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Sun Temples in India

Sun Temples in India Sun has been revered since Vedic age with many hymns written for the celestial body. It is worshipped as Aditya or Surya. There are many rituals in practice for worshiping the deity. Many temples have also… Continue Reading →

Famous Universities of Ancient India

1. Odantapuri: It is located in Bihar and was made under the patronage of Pala dynasty King Gopala I. It was a Buddhist mahavihara. It was destroyed by Bakhtiyar Khilji. 2. Vikramshila: It is located in present-day Bhagalpur district of… Continue Reading →

Tripitakas of Buddhist Literature

Tripitaka or Three Baskets is a traditional term used for various Buddhist scriptures. It is known as Pali Canon in English. The three pitakas are Sutta Pitaka, Vinaya Pitaka and Abhidhamma Pitaka. The Tripiṭaka was composed between about 550 BCE… Continue Reading →

Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy: 13 April 1919

Three days ahead of the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, UK Prime Minister Theresa May called the tragedy a shameful scar on British Indian history. The statement is in line with Britain’s position since the mid-1990s of expressing ‘deep… Continue Reading →

Chhau Dance

Mayurbhanj Chhau dance form has a long history. Originally a tribal dance, which originated from the forests of Mayurbhanj, Odisha in the 18th century, it got the status of a martial art form in the 19th century.

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