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Chhath Puja – History, Origin and Significance 

Bihar!  The place has an aura that can only be understood by the most passionate ones.  The place has the sharpest minds, the brightest determination &...

The Kingdom of Kashi – Revisiting History

The Kingdom of Kashi was an ancient Indian kingdom located in the region around its capital Varanasi, the latter bounded by the Varuna and...

The Origin of Earliest Known Major Mesoamerican civilization: Olmecs

The Olmecs were the earliest known major Mesoamerican civilization. Following a progressive development in Soconusco, they occupied the tropical lowlands of the modern-day Mexican...

Origin and Significance of Ahoi Ashtami

Ahoi Ashtami falls on the eighth day of Krishna Paksha of the Hindu calendar's Kartik month. Women, on this day, fast and pray for...

The War of 1965 – India Vs. Pakistan

Today is India Vs. Pakistan match at ICC T-20 World Cup. The news channels, at the moment, are showing interviews of cricketers and matches...

Celebrating the Independence Day of Akhand Bharat – 21 October 1943

You probably might be wondering why I am celebrating our independence day today? A chapter in history was sadly removed by the biased historians...

The Cry of a Bangladeshi Hindu – A tale from 1202 CE

Picture this:  It is 1202 CE! You live with your mother, father, two young brothers, and your wife in a beautiful village in Dhaka. You...

History and Significance of Karva Chauth

St Valentine's Day is a global festival to celebrate romantic friendship, love, and admiration. Couples send Valentine's Day flowers and cards and spend intimate...

Kojagiri Purnima (Sharad Purnima) – Maa Lakshmi is Watching

Sharad Purnima, also known as Kojagiri Purnima, Kumara Purnima, Navanna Purnima, is a harvest festival observed on the full moon day of the Hindu...

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