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Eclipses scientifically explained in Rig Veda
There are many myths across many cultures about how eclipses occur. In Rigveda (5-40-5 to 9), seer Atri explained scientifically why eclipse occurs. Puranas have described the story of Rahu, Ketu (North Node and South Node of Moon) in a …

Dolphin was Vishnu as Matsyavatara, Noah’s Ark
Matsya (Sanskrit: मत्स्य, means “Fish“) is the avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu in the form of a fish, who rescued the first man, Manu, from a great deluge. Matsya Purana and Srimad Bhagavatam narrate similar stories of …

Kohinoor Diamond owner is Bhadrakali Goddess in Warangal
Koh-i-Noor or Kohinoor Diamond (Persian meaning : “Mountain of Light”) is a diamond that was originally installed as left eye of Goddess Bhadrakali in town of Warangal, India. Koh-i-Noor was originally mined from world famous diamond mine “…

Etruscan God Typhon similar to Garuda & Hanuman
Etruscan civiliaztion existed with a distinct language and culture during the period of earliest European writing, in the Mediterranean Iron Age in the second half of the first millennium BCE. Most of Etruscan religion and mythology became part of classical …

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 …

Ramayana sites in Sri Lanka
Although Ramayana is believed to have happened many years ago, it has geographical traces from North to South India, and more specifically in Sri Lanka. Apart from Rama Setu (Adam’s bridge) between Dhanuskodi and Sri Lanka, one can find many …

Etruscan Civilization Art of Ancient Italy : Ramayana Scenes
Etruscan civilization of Ancient Italy existed in the area of Tuscany, western Umbria, and northern Latium. Ancient Romans called its creators the Tusci or Etrusci and the Etruscans occupied the region to the north of Rome, between the Arno and …

Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis, Siberia, China in Ramayana
Ramayana, believed to have happened almost 2 million years ago on earth, was written by sage Valmiki and it describes almost entire geography of earth in all directions. In Kishkinda Kanda episode of Ramayana, Vanara king Sungreeva’s plans to send …

Status of Women in Vedic Culture
Vedic tradition described specific status of women in family and society. In all four Vedas, women are regarded in a way that allows them to live in honor for their importance in society with respect and protection, and given the …