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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 …

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 …

Retelling Ramayana through Padma Purana
Retelling Ramayana through versions from Padma Purana, Rama using Siva’s bow Ajagavam to cross sea, legend of KakaBhushundi, Ramayana occured 11 times in multiple kalpas and yugas with different outputs Padma Purana, with around 55,000 verses is the 3rd largest …

Asoka Sundari, daughter of Siva & Parvati in Padma Purana
Aśoka Sundarī), also spelt as Ashoka Sundari is mentioned as daughter of Lord Siva and Goddess Parvati in Padma Purana. After both her sons Ganesh and Shanmukha grewup and left Kailasa, parvati was feeling loneliness and immense grief. Once she …

Real Story of Ahalya in Ramayana, not turned into Stone !
Many translations and interpretations of Valmiki Ramayana, try to suggest that Sage Gowthama has cursed his wife Ahalya for adultery with Indra and turned her into stone. Later after many years, Lord Rama’s feet touched her and turned her back …

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 …

Vedic (Hinduism) Influence in Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt had Vedic influences and several photographic evidences were found, which indicate Saivism and Vaishnavism being followed by rulers of Egypt. In Egyptian mythology, Apis or Hapis (spelled as Hapi-ankh), is a bull-deity that was worshipped in the …

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 …