Culture and Heritage

Indian culture and heritage dates back to thousands of years. The country is home to most of the world’s ancient civilizations. Here lies the uniqueness of India. The variegated climatic conditions and geographical features further deem India her uniqueness.

Read here about Indian culture and heritage from ancient to present.

Latest Posts:

  1. Srimad Bhagavad Gita: A Pathway to Inner Awakening
  2. The Six Shakti Peeths of Bangladesh: An Account
  3. Jessoreswari Kali: Shaktipeeth at Satkhira District in Bangladesh
  4. Sakti Worship in North-East India: Historical, Cultural Perspective
  5. Akal Bodhan: Ram’s Invocation of Durga during War against Ravan
  6. Kumortuli: Where Art, Tradition, and Devotion Converge during Mahalaya
  7. Mahalaya: Bridging Time and Tradition in Bengal’s Spiritual Tapestry
  8. Shri Aurobindo Samman: Symbolic Recognition for Selfless Seva
  9. The Use of Sanskrit Words in English
  10. Shivaleela: Celebration of Shiva in this 21st Century Gurukul
  11. How Ancient Indian Knowledge Influenced German Scientists
  12. How Ancient Indian Manuscripts Influenced German Philosophers
  13. When Gods Wake Up: What the Movie Kantara Means for Hindus
  14. Ramlila of Kashi in 1986: How Germans Knew about Ram
  15. Stumbling onto a Page from the Ramayana at Ayodhya
  16. Shri Jagannath Temple of Puri under Siege
  17. How Sri Rama Once Helped Swami Vivekananda
  18. Tradition of Pottery Making for Jagannath Continuing since 12th Century
  19. How to Live According to Hindu/Vedic Lifestyle; What is Dharma?
  20. Ankiya-Nat and Bhaona Traditions of Assam – A Living Cultural Heritage of Sanatan Dharm
  21. Why Build a Statue for Rastra Purusha Krishna, the Founder of Delhi?
  22. Adi Shankaracharya: Advaita Vedanta, Mutts, and Unification of Sanatanis
  23. AneDonyi: The Goddess of Millennia-old Indigenous Culture of Northeast
  24. Are Roma Gypsies of Europe, Indian in Origin? Here are Facts! 
  25. 58-feet-tall Gangadhara Shiva Pratima at Azhimala Temple by the Sea
  26. वेदों में वर्णित सूर्य एवं छठ पर्व – The Vedas on Sun God and Chhath
  27. Sculpture of Sun God Discovered in Andhra Farmland; 2000+ Year-Old?
  28. What Vedas and other Ancient Hindu Scriptures Tell Us about Cow
  29. Avelo Roy: This Young Millionaire Blends Krishna Consciousness with Entrepreneurship
  30. Refutation to Thomas Isaac’s Abusing of Vamana and Victimizing Mahabali
  31. Onam: Celebrated by Ancient Indians since 11150 BCE; now Falsely Represented as Secular Festival
  32. Indian Illegal Heritage Trade in Billions; When Will this Stop?
  33. Sharda Peeth: Last Puja Performed in 1948; Demands and Solutions
  34. Ancient Ganesha Moorti at Mount Bromo and Tenggerese Hindus; An Account
  35. KK Nayar Refused Nehru’s Orders of Removing Moortis from Ram Janambhoomi Site and this Happened
  36. Why Vasistha, Agastya, Vyasa Visited Pol Diplomat Krishna in Dwaraka?
  37. Guna and Karma: Krishna’s Definition of Varna; Relevance in 21st Century
  38. Ram Janambhoomi Temple Bhoomi Pujan: Start of an Indic Renaissance
  39. What the Sanskrit Version of Valmiki Ramayana Say about Ayodhya
