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In the Ramayan and the Mahabharat, Brahma is referred to as th...

Brahma is the Hindu God of creation and one of the Trimurti, the others being Vishnu and Shiva. According to the Brahma Purana, he is the father of Manu, and from Manu all human beings are descended. In the Ramayan and the Mahabharat, he is ... Daily Bhaskar, 4 weeks ago

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The Hindu

Monsoon break for ASI's Purana Qila excavation

NEW DELHI: Six months after Archaeological Survey of India started their excavation project at Purana Qila, it's now drawing to a temporary closure. With monsoons arriving in Delhi, open trenches will be covered and excavated again only by ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Ring well discovered in Purana Qila excavation  The Hindu1 month ago Ring well discovered in Purana Qils excavation  The Hindu1 month ago

Vatican has a portable Vishnu temple

CHICAGO: Indian American, Hindus and Christians, all have welcomed the news that the Vatican Museum now has a portable temple of Hindu deity Vishnu. This colorful 18th century Vishnu temple folds and unfolds revealing many stories of Vishnu. It ...
 IndiaPost2 weeks ago Vatican has a Vishnu temple  India News Blast3 weeks ago "Vatican has a Vishnu temple"  NewKerala.com3 weeks ago Collections of Vatican Museums reportedly  National Turk3 weeks ago
Mid Day

Queer enchantment

Vishnu takes the form of a king, a cowherd, a priest, a fish and even an enchantress called Mohini. In this female form, he seduces gods, demons and hermits, all in order to preserve social order. He even unites with Shiva and gives birth to a son, ...
 Mid Day3 days ago
Mid Day

Kill the apsara

In the Puranas, whenever a man would shut his eyes to do tapasya, an apsara would appear and dance in front of him to compel him to open his eyes. The purpose of tapasya was to withdraw from the world, stoke the mind and generate mental fire, or ...
 Mid Day1 month ago

Sapta-Nadi: The significance of Godavari

Ram, Sita and Lakshman at Panchvati Also known as the Dakshina Ganga and rich with mythology, it hosts one of the Kumbh melas on its banks in Nashik Among the seven rivers of India whose names and presence are invoked at the beginning of any auspicious sacred ...
 Asian Age2 days ago

In praise of the poser

We are at Chidambaram, located 235 km from Chennai, before the famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The place used to be known as Thillai, as it was once full of thillai, a species of the mangrove tree. The first reference to this temple is found ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago

Excavations throw light on early inhabitants of Delhi

For the first time, the Archaeological Survey of India has unearthed evidence connecting 2,000 years of ancient history of inhabitants of Delhi from the Sultanate period (1205-1526 A.D.) to the Mauryan Empire (322-298 BC.) All the evidence has been excavated ...
 Asian Age1 week ago

Glimpse of the glory

| Trisha Mukherjee Over hundred rare items like the 17th century dwarpal from Kerala and the 18th century toran from a temple in Nepal are on display at the National Museum. Trisha Mukherjee reports The fragile pages of the 19th century ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago
Sakaal Times

47 days to Ganeshotsav...The Ashtavinayak tour continues

Tags: Ashtavinayak tour , Ganeshotsav, 100 days to Ganeshotsav Ganeshotsav is that time of the year when Pune bursts with fervour and festivities. In the run-up to this year's celebrations which start on August 29, SAKAALTIMES.COM presents a ...
 Sakaal Times1 week ago 46 days to Ganeshotsav...The Ashtavinayak tour continues  Sakaal Times1 week ago
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