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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 Adi Narasimha. Lord …

Meaning & Significance of Maha Shivaratri
Maha Shivaratri is an annual festival dedicated to the god Siva and is celebrated mainly at midnight. Siva Purana, Skanda Purana, Linga Purana and Padma Purana narrate stories about how on this day, Siva drank poisonous negativity to protect the …

Somnath to Antarctica, straight line without land
Somnath Temple to Antarctica, a straight line can be drawn with no land in between. This was inscribed on a pillar (Baan Stambha) atleast since 7th century CE, which proves that Indians knew about South Pole much ahead of others.…

Gyanvapi Mosque at Varanasi was originally Kasi Viswanath Temple
Gyanvapi mosque is located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was constructed by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb after he demolished the original Kashi Vishwanath temple at the site. One can clearly notice the old hindu temple wall mixed into mosque.…

5000 years old Multan Sun Temple in Pakistan
The Multan Sun Temple, also known as the Aditya Sun Temple, was an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Surya also called Aditya, which was located in the city of Multan, now in Punjab, Pakistan. The original Sun Temple at Multan …

Visakheswara temple found off India’s East Coast at Visakhapatnam
Archaeologists in Visakhapatnam claim that a centuries-old temple exists two kilometers from Visakhapatnam coast, on the sea bed. While the eastern coastal city of Visakhapatnam is steeped in history, few know that there was a temple called “Visakheswara Temple…

Neptune Greek God Poseidon is similar to Vedic God, Siva
Neptune (Latin: Neptūnus) is the god of freshwater and the sea in Roman religion. He is the counterpart of the Greek god Poseidon. His statue is found in Bologna, Italy on a public fountain. Notice the trident on this statue …

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 …

Tracing the lost, dried River Saraswati
Saraswati (Sanskrit: सरस्वती नदी sárasvatī nadī) is the only Indian River of ancient times, which was referred to many times in Vedas. It was called Ambitame, Naditame, Devitame – the Best of mothers, Best of rivers and Best of goddesses …