  40. 5th August 2020: When Centuries of Injustice Came to an End
  41. Ayodhya Location: Rebuttal to the Recent Controversy Created by Oli
  42. Why Only Hinduism But No Other Religion Mentions the Universe?
  43. Theory of Mahabharata Consciousness: Reconciling Traditional with Analytical Reading
  44. Temples without Gods: Art Initiative to Rediscover, Restore Temple Heritage
  45. Guru-Shani Conjunctions, Yugas and Precession of Equinox: An Analysis
  46. Manusmriti Places Women in High Pedestal; Debunking Fake Narratives
  47. मनुस्मृति और नारी: भ्रांतियां और निवारण
  48. Purushottam Deva: The Kalinga and Vijayanagara Connect of Jagannath
  49. Controversy on ‘Ram Slaying Dragon’; Tracing Indic Connect with Dragons
  50. Polytheistic Hindu Identity: The Indic Pride since Antiquity
  51. Ganesha and Gajendra in Stone in Caves, Temples: Ancient to Medieval
  52. Manusmriti Doesn’t Support Caste System; Open Letter to Misinterpreters
  53. 9th Century Monolithic Sandstone Shivalinga Excavated in Vietnam
  54. What Recent Excavated Temple Remnants of Ram Janambhoomi Affirm
  55. Is Syamantaka Mani the Kohinoor Hira? What Historical Evidences Say!
  56. A History of Head Coverings in India: Turban and Head Veil/Ghoonghat
  57. Hindu Temple Architecture in Bengal: A Glimpse into the Past
  58. Samba Dashami: When Krishna’s Son Worshipped Surya Dev in Odisha
  59. Sevasi Vidyadhar Vav: A 1543 Stepwell Built by Raja Haridas Awaits Revival
  60. Veerabhadra Temple and Lepakshi: Where Sculptors Breathed Life into Rocks
  61. Vidurashwatha Temple: Where Vidura, Serpents and Indian Freedom Struggle Come Together
  62. Jatayupara Has Giant Footprint of Ram; Jatayu Fought against Ravan Here – An Appeal for Help
  63. Why Hindus Did Not Give Up Their Right Over Ram Mandir
  64. Islamic Confessions of Shri Ram Janambhoomi in Ayodhya
  65. Aurangzeb Tolerant? His Razing of Kashi Vishwanath; Rebuilt by Ahilyabai
  66. Navaratri: Significance of the Nine Days of Celebrating Shakti
  67. Why Can’t My Child Defend Hinduism? Hindu Indian American Father Asks
  68. How Arabic Persian Influence of Words in Hindi Distorted its Sanskrit Base
  69. Nuakhai Juhar: Odia Festival that Traces Its Origin to Vedic Pralambana Yajna
  70. Handwoven Textiles: The Original Make In India Product
  71. Towards India’s New Era Paradigm: Reformulating Karma and Past Lives
  72. Khadi – The Freedom Fabric
  73. Allegorical Interpretation of Draupadi’s Abuse and other Myths
  74. A Debate on Chronological History of India from Ancient to Medieval Era
  75. Sanatan is 1st Vishwa Dharma; Ram isn’t Mythical: Richa Bharti, An Interview
  76. Was Ram’s Vanvas a Punishment? Was Sita Really Abandoned? Inner Truth!
  77. A Pictorial Depiction of Ram’s Ayodhya; Of Heritage Ancient to Present 
  78. Genesis of a Research on Influence of Sanskrit on Indo European Languages
  79. Samuhik Vedic Vivah of 8000 Couples; Saving them from Missionary Trap
  80. Smuggling of Ancient/Medieval Indian Artefacts in Billions; When Will this Stop?
  81. Holi, Holika and Hiranyakashipu: Dispelling Dalit Oppression Myth
