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Shaktism During Bhaumakaras Period: An Epigraphical Study

Shaktism During Bhaumakaras Period: An Epigraphical Study

The history of Odisha in 8th century AD marked the rise of a powerful dynasty known as Bhaumakaras. The Bhaumas ruled for nearly 2 centuries over Odisha. The rulers established a vast kingdom known as Toshali. The kingdom was extended from Kongodamandala in the south to Dandabhuktimandala in the north. The entire Odisha including south-western part of Midnapore district of West Bengal was […]

7 Habits Of Considerate People

7 Habits Of Considerate People

“Being considerate of others will take you and your children further in life than any college or professional degree.” – Marian Wright Edelman Edelman, a renowned American activist, not only dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of disadvantaged children, but also served as a strong advocate for acting with consideration toward others. Being […]

Home remedies for yellow teeth

Home remedies for yellow teeth

We live in an age that is almost ruled by coffee, which happens to be one of the biggest contributors to staining teeth and making them yellow. While step number one for whiter teeth would be to limit coffee intake, for some of us that may not be what we are ready for. So we’ve compiled a […]

Importance of Vastu Shastra in our lives

Importance of Vastu Shastra in our lives

Why vastu is necessary ? Vastu is the bridge between man and nature. Everything is made up of basic five elements – FIRE, WATER, EARTH, SPACE, and AIR. All These elements are only found on earth that is why it is the only planet that supports life and nature. If the residential and commercial buildings […]

Alakh Bara: a Sannyasin’s place of untainted freedom

Alakh Bara: a Sannyasin’s place of untainted freedom

The structure of the sannyas tradition is ancient. Every organisation has its structure; whether it happens in a big or small way, the structure is always there. People define sannyas differently, and if you look at the real concept of sannyas, then the idea changes, because the ultimate aim of sannyas is to reach the […]

Top reasons why we contract diseases

Top reasons why we contract diseases

The root cause of disease begins with broken chemistry in our cells, which arises from our diet and lifestyle choices… When faced with a chronic disease or diagnosis of an autoimmune disorder, it’s easy to wonder “Why me?” How is it that some people who eat a Standard Diet seem to be disease free while […]

Science and Significance behind Indian Classical Music

Science and Significance behind Indian Classical Music

In one dimension of yoga, it is dialectically expressed that the human body is Shiva’s damaru (drum). Shiva always carried a drum because it is symbolic of the rhythm of life. When you run a race or when you are excited or scared, you hear “dhun, dhun, dhun” in your head. This is the rhythm of the body. […]

Mystery behind the haunted village of Kuldhara

Mystery behind the haunted village of Kuldhara

All of us have had an encounter with a ghost or heard an eerie ghost story. The existence of ghosts is a debatable topic. Many scientists and researchers, all across the world, have studied the phenomenon and tried to unravel the mystery behind strange and scary places. Recently, Paranormal Society of Delhi acknowledged that there […]

Chakra: The symbol of Eternity

Chakra:  The symbol of Eternity

Chakra, as an expression of infinity and ultimate truth, is intimately connected with the spiritual and cultural life of India from time immemorial. This is the symbol that has found an important place in the mythologies of many nations. In our ancient religious literature, particularly Vedic, Tantric, Buddhist and to some extent, Yogic the wheel […]

Islamic State seeks to use bubonic plague as a biological weapon of war

Islamic State seeks to use bubonic plague as a biological weapon of war

By Damien McElroy, Foreign Affairs Correspondent  ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq have carried out research into the production of biological weapons, compiling a manual of how to make a device and sharing a religious edict that sanctions the use of weapons of mass destruction against civilians. The computer seized from a Tunisian chemistry student contained a […]

Ganesh Chaturthi: How to celebrate the great Ganesha festival

Ganesh Chaturthi: How to celebrate the great Ganesha festival

Ganesha Chaturthi, the great Ganesha festival, also known as ‘Vinayak Chaturthi’ or ‘Vinayaka Chavithi’ is celebrated by Hindus around the world as the birthday of Lord Ganesha. It is observed during the Hindu month of Bhadra (mid-August to mid-September) and the grandest and most elaborate of them, especially in the western India state of Maharashtra, […]

108 Names of Ganesha

108 Names of Ganesha

1. Akhuratha: One With Mouse As His Charioteer Lord Ganesha, with a huge body, has a small mouse as his charioteer. The hugeness matters little when the study of life principles is considered. The soul may be the greatest or the smallest. This represents life in its totality and Lord Ganesha is suggestive of these cosmic […]

Rotherham child sexual exploitation: Muslim leaders were aware but did nothing

Rotherham child sexual exploitation: Muslim leaders were aware but did nothing

Pakistani community worker makes explosive claims on Rotherham’s religious leaders who ‘talked in mosques but not to police’  1,400 girls were abused by Pakistani gangs in Rotherham for 16 years Pakistani community workers said abuse scandal was ‘discussed’ She said religious leaders were ‘contacted by agencies about the abuses’ But they ‘discussed it at the […]

Friends of BJP, Toronto launch petition against biased Toronto Star columnist

Friends of BJP, Toronto launch petition against biased Toronto Star columnist

Please sign here:  PETITION Toronto: The Overseas Friends of BJP is helming a movement to get Canada’s largest newspaper listen to their complaints, specifically against its columnist Haroon Siddiqui. In a lengthy communique to the newspaper’s publisher John D. Cruickshank, its Principal author Dilip K. Banerjee, a retired Professor of Computer Sciences at University of Guelph, […]

Pakistan firing at LoC heaviest since 1971 war

Pakistan firing at LoC heaviest since 1971 war

There is an uneasy truce of some kind on the Indo-Pak border currently. But it has come about after a period of intense confrontation between the forces. Recently, the Indian Government gave its security forces full autonomy to deal with the current situation on LoC that has seen according one official, “the heaviest firing since […]

Points to remember before going on a diet

Points to remember before going on a diet

I lost 35 pounds (15.8 kg) in 2 months and have kept it off for a year and a half  I learned quite a few valuable lessons while losing the extension on my physical being. Here it is summed up for you: Well first, I’ll tell you why crash diets don’t work… 1. Sustainability So […]

Moscow Celebrates Shri Krishna Janmasthami with spectacular event

Moscow Celebrates Shri Krishna Janmasthami with spectacular event

In celebration of Shri Krishna’s birthday, ISKCON Moscow has organized a beautiful and spiritually deep cultural show in the prestigious Concert Hall “Russia” in Luzhniki, Moscow. Fabulous were not only the performances, which included singing, dancing, and theatrical acts of Krishna lilas and Vedic philosophy, but also the sound and the scene illumination. It was […]

Church turned into temple as 72 Valmikis reconvert to Hinduism

Church turned into temple as 72 Valmikis reconvert to Hinduism

A church with a cross in it that belonged to the 7th Day Adventists overnight turned into a temple adorned with a portrait of Shiva after what some Hindu groups in Aligarh termed the “successful ghar wapasi” (reconversion) of 72 Valmikis who had become Christians in 1995.There was an elaborate shuddhi karan (purification) ceremony on […]

Hindu is India’s National identity: Najma Heptullah

Hindu is India’s National identity: Najma Heptullah

Minority affairs minister Najma Heptullah has virtually endorsed the right-wing Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)’s view that all Indians were Hindus, saying she had no qualms about the term Hindu being applied equally to all citizens as a label of “national identity”.   Drawing a series of analogies from Islam, she said the Arab world called […]

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