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600 Years Old Tamil Bell found in New Zealand
Who discovered New Zealand ? Certainly Indian tamilians atleast during late 14th or early 15th century, but not Abel Tasman. Tamil Bell is a broken bronze bell discovered in approximately 1836 by missionary William Colenso. It was being used as a pot to boil potatoes by…

Rama created Thar Desert in Rajasthan
Rama, the lead man of Ramayana, diverted his fiery missile (astra) towards north of Indian Ocean, created Maru (Desert) in Rajasthan. Itihaasa is wrongly interpreted as mythology by ignorant translators. Mythology deals with Myths and stories, while itihaasa means iti – ha – aasa (It thus…

Ancient Maritime Route Between India, Egypt, Africa, China (350 BC)
Archaeologists have unearthed the most extensive remains to date about ancient maritime from sea trade between India and Egypt during the Roman Empire, adding to mounting evidence that spices and other exotic cargo traveled into Europe over sea as well as land. When cost and political…

Dolphin was Vishnu as Matsyavatara, Noah’s Ark
Matsya (Sanskrit: मत्स्य, means “Fish“) is the avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu in the form of a fish, who rescued the first man, Manu, from a great deluge. Matsya Purana and Srimad Bhagavatam narrate similar stories of a king named Satyavrata (Vaivasvata Manu) who 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 sites. According to Valmiki Ramayana, Ravana…

Snake vs Mouse story in Bhagavata Purana
Bhagavata Purana (written around 3100 BCE), describes a short story about Snake and Mouse, which describes how one should make terms even with enemies to temporarily solve his problems. This story is referred to in 8th Skandha, 6th Adhyaya of Bhagavata Purana, just before the description…

Brahmastra Nuclear Weapon energized by Gayatri Mantra
Brahmastra (Sanskrit: ब्रह्‍मास्‍त्र, Brahmāstra) was a weapon created by the creator Brahma, for the purpose of upholding Dharma and Satya (truth). When the Brahmastra was discharged, there was neither a counterattack nor a defense that could stop it, except by Brahmadanda, a stick also created by…

Pangea Supercontinent Map description in Ramayana
Earth is believed to have land as Pangaea (pan-jee-ə), which was a supercontinent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras, forming approximately 300 million years ago. The oldest epic sanskrit poem, Ramayana, composed by sage Valmiki, gives clues about this single large continent…

Po Klong Garai temple of Mukhalinga Siva in Vietnam
Po Klong Garai temple is a Cham (kingdom in south vietnam between 7th till 19th century) temple tower located in the medieval Cham principality of Panduranga, near the city of Phan Rang in what is now southern Vietnam. This tower(temple) was built in honor of the…

4000 years old Vishnu deity statues in Vietnam
Vishnu stone head from Oc Eo culture, dating back to 4,000-3,500 years have been discovered in the region of Southern Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. Mekong (Ma Ganga) River is named after the Ganges (Ganga) River of India. Vietnam was once the home to several ancient and prosperous…