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Inti Raymi, Sankranti of South America
Inti Raymi (‘Festival of the Sun‘) used to be a religious ceremony of the Inca Empire in honor of the god Inti (Sun), one of the most venerated deities in Inca religion. It was the celebration of the …

Vampires in South America described in Ramayana
Blood sucking Vampire legends existed in many cultures like the Mesopotamians, Hebrews, Ancient Greeks, and Romans who had tales of demonic entities and blood-drinking spirits which are considered precursors to modern vampires. Vampires in South America existed since ages. In …

Mahabharat Era Lord Siva temple (Katasraj Mandir) in Pakistan
Katasraj Mandir (کٹاس راج مندر‎) is a Hindu temple complex situated in Katas village near Choa Saidanshah in the Chakwal district of Punjab in Pakistan. The main temple is dedicated to Lord Siva and has existed since the days of …

King Mahabali went to Patala Loka (South America)
Puranas have defined 7 various lokas and in Bhagavata Purana and Padma Purana, they are called Atala, Vitala, Sutala, Talatala, Mahatala, Rasatala and Patala Loka. Vishnu Purana narrates a story in which Vishnu’s 5th avatar (incarnation), Vamana asked for …

Queen of Ayodhya Korea Connection
South Korea and Indian temple town Ayodhya has two millennia-old ties which were discovered in last decade. South Koreans discovered that a Princess or Queen of Ayodhya was married to Korean King Suro in the first century CE. Suro was …

Proof of King Janamejaya donated lands to temples in 3013 BC
In Mahabharat, King Janamejaya was great-grandson of Arjuna (3rd among Pandavas) and copper plate inscriptions dating back to 3012-3013 BC have been found about his donations to Hampi and Kedarnath temples. Both the inscriptions written in Sanskrit on copper plates …

Ravanahatha brought from Lanka to India by Hanuman
Ravanahatha (ravanhatta, rawanhattha, ravanastron, ravana hastha veena) is an ancient bowed violin invented in Lanka (present day Sri Lanka) by its ruler Ravana during Ramayana era. It is made of a cut coconut shell that is covered with …

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”; …