Top 20 Buddhist Stupas in India

Stupa is a hemispherical structure containing Buddhist relics and place of meditation used by Buddhists monks. In the period between the Mauryas and the Guptas the older stupas were greatly enlarged and beautified. Of these three are noteworthy—those at Bharhut...

/ 2017-06-23
The Dimasa Kachari Ruins, Nagaland, india

Nagaland, where the neglected Kachari Ruins cry out for attention!

Kachari ruins located in Dimapur, Nagaland are the set of dome shaped pillars. These pillars were constructed in 10th century during the Kachari civilization.

/ 2017-06-13
Shri Varun Dev Mandir, pakistan

A centuries-old Hindu temple in Pakistan now used as toilet for tourists

The dilapidated Shri Varun Dev Mandir in Pakistan lies in its ruins only to be used by tourists to the nearby Manora beach as toilets.

/ 2017-06-05
1400-year-old Buddha idol unearthed in Odisha

1,400-year-old Buddha idol found in Odisha village

While 80 per cent of the five-foot statue was buried in the soil, the face of Lord Buddha with seven-head snake was found outside the ground.

/ 2017-05-28
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
Lost city: Sanchi

The Great Stupa at Sanchi (Video)

The ‘Great Stupa’ at Sanchi is the oldest stone structure in India and was originally commissioned by the emperor Ashoka the Great in the 3rd century BCE. Its nucleus was a simple hemispherical brick structure built over the relics of...

/ 2017-05-23
Samudra manthan (Sanskrit: समुद्रमन्थन, lit. churning of the ocean)

The Underlying symbolism of the Samudra Manthan

Samudra manthan or Ksheera Sagara Mathanam, Churning of the Ocean of Milk is one of the most famous episodes in Hindu mythology. The story appears in the Bhagavata Purana, the Mahabharata and the Vishnu Purana, and explains the origin of...

/ 2017-05-21
Ruins of Mohenjo Daro

Saving lost ancient city of Mohenjo Daro

Archaeologists warn that if nothing is done to protect Pakistan's Mohenjo Daro ruins, it will be destroyed.

/ 2017-05-19
Mohenjo Daro

A 3d Tour to the Ancient City of Mohenjo Daro

This 3D documentary is about Mohenjo Daro, one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley civilization, and one of the world’s earliest major urban settlements. The city of Mohenjo Daro was built in around 2,500 BC. The urban...

/ 2017-05-16
Ruins of Buddhist stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Fascinating Ruins of Ancient Chaukhandi Stupa in Sarnath

Chaukhandi Stupa is one of the important Buddhist Stupas at Sarnath and a popular tourist site in Uttar Pradesh.

/ 2017-05-15