  82. Was Paradise in India? An Ancient Autobiography from 13000 Years Ago
  83. How Holi is Played at Braj Bhumi: A Pictorial Representation
  84. Gudnapur Inscription Confirms Hindus Celebrated Vasantutsava Much Before Valentine
  85. Manu’s Dharma Sastra; Manu Influence in Egypt, Sumeria, Greece, etc.
  86. The Nishaan Rite: A Folk Tradition that Asserts Dharma
  87. देवरहा बाबा- सैकड़ों वर्ष जिए एक महायोगी की गाथा
  88. Somnath a 1000 Years Ago: Gemstone Carvings, 2000 Priests, 3 Lakh Visitors
  89. How Chaturvarna Benefited Society and How British Vilified It to Loot Wealth
  90. Somnath: Where Faith Triumphs over Fanaticism
  91. Vedic Aryans in Crete with AUM, Swastika, Bindi, Namaste, Yogic Postures
  92. Morena Golden Triangle Temples: Remnants of a 8th-15th Century University
  93. Who are Naga Sadhus?
  94. How Gandhi and Congress Ignored Untouchability Removal Measures Suggested by Swami Shraddhananda
  95. Hammurabi: How Aryavart Once Spanned Bharat to Babylonia and Sumer
  96. Swami Shraddhananda: Promoter of Vedic Philosophy, Sanskrit, and Gurukul Education System
  97. Dev Bhoomi: Antiquity Dating Back to Vedic and Mahabharata Era
  98. Padmanabhaswamy Temple Is of 3176 BCE; Inscriptions and Saptarishi Calendar Confirm
  99. Quest for Enlightenment: Krishna Devotee from Denmark Considers India as Punya Bhoomi
  100. What Archaeological Evidences Say about Ram Janambhoomi Site
  101. Morena 64 Yogini: Indian Parliament Design Inspired by this 8th Century Temple
  102. Mahabharata Connection of Jageshwari Temple; 1100 Lingams in a Shivalinga
  103. Ayyappa and the Misinterpreted Tradition of His Naishtika Brahmacharya
  104. Menstruation in Sanatan Dharma: Kamakhya Devi and Parvati Connection
  105. Kola Bou: Ritual of Banana Bride, Worshipped during Durga Puja in Bengal
  106. Forgotten 1st Attack on Sabarimala; 2nd Attack Reminds Danger to Hindu Culture
  107. Bhagavad Gita in America and Making of a Star in World Parliament of Religions
  108. Forbidden Vault: Mystery behind the Secret Door of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
  109. What is Caste? How Indians are Kept in Dark on Facts and Divided Today on Votes
  110. Why Bhagavad Gita is the Final Authority and Law Book of Hindus
  111. A Bull Fighting Indian Hero – Saving the Ancient World from its Demons
  112. Kanvar Mela – Adventure Holiday in Indian Style
  113. The Balochistan Sphinx Temple Complex: Is It a Man-made Architectural Wonder?
  114. Defence by History: Open Letter to Chief Justice by an Ayappa Devotee on Sabarimala
  115. Serving the Shakti – The Divine Feminine; 64 Yogini Temple of Hirapur, Odisha
  116. The Origin of the 108 Bead Japa Mala – A Different Interpretation
  117. Why Would the West Learn Sanskrit? Startling Revelations!
  118. लिंग शब्द का संस्कृत अर्थ “प्रतीक” है, शिवलिंग का अर्थ “शिव का प्रतीक”
  119. Gurukulas and Universities – When the Civilized World Sent Its Best Students To India
  120. A Retreat Near Chamundi Hills Brings You Gifts From Ancient India
  121. The Worldwide Shaivite Culture in Polynesia and Peru
  122. क्या श्रीमद्भगवद्गीता की प्रजनन क्षमता खो गई है??
  123. वेदों और गीता का आपसी सम्बन्ध: एक तार्किक अध्ययन
  124. Heritage Protection Laws: Something that Pakistan is Better than India
  125. Autobiographical Accounts of Jahangir of Destroying a Famous Temple in Varanasi
  126. Hindus and Yezidis: One United Family – Part 1
  127. Hindu Temples: Let the Bells Toll Again
  128. Dalit Madurai Veeran Worshipped by Brahmins As Devta: Ambedkar’s Divisive Theory Falls Flat
  129. Talking Threads – A Story of Indian Embroidery
  130. Revival of Hindu Heritage Temples Lying Abandoned and in Ruins in Karnataka
  131. English Medium Education Weakens India. The PISA Test Proved It
  132. Terracotta: The Indus-Sarasvati Connect to Bengal and North East India
  133. Dalit and Brahmins Moolnivasis since 75,000 BC; Bogus Aryan Invasion theory and Politicians Mislead Bhim Sena!
  134. The Hand-stitched Quilt – A Legacy of the Grandmother’s Gift of Love
  135. Christian Illegal Cemetery Close to Uchistha Ganpaty Temple. Is It Crime Being a Hindu Temple?
  136. Rudra Mahalaya, a 10th Century Siva Temple Awaiting Revival of Worship
  137. The Bishnois: 15th Century Legacy of Vaishṇava Theology and Ecology Conservation
  138. What Is the Caste System? Why Was It Beneficial or Destructive to Hindu Society
  139. A Great, Living, Ancient Tradition – The Kumbh Mela
  140. What Ancient and Medieval Heritage Tell Us about the Northeast – Part 1
  141. The Bashing of Brahmins and India’s Caste System Has an Agenda
  142. History of Mukti Sthal, the Original Somnath
  143. Varaha: What the 5th Century Udayagiri Caves and 5000 Year Old Kerala Temple Say
  144. Why Is Hinduism Higher than All Religions?
  145. Ancient India and Dogs: From the Vedic Age to Harappan Civilization and Thereafter
  146. The Plunder of Our Temples and Heritage: Why Indians Don’t Care
  147. Gods for Sale: The Sad Story of India’s Temple Thefts
  148. Me-Dam-Me-Fi: Festival Celebrated by Ahoms of Assam in Memory of Departed Souls
  149. Vedanta and Holistic Health: Lessons from the Bhagavad Gītā
  150. Kashmir’s Martand Sun Temple from 479 BCE Destroyed by Sultan Sikander Still in Ruins
  151. Haleem Khan: Spreading Indic Roots Worldwide through Kuchipudi and Breaking StereoTypes
  152. 22 Rooms, Dome, Treasury Well Prove Tajmahal is in Fact Shiva Temple Tejo Mahalaya
  153. Ancient Roman Monument Proves Christmas Celebration was Sun Worship as Jesus Never Existed
  154. How Church Shifted Date of Christmas to Coincide with Winter Solstice; World Now Needs the Ādityās
  155. What the Carvings in the Temples of Hampi Say – Each Telling a Story
  156. Mukteshwar Temple:  Legacy of a 10th Century Chandravanshi Dynasty of Kalinga
  157. भगवान् के पृथ्वी पर भौतिक Avatar और संक्षिप्त युग चक्र
  158. 12th Century Bundelkhand Warrior Alha Visiting Maihar Shaktipeeth Shrine a Mystery till Today
  159. Mattur: World’s Only Sanskrit Speaking Village Where Ancient Meets Modern
  160. Tejo Mahalaya Truth Was Established by None Other than Aurangzeb Himself! Know How?
  161. Vedic Cultural Origins of South American Civilizations: The Makara Link
  162. Khajuraho Temples Depict Dharma, Kama, Artha, and Moksh. Why Only Kama Highlighted?
  163. Shumang Lila – Medieval Traditional Theatre Art of Manipur with Contemporary Taste
  164. Ancient Indian Battlefield Secrets Revealed: Sanatan Shastra Vidya, the Original Art of War
  165. Huge 15th Century Rock Sculptures of Goddess Durga and More Rock Carvings at Chobimura, Tripura
  166. Exploring the Many Facets of Goddess Durga in West Bengal
  167. Vishwakarma: Ancient Creator of Flying Chariots, Missiles, 54 Mechanical Arts
  168. Onam and Kummatti Kali: The Colorful Mask Dance of Kerala
  169. Swami Vivekananda Trail: Finding India in Chicago
  170. Brahmagupt: Indian Mathematician Who Introduced Zero; Who Argued Earth is Round
  171. Hameed Khan Kawa: 2 Generations Propagating Indian Folk Culture Worldwide
  172. Unmasking the 500 Year Old Mask Making Culture of Assam
  173. प्रधानमंत्री मोदी ने पूरे विश्व में भारत की प्राचीन परंपरा Yog की लहर फहरायी
  174. First Evidence of Brain Surgery 4300 Years Ago in Harappa
  175. Keeladi Excavations: 2500 Year Old Habitat as Big as Harappa Mohenjodaro!
  176. Gulabo Sapera: From Being Buried Alive at Birth to Padma Shri Awardee; an Interview
  177. पेड़ काटकर घर में मनी प्लांट लगाने वाले को ‘भीषण गर्मी की शुभकामना’: योगेश्वर दत्त
  178. Vedic Hindu Roots in Burma; Sanskrit and Pali Were the Court Languages
  179. The Prahlad Holika Story and Top 5 Places to Visit During Holi
  180. विश्व के पहले शल्य चिकित्सक भारत के सुश्रुत थे
  181. Uma Mohan and Her Musical Mantras in Sanskrit from the Veds
  182. Sushrut, Son of Rishi Vishwamitra, Was the World’s First Surgeon
  183. A Swachh Bharat Not too Long Ago
  184. Khajuraho Temples Are Not Symbolic to Eroticism!
  185. Sattriya Nritya – Dance through Bhakti
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