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
Ashokan pillar capital at Vaishali, Bihar, India

The Pillars of Ashoka

The Pillars of Ashoka are a series of columns dispersed throughout the northern Indian subcontinent, erected by the Mauryan king Ashoka during his reign in the 3rd century BC.

/ 2017-05-11
The Gue Mummy of Lama Sangha Tenzin, India

Mystery of 550 year old Mummy of Sangha Tenzin

The monk, or lama, known as Sangha Tenzin is probably the only mummy in India to have undergone natural mummification. Buddhist monk remarkably preserved because he started the mummification process while still living.

/ 2017-05-08
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
traditional indian game Marblesgame

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
Panna Meena Ka Kund, Amer, Rajasthan

Photos Capture India’s Ancient, Vanishing Stepwells

It is easy to miss the vast, ancient stepwells of India even if you are standing directly in front of one. These structures are sunken into the Earth with stairways that spiral or zigzag as far as nine stories down...

/ 2017-05-02