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Japanese Goddess Benzaiten is Saraswati
Japanese Goddess Benzaiten (弁才天, 弁財天) is a Japanese Buddhist goddess, who originated from the Hindu goddess Saraswati. Worship of Benzaiten arrived in Japan during the 6th through 8th centuries, mainly via the Chinese translations of the Sutra of Golden Light, …

Egyptian God Horus similar to Garuda or Vishnu
Horus is one of the most significant deities in ancient Egyptian religion, who was worshipped from at least the late Predynastic period through to Greco-Roman times. Different forms of Horus are recorded in history and these are treated as distinct …

Mahabharat Era Lord Siva temple (Katasraj Mandir) in Pakistan
Katasraj Mandir (کٹاس راج مندر‎) is a Hindu temple complex situated in Katas village near Choa Saidanshah in the Chakwal district of Punjab in Pakistan. The main temple is dedicated to Lord Siva and has existed since the days of …

Vedic Yoga Mudras in Egyptian and Sumerian Statues
Mudra is the hand gesture or the finger position. Gods or saintly persons who practise meditation or Yoga use Mudras. The Mudras are sacred, mysterious and magical. They can attract or distract people. They express lot of things. They are …

Mantras, Science of Sound and Vibration
Mantra (मंत्र) means a self advise. ‘Mananat trayate iti mantrah‘ is how Mantra is defined in Sanskrit. It means that by repetition (mananat) of which, you overcome/protected (trayate) [overcoming or protection from bondage/troubles/cycles of birth and …

Ramayana sites in Sri Lanka
Although Ramayana is believed to have happened many years ago, it has geographical traces from North to South India, and more specifically in Sri Lanka. Apart from Rama Setu (Adam’s bridge) between Dhanuskodi and Sri Lanka, one can find many …

Solar Cross or Sword in Europe & Surya Katari from India
Solar Cross is the oldest religious symbol in the world, which can be observed appearing in Asian, American, European, and Indian religious art in multiple forms. Its equivalent in Vedic culture is the ‘Surya Katari‘ which is seen …