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Zafar Khan Ghazi Masjid at Tribeni was Ancient Vishnu Temple
Zafar Khan Ghazi Masjid at Tribeni in Bengal, India was built on a demolished ancient Vishnu Temple in 1298 CE. Tribeni is a town near Kolkata and was a meeting point of three rivers Ganga, Jamuna and Saraswati. Inscription on Zafar Khan’s tomb was translated by…

Narasimha Avatar killed Hiranyakasipu at Multan, Pakistan
Hiranyakashipu, became king of the daityas after his brother Hiranyaksha was was killed by Varaha Avatar. Both brothers were born to Sage Kasyap and Diti. Hiranyakasipu had a wife Kayādhu, and they had four sons – Saṁhlāda, Anuhlāda, Hlāda and Prahlāda. After his brother’s death, Hiraṇyakaśipu…

Palani Temple Pillar has Surya Yantra
Recently renovated pillar in the Palani temple, Tamil Nadu has an inscription with 9 squares. This is Surya (Sun) Yantra but not Sudoku game. Each square has non repeating numbers which total to 15 (horizontally, ventically and diagonally). Archaeologists discovered on a stone pillar in a…

Golconda Fort, Originally Mangaladevi Temple, discovered in 1080 CE
Golconda Fort originally was Mangala Devi Temple, discovered by Ram Dev Rao, a shepherd on a hill named ‘Golla Konda‘ during 1080 CE. He constructed a small temple around the goddess Mangala Devi idol and later Kakatiya rulers rebuilt a bigger temple. The hill was called…

Ancient Siva Lingam in Bronze & Glass at Candi Sukuh, Indonesia
Unique Siva Lingam found at Candi Sukuh, Java, Indonesia is made of glass and encased in a bronze cup. Water stored in this cup has not dried even today. Candi Sukuh [ˈtʃandi ˈsukʊh] is a 15th-century Javanese-Hindu temple (candi) that is located on the western slope…

Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad was BhadraKali Temple
Jama Masjid built during 1424 CE in Ahmedabad (originally Karnavati) by Ahmed Shah I is originally hindu temple of Goddess Bhadrakali. Ahmedabad city’s original namee were Bhadra, Karnavati, Rajnagar and Asaval in different eras. The name Bhadra was after the Goddess, whose temple was built by…