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Toothbrush, Comb, Mirror, Collyrium, Raiments, Brushes in Ramayana
Ayodhya Kanda of Valmiki Ramayana describes Toothbrushes, Combs, Polished Mirrors, Collyrium, Raiments, Brushes, Wine, Meats of Goat, Boar, Deer, Peacocks and Wild Cocks. After building highway from Ayodhya to banks of river Ganga, army of Bharata proceeds to meet Rama. On the way, they meet Guha…

Twin Telepathy between Twin Kings of Kashmir in 1st Century BCE
Kashmir King Sreshtasena who was also named Pravarasena or Tunjina, ruled from Srinagar for 30 years between 46-16 BCE had twin sons named Hiranya and Toramana. They were identical twins and king passed a rule that both his sons will be kings after his death. According…

Kashmir King who killed Sri Lanka King in 7th century BCE
Mihirakula, son of Vasukula ruled Kashmir between 704-634 BCE and belonged to Gonanda Dynasty. Indian historians have wrongly identified him as Huna (Mongol) king and son of Toramana. Infact, Toramana was twin brother of Hiranya, who ruled Kashmir between 16 BCE – 14 CE. Both brothers…

Samudra Gupta defeated Alexander in 326 BCE
Historians have wrongly mixed Maurya with Chandra Gupta I. His son Samudra Gupta defeated Alexander in early 326 BCE. Alexander III of Macedon, after conquering Asia Minor, Egypt and Persia, invaded India in 327 BCE. He defeated few kings on the way and had troops lined…

History of Malwa Kings since Mahabharata Era
Sage Markandeya narrates the story behind Malava Kings (Malwa) to Yudhishthira, when asked if there has ever been a woman whose devotion matched with Draupadi. Madra king Aswapati, and his wife Malavi had one daughter, Savitri and 100 sons who were known as the Malavas, after…

How Tirumala Temple survived Islamic Invasion
Many Temples, even in South India were plundered, looted and idols destroyed when Islamic invasion happened. But few temples like Tirumala, Srisailam managed to survive through that period. Srisailam was not easily accessible in those days because it was being in between hills and thick forest,…