Category: India

Ancient Activities with Indian Roots That Have Found a New Place in the Digital Environment

Ludo has ancient Indian roots as it originated from another popular game in the country, Pachisi The history of games in their many varieties dates back further in time than many of us realize. Most of the popular card and...

/ 2021-03-07

Lessons on Gambling and Life Within Ancient Hindu Mythology

Scroll back through the annals of time and you’ll find that gambling and games are integral parts of Hindu, moreover Indian, culture. From ancient gods to scholarly figures, Indian history is littered with examples of gambling. From these examples, we’re...

/ 2021-02-09

Tips for Moving from Australia to India

Being the third-largest economy and the second-most populous country of the world, India is one of the popular choices of Australians willing to move abroad. The country is known for its oldest civilizations with rich heritage sights and myriad attractions....

/ 2020-11-25

Why India’s Ancient Religion Buddhism Continues to Gain Followers Today

Buddhism is a religion that began in ancient India more than 2500 years ago. The teachings of Buddhism were imparted by Siddhattha Gotama who was believed to be born into a royal family and came to reject materialism and a...

/ 2019-11-27
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Top 5 Astonishing Facts About India

There will be many mysterious facts about India if you keep on digging because India is land of full of mysteries as once you start to dig in you will never know what you gonna discover in the process, Therefore we...

/ 2018-05-05
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Story of Holi – Festival Of Colors

Holi – The Festival Of Colors celebrated in every part of India has its significance in term of its history and rituals, It signifies victory of good over evil as stated in the various religious literature. India is full of...

/ 2018-03-01
Entrance to the Mandapa, Lakshmana Temple, Khajuraho, Chhatarpur District, Madhya Pradesh, India

Sacred space and symbolic form at Lakshmana Temple, Khajuraho

Lakshmana Temple is one of the three largest temples of Khajuraho and the Western Group and is considered to be the earliest (c. AD 954) to have been built by the Chandella rulers.

/ 2017-05-26
Descent of the Ganges or Arjuna’s Penance, 7th-8th century, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India

The Great Relief at Mahabalipuram

The descent of the Gange or Arjuna’s Penance is the most well-known of the monuments at Mahabalipuram that were carved from massive granite boulders. This carving is one of the largest relief sculptures in the world.

/ 2017-05-06
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18 Indian outdoor Games that are on the Brink of Extinction

Lagori, Kancha, Gilli-danda, Kho Kho – recognize any of these names? These once-popular children's games have been the victims of the virtual generation and must be revived before they are lost forever.

/ 2017-05-05
The city plan for Auroville, India from 1965

Auroville – City where people live without religion, money and politics

Imagine a city free of crime, poverty, money, government, and hardship. That's the utopian vision for Auroville, a township in India that's dubbed "the City of Dawn." There is no authority, legal or political, nor a person of power, that...

/ 2017-04-07