Weapon Catalogue – from Indian mythology (1)

Weapon catalogue from Indian mythology The range of weapons described in ancient texts is overwhelming. If we see closely, we will find many of the weapons from mythological stories, Mahabharat and The Ramayna, we discover that the warfare technologies were very much advanced. Name of the weapon Effect and usage Associated with Brahma Danda It […]

Weapon catalogue – Indian mythology (3)

Weapon catalogue from Indian mythology In this article, details of Vaishnava astra, Gandharva astra, Manava, Maheshwar, Kuber weapons are given. Name of the weapon Effect and usage Associated with Vaishnava astra destroys target completely, irrespective of target’s nature. Would Infallible. This weapon had to be obtained from Vishnu directly. Vishnu, the Preserver Gandharvastra Used by […]

Herbs – Camomile

Important herbs – Camomile (Chamomile) Chamomile is one of the oldest known medicinal herbs. There are two types of chamomile -German Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) and Roman Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis). History The Egyptians used chamomile as a cure for a condition called ‘agu’, which is a form of malaria. The Egyptians dedicated chamomile to their sun […]

Festivals of world – Chinese festivals (2)

Chinese festivals The Dragon boat or Duanwu festival is celebrated on the 5th day of the 5th month of the lunisolar chinese calendar. Because of this, it has the alternative name of Double fifth. Three of the most widespread activities for Duanwu Festival are eating (and preparing) zongzi, drinking realgar wine, and racing dragon boats. The food may have originally […]

Festivals of world – Chinese festivals (1)

Chinese festivals Spring festival is the most inportant traditional chinese festival. The spring festival is the Chinese new year. The origin of this festival is centuries old. A number of myths and traditions underline the significance of this Chinese new year. This marks the end of winter and lasts for 15 day. The 15th day […]

Seven people responsible for Karna death

People behind death of Danveer Karna Following seven incidents were the reason for demise of Karna. Though we remember him as Danveer Karna, but if we see the following incidents, we would realize that perhaps this was the reason of his not getting his due in Indian history. 1. Parshurama’s curse – Parshurama has cursed him so […]

Navdurga pictures

Navratri or the nine holy days are auspicious days of the lunar calendar according to Hinduism.  Celebrated with fervor and festivity all over north India, and every Hindu community the world over, these nine days are dedicated solely to Maa Durga (Goddess Durga) and her nine avatars. Navratri During Navratri, Maa Durga is worshipped in […]