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Modern Countries existed since Mahabharata times
Apart from India, few other neighbouring countries were mentioned in Mahabharata. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Iran, Tajakistan, Iraq, Turkmenistan, Kyrgistan, Tibet, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka had kingdoms with different names. Present India had multiple kingdoms and janapadas. Almost all of these …

List of Kashmir Kings since 3450 BCE
History of Kashmir is recorded since 3450 BCE through Rajatarangini, written by Kalhana. Kashmir has more than 5400 years of history, lineage of Kashmir Kings and pre-mahabharat era Kashmir valley formation by Kashyapa Rishi by cutting the gap in the …

Nuclear Bomb in Babylon Cylindrical Seal (600 BCE)
Babylon Cylinder Seal from 600 BCE shows Nuclear Bomb and explosion, made during era of Nebuchadnezzar II, who was a Chaldean king of the Neo-Babylonian Empire. Cylinder seals were invented around 3500 BCE in the Near East, at the contemporary …

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 …

Ancient Gandhara Kingdom (Kandahar, Afghanistan)
Ancient Gandhara Kingdom was located in parts of modern-day northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan. Gandhāra was located mainly in the Peshawar Valley, Pothohar Plateau and the Kabul River Valley. Its main cities were Purushapura (modern day Peshawar), meaning “city …

Pre Islamic Goddesses Al-Lat, Al-Uzza, Manat
In the Qur’an, Al-Lat is mentioned along with al-‘Uzzá and Manāt in Sura 53:19–23. The tribe of ʿād of Iram of the Pillars is also mentioned in Sura 89:5–8, and archaeological evidence from Iram shows copious inscriptions devoted to her …

Goddess Anahita, Sekhmet are forms of Durga
Anahita is ancient Persian water goddess, fertility goddess, and patroness of women, as well as a goddess of war. Her name means “the immaculate one“. She is portrayed as a virgin, dressed in a golden cloak, and wearing …

Ancient Stone Circles in Middle East Desert
Similar to Nazca Lines in Peru, ancient geoglyphs are visible from air across a desert that is spread between Syria and Saudi Arabia. Believed to be at least 2,000 years old, the structures were discovered only after airplanes flew over …