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Rishyasringa, Brother-In-Law of Rama, brings heavy rainfall at Kollur
Rishyasringa, the sage with deer-horn like protruding on his head, was treated as son-in-law by King Dasaratha in Ramayana. He had a boon that can bring heavy rainfall at whichever place he lives. Rishyasringa (Ṛṣyaśṛṅga: Sanskrit: ऋष्यशृंग, Kannada: ಋಷ್ಯಶೃಂಗ “Deer-Horned”; …

Visakheswara temple found off India’s East Coast at Visakhapatnam
Archaeologists in Visakhapatnam claim that a centuries-old temple exists two kilometers from Visakhapatnam coast, on the sea bed. While the eastern coastal city of Visakhapatnam is steeped in history, few know that there was a temple called “Visakheswara Temple…

Kokopelli God of Mischief similar to Lord Krishna
Kokopelli god of mischief, is a fertility deity, depicted as a humpbacked flute player (often with feathers on his head), who has been venerated by some Native American cultures in the Southwestern United States. Like most fertility deities, Kokopelli presides …

Etruscan God Typhon similar to Garuda & Hanuman
Etruscan civiliaztion existed with a distinct language and culture during the period of earliest European writing, in the Mediterranean Iron Age in the second half of the first millennium BCE. Most of Etruscan religion and mythology became part of classical …

Varaha Avatar is Rhinoceros (Elasmotherium), not Wild Boar
Among the popular avatars (incarnations) of Vishnu, Sweta Varaha (White Rhinoceros) is the third. Popular notion is that Varaha avatar is a wild boar (or pig) which restored earth(land) from completely sinking into water. But in reality, Sweta Varaha Avatar …

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 and was …

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 …

Jambavantha Race in Ramayana were not Bears
Jambavan or Jambavantha was depicted in Ramayana as a Riksha-Raja. He is really the first of these races who walked on two legs and were created directly by the creator Brahma. Puranas have clearly described that there are many …

Etruscan Civilization Art of Ancient Italy : Ramayana Scenes
Etruscan civilization of Ancient Italy existed in the area of Tuscany, western Umbria, and northern Latium. Ancient Romans called its creators the Tusci or Etrusci and the Etruscans occupied the region to the north of Rome, between the Arno and …