The Sarala Mahabharata narrates many myths, including that of Navagunjara, which were not present in the original Sanskrit version by Vyasa Muni.
16 Feb 2022
In many temples in Odisha, north-coastal Andhra and Tamil Nadu, and also in Nepal, various images of Ekapada Siva have been placed in one of the external niches of the central shrine
28 Jan 2022
In the Thiruvananthapuram work, Ravana slashes, with a sword in his right hand, one wing of Jatayu, while the bird is attacking him from his right side.
13 Jan 2022
After the restoration, according to the grant, Aliya Rama Raja had constructed a mantapa (pillared pavilion) in the temple.
13 Dec 2021
All the caves of the Barabar and Nagarjuni hills were donated as dwellings to Ajivika ascetics. It was an ancient Indian religion that however completely vanished after the 14th century.
30 Nov 2021
A unique exception to this common phenomena of the artist unknown is the so-called ‘Yaksha from Pitalkhora’, now in New Delhi’s National Museum.
13 Nov 2021
According to scholars, Indian dramaturgy prohibits enacting on the stage the death of main characters in a drama and in art too, though several battle-related deaths were shown.
27 Oct 2021
‘The Goose with the Golden Eggs’, attributed to Aesop, the Greek fabulist, became popular worldwide. A man possesses a goose that lays a golden egg each day.
12 Oct 2021
The outer walls of the jagati as well as the main temple contain exquisitely carved reliefs of various divinities, elephants, the mithuna couples, mother and child, etc.
03 Sep 2021
All such children’s rhymes in many Indian languages are now disappearing, though their message is very much apt to the soil and conditions in which Indians by and large depend on even today
18 Aug 2021
In the Sanskrit Panchatantra of Vishnu Sharma, The Turtle and the Swans narrates how fatal it would be if one indulges in self-praise, even when a situation demands it.
20 Jul 2021
Sarasa and baka, which in Sanskrit mean the crane, figure prominently in ancient Indian literature and art.
02 Jul 2021
In ancient Indian coins, inscriptions and the emblems of various dynasties, the sun and moon were shown together to indicate eternity, which coincides with an idiom
15 May 2021
As pointed out by Jan Gonda in a study, no Vedic god or goddess possesses any animal as their vehicle.
04 Mar 2021