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Grandson of krishna-Aniruddha

Aniruddha , was the son of Pradyumna and the grandson of Krishna. 2. He is said to have been very much like his grandfather, to the extent that he may be a jana avatar, avatar of Vishnu. The four important… Continue Reading →

The hanging pillar

The beautiful 16th century Veerabhadra temple, also known as Lepakshi temple, is located in the small historical village of Lepakshi in the Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh, India, about 15 km east of Hindupur and approximately 120 km north of… Continue Reading →

The siribhoovalaya

The Siribhoovalaya is a unique work of multi-lingual literature written by Kumudendu Muni, a Jain monk. The work is unique in that it employs not alphabets, but is composed entirely in Kannada numerals.The Saangathya metre of Kannada poetry is employed… Continue Reading →

Parijaat Tree – Tree from Heaven

The Parijaat tree is a sacred baobab tree in the village of Kintoor, near Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India, about which there are several legends. Kintur, about 38 kilometres (24 mi) east of the district headquarters, Barabanki, was named after Kunti,… Continue Reading →

Polyandry in India

Polyandry in India refers to the historical practice of polyandry, whereby a woman has two or more husbands at the same time, on the Indian subcontinent or the current practice of polyandry in the country India. The popular Hindu epic… Continue Reading →

Dushala – Sister of Kauravas

Dushala was King Dhritrashtra and Queen Gandhari’s daughter and sister to Kauravas in the Indian epic Mahabharata. She was married to Jayadratha the king of Sindhu and Sauvira. All the Pandavas considered Duhsala as their own sister. Dushala also always… Continue Reading →

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