Rani Padmawati of Chittorgarh

Rani Padmawati of Chittorgarh The story of Rani Padmini / Padmavati of Chittor is a blend of historic facts and folklore. It is the story of the courage, medieval chivalry and sacrifice exhibited by the Rajput warriors, both men and women. In the 12th and 13th centuries, the Sultanate of Delhi – the kingdom set up by the invaders was nevertheless growing in power. The Sultans made repeated attack on Mewad on one pretext or the other. Here we may […]

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Satyanarayana Pooja

Satyanarayana Pooja The Satyanarayana Pooja is one of the most popular rituals performed to appease Lord Vishnu and receive his blessings. The word “Satya” means Truth and “Narayana” means The Highest Being. Together they mean “The highest being who is the embodiment of truth”. The ritual is ancient in origin as its mention can be found in the Reva Kanda of the Skanda Purana. It is believed that the Pooja was performed by Kings, Merchants, Traders and Businessmen to appease […]

Dashavatar-Ten Avatars Of Lord Vishnu

Dashavatar-Ten Avatars Of Lord Vishnu Vishnu is one of the three-headed honchos of Indian mythology. He’s also known as Narayana and Hari along with many other names. This story is about the Preserver of the Universe, Lord Vishnu. It is believed that whenever injustice and negative forces prevail on Earth, Lord Vishnu comes in various forms to uproot them. So, Lord Vishnu incarnates from time to time to eradicate the evil forces which seem to threaten the existence of mankind. Lord Vishnu is believed to […]



Mahendragiri Presentation in World Ramayana Conference Jabalpur.

Presentation on Mahendragiri by Shravan Manyam & Kuppuswamy Manyam at World Ramayana Conference Jabalpur Dec 2016 This presentation is research work to show that Lord Hanuman took a leap from Mahendragiri mountain in current Odhisa and not the one in Tamilnadu.    This blog has both video and the slides that were used in presentation. Comments/Suggestions/Objections welcome.  Please let us know via comments.    Powerpoint Presentation DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The […]

January 2017 Festivals and Holidays

English New Year- 1stJanuary 2017(Sunday) English New Year starts on 1st of January, the first day of modern Gregorian calendar also called as Western Calendar and Christian Calendar. Gregorian calendar was reformed in year 1582 to the Julian calendar and stored January 1st as a New Year Day. Gregorian calendar is widely adopted by most of the countries and celebrates January 1st as New Year Day as well as December 31st as New Year’s Eve.   Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti- […]



The town of Tirupati is located at a distance of 67 km from Chittoor in the southern part of Andhra Pradesh. Tirupati is popular due to the temple of Sri Venkateswara, the Lord of Seven hills. The shrine located atop a hill in a place called Trirumala has a cluster of seven hills known as Seshachalam and is positioned at an elevated height of nearly 3000ft above the sea level. Believed to be the richest temple in the entire world, […]


    Mahendragiri, is a mountain peak at in the Paralakhemundi subdivision of the district of Gajapati, Orissa, India. It is situated amongst the Eastern Ghats at an elevation of 1,501 meters . The Mahendra mountain is associated with east direction which clearly says that it is non other than [Eastern Ghats]. It is associated with mythological stories from the Ramayana as Mahendra Parvata . It is also Known as the Southern Amarnath of Orissa. a ‘Kula Parvata’ along with […]


Laughing Buddha and Significance 1 comment

Laughing Buddha and Significance “Laughing Buddha, as we all know, brings good luck, contentment and abundance in one’s life. It depicts plenitude of whatever one wishes for – be it wealth, happiness or satisfaction.” Originally he was named Hotei (in Japan) or Budai or Pu-Tai (in China) but he is best known as the Laughing Buddha. In China, people call him the Loving or Friendly One. His figure is based on an eccentric Chinese monk who lived over a thousand […]