnu Temple found in Barikot Ghundai, Pakistan

Italian archaeologists have discovered almost 1200 years old Hindu Temple during excavations in Barikot Ghundai, northwest Pakistan’s Swat district. This discovery was announced on Thursday 19 November 2020 by Fazle Khaliq of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Department of Archaeology. … Read more

How Tirumala Temple survived Islamic Invasion

Many Temples, even in South India were plundered, looted and idols destroyed when Islamic invasion happened. But few temples like Tirumala, Srisailam managed to survive through that period. Srisailam was not easily accessible in those days because … Read more

Puri Jagannath is Lord Narasimha

Lord Jagannath in Puri is Narasimha, Lord Vishnu’s avatar who killed Hiranyakasipu. Tradition in Puri says that even before the appearance of Jagannatha as wood logs in sea, Narasimha was residing in Nilachala beside Kalpa Bata as … Read more