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Woman can Divorce Man in Newar Community, Nepal
History of Newar People from the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, says that, Woman is never widowed, can divorce man by placing Areca (Betel) Nut under his pillow. Newar or Newah (/nɪˈwɑːr/) are community of primarily Indo-Aryan and Tibeto-Burman ethnicities following …

Vaikunta Ekadasi, Fasting & Avoiding Grains
Vaikunta Ekadasi is the Sukla paksha Ekadasi that occurs during the Dhanur month (when Sun transits Sagittarius or Dhanus Rasi) according to the Vedic Panchangam (Almanac). This corresponds to mid December – mid January in English calendar. Margasirsha sukla paksha …

Temples where Men are NOT Allowed in India
There are about 8 Hindu temples (Attukal Bhagavathy, Chakkulathukavu, Brahma Temple, Kanyakumari, Kamrup Kamakhya, Muzaffarpur, Trimbakeshwar) in India which does not allow Men to enter either on all days or during special occassions. While women re-entered the Haji Ali Dargah …

Machu Picchu & Saksaywaman are Vamana Temples in Cusco, Peru
Saksaywaman or Sakshat Waman, Machu Picchu, Inti Watana, Room of 3 Windows are temples of Inca creator god Viracocha, who is Vamana avatar of Lord Vishnu Saksaywaman is distorted form of Sakshat Waman and a temple on the northern outskirts …

Ixora God engraved by Europeans is Lord Siva
Lord Siva was depicted as Ixora God or Mahadev in engravings done during late 16th century by Europeans who visited Indian subcontinent. Theodorus de Bry (1528 – 27 March 1598) published his book Grand Voyages around 1590 CE, which has …

Sri Krishna Life Events & Dates (Born 18 June 3229 BCE)
Krishna was born at midnight of 17/18 June 3229 BCE (gregorian calendar) on Sravana Krishna Ashtami (vedic panchangam) during the end of Dwapara Yuga and lived on earth for 126 years, 8 months Birth Date and Time of Sri Krishna …

Yogas & Muhurtas for Travel described in Garuda Purana
In Garuda Purana, Vishnu reveals to Siva, Yogas & Muhurtas, good or bad lunar and week days as per Vedic Astrology when travel should be avoided or undertaken for better prospects. Lord Vishnu told Shiva : ‘Various Yoginis (goddesses) …

900 Years old Ramanujacharya Original Body preserved in SriRangam Temple
Vaishnava philosopher and guru Ramanujacharya original body preserved inside Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam, Tiruchinarpalli since 1137 CE. Sri Ramajunacharya was an exponent of the Sri Vaishnavism tradition within Hinduism. Ramanuja’s thiruvarasu (sacred burial shrine) is the Ramanuja shrine …

Physiognomy Palmistry and Body Reading in Garuda Purana
Physiognomy Palmistry and other related sciences originated in Ancient India and then travelled to Iran, Rome and Europe. In Garuda Purana, composed by Sage Veda Vyas and his disciples about 5000 years ago, Lord Vishnu reveals few details about lines …