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Lord Shiva and the Fisherman – Mythological story of Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva lived on Mount Kailash. One day Lord Shiva started explaining the Vedas to his wife Goddess Parvati. The explanations and discussions went on for many years. One day Parvati lost her concentration. As a result, Lord Shiva lost his temper. In…

Indian Mythology
The Forgotten Utopia: The Indus People Lived Without War or I...

Many believe the idea of a utopian society is an impossible fantasy.

But there may have been one mysterious, ancient group of people that was able to fulfil the dream of life without conflict or rulers.

Remains of the Indus civilisation, wh…

World Religions
Hinduism and Mythology

Hinduism, which has millions of followers in India and around the world today, is one of the world's oldest religions. For well over 3,000 years, it has been accumulating the sacred stories and heroic epics that make up the mythology of Hinduism. Nothi…

Indian Mythology
Here is What They Don’t Tell You About Feminism and Sexuality...

Hindu mythology reveals that patriarchy, the idea that men are superior to women, was invented. The epic, Mahabharata, for example, refers to a time when there was no concept of marriage. Men and women were free to go to anyone, until it became importa…

Indian Mythology
Sivaratri – The Mystic Night

We conceive God as glory, as creativity and as austerity. Vishnu is glory and magnificence, Brahma is creativity force, and Siva is austerity and renunciation. You might have heard it said that God is the embodiment of six attributes of which renunciat…

Esoteric & Occult
Vedic Origins of the Europeans: the Children of Danu

Many ancient European peoples, particularly the Celts and Germans, regarded themselves as children of Danu, with Danu meaning the Mother Goddess, who was also, like Sarasvati in the Rig Veda, a river Goddess. The Celts called themselves “Tuatha De Dana…

Indian Mythology
After a Century of Failing to Crack an Ancient Script, Lingui...

In 1872 a British general named Alexander Cunningham, excavating an area in what was then British-controlled northern India, came across something peculiar. Buried in some ruins, he uncovered a small, one inch by one inch square piece of what he descri…

Mysticism
Swastika Was Revered as a Symbol of Luck and Charm all over t...

It has long been known amongst historians and anthropologists that humans’ evil actions give meanings or reshape the perceptions of even the most peaceful of the notions and symbols.

Nowhere this fact is more evident than the stigma attached to t…