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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 …

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 …

Tamil Brahmi Script of 1st century BCE found in Egypt & Oman
A broken storage jar with inscriptions in Tamil Brahmi script (written in a combination of Tamil and the Brahmi script) has been excavated at Quseir-al-Qadim, an ancient port with a Roman settlement on the Red Sea coast of Egypt. This …

Emperor Vikramaditya of Ujjain Actual Dates from Astrology & Puranas
Emperor Vikramaditya of Ujjain (city originally named as Ambavati) lived during 101 BCE – 19 CE based Jyotirvidabharana of Kalisada, Jyotishaphala Ratnamala of Krishna Misra, history of Nepal, Kashmir, Stapatha Brahmana, Bhavishya Purana. This king is considered legend, while he …

7th Century Ancient Air Conditioning found in Kuwait
Archaeologists have discovered remains of ancient air conditioning system in a 7th century structure on Failaka, a Kuwaiti island in the Persian Gulf. It is a unique so-called windcatch-tower, utilising an ingenious interior cooling system based on the flow of …

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 …

Heliodorus Greek Ambassador followed Vaishnavism in 113 BCE
Heliodorus Greek Ambassador was sent to India by Bactria King Antialcidas Nikephoros, who ruled during 2nd century BCE. The famous Heliodorus pillar is a stone column that was erected around 113 BCE in central India in Vidisha near modern …