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Lord Rama Lineage, Family Tree till 1634 BCE
Lord Rama was born in the 81st generation of Ikshvaku Dynasty of Surya Vamsam or Solar Dynasty. This lineage continued for another 64 generations until 1634 BCE, where the last king Sumitra was killed by Chanakya’s contemporary Mahapadma Nanda. Brihadbala, who was 115th generation king, participated…

Babri Masjid built on Ram Janmabhoomi after 1717 CE
Babri Masjid, the structure which was demolished on 6 December 1992 was not constructed atleast until 1717 CE. This is the official map of Rama Janmabhumi (Ayodhya) dated 1717 CE. It is now in City Palace Museum, Jaipur. This map clearly shows that Ram Temple existed…

Meaning & Significance of Maha Shivaratri
Maha Shivaratri is an annual festival dedicated to the god Siva and is celebrated mainly at midnight. Siva Purana, Skanda Purana, Linga Purana and Padma Purana narrate stories about how on this day, Siva drank poisonous negativity to protect the world on this evening. Later he…

Jama Masjid at Jaunpur was Atala Devi Temple
Atala Devi Temple was destroyed by Ibrahim Naib Barbak, the brother of Sultan Firoz Shah Tughlaq III (1351–1388 CE). Temple was demolished in 1364 CE, Ibrahim started construction in 1377 CE and completed the mosque in 1408 CE. Atala Masjid or Atala Mosque, as it is…

Artificial Intelligence (A.I), Robotics in Yoga Vasistha
Yoga Vāsistha describes application of Artificial Intelligence (A.I), human emotions, ego to Robots. Sambarasura creates dama, vyāla, kaTa to win on Adityas. Yoga Vāsistha (योग-वासिष्ठ) is a discourse of sage Vasistha to Prince Rama. Sage Valmiki is credited as its author. It has 6 parts and…

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…

Woman can Divorce Man in Newar Community, Nepal
History of Newar People from the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, says that, Woman is never widowed, can divorce man by placing Areca (Betel) Nut under his pillow. Newar or Newah (/nɪˈwɑːr/) are community of primarily Indo-Aryan and Tibeto-Burman ethnicities following Hinduism and Buddhism with Nepal Bhasa…

13th Jyotirlinga, Mukti-Gupteshwar in Australia
Apart from the 12 Jyotirlingas in India, 13th Jyotirlinga is the last icon of the current cycle of creation and destruction and has been placed at Minto, Australia. It was necessary for the icon to be consecrated in the southern hemisphere. As Australia is at ‘mouth…

Temples where Men are NOT Allowed in India
There are about 8 Hindu temples (Attukal Bhagavathy, Chakkulathukavu, Brahma Temple, Kanyakumari, Kamrup Kamakhya, Muzaffarpur, Trimbakeshwar) in India which does not allow Men to enter either on all days or during special occassions. While women re-entered the Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai after 5 years long…