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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 …

8.4 Millions Species on Earth, according to Padma Purana
Modern day biologists have claimed to list around 1.3 million species of life on earth. They agree that this is a small number and still many species are yet to be discovered, named and listed. Everyday, about 15000 new species …

Concept of Time Division in Ancient India
Time division in Ancient India was measured to the least possible fraction of a second. The smallest measurable unit of time is Paramanu. Time calculation and divisions (as described in Manu Smriti and Vedas) in Ancient India : Small units …

Age of Universe and Brahma as calculated in Vedas
Vedas say that before the creation of the universe Lord Vishnu was sleeping in the ocean of all causes. His bed is a giant serpent with thousands of cobra like hoods. While Vishnu is asleep, a lotus sprouts of his …