Why Ancient Year was called Varsha

Rig Veda mentions 3 seasons (Summer, Rainy and Winter) which are observed only in India and neighbouring countries. In most parts of the world, rain comes either in Summer or in Winter (in few places as snow … Read more

History of Malwa Kings since Mahabharata Era

Sage Markandeya narrates the story behind Malava Kings (Malwa) to Yudhishthira, when asked if there has ever been a woman whose devotion matched with Draupadi. Madra king Aswapati, and his wife Malavi had one daughter, Savitri and … Read more

List of Magadha Kings since 4159 BCE

History of Magadha is recorded since 4159 BCE through Matsya Purana. Eventhough, Brihadradha established his dynasty rule from 3709 BCE with Girivrajapura as capital (present day Rajgir in Bihar), his ancestors names were available in puranas. Their … Read more

Puri Jagannath is Lord Narasimha

Lord Jagannath in Puri is Narasimha, Lord Vishnu’s avatar who killed Hiranyakasipu. Tradition in Puri says that even before the appearance of Jagannatha as wood logs in sea, Narasimha was residing in Nilachala beside Kalpa Bata as … Read more