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Description of Pangea Super-continent in Ramayana

Description of Pangea Super-continent in Ramayana

Earth is believed to have land as Pangaea (pan-jee-ə), which was a super-continent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras, forming approximately 300 million years ago. The oldest epic Sanskrit poem, Ramayana, composed by Sage Valmiki, gives clues about this single large continent that existed approximately 200,100,000 years ago. The single global […]

Jambavantha Race of Ramayana were not bears

Jambavantha Race of Ramayana were not bears

Jambavan or Jambavantha was depicted in Ramayana as a Riksha-Raja (King of Bears). He is really the first of these races who walked on two legs and were created directly by the creator Brahma. Puranas have clearly described that there are many tribes and races who are more developed than humans.  Vanaras, Kimpurushas were among […]

Jaya: The original name of Mahabharata

Jaya: The original name of Mahabharata

Mahabharata today has 100,000 slokas and is believed to be written by Sage Veda Vyasa, but in reality it was narrated by him and written by Lord Ganesha. When first narrated, it had only 8,800 slokas and Mahabharata original name was ‘Jaya‘ (Jayam) as written by Ganesha. Then Vyasa’s disciple Vaisampayana narrated this story to […]

Newly converted Muslim beheads woman in Oklahoma

Newly converted Muslim beheads woman in Oklahoma

A man who had been fired from a food processing plant in an Oklahoma City suburb beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by a company official, police said Friday. The 30-year-old man, who has not yet been charged, stabbed Colleen Hufford, 54, severing her […]

Anger over Barbie doll cast as Hindu goddess Kali

Anger over Barbie doll cast as Hindu goddess Kali

If Argentine artists Marianela Perelli and Pool Paolini suspected that their artworks in an exhibition series called “Barbie – The Plastic Religion,” would stoke controversy among religious communities worldwide, this week it would appear that they have overwhelmingly been proved right. In their exhibition in Buenos Aires, which is set to open on October 11, […]

U.S. federal court issues summons against Modi

U.S. federal court issues summons against Modi

Even before he touched down on U.S. soil after a nine-year visa ban, a federal court in New York has issued summons against the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his role in presiding over the anti-Muslim pogrom in Gujarat during 2002 when he was Chief Minister of the state. The lawsuit, filed by the […]

Vastu Shastra for success of love relationships

Vastu Shastra for success of love relationships

Every individual on this earth – whether single or married, needs luck in relationship and romance. Vaastu Shastra, the sacred science from India can be used to create and enhance harmonious stress-free living in one’s martial relationships and better the love life by igniting romance and deep feelings. It can help make the relationship more […]

Achievement of Yoga in Viyoga

Achievement of Yoga in Viyoga

If the mind is defeated, the aspirant is the winner; if the mind is the winner, the aspirant is defeated ~ Kabir Das Attachment to external sensory mental perception and inner experience of any extent or intensity cannot go together. Gurus, saints and seers are not at all ‘involved’ in the external world, though they […]

Tiru Neelakanta Nayanar: Lord Shiva’s ardent worshiper

Tiru Neelakanta Nayanar:  Lord Shiva’s ardent worshiper

In Chidambaram, there once lived an ardent devotee of Lord Siva. He was a potter by caste and profession. He had the highest regard for the devotees of Lord Siva, too. He was ever eager to serve them. He was leading an ideal household life. He made beautiful begging bowls of clay and offered them […]

Ayurveda, the World’s Medicine for the Next Millennium

Ayurveda, the World’s Medicine for the Next Millennium

By Dr. David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri) Published in India Post June 25, 1999, I was attending a conference on Yoga and medicine in Mumbai.There were a number of Indian medical doctors on the panel but, strangely as a Westerner, I was the only Ayurvedic speaker. After my talk promoting Ayurveda, someone in the audience remarked, “We […]

The Power of the Indriyas (Human Senses) and how to control them

The Power of the Indriyas (Human Senses) and how to control them

The senses or indriyas are desires and have two states, static and dynamic. When the desire begins to operate, the indriyas are put in motion. This is the dynamic state. As soon as the desire is gratified, the indriyas contract through tripti, satisfaction, and remain in the static or passive state. The senses and the […]

Amazing Health Benefits Of Eggplant

Amazing Health Benefits Of Eggplant

by Claude Butler Eggplant, also known as aubergine or brinjal, is botanically named Solanum melongena and is a member of the nightshade, or Solanaceae family, which also includes tomatoes, sweet peppers and potatoes. Depending on the cultivator type, Eggplants come in a variety of shapes and colors. Generally, these veggies fall into two broad categories, […]

Phenomena of Ghosts: A True VEDIC explaination

Phenomena of Ghosts: A True VEDIC explaination

“One who is overpowered by ignorance mistakes a thing for what is not: It is the absence of discrimination that causes one to mistake a snake for a rope, and great dangers overtake him when he seizes it through that wrong action. Hence, listen, my friend, it is the mistaking of transitory things that constitutes […]

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