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Origins of High Heels (Platform Footwear)
High Heel shoes were used since 3500 BCE in Egypt and during later periods in Middle-East, India, Italy and Greece. Infact, platform heels or high heels in those days solved more purpose than today. Ancient Egyptian butchers wore high heels …

Lord Ganesha is Kangiten in Japan
Ganesha or Kangi-ten (歓喜天) is a god in Shingon & Tendai schools of Japanese Buddhism. Legends behind Soshin Kangi-ten (Male & Female embraced form), Evil Vinayaka, Saraswati (Benzaiten), Bishamonten (Kubera) etc. He is the Japanese Buddhist form of Ganesh and …

Japanese Goddess Benzaiten is Saraswati
Japanese Goddess Benzaiten (弁才天, 弁財天) is a Japanese Buddhist goddess, who originated from the Hindu goddess Saraswati. Worship of Benzaiten arrived in Japan during the 6th through 8th centuries, mainly via the Chinese translations of the Sutra of Golden Light, …

Heaven at North Pole described in many Cultures
Vedas have described that Gods reside at north direction and one day for them is equivalent to one year for humans. This was based on idea that north pole has six months of sunlight and six months of darkness, which …

Koke Mongke Tengri – BLUE GOD of the Mongols
Vedic Culture existed universally and there were multiple proofs found about this fact. Mongolians too had a Blue God named Koke Mongke Tengri and a dharmic law called Yassa, developed by Genghis Khan. ‘It is ordered that all …

Fire (Agni) worshipped as God across Religions
Fire is estimated to be used by various species of Hominids, about 1.5 million years ago. Later, Fire provided protection from predators, it facilitated the conversion of forests into fields, helped bake utensils and forge tools. Fire also let …

12 Common Gods in India, Japan, China, Tibet & Turkey
Vedas indicate that the supreme power is only one and its verbal description will always be incomplete. So, all natural and supernatural phenomena are counted as his manifestations and called as ‘Deva‘s, with sanskrit root ‘Div‘ …

Yonaguni Island, 14,000 years old in Japan
The Yonaguni Monument is a massive underwater rock formation off the coast of Yonaguni, the southernmost of the Ryukyu Islands, in Japan. While many archaeologists and geologists believe that it is a natural formation, some hold the view that some …