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Hastinapura, City of Wisdom in Argentina
Hastinapura, City of Wisdom (ciudad de la sabiduria) in Argentina has temples of Ganesha, Krishna, Surya, Narayana, Siva and Pandavas. Argentines learn philosophy, read in the library, practise yoga, meditation and sing Bhajans. Hastinapura is spread over 12 acres with …

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 …

Quenevadi engraved by Europeans is Lord Ganapathi
Lord Ganapathi or Ganesha was depicted as Quenevadi God in engravings done during late 17th century by Europeans who visited Indian subcontinent. In the series published by Bernard Picart around 1672 CE, Ganesha, the god with elephant face is shown …

Asoka Sundari, daughter of Siva & Parvati in Padma Purana
Aśoka Sundarī), also spelt as Ashoka Sundari is mentioned as daughter of Lord Siva and Goddess Parvati in Padma Purana. After both her sons Ganesh and Shanmukha grewup and left Kailasa, parvati was feeling loneliness and immense grief. Once she …

Rahu, Siva, Ganesha in Mexico – Uxmal temple
Uxmal (Óoxmáal) is an ancient Maya city of the classical period in present-day Mexico. Uxmal name seems to derive from Oxmal, meaning “three times built“, but possible source of the name is ‘Uchmal‘ which means “…

Bhagavad Gita Facts, Dates and Original Author
The Bhagavad Gita (श्रीमद्भगवद्गीता), means the Song of God is found as a 700 verses (solkas) text in the Bhishma Parva of the epic poem Mahabharata. Many historians claim that Gita was not part of original Mahabharata and was …

Bacteria & Viruses described in Santi Parva, Mahabharata
Description of Micro-Organisms like Bacteria, Virus, Fungi etc is given in hindu mythology epic poem, Mahabharata which was written more than 5000 years ago. Scientists have found existence of Bacteria in 17th century AD but they were known as minute …