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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 “what is … Read more

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 … Read more