Lord Rama and the Kingdom of Ayodhya


Shri Ramachandra (Rama) is known as the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu. Rama was born in Ayodhya, in Treta Yuga, as the eldest son of Devi Kaushalya and King Dasharatha, on the ninth day of a Shukla Paksha, in a month of Chaitra as per Hindu Calendar. This day is celebrated as Rama Navami, in the Gregorian month of March … Read more

24 Tirthankaras of Jain Dharma


Jainism preaches spiritual purity and enlightenment through discipline and non-violence towards all living creatures. The aim of Jain life is simple living and non-violence (Ahimsa). Jainism doesn’t have a single founder, but twenty-four Tirthankaras who walked on earth at different period, over thousands of years. The word Tirthankara is combination of words ‘Teertha'(means a crossing place or a ford) and … Read more

Dynasties and Kingdoms of Ancient and Medieval India

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History beholds the key of unknown answers, the answers that reshape the day we are living in. A distant past is what allows envisioning the perspective of the future. India bears an influential history of the Ancient and Medieval past. All Indian Dynasties have contributed to the rich heritage and dynamic culture of India. For e.g. the Mauryan Dynasty was … Read more

Gotra Genesis

The Gotra (Devanagari:’गोत्र’ ) is a Sanskrit word which is equivalent to lineage, it denotes people who trace descent in an unbroken male line from a common male ancestor, i.e. patriline. The great ancient scholar Panini (400 to 350 BCE) defined Gotra for grammatical purposes as ‘Apatyam Pautraprabhrti Gotram’, which means ‘Gotra denotes the progeny (of a Maharishi or Sage)’. … Read more

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