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A glimpse of the History of Somnath Temple

30th November 2011
Introduction Surrounded by thick deciduous forests of Uttarakhand region, the Surkanda Devi temple is quite a holy place of worship for the Hindus. It was built in the name of Indian Goddess of Power, Durga and is one of the many Shaktipeeths situated ... Read >
Author: Jenny Franklin

Indian Bronze Sculptures

16th June 2011
From the 17th century & onwards, south India has images that are made of various gods and goddesses, of saints and deified mortalsfrom the Bronze metal. The sculpture of Bronzes immensely radiates a sense of immortality and powerfully reflects the fascina... Read >
Author: emfex

Ayush Homam- Paving the Way Towards a Prosperous Life

02nd July 2010
Ayush Homam can put an end to your quest for a well-healed and promiscuous life. Hindus perform a religious ritual called homam in which blessings of deities are invoked. Ayush Homam is one such ritual that is performed for longevity and prosperity in lif... Read >
Author: AY

Doctors Oath

26th May 2010
The Doctors oath is one that is tied to practicing medicine ethically. The doctors oath may be called the Hippocratic oath. Hippocrates is considered the father of western medicine. There is some ambiguity to the actual thoughts of Hippocrates because mos... Read >
Author: Simeon Knight

Ares: God of Bloodlust

24th July 2009
Ares is generally known as the god of war, or warfare, but the more accurate description would be the god of bloodlust, or slaughter. Though Ares is known for his enforcement of civil order, his strategies and tactics were violent, and often fueled by unc... Read >
Author: submitterm

Kerala Temples

20th November 2008
Kerala Temples When it comes to temples, probably Kerala's temples are not that well known as other South Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. But they are still every bit worth a visit and carry their own way of expressing the de... Read >
Author: Jaipur Travel Guide

Sumerian Seals

25th July 2007
Sumer may very well be the first civilization in the world, although long term settlements at Jericho predate Sumer and examples of writing from Egypt and the Harappa, Indus valley sites may predate those from Sumer. From its beginnings as a collection of... Read >
Author: Author Unknown

Who Wrote Aesop's Fables?

07th August 2006
Everyone is familiar with Aesop's Fables. They are short stories usually about animal characters designed to make a point about human behaviour. Aesop has been credited with inventing the fable. Indeed, the name Aesop has become synonymous with fables. Ho... Read >
Author: Mike Haydon